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Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Water Management in Agriculture

2011-11-30

The second event in this year's Seminar Series in Sustainable Development offered diverse perspectives and discussion on key challenges related to water and agriculture around the world including water management to reduce arsenic toxicity to rice; water metering in Gujarat; tensiometers in Punjab; impacts of irrigation pumping in the Bengal Basin; and irrigation efficiency in India, China, and the US.

Moderator: Alexander Van Geen, Lamont Research Professor, Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Columbia University

Speakers:
John Duxbury, Professor, Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University;
Holly Michael, Assistant Professor, Geological Sciences, College of Earth, Ocean & Environment, University of Delaware;
Upmanu Lall, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering and Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics; Acting Chair, Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University;
Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University.

More Information: Seminars on Sustainable Development - 2011 / 2012