The INRC Spring Seminar Series, "Water Research Past, Present and Future" will not take place as scheduled in March and April, due to campus efforts to reduce the potential for COVID-19 exposure. INRC plans to reschedule the presentations when conditions allow (details to be announced later). Read more about INRC Water Research Seminars Postponed for March, April
AMES, Iowa - A spring series of virtual seminars bringing findings from watershed research across the country, begins Wednesday, January 27, hosted by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University. The online events will take place each month on the fourth Wednesday, from 3:00-4:00 p.m., through May 26. Sessions are free and open to the public. Read more about Iowa Nutrient Research Center Spring Seminar Series Highlights Findings from Watersheds Around the Country
Presenter: Aaron Mittelstet, assistant professor of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Watch the Youtube recording of this event. Read more about INRC Research Seminar Series - February 2021: Evaluation of Best Management Practices to Reduce Nitrate Loads Based on Watershed Characteristics, Baseflow Index and Groundwater Age
Presenter: Margaret Kalcic, assistant professor, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Ohio State University. Kalcic researches watershed hydrology with a focus on water quality and agricultural conservation.
Jason Hubbart, professor of physical hydrology and water quality in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, serves as the director of the West Virginia University Institute of Water Security and Science.
Watch the Youtube recording of this event. Read more about INRC Research Seminar Series - April 2021: Advancing Hydrologic and Water Quality Mitigation in Contemporary Watersheds - Lessons Learned through Application of the Experimental Watershed Approach
Presenter: Jennifer Tank, Galla Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and director of the Environmental Change Initiative at Notre Dame.
Tank's research focuses on the cycling of nutrients in streams and river with an emphasis on the restoration of ecosystem function in impacted systems. She leads a multidisciplinary group of researchers examining the effect of agricultural land use on freshwater as part of the Indiana Watershed Initiative. Her research is helping to quantify the water quality benefits of agricultural conservation practices through watershed-scale implementation of effective practices.
Download the INRC Spring 2021 Water Research Seminar Series flyer to post or share. Read more about INRC Research Seminar Series: Linking Soil Health to Improved Water Quality Via the Planting of Cover Crops in Two Indiana Watersheds
INRC Fall 2021 Water Quality Research Seminar Series: New Technologies, New Tools and Emerging Concerns
Presenter: Adina Howe, is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University. Read more about INRC Fall 2021 Seminar Series: Iowa Agricultural Microbiomes and Their Connection with Nutrient Reduction Strategies