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Dynamics and resilience in interdependent systems at the energy-water-land nexus (Invited)

Presentation Date
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 9:45am
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 293-294



Water resources management is already complex enough, given fragmented landscapes and institutions and uncertain climate and environmental conditions. But given the interdependence of water, energy, and land systems (the “energy-water-land nexus”), integrated approaches to cross-sectoral modeling and decision making that account for the interdependencies are increasingly important. This presentation will describe the context of the broader institutional and policy dimensions (e.g., cross-Federal research agencies) and scientific challenges of bringing the water, energy, and land research communities together (e.g., different epistemologies, data, modeling, and decision support methods). The speaker will describe efforts to develop a shared community of practice to improve research collaboration and provide insights on coupled system resilience.

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