The 7th Annual Water Resources Research Center Conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst addreseds the needs for water monitoring, assessment, and management of water resources in New England in the face of variability due to changes in climate, land use, population, and other environmental stressors.
The conference provided an interdisciplinary forum for scientists, practitioners, and policy makers to discuss current critical water research; foster greater collaboration among scientists and practitioners; and strengthen the connection between research, education, and policy.
Student Poster Award Winners:
From left to right:
Paula Reese, Director WRRC
Paul Mathisen, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechic Institute (Faculty Advisor)
Second Prize Winner: Suzanne LePage, Adjunct Instructor & M.S. Candidate, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
First Prize Winner: Katelyn Gerecht , Undergraduate Student, Smith College
Andrew Guswa, Associate Professor, Picker Engineering Program (Faculty Advisor)
Poster Award Sponsor:
Rosemary Blacquier, Woodward & Curran