Think tank

Water Resources Research Center

WRRC

Tucson, United States

A research and extension unit of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the WRRC is the designated state water resources research center established under the 1964 Federal Water Resources Research Act. The WRRC conducts water policy research and analysis, and its information transfer activities include publications, conferences, lectures, and seminars. Water news and information are provided to the academic community, water professionals, elected and appointed officials, students and the public. The WRRC is one of five University of Arizona water centers responsible for implementing the Water Sustainability Program, a component of the Water, Energy and Environmental Solutions (WEES), which receives funding from The University of Arizona’s Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). WRRC also is home to Arizona Project WET (Water Education for Teachers). Sta work collaboratively to deliver water information and education to multiple audiences across the state.

Contact details

Website:
http://wrrc.arizona.edu/

Address:
350 N Campbell Ave Tucson, AZ 85719

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Arizona, US
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1957
Age (years)
Water Resources Research Center
64 
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Sol Resnick
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Sharon B Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Sharon B Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Sharon B. Megdal
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Water Resources Research Center
 20
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Water Resources Research Center
 21
% Female staff
2019
Water Resources Research Center
85% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Water Resources Research Center
 14
United States average
 145
Global average
 156

Social

Likes (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 685
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Water Resources Research Center
 447
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 859
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Water Resources Research Center
 804
Followers (2017)
Water Resources Research Center
 541
Subscribers (2017)
Water Resources Research Center
 18,000
United States average
 6,463
Global average
 2,784
Followers (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 151
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Water Resources Research Center
 5
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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