Groundwater & food security


Smithsonian Magazine

Smithsonian (June 29) --  CEE professors Ximing Cai and Megan Konar, along with graduate student Landon Marston and Lehigh University professor Tara Troy, studied groundwater consumption from three main aquifer systems. Reliance on these aquifers intensified so much from 2000 to 2008 that it accounted for 93 percent of groundwater depletion in the U.S. Also: ScienceBlog (June 29), Phys.Org (June 30), Central Valley Business Times (Calif., June 30), Feedstuffs (June 30).