Water Resources Research Act Program

Details for Project ID 2013MO141B

Technology Transfer

Institute: Missouri
Year Established: 2013 Start Date: 2013-03-01 End Date: 2014-02-28
Total Federal Funds: $31,904 Total Non-Federal Funds: $62,710

Principal Investigators: Thomas Clevenger

Abstract: The Missouri Water Resources Research Centers objectives are: 1) to establish active research programs to aid in understanding and solving Missouris and the Nations 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) Assistance in the organization of statewide conferences, 2) Coordination of local seminar program, 3) Publishing of annual newsletter, 4) Interaction with state and federal water agencies, 5) Cooperation with University extension personnel (they are represented on advisory committee), 6) Director serves on various national and local water related boards, organizations and committees, 7) Continued cooperation with district USGS office (representative on advisory committee), 8) Maintenance and expansion of comprehensive web site, 9) Making available of Centers publications, 10) Responding to public requests and questions, 11) Meeting with advisory committee to improve information transfer activities.