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Dr. Keith Cherkauer, Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University introduced the new State of Indiana Waters website and showed how to use the website to monitor current water conditions, review a summary of the new water year, and view long-term surface and ground water trends.
Aired November 7, 2019
We hosted two of our past IWRRC small grants funding (104B) recipients to present on their research projects focusing on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs).
Our first presenter was Dr. Nathan Bosch, Grace College Professor and Director of the Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams. Dr. Bosch will discuss the results of his project, Quantification of tributary nutrient transport and HABs in Lake Wawasee, Indiana's largest natural lake.
Our second presenter, Dr. Zhi (George) Zhou, Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering at Purdue University, presented his project, Effects of viruses on the development of harmful algal blooms.
Aired October 22, 2019
Agriculture, water & conservation in the Saginaw Bay Watershed: Results from a social science evaluation of the agricultural and conservation community
Presented by Linda Prokopy, Ph.D., Purdue University and Francis Eanes, Ph.D., Bates College
In 2016, Purdue University conducted surveys and interviews with agricultural producers, crop advisors (CAs), and conservation professionals in the Saginaw Bay watershed. This webinar shares the results from this research, including:
- Information on relationships and trust between farmers and crop advisors regarding conservation
- Key barriers preventing crop advisors from engaging in conservation
Aired: September 28, 2017
Co-sponsored by the Michigan State University's Institute of Water Research
*This webinar is approved for CEUs for CCA, CPAg, CPSS, and CPSC for 0.5 CEU SW and 0.5 CEU CM. To receive CEUs, registration is required here.
National Competitive Grants (104G) through USGS and NIWR: Information on the new pre-proposal format, experience of past proposal attempts and success, and tips learned from review panels.
Presented by Linda Prokopy, Ph.D., Laura Bowling, Ph.D, and Ron Turco, Ph.D., Purdue University
Aired: January 23, 2017