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Adam Schreiner-Mcgraw

Research Hydrologist


Dr. Schreiner-McGraw is a Research Hydrologist for the USDA-ARS in Columbia, Missouri. He is interested in understanding how cropping practices influence water resources in the U.S. Corn Belt, as well as understanding the role of groundwater in controlling crop yield and carbon cycles.

As a research hydrologist with the USDA-ARS, his primary work is related to the Central Mississippi River Basin LTAR site (The Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network ( He will work to evaluate the behavior of crop water use (evaporation) and growth across the business-as-usual, aspirational, and native prairie sites. His long-term projects seek to evaluate the resilience of these agro-ecosystems to drought and extreme wet periods.

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