CNH: Coupled Climate, Cultivation, and Culture in the Great Plains: Understanding Water Supply and Water Quality in a Fragile Landscape

1024 681 Stroud Water Research Center

This collaborative project develops a model to predict the potential impact of climate variability, climate change, land use, and human activity on water resources across decades and centuries in the Central Great Plains of North America. It also identifies the most effective strategies to achieve sustainability and optimize policy.

Funded by: National Science Foundation

Principal Investigator: Melinda D. Daniels

Collaborators: Marcellus Caldas, Jessica Heirr-Stamm, Jason Bergtold, Aleksy Sheshukov, Martha Mather, and David Haukos (Kansas State University)

Project Years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019