New Waves November 2007

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

Effects of climate change on Texas water resources conference set

The River Systems Institute is hosting "Forecast: Climate Change - Impacts on Texas Water," April 28-30, 2008, at the Texas State Capitol Extension in Austin.

The conference will take a comprehensive look at what is known about climate change and what needs to be known to prepare for the local impact on Texas water resources and on the communities, both natural and human, that depend on them.

The conference will feature international and national climate change scientists who have conducted cutting-edge work in the prediction of global warming and the impending changes on the earth's climate and state climatologists and scientists who are working to understand the impact on Texas and its water resources.

Early Bird General Registration, which ends January 11, 2008, is $150, general registration, from Jan. 12-March 30, 2008, is $175, and late general registration, from April 1-28, 2008 is $200. Student registration is $35 a day.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Texas Water Resources Institute, Guadalupe - Blanco River Authority, Lower Colorado River Authority, Magnolia Charitable Trust, The University of Texas Environmental Sciences Institute and U.S. Geological Survey.

For more information on the conference, contact Annette Paulin, conference coordinator, at 512.754.9179 or CCTW08@grandecom.net.

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