State Water Resources Research Institute Program

Project ID: 2011WI265B
Title: University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute - 5 Year Information Transfer Program
Project Type: Information Transfer
Start Date: 3/01/2011
End Date: 2/28/2015
Congressional District: WI-2
Focus Categories: Education, Climatological Processes, Groundwater
Keywords: Public information, communications, publications, library
Principal Investigator: Harrington, Moira (University of Wisconsin-Madison )
Federal Funds: $ 18,939
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 75,254
Abstract: The Wisconsin Water Resources Institute's Information Transfer Program objectives are to document and publicize water resources research; enhance educational capability through training and public service; provide a wide range of information and outreach on water-related issues; and disseminate objective, science-based information to government agencies, the research community, the private sector and the public. To achieve these objectives, the Wisconsin Water Resources Institute maintains a website for the dissemination of water information; supports a library that collects, archives and then provides water-related printed and electronic materials to varied audiences; offers library reference services to interested individuals; sponsors conferences and workshops; produces and distributes videos and audio podcasts; and publishes and distributes a quarterly newsletter, fact sheets, technical reports, news releases, social media announcements of water-related topics, monthly listings of new library acquisitions and listings of noteworthy new water-related websites.

Progress/Completion Report, 2011, PDF

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