The Ozarks Environmental and Water Resources Institute (OEWRI) is in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at Missouri State University. The institute supports efforts to protect and restore water quality and supply in the Ozarks Region of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas. It provides a hub for science-based monitoring and assessment of water and sediment quality trends, watershed function and disturbance, and land use/land cover change in the Ozarks. In addition, it implements research projects aimed at solving environmental problems by working in partnership and cooperation with university researchers, environmental groups, and governmental agencies.
October 7, 2014
Marc Owen presented “Decade of Watershed Science and Application in Southwest Missouri” at the 2014 Water Challenges and Opportunities symposium in celebration of 50th Anniversary of Missouri Water Resources Research Center on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia sponsored by Mizzou Advantage & the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speakers Program. You can learn more about the symposium here.
June 13, 2014
Bob Pavlowsky and Judy Meyer took a summer class to Yellowstone National Park to work towards photographing and digitally mapping a historical hiking trail. Dr. Meyer received funding for the Anne White award from the Association of American Geographers.
May 9, 2014
Bob Pavlowsky received the CNAS Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, and the College of Natural and Applied Sciences also distributed the Atwood Research and Teaching Award to him (This award recognizes his work in teaching and in presenting his research).
May 9, 2014
Undergraduate students Jennifer Witt and Felix Corrodi took first and second place respectively at the Undergraduate Research Day and Graduate students Virgil Cane, Jenniffer Kissel, and Adam Mulling recieved Poster Presentation Awards at the Graduate Interdisciplinary Forum.