C-CHANGE Symposium

Beyond the Long Hot Summer:
The Future of Water in Kansas
Friday, March 1, 2013, 4:00 -7:00pm
The Commons, Spooner Hall

This symposium offers an opportunity for researchers, students and the community to engage and observe the varied perspectives of Kansas experts regarding the impacts of climate change on drought, water resources and agriculture. This event is open to the public.

Symposium Participants

Aavudai Anandhi, Kansas State University

Rex Buchanan, Kansas Geological Survey

Jim Butler, Kansas Geological Survey

Johan Feddema, University of Kansas

Tony Layzell, University of Kansas

Don Steeples, University of Kansas

Susan Stover,Kansas Water Office

Symposium Schedule

4:00 - 4:10

Greeting and Introduction
Joane Nagel, Director, NSF C-CHANGE IGERT Program
Rex Buchanan, Director, Kansas Geological Survey

4:10 - 4:40 Climate Scenarios for Kansas
Anthony Layzell, University of Kansas
Johannes Feddema, University of Kansas
4:40 - 4:55 Discussion (moderated by Rex Buchanan, Director, Kansas Geological Survey)
4:55 - 5:25 Water Resources in Kansas
Susan Stover, Kansas Water Office
Jim Butler, Kansas Geological Survey
5:25 - 5:40 Discussion (moderated by Rex Buchanan, Director, Kansas Geological Survey)
5:40 - 5:55 Break
5:55 - 6:15 Agricultural Issues in Kansas
Don Steeples, University of Kansas
Aavudai Anandhi, Kansas State University
6:15 - 6:30 Discussion (moderated by Rex Buchanan, Director, Kansas Geological Survey)
6:30 - 7:00 Reception with local food and drinks

Symposium Co-Sponsors:

NSF C-CHANGE IGERT Program

The Commons at Spooner Hall

Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS)

KU Environmental Studies Program

KU Biodiversity Institute

Institute for Policy & Social Research

Haskell Indian Nations University

Kansas Geological Survey

CHS Foundation