New Waves February 2008

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 is being co-hosted by Texas Water Resources Institute of Texas A&M AgriLife, and the Environmental Sciences Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. Co-sponsors include Guadalupe—Blanco River Authority, Lower Colorado River Authority, Magnolia Charitable Trust, the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin, Meadows Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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

General registration until March 30, 2008 is $175, and late general registration, from April 1-28, 2008 is $200. Student registration is $35 a day. For more information, visit the conference Web site or contact Annette Paulin, conference coordinator, at 512.754.9179 or

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