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The Modification of Indiana's Hydrologic Cycle

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Aired: April 25, 2012 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

In this presentation we will look at how Indiana’s landscape was modified, how that modification has affected the hydrologic cycle, and what the effects of the modification mean to water quality and quantity.


Robert Barr


Meet the Presenter:

Robert Barr, Center of Earth and Environmental Science, Department of Earth Sciences, IUPUI


Robert Barr is a hydrologist and fluvial geomorphologist at the Center for Earth and Environmental Science (CEES), Department of Earth Sciences, IUPUI. Bob has been a research scientist at CEES since 1997. His research and teaching focuses broadly on understanding and mitigating the impact of hydrologic modification with an emphasis on stream and wetland restoration. A developing research area focuses on the impact that climate change will have on an already highly modified hydrologic system. Bob has been involved with interdisciplinary ecological restoration in urban and agricultural settings in both the glaciated Midwest and the Great Basin.


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