Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) 2012 Request for Proposals

The Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) invites proposals for water research from faculty and staff at any Mississippi research university. Key areas for this year’s priority research have been identified below. Three proposals will be funded as part of this RFP. Non-tenured faculty are strongly encouraged to submit proposals. The MWRRI strongly encourages applicants to collaborate with local, state, and federal agencies.

Research Priority Areas

Water Quality
particularly of surface waters, including methods of measurement, protection, and remediation.
Surface and Groundwater Management
specifically interrelationships and optimizing water use.
Water Quality Management and Water Resources Development
applying present methods of water quality and quantity management to full watershed scale.
Contaminant Transport Mechanisms
predicting rates of movement, final location, and concentrations at intermediate site systems, socioeconomic factors, and laws.
Wetlands and Ecosystems
their ecology, methods of construction, protection, and laws and specifically linking water-related parameters to the relationships and optimizing water use.
Groundwater Contamination
including prevention, monitoring, and remediation.

Important dates:

September 1, 2011
Notice of Intent due in the MWRRI office.
September 30, 2011
Proposals due in the MWRRI Office

Please see the full Request for Proposals for Details

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