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Research / Discovery

Interdisciplinary Water Resources Seminar series

February 6, 2013

After a break for Hydrology Days, the weekly seminars from the Colorado Water Institute will resume April 3.

This Interdisciplinary Water Resources Seminar series, offered in the Lory Student Center from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday, will present five more speakers through May 1.

The seminar series brings together guest lecturers from around the West to address a wide range of water-related topics, from climate projections  to economic impacts. The seminar series is sponsored by CSU Water Center, USDA-ARS, Civil and Engineering, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship and the School for Global Environmental Sustainability. All seminars take place in LSC 208.

April 3 – Stephen Burges, University of Washington, “Hydrological Variability, Reservoir Storage, and Water Supply Reliability.”

April 10 – Michael Ronayne, CSU, “Modling Coupled Conduit and Matrix Flow in Karst Aquifers.”

April 17 (LSC 211E) – Mark Eiswerth, University of Northern Colorado, “The Joint Impact of Drought Conditions and Media Coverage on the Colorado Rafting Industry.”

April 24 (LSC 228) – Lee Somers, CSU Agricultural Experiment Station, “Reflections on Water Research.”

May 1 – Reed Maxwell, Colorado School of Mines, “Towards a Complete Description of the Hydrologic Cycle: Large Scale Simulations with Parallel Integrated Models.”

IWRS seminars are presented free of charge and all interested faculty, students and guests are encouraged to attend.

For more information, go to the Colorado Water Institute website at or contact Reagan Waskom at


Contact: Reagan Waskom
Phone: 491-6308