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Princeton to host world’s largest conference for water modeling, resource management June 5-8

June 3, 2022 ・ Morgan Kelly

Some of the world’s top water experts will join nearly 200 researchers, academics, practitioners, regulators and students from around the globe at Princeton University to discuss how we can better predict and manage the nation’s increasingly stressed water supply in…

HMEI researchers teach local students to think like hydrologists at Watershed Institute workshops

October 12, 2021 ・ Staff

Princeton-area high-school students had the opportunity this summer to think like hydrologists — and simulate a volcanic eruption! — through interactive lessons presented by High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) researchers and Princeton graduate students at The Watershed Institute in Pennington,…

NSF awards Princeton, University of Arizona researchers $5M to model US water resources using machine learning

September 16, 2021

As extreme weather events such as flooding and drought become more common in a climate impacted by humans, the ability to understand and predict water resources and systems is becoming more important than ever. To that end, a team of…

Exhaustive comparison of continental-scale hydrological models ensures better management of water resources

July 6, 2021 ・ Morgan Kelly

While Earth’s freshwater resources are finite, the challenge of effectively and sustainably managing them as we head into a warmer future with a growing human population means keeping tabs on a seemingly endless network of above- and below-ground waterways. For…

Princeton, PEI researchers join $1M NSF effort to model nation’s groundwater

September 28, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

Researchers from Princeton will help lead a $1 million project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will use artificial intelligence to simulate the nation’s natural groundwater system in an effort to improve water management and help people better…

Reed Maxwell and Jerry Zee

Reed Maxwell, Jerry Zee join Princeton Environmental Institute faculty

September 1, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) welcomed Sept. 1 new faculty members Reed Maxwell, professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and Jerry Zee, assistant professor of anthropology and the Princeton Environmental Institute. Their appointments expand the…