Read Our Newest Newsletter
The latest issue of the Aquatic Sciences Chronicle is now online. You can explore a WRI project on bacteria in the soil, and other stories.
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We're Hiring
We are hiring an assistant director for research and student engagement. Are you the right person to join our team to further our mission of research and protection of Wisconsin's water assets, and building the next generation of marine-science leaders? The application deadline is Aug. 13.
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We've Got An Employment Opportunity
We have an employment opportunity for assistant director for extension. Applications must be received by Aug. 15, 2014, to ensure consideration for the position that will manage the extension efforts of both the Sea Grant Institute and the Water Resources Institute.
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Wisconsin Water Resources Institute

The University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute (UW-WRI) promotes research, training and information dissemination to effectively confront water resources problems. It was formed in 1964 and is one of 54 such institutes at land grant universities in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. The institutes are the primary link between water experts at the nation’s universities and those who manage and use water. Collectively, the programs are known as the Water Resources Research Institute Program, which is authorized by the Water Resources Research Act of 1984. The program is administered by the U.S. Geological Survey. The UW-WRI is housed in the Aquatic Sciences Center (ASC) of the Graduate School at UW-Madison. ASC also houses the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, which has a complementary mission of research, education and outreach related to water – the coastlines and estuaries of the Great Lakes.


 


 

ASC Publications Store

The ASC Publications Store features a collection of the most popular publications from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant and Water Resources Institutes, including brochures, fact sheets and posters. Many are free.







 


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