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Decision Center for a Desert City

Decision Center for a Desert City

Decision Center for a Desert City

Transformational Solutions for Urban Water Sustainability Transitions



Research

Theorizing environmental decision making under uncertainty for urban water systems.

Linking science to societal impacts through stakeholder engagement activities.

Educating and training a new generation of scholars through real-world sustainability research and education experiences.

Modeling, simulating, visualizing, and exploring alternative futures in complex social-ecological-technical systems.


ASU students study wildlife in Okavango Delta

ASU students study wildlife in Okavango Delta

Six Arizona State University students spent 10 days in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, one of the most remote places on Earth, studying a critically important ecosystem with some of the top experts in the world. The study abroad trip is a new project of the PLuS Alliance, the two-year-old partnership among ASU, King’s College London...

Smithsonian ‘Water/Ways’ exhibit touring Arizona

Smithsonian ‘Water/Ways’ exhibit touring Arizona

Beginning this summer, members of 12 rural communities throughout Arizona will get the chance to explore the past, present and future of water’s environmental and cultural impact in Arizona and beyond when the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibit Water/Ways visits their town. The first location to see Water/Ways is the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum between...

Professor says crisis should serve as 'wakeup call'

Professor says crisis should serve as 'wakeup call'

As Cape Town, South Africa nears “Day Zero” when authorities turn off the taps — expected in the first half of April 2018 — Senior Sustainability Scientist Dave White expresses the pressing need to adapt urban water systems to stresses like climate change.