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Dr. Theib Oweis Visits Texas A&M University (TAMU), (April 28-29, 2011)

April 28, 2011

Dr. Theib Oweis, Director of IWLMP and manager of WLI, visited TAMU on the 28th and 29th of May. Important outcomes of the visit include: (i) the decision to have two graduate students from TAMU work at the WLI benchmark sites in Jordan and Egypt during the summer of 2011, (ii) the agreement to have Dr. Raghavan Srinivasan, Director of Spatial Science laboratory at TAMU, supervise a student from Jordan who will be doing research on watershed management modeling using the SWAT model, (iii) a one week training workshop in Amman on “Using SWAT for Watershed Management Modeling” for all WLI partners working on SWAT modeling. The training will be conducted by Dr. Srinivasan sometime during the third week of July, 2011.