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Award-winning Production: The Phosphorus Paradox

The Phosphorus Paradox
July 2, 2015 - FROM PENN STATE NEWS:
“The Phosphorous Paradox” (Diane Espy, producer and director; Gabriel Ibias, graphic artist and animator; Mark Stitzer, director of photography) led the station’s impressive haul with six honors. The…
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The Phosphorus Paradox

The Phosphorus Paradox
January 7, 2015 -


This is the story of phosphorus, the first element isolated and discovered by modern science.

The Penn State Center for Nutrient Solutions is promoting public awareness about phosphorus…
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Science for Solutions Seminar Series

Science for Solutions Seminar Series
October 3, 2014 - The Center for Nutrient Solutions at Penn State announces seminar series - "Science for Solutions: Combating the Wicked Nutrient Problem."
Join us for the inaugural "Science for Solutions" seminar series, where we explore…
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Wicked Problem

Streambank erosion.
Spring 2014 - Water quality is a "wicked problem," according to the National Academy of Sciences. In a recent report, the academy asserted that, like other complicated environmental problems such as chemical pollution, air pollution, and climate change,…
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Events

Science for Solutions: 7th Seminar of Nutrient Series

May 14, 2015 (12:15pm-1:15pm)
Bill Ball.

About this Seminar

Bill Ball, professor of Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, will be presenting the 7th seminar of the Wicked Nutrient Problem series on Thursday, May 14th from 12:15pm-1:15pm in 105 Forest Resources Building.

This seminar…
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Science for Solutions: 6th Seminar of Nutrient Series

February 27, 2015 12:15pm-1:15pm
Rob Brooks

About this Seminar

Robert P. Brooks, Professor of Geography and Ecology, Director of Riparia at Penn State, will present Part 2 of the "What is a Healthy Stream or Wetland Worth? Translating Ecosystem Services to Ecosystem Values" seminar. The title…
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Science for Solutions: 5th Seminar of Nutrient Series

January 29, 2015 (12:15pm-1:15pm)
Mason King

About this Seminar

The title of this seminar is "Urea Production from Saturated Coastal Plain Drainage Ditch Sediments" and will be presented by Mason King from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Urea is a ubiquitous agricultural…
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Science for Solutions: 4th Seminar of Nutrient Series

December 5, 2014 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Rich Ready

Presenter

Rich Ready is a Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics at Penn State University.

About this Seminar

The Center for Nutrient Solutions presents the fourth seminar of the series titled "What is a Healthy Stream or Wetland Worth? Translating…
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Science for Solutions: 3rd Seminar of Nutrient Series

November 21, 2014 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Mazdak Arabi

Collaboration Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental and Water Resources Management

Presenter

Mazdak Arabi, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University.

About this Seminar

Sustainable management of water resources requires integration of multiple and often conflicting…
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Science for Solutions: 2nd Seminar of Nutrient Series

November 7, 2014 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Rich Alexander & Dick Smith

Insights on Nutrient Fate and Transport in Watersheds of the Eastern US Using SPARROW Modeling Approaches

Presenters

Rich Alexander and Dick Smith, the U.S. Geological Survey.

About this Seminar

The USGS has used the SPARROW (Spatially Referenced Regression On Watershed…
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Science for Solutions: 1st Seminar of Nutrient Series

10/10/2014, 12:15-1:15
Matt Royer
Nutrient pollution of water is a "wicked" problem, one that involves a complex, multidisciplinary approach to problem solving.  Law and policy plays a critical role in this multidisciplinary approach, but must consider novel strategies that range beyond traditional "command and…
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