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SDSU Brookings Campus Weather Related Announcement

The South Dakota State University campus will be closing from 5 p.m. on Friday, March 31 until 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, due to the Blizzard Warning that will go into effect 7 p.m. Friday to 4 a.m. on Saturday morning.  SDSU will then return to the normal weekend schedule on Saturday morning. Only essential employees as deemed by their supervisors will report to work during the closure hours. On Friday morning, ensure you continue to monitor the weather and work with your supervisor or instructor on your individual travel concerns. For additional closure information please check the Emergency Management website

Funding and Research Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

The South Dakota Water Resources Institute offers, in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) several competitive research grant programs.

Grant TitleGrant DescriptionApplication deadlineWho can apply?# of awards annually
104bThe 104b grants are awarded to research projects relating to water resources science and engineering.

March 25, 2022

Faculty or affiliates from South Dakota public universities and colleges 2-4
104gThe 104g grants focuses on water problems and issues of regional or interstate nature May 2, 2022 Any investigator at an institution of higher learning in the United States 5–10 nationwide

Student Research Opportunities

The South Dakota Water Resources Institute frequently has student research opportunities available at both undergraduate and graduate level. The research topics typically relate to agricultural and environmental water management, including hydrology, water management, water quality and water use.

We routinely use remote sensing technologies, computer-based ecosystem or hydrological models and state-of-the-art field monitoring equipment as part of our research programs.

Please give us a call or send us an email if you are interested in working with us or are looking for research opportunities.