SoM Professor Heads Research Team to Help Weather-Weary Ag Industry
Dr. Jeffrey Basara wears many hats as an associate professor for the School of Meteorology and the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, the Executive Associate Director, Hydrology and Water Security Program, and the Director of the Kessler Atmospheric and Ecological Field Station.
As the primary investigator and team leader during a five-year study, Basara and five OU graduate students focused on climate variability, including drought and excessive rainfall, how and when those extremes occur, and associated impacts on the agricultural industry.
The team received the 2019 Research, Education, and Economics Under Secretary’s Award from the USDA.
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Congratulations Dr. Basara!