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The Alabama Water Institute has been established by The University of Alabama as a world-class, interdisciplinary research institute that engages in basic and applied research in the topical areas of earth systems science and water resource management, supporting sustainable waterways, ensuring water quality and biological diversity of aquatic systems.

Alabama Water Institute Brock Parker, AWI Senior Editor/Writer

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The Alabama Water Institute has been established by The University of Alabama as a world-class, interdisciplinary research institute that engages in basic and applied research in the topical areas of earth systems science and water resource management, supporting sustainable waterways, ensuring water quality and biological diversity of aquatic systems.

    Dr. Steven Burian, AWI Director of Science and CIROH Executive Director

    Dr. Steven Burian, AWI Director of Science and CIROH Executive Director

    Dr. Steven Burian is AWI's director of science, the executive director of NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology (CIROH), and a professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering.
    In this episode, he discusses the newly awarded CIROH and the impact of water research from AWI and The University of Alabama.
    Join the conversation on AWI's social media channels:
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    Website: http://awi.ua.edu

    • 48 min
    Global Water Security Center Director Mike Gremillion

    Global Water Security Center Director Mike Gremillion

    Mike Gremillion is the director of the Global Water Security Center and deputy director of the Alabama Water Institute at The University of Alabama.
    In this episode, he discusses the foundation of the GWSC and how it will make a lasting impact on water security, quality, and research for a global society.
    Join the conversation on AWI's social media channels:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlabamaWaterInstitute
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/alabamawater
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alabama_water
    LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/company/alabama-water-institute
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGvUaCXCzBwL6JS9M8dsdJQ
    Website: http://awi.ua.edu

    • 32 min
    Dr. Cory Armstrong on Effective Severe Weather Communications

    Dr. Cory Armstrong on Effective Severe Weather Communications

    Dr. Cory Armstrong is the chair for the Department of Journalism and Creative Media in The University of Alabama’s College of Communication and Information Sciences. Her areas of research include media diversity, influences on media content and media messages concerning severe weather.
    She was recently awarded a $15,000 grant to partner with the National Weather Service office in Memphis, Tennessee, to study how effective tornadic-related weather information is on the public.

    • 37 min
    Dr. Carla Atkinson on Freshwater Mussels and Intermittent Streams

    Dr. Carla Atkinson on Freshwater Mussels and Intermittent Streams

    Dr. Carla Atkinson from The University of Alabama's Department of Biological Sciences discusses the importance of freshwater mussels, intermittent streams and her recent awards and grants to continue her research on both.

    • 58 min
    Alabama Wastewater Project and Grant with Dr. Mark Elliott

    Alabama Wastewater Project and Grant with Dr. Mark Elliott

    Dr. Mark Elliott discusses a new grant from Columbia University to begin researching more affordable and healthier wastewater solutions in Alabama's Black Belt region. The project is a collaborative effort from several universities and organizations.

    • 51 min
    Dr. Mojdeh Rasoulzadeh from UA's Department of Mathematics

    Dr. Mojdeh Rasoulzadeh from UA's Department of Mathematics

    Dr. Mojdeh Rasoulzadeh joined us for our H.U.B. Talk series. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama. Her research involves flow and transport modeling in highly heterogeneous subsurface formations. She also studies analytical solutions and numerical simulation of hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in porous media, as well as groundwater flow modeling in karst aquifers.
    The topic for her talk is hydrodynamic driven dissolution in carbonate formation and how it applies to the creation of sinkholes.

    • 40 min

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