A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
DOINews: Oklahoma Universities Awarded $24 Million for Climate-Related Research
Oklahoma has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation and $4 million from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to research adaptation of socio-ecological systems to climate variability and change. The University of Oklahoma, university host for the South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC) and Oklahoma State University, SC CSC university consortium member, are major participants in this award.