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In 1998, Carmen Thomson, a fresh fish and wildlife graduate, was working as Dr. Ed Peters' laboratory assistant trying to decide whether to find seasonal employment to gain experience as a fisheries scientist or to attend graduate school
A new publication by hydrogeologists with the Conservation and Survey Division at the University of Nebraska delves deep into Nebraska's seven secondary aquifers and provides extensive detail about their characteristics, with a focus on water quantity, water quality, and water use. The educational circular, "An Overview of Secondary Aquifers in Nebraska," is the first comprehensive analysis of its kind in the state
People may assume drought always causes conflict between urban residents and farmers over water supplies. But a new study of Nebraska's Platte River Basin finds that cities can ease tensions during drought by reducing their consumption and allowing other users, such as agriculture, to take priority.
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- Diffendal, R.F., Jr. 2017. Great Plains Geology. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 210 pp.
- O'Brien, Dan O. 2017. Great Plains Bison. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 144 pp.
- Young, A., Burbach, M., Howard, L., Waszgis, M., Joeckel, R., Lackey, S. 2017. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2016. Lincoln: Conservation & Survey Division. pp.24