New Waves May 2008

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Climate Change conference proceedings available

Presentations from the “Forecast: Climate Change Impacts on Texas Water” conference on April 28-30 in Austin are available on the conference Web site.

Over the three days, the conference featured national climate change scientists who have conducted cutting-edge research in the prediction of global warming and the impending changes on the earth’s climate. State climatologists and scientists who are working to understand the impacts to Texas and its water resources also spoke.

The River Systems Institute at Texas State University in San Marcos sponsored the conference. Co-sponsors were the Texas Water Resources Institute, Texas A&M AgriLife: the Environmental Sciences Institute, The University of Texas at Austin; Guadalupe—Blanco River Authority; Lower Colorado River Authority; Magnolia Charitable Trust; the Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin; Meadows Foundation; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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