SESSION 5: Defining Water Security Across Scales, Disciplines and Communities

Session 5, Tuesday, 25 January at 8:30 am.

(Joint between the Presidential Sessions, the 36th Conference on Hydrology, and the 17th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice)

This session will be devoted to exploring the multi-faceted nature of water security across different communities and disciplines. Our diverse speakers will address this topic from a variety of perspectives.



Michael S. Gremillion, Director, Global Water Security Initiative, University of Alabama, “Translating Water Science for Environmental Security”

Mike Hobbins, Senior Researcher, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado and NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory “A Rigorous Attribution of the Demand Side of Agricultural Drought: A Case Study in the Midwest US”

Roger S. Pulwarty, Senior Scientist, NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory “Drought in the 21st Century from Global to Local...and Back Again: The First UNDRR Special Report on Drought”

Meijian Yang, Postdoctoral Associate, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University “Long-term climate change impact on crop yield in Ethiopia”