Focus Areas

C. Darnell, NOAA-GLERLThe Water Center’s collaborative approach is applied across a range of projects related to our current focus areas, including: water quality, water quantity, climate, and habitat

Understanding and addressing natural resource issues requires diverse perspectives and efforts.

  • Projects are multidisciplinary and multi-sector in nature.
  • Research teams engage resource managers and policymakers from project definition to completion, ensuring that the science addresses specific issues and meets a practical need.
  • Mechanisms for evaluation, learning, and flexibility provide a framework that supports project adaptation.
  • Long-term impacts are considered by ensuring that data or product accessibility and compatibility are incorporated into each project.