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Eric Lindquist Co-Authors Paper on ‘Unsolved Problems in Hydrology’

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Eric Lindquist, associate professor in the School of Public Service, is one of 200 co-authors on a recent article in Hydrological Sciences Journal. The article team, lead by Guenter Bloschl with the Vienna University of Technology in Austria, is the result of several years of collaboration and discussion among international scientists on developing a new science agenda for hydrology.

Lindquist, whose work has focused on water resource management and policy, was one of the few social scientists engaged with the process, which spanned annual meetings of the European Geoscience Union, the American Geophysical Union and the 2018 Vienna Catchment Science Symposium.

The paper, “Twenty-three unsolved problems in hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective,” describes the process by which more than 230 scientists engaged in collaborative discussions around the future direction of hydrology research, including the expansion of human interactions in the context of complex water management problems.