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Frontloading the science in anticipation of environmental disasters

A recent paper by Center for Urban Waters Distinguished Scholar in Residence Usha Varanasi discusses the decline in America’s baseline ability to use science to plan for and assess highly likely environmental disasters, such as oil spills. This article first appeared in the May 2012 issue of the journal Fisheries, published by the American Fisheries …

Water Symposium roundup

The Center for Urban Waters was pleased to host the 2012 University of Washington Water Symposium on April 18th, at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture. The symposium featured more than a dozen speakers on a wide variety of topics related to water issues locally and worldwide. Special congratulations to the symposium’s Best Poster winners …