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Water Institute FACETS Project Hosts Two Sessions at 2022 UCOWR/NIWR Conference Last week the Water Institute-led project, Floridan Aquifer Collaborative Engagement for Sustainability (FACETS), hosted...
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David Kaplan Leads Research Team to “Relieve a Harmful Algal Bloom Hotspot”   UF Water Institute Faculty Fellow David Kaplan (UF Environmental Engineering Sciences Department)...
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Meet Christian A. Rodriguez, UF Water Institute New Program Assistant Hello all, I am thrilled to announce my role as the new Program Assistant for...
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Welcome New Faculty Advisory Committee Members: Drs. Serafin, von Meding, Court, Smidt and Krimsky We are pleased to announce new members of the Water Institute...
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Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network Hosts Workshop in Gainesville, FL This spring the Water Institute-coordinated Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network hosted its first...
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The UF Water Institute is leading an expert panel to assess the water resource benefits associated with the Florida Wildlife Corridor, a conservation initiative to...
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Water Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Arnoldo Valle-Levinson publishes new textbook: Introduction to Estuarine Hydrodynamics. Dr. Arnoldo Valle-Levinson published a new book, Introduction to Estuarine Hydrodynamics,...
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Two UF PhD students, Scott Alford and David Klinges, have received funding for travel and research from the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (SE CASC)...
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Kids in Gainesville’s Afterschool Science Clubs have been learning about the Arctic this year thanks to Water Institute Graduate Fellows in the 2019 cohort. The...
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Join us for Dr. Farhana Sultana Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar “Drowned out: Water, Climate, and Justice” Co-hosted with the UF Department of Geography Colloquium...
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  Join us for Dr. Jiangxiao Qiu’s Water Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow Seminar “Groundwater Effects on Multiple Ecosystem Services Across Scales” Co-hosted with the School...
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2022 Water Institute Symposium Final Plenary Announced “Climate Resilience in a Ground Zero State”   The 2022 Water Institute Symposium Final Plenary will focus on...
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Please join us in congratulating Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Dr. Yuncong Li for being elected a 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science Lifetime...
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  Join us for Dr. Lisa Krimsky’s Water Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow Seminar “Water Resources in Florida: Extension at the Intersection of Science and Human...
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Meet Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Amelia Winger-Bearskin In commemoration of Native American Heritage Month, we celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of Water Institute Affiliate Faculty...
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New paper by Water Institute Affiliate Faculty highlights “How COVID-19 Exposed Water Supply Fragility in Florida” In a recently published Viewpoint paper in Urban Science,...
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Dr. Katie Glodzik, a 2013 Water Institute Graduate Fellow and former Postdoctoral Associate at UF (Advisor Dr. Mark Clark), completed an ecosystem services mapping project...
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The Water Institute welcomes 11 new affiliate faculty across six colleges and nine departments. These affiliates bring a diverse set of water related interests and...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty and Hydrologic Sceinces Academic Cluster (HSAC) Coordinating Committee member Dr. Sam Smidt will be offering a new course on Principles of...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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A record 191 participants joined a webinar on Climate Change Impacts on Wastewater and Stormwater Management hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA)...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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The UF Water Institute coordinated Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network (CCZ-RCN) is funded by the National Science Foundation to further transdisciplinary and collaborative research...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Lisa Krimsky (Regional Specialized Agent, Florida Sea Grant) for her selection as the 2021 UF Water Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow and...
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We are pleased to announce that Dr. David Kaplan was elected as Chair of the Hydrologic Sciences Coordinating Committee (HSCC); Dr. Young Gu Her was...
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The 2017 Water Institute Graduate Fellows cohort presented the highlights of their interdisciplinary research in the Tempisque basin (Costa Rica) to support the management of...
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Yu for his recently awarded $1.6 million USDA/NRCS CIG grant titled “Enhancing the irrigation management in vegetable farms in...
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Dr. Ashley Smyth, a Water Institute Affiliate and Assistant Professor of Biogeochemistry in the Soil and Water Sciences (SWS) Department at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research...
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A record 137 participants joined a webinar on 2020 Hurricane Season Impacts on Water Management in Florida hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance...
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The Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA)—a stakeholder-scientist network that co-develops locally relevant, actionable climate science to support water resource decision-making in Florida—has been around...
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Join us for Dr. AJ Reisinger’s Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar “Nutrient Dynamics Along the Urban Watershed Continuum” on March 31st 3:30 pm via Zoom Register...
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Water Institute Collaborates with Nature Coast Biological Station and Pie Center on National Academies of Sciences Funded Project

The Water Institute led Floridan Aquifer Collaborative Engagement for Sustainability (FACETS) project successfully hosted its first series of Water Workshops for Decision-Makers in the Suwanee...
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Celebrating the Achievements and Contributions of Our Affiliated Black Faculty and Students

Celebrating the Achievements and Contributions of Our Affiliated Black Faculty and Students 

Join us for Dr. Nancy Denslow’s Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar “Ecotoxicology in the 21st Century” on February 23rd 3:30 pm via Zoom Register here ...
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In commemoration of Black History Month throughout February we will celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Black faculty...
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Celebrating the Achievements and Contributions of Our Affiliated Black Faculty and Students

Led by Dr. Charles Barrett and supported by the Suwannee River Partnership, the 5-year project aims to encourage farmers in the Suwannee Valley to adopt...
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Celebrating Kevin Morris’s Contributions to the FloridaWCA Kevin Morris, PE, BCEE, and Manager of Engineering and Projects at the Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply...
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Dr. Scheffers Receives SE CASC Funding for Research on Invasive Species Shifts in the Southeast Dr. Brett Scheffers, Water Institute Affiliate Faculty and Assistant Professor...
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We are pleased to announce the 2021 Water Institute Graduate Fellows (WIGF) faculty team! Central to the Water Institute mission, the WIGF program supports interdisciplinary...
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Two Florida ecosystem services mapping projects proposed by UF Post-Doctoral Research Associate Katie Glodzik (Soil and Water Sciences, Advisor Dr. Mark Clark; 2013 Water Institute...
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Coordinated by the Water Institute, the Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network hosted its first Workshop as a series of virtual sessions from August 3...
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A record 120 participants joined a webinar on Utility Risks & Resilience to Climate Change Impacts hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA),...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty, Drs. Tara Sabo-Attwood (WI Faculty Advisory Committee member; Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental & Global Health) and Joe...
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Thank you for those who participated in the UF Water Institute’s 2020 Photo Contest! We received beautiful photos representing a wide variety of UF water-related...
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This summer the 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellows (WIGF) Cohort  was awarded a $2.2 million grant from the NSF Office of Polar Programs to understand...
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The UF Water Institute is pleased to announce its new webpage dedicated to water-related job postings. The site will serve as an up-to-date resource for...
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UF Water Institute Affiliate doctoral students Hallie Fischman, Harsha James, and Tricia Kyzar participated in the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (SECASC) Field Intensive in...
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nancy Denslow (Professor, Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine ) for her selection as 2020 UF Water...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Dr. Bayabil and colleagues funded by NIFA to improve precision irrigation management practices This summer, Water Institute Affiliate faculty Dr. Haimanote...
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The University of Florida Water Institute invites affiliate faculty, staff and students to enter its 2020 Photography Contest.   The contest aims to highlight the...
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Nearly 100 participants joined a recent webinar on Water, Climate and COVID-19 hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA) and the UF Water...
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Quincy Faber, who is completing her first year as a 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellow, has been selected as one of two winners of the 2020...
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Welcome New Faculty Advisory Committee Members: Drs. Laughinghouse, Lusk and Cohen Drs. Dail Laughinghouse, Mary Lusk and Matt Cohen were recently elected to serve as...
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Four Water Institute Affiliate Faculty named 2020 UF Research Foundation Professors Please join us in congratulating Dr. Donald Behringer, Dr. Zhenli He, Dr. Robert Fletcher...
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Drs. Annable and Bean re-elected to the Hydrologic Sciences Academic Concentration Coordinating Committee We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mike Annable and Dr. Eban...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty awarded NIFA grant to assess the impacts of saltwater intrusion in agricultural areas. The Water Institute congratulates Drs. Haimanote Bayabil, Bin...
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Congratulations to Water Institute affiliate faculty Xiao Yu and David Kaplan (2017-2020 Faculty Fellow), for receiving a half-million-dollar National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in March...
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The Water Institute coordinated Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network is accepting applications to participate in its First Field Workshop, to be held August 2-5,...
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  Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni joined UF as an Assistant Professor of Citrus Water and Nutrient Management in September 2016. He conducts research and extension at...
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As part of an effort to share Florida’s biggest water stories with broader audiences, the University of Florida Water Institute, the UF Thompson Earth Systems...
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The Florida Water and Climate Alliance (WCA) held its 21st workshop on February 7 in Orlando Florida, hosted by the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC). Celebrating...
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The Hydrologic Sciences Academic Concentration (HSAC) for graduate studies is a unique interdisciplinary program designed to broaden the skills of science and engineering graduate students...
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Meet Water Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Christine Angelini Dr. Christine Angelini started as an Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Sciences in 2014. Over the past...
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2020 Water Institute Symposium Final Plenary Topic: Navigating Turbulent Waters: Politics, Policies and Partnerships. Panel Description: Perceptions of Florida’s waters span a broad spectrum: from...
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Dr. Wendy Graham and Karen Schlatter of the Water Institute recently attended the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center 2019 Regional Science Symposium in New Orleans...
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We are pleased to announce that the Water Institute in collaboration with The Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands and the Conservation Clinic at the...
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On October 22, 2019, the UF Water Institute and the Florida Climate Institute celebrated the 2019 Faculty Fellow Award recipients at the Faculty Fellow Award...
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Join us in congratulating Dr. Jon Martin for being awarded the 2020 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lectureship from the Hydrology Division of the Geological Society of America....
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Water Institute faculty, students, colleagues and staff bid a fond farewell and happy retirement to Lisette Staal! Last Friday, October 4th, Lisette Staal retired from...
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KAREN SCHLATTER JOINS THE UF WATER INSTITUTE AS RESEARCH COORDINATOR We are pleased to welcome Karen Schlatter who has joined the Water Institute as Research...
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NEW 2019 WATER INSTITUTE FACULTY FELLOWS Please join us in congratulating Drs. Christine Angelini and Davie Kadyampakeni for receiving 2019 Water Institute Faculty Fellows Early...
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Meet the 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellows cohort! The Water Institute is pleased to welcome the newest WIGF cohort to campus. Since 2011, four cohorts...
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