H2OSU: April 28, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014
(Spring Term, Week Five)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Tuesday, April 29, Hydrophiles Happy Hour  |  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Bombs Away Cafe (Monroe Ave)

Wednesday, April 30, WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Alba Argerich "Aquatic Contribution Of A Small Headwater Stream To The Carbon Cycle"  |  4:00pm - 5:00pm  |  Kelley Engineering 1001

Thursday, May 1, CEOAS - G&G Seminar - Erick Burns, USGS "Understanding Heat and Groundwater Flow through the Columbia Plateau Regional Aquifer System: Insights Gained from Alternative Models of Permeability/Depth Relationships."  |  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Gilfillan Auditorium 001

Thursday, May 1, Lecture: "Harmful cyanobacterial bloom dynamics in a world experiencing human- and climatically-mediated change: Causes, consequences and controls."  Presented by Professor Hans Paerl of the  Institute of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina |  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm  | Linus Pauling Science Center 125

Thursday, May 1, Seminar: “Climate regime and soil storage capacity interact to affect forest evapotranspiration in three western U.S. watersheds” presented by Elizabeth Garcia, PhD student, UC Santa Barbara. |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  |  Richardson Hall 107

Friday, May 2, James M Craig Memorial Seminar Presented by Hans W. Paerl "Combating eutrophication along the freshwater to marine continuum: New Challenges and eroding paradigms"  |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Agricultural & Life Sciences

 

UPCOMING OSU WATER EVENTS

Monday, May 5,   Monday Morning Meeting Coho salmon emergence timing in groundwater and surfacewater dominated streams in Alaska  |  10:00 am - 11:00 am  |  Nash Hall 032

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • 10 Week Undergraduate Summer Research Institute (SRI) at University of Arizona

This program gives undergraduate students an opportunity to conduct guided research in environmental and earth systems science at a leading and unique research institution, while earning course credit. Students majoring in, or in a curriculum leading to one of the following fields in environmental or earth system science will be well suited to participate in the B2 SRI: biology, ecology, plant sciences, hydrology, soil science, atmospheric science, geology, mathematics, physics, chemistry, sustainability science, or computer science. Visit http://b2science.org/outreach/sri for more information.

  • Engineers Without Borders OSU Chapter Annual Banquet this Sunday, May 4

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Engineers Without Borders banquet and fundraiser. All funds will go towards supporting the chapter's work abroad. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit http://groups.engr.oregonstate.edu/ewb/water-for-the-world-banquet-2014.

  • Ordinary Person, Extraordinary Change: How to Affect the Masses

Adam Braun, Founder and CEO of Pencils of Promise, an award-winning nonprofit
organization that has opened more than 150 schools across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, will speak at OSU Tuesday, April 29, at 7pm in the LaSells Stewart Center. For more information please visit http://oregonstate.edu/ua/events/discovery.

 

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Toman EM, Skaugset AE, Simmons AN (02/2014) Calculating Discharge from Culverts under Inlet Control Using Stage at the Inlet Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering   OSU authors: Skaugset and Simmons

Choi EK, Hatten JA, Dewey JC, Ezell AW, Otsuki K (02/2014) Impacts of Three Silvicultural Prescriptions on Sediment Mobility and Water Quality in Headwater Streams of Forested Watersheds in the Upper Gulf Coastal Plain of Mississippi, USA JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE KYUSHU UNIVERSITY   OSU author: Hatten

Gray M, Johnson MG, Dragila MI, Kleber M (02/2014) Water uptake in biochars: The roles of porosity and hydrophobicity Biomass and Bioenergy   OSU authors: Gray, Dragila, and Kleber

Segura C, Sun G, McNulty S, Zhang Y (03/2014) Potential impacts of climate change on soil erosion vulnerability across the conterminous United States Journal of Soil and Water Conservation   OSU author: Segura

Finn DS, Zamora-Muñoz C, Múrria C, Sáinz-Bariáin M, Alba-Tercedor J (03/2014) Evidence from recently deglaciated mountain ranges that <i>Baetis alpinus</i> (Ephemeroptera) could lose significant genetic diversity as alpine glaciers disappear Freshwater Science   OSU author: Finn
Hughes JM, Finn DS, Monaghan MT, Schultheis A, Sweeney BW (03/2014) Basic and applied uses of molecular approaches in freshwater ecology Freshwater Science OSU author: Finn


FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Foundation: National Research Council (NRC) Research Associateship Programs (05/01/2014)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program (8/1/2014)

Agency: Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) Program (Deadlines vary based on solicitation)

(Visit the IWW funding database for more funding links...)

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

OUS-Sylff Graduate Fellowship for International Research for 2014-2015 (4/28/2014)

EPA Great Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study (5/27/2014)

US-Israel Educational Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (8/1/2014)

Fulbright U.S. Student Program (10/14/2014)

 

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Sediment Hydraulic Engineer Illinois State Water Survey (Champaign, IL) (5/31/2014)

Watershed Planning Intern City of Bellevue (Bellevue, WA) (open until filled)

Hydraulic Engineer Anchor QEA (Bellingham, WA)

Aquatic Ecosystems Scientist or Engineer Newfields River Basin Services (Oakland, CA)

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

Watershed Restoration Through Film: Stories of Our Watersheds | Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 7:30 - 9:30pm  |  Hollywood Theater (Portland, OR)

American Waterworks Association Pacific Northwest Section (PNWS-AWWA) Conference | Wednesday, May 7 - Friday, May 9, 2014 | Eugene, OR

Water Research Symposium | Monday, May 12, 2014 | Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)

3rd Annual Symposium on Urbanization and Stream Ecology | Thursday, May 15 - Saturday, May 17, 2014 | Portland, OR

2014 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting | Sunday, May 18 - Friday, May 23, 2014 | Oregon Convention Center (Portland, OR) (Abstracts due: 02/07/2014)

WEST Water & Environment Student Talks | Sunday, June 8 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014  | University of British Columbia (BC, Canada) 

Fifth Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference  | Tuesday, September 9 - Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Specialist Conference on River Basins and Watershed Management  |  Tuesday, September 9 - Friday, September 12, 2014 | JW Marriott SF Union Square (San Francisco, CA)

The Columbia River Basin: Learning from our Past to Shape our Future | Tuesday, October 21 - Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Spokane, WA

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

2014 Water Microbiology Conference | Monday, May 5 - Friday, May 9, 2014 | The Water Institute at University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)

Water Security for Policy Makers and Practitioners Short Course | Monday, May 19, 2014 - Friday, May 23, 2014 | University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (Note: Todd Jarvis attended this short course. Please contact him if you have questions.)

The Seventh International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology | Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13, 2014 | Crowne Plaza, Houston, TX

UCOWR/NIWR/CUAHSI 2014 Annual Conference: Water Systems, Science, and Society Under Global Change | Wednesday, June 18 - Friday, June 20, 2014 | Tufts University (Medford, MA)

The International Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS) 2014 | Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Friday, July 18, 2014 | Rhodes University, Grahamstown (South Africa)