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Posted 6/29/2015

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ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA.   George Mason University (GMU) held its first annual water symposium on 30 April 2015 at the GMU Fairfax, Virginia campus.  The symposium brought together a range of faculty and students from a variety of disciplines along with county, state and federal representatives that included the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, US Geological Survey, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and US Army Corps of Engineers. 

The Symposium highlighted inter-disciplinary water science, engineering, and policy achievements in order to enable water-focused collaborations across the campus and beyond.  The full day program was packed with presentation on topics such as climate adaptation, water management, modeling, and the resources and capabilities available from a variety of agencies.  As part of the discussion, IWR’s Dr. Joe Manous provided an overview of water resources capabilities and activities in which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is engaged.

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For more information, visit IWR www.iwr.usace.army.mil

Mason Water Symposium: http://esp.gmu.edu/2015/04/mason-water-symposium-event-april-30-2015/