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Learn about the River Basin Center

The River Basin Center connects freshwater science to management and policy. Although affiliated with the Odum School of Ecology, it is known for an interdisciplinary approach; its members are drawn from units across the University of Georgia.

River Basin Center faculty, staff and students work on aquatic management issues around the globe, but the center maintains an emphasis on the southeastern US.

UpComing Events

Recent News

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The UGA Teaching Academy inducted 16 new members on Nov. 9, including Associate Director Krista Capps.
Dr. Charlotte Garing has been awarded a grant of $1,177,779 from the Major Research Instrument program of the National Science Foundation.
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UGA's IRIS hosted its first Industry Summit on Nature-based Solutions. IRIS director and RBC affiliate Brian Bledsoe participated. The Summit brought together over 100 leaders from across fifty private sector organizations to identify the challenges and opportunities in advancing the development of nature-based solutions to support resilient communities.

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Due to Covid, please contact with questions instead of calling the front desk.

Front desk: 706-583-0463

Our location:
203 D. W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602
However, RBC members have offices across the University of Georgia campus.

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