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Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Small watersheds, also called micro-catchments, are widely used in studying water budgets associated with a given land use type or land cover type. This approach is valuable in quantifying the impact...
Monday, December 04, 2017
Eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) is an evergreen tree species that is widely distributed in the Great Plains, especially Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas. Eastern redcedar encroachment into...
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
For decades, Oklahoma has experienced major droughts significantly impacting both surface water and groundwater resources. Extreme droughts can lead to economic losses especially in the agricultural...
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Individual perceptions of climate anomalies are largely immune to political bias, especially when people observe large and persistent departures from average conditions. That is the finding of a new...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Soil moisture influences many decisions by landowners and property managers. Determining the moisture level of precise locations is a daunting task, due, in part, to the many factors that can cause...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Submission Deadline:  Tuesday, January 23, 2018 The National Science Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity that addresses the dynamics of coupled natural and human systems. $12...
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Dr. Jack Friedman, a research scientist at the University of Oklahoma’s Center for Applied Social Research (OU CASR), has led a team of scholars in conducting multi-year ethnographic research in...
Monday, September 11, 2017
A car take-apart, blacksmithing, robotics, carpentry, weaving, and more than 50 additional activities will come to Science Museum Oklahoma from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30 as part of the museum’s...
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Groundwater is one of the most important natural resources, especially in areas where water availability is sparse. It plays an important role in supporting agriculture, industries, and other...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Many agricultural, ecological, meteorological, and hydrological processes are influenced by soil moisture. One of goals of the current Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR project is to develop a method for soil...