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Professional Development Summer Institute

CI-Water: Water Resources Modeling

As populations grow and land use shifts, water availability in the Intermountain West is becoming an increasingly important issue. Decisions about water use and storage are complicated by many factors. Join us to learn how researchers are using computer models to study the interactions between natural and human water resource systems, and how variables introduced into those systems may impact water availability. Work together to translate what you learn for classroom use, identifying what students should know about water issues, sustainability and the use of models to help us make decisions.

Who is eligible to apply: Secondary-level Earth Science or Environmental Science teachers in Utah and Wyoming.

During the week you will:

Dates: June 24- 28, 2013
Location: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah


Stipend: $450
Lodging: Available June 23- June 27 in shared rooms for those living more than 50 miles from the University of Utah. Private rooms available for an additional $43/night.
Transportation (Wyoming Teachers only): Free in a shared van leaving from the University of Wyoming, or mileage reimbursement up to $200 for private vehicles.
Meals: Lunch each day
Credit: 2 University of Utah graduate credits available for a $40 recording fee


Steve Reest
Program Assistant
University of Utah


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