Fluvial focus

A towboat pushes a barge past the River and Coastal Center on the Mississsippi River, which is part of the ByWater Institute. The ByWater Institute, founded in 2016, is a cross-disciplinary center for applied research and outreach on river and coastal issues. With an emphasis on achieving a sustainable balance between natural and human systems, the ByWater Institute strives to enhance engaged scholarship on energy, the environment and resilience.