It is accepted that water is at the foundation of our economic, societal, and environmental well-being. It is also well known that nearly every product in global commerce is dependent on water for its production and delivery to the marketplace. The objective of the proposed project is to determine, through integrated physical and economic models and under various scenarios of population growth, climate change, land use, and emissions, the impact of direct and indirect drivers on water quality, quantity, and availability in the Great Lakes region.
0725070: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PI: Thomas H. Dunning ABSTRACT In this project, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will provide a new class of computing capability to the research community, opening up new possibilities in science and engineering. It will provide the capability for researchers to tackle much larger and more complex research challenges across a wide spectrum of domains.
This Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) award supports a new multidisciplinary graduate training program of education and research in Ecosystem Restoration through Interdisciplinary Exchange (ERIE) at the University at Buffalo, in cooperation with partner institutions Buffalo State College and Niagara University.