Topic: High Plains

Groundwater Depletion in Semiarid Regions of Texas and California Threatens U.S. Food Security

May 29, 2012

The nation's food supply may be vulnerable to rapid groundwater depletion from irrigated agriculture, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and elsewhere.

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Harry Ransom Center's Web Exhibition Explores Work of Novelist Sanora Babb

March 23, 2009

TheĀ Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has introduced the Web exhibition "Sanora Babb: Stories From the American High Plains," which highlights the work of American novelist Sanora Babb (1907-2005). Babb drew on the natural beauty of the American High Plains and the difficult conditions of her childhood there to give voice to a people who left little written record of their own lives and who have received scant representation in history.

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