State Water Resources Research Institute Program
Project ID: 2011MO123B
Title: Technology Transfer
Project Type: Information Transfer
Start Date: 3/01/2012
End Date: 2/28/2013
Congressional District: 9
Focus Categories: Education
Principal Investigator: Thomas E. Clevenger (University of Missouri)
Federal Funds: $ 31,904
Non-Federal Matching Funds: $ 63,443
Abstract: The Missouri Water Resources Research Centers objectives are: 1) to establish active research programs to aid in understanding and solving Missouri's and the Nation's water problems, 2) to provide education opportunities in research for students with an interest in water resources and related fields, and 3) to be actively dedicated to the dissemination of information through all aspects of the media.
The technology assistance program goal is to meet objective 3, dissemination of information through all aspects of the media.
The Center will continue to maintain an active information transfer program that will include: 1) coordination of local seminar program, 2) publication of Water Center newsletter, 3) interaction with state and federal water agencies, 4) Director serves on various national and local water related boards, organizations and committees, 5) continued cooperation with district USGS office (representative on advisory committee), 6) maintenance and expansion of comprehensive web site, 7) making available of Center's publications, 8) responding to public requests and questions, 8) meeting with advisory committee to improve information transfer activities.