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Jun 30, 2021

Babak Safa joined the Water for Food Global Institute in July 2016. He specializes in agricultural meteorology, micro-meteorology and vegetation-atmosphere interaction. Safa analyzes eddy covariance flux data from installed systems to support remote sensing based model verification and water productivity estimates for...


May 14, 2021

Qiao Hu, a Ph.D. student studying natural resource sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, discusses his research using drones (UAVs) and artificial intelligence (AI) for wetlands management

Qiao’s faculty advisor and DWFI Faculty Fellow Zhenghong Tang is a professor in the Community and Regional Planning...


Apr 22, 2021

Nebraska state climatologist Martha Shulski joins the podcast to discuss the impact of climate change on society and the environment. Shulski is also a DWFI Faculty Fellow, associate professor of Applied Climate Science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, director of the Nebraska State Climate Office and a proud...


Feb 22, 2021

Crystal Powers, research and extension communication specialist with the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) and Nebraska Water Center interviews University of Nebraska-Lincoln communications professor Jessica Walsh about her 2019 project Nitrates in Nebraska: A Multimedia Journalism Project on the Impact...


Jan 29, 2021

DWFI executive director Peter McCornick co-hosts with Gus Hurwitz, the Menard director of the Nebraska governance and technology center at the University of Nebraska.

Law is a key focus of the conversation. Water regulations, and the subsidies and penalties that follow them, are not easy to change when a major weather...