2011 Challenge Problem
Colorado River Water: Good to the Last Acre-Foot
This problem asked teams to use mathematical modeling and analysis to estimate the impact of the twelve-year drought that has affected water resources and power generation in the Southwestern US. The problem called for teams to assess hydrologic implications over the next five years, while factoring in the region’s economic and political make-up.
M3 Challenge 2011 Champion
Pine View School, Team #481, Osprey, Florida
Coach: Ann Hankinson
Students: Caroline Bowman, Patrick Braga, Anthony Grebe, Alex Kiefer, Jason Oettinger