The Ohio Water Resources Center has finished its review of proposals under the USGS 104(b) and OWDA and special OSU Ohio WRC and Office of Energy and Education grant competition. Investigators from eight different Ohio Universities applied for this years call for proposal (total of 16 applications) and four projects were selected for funding after external reviews.
- Scenario Analysis for the Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing on Stream Low Flows and Water Supplies: A Case Study of Muskingum Watershed in Eastern Ohio, PI Suresh Sharma, Youngstown State University, 104(b)
- Surface Water Quality and Ecosystem Health with Shale Energy Development, PI Elizabeth Toman, co-PI Jiyoung Lee, Ohio State University, special OSU Ohio WRC and Office of Energy and Education grant
- Characterizing Stream Restoration’s Water Quality Improvement Potential Through Hyporheic Exchange Enhancement, PI Anne Jefferson, Kent State University, 104(b)
- Linked Geomorphic and Ecological Responses to River Restoration: Influence of Dam Removal on River Channel Structure and Fish Assemblages, PI Kristin Jaeger, co-PI Mazeika Sullivan, Ohio State University, 104(b)
Projects are expected to be completed in the spring 2015 and their final reports will be posted on this webpage under the RESEARCH tab.
Kristin Jaeger and Mazeika Sullivan interviewed about their river restoration research by Columbus Dispatch
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The RFP for FY 2014 was announced
The intent is to improve water quality and support community revitalization in Eligible Geographic Areas.
Ohio Water Resources Center Associate Director Zuzana Bohrerova leads the Shale Environmental Management Research Cluster at OSU
417A Hitchcock Hall Associate Professor lenhart [dot] 49 [at] osu [dot] edu 614-688-8157 Associate Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
417E Hitchcock Hall Professor weavers [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu 614-292-4061 Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
Professor, Earth Sciences
311 Hitchcock Hall Associate Director bohrerova [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu 614-292-2807 Research Specialist, Ohio Water Resources Center