H2OSU - April 4, 2011

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Monday, April 4, 2011
(Spring Term, Week 2)

 

OSU Water Events This Week

 

Tuesday, April 5, 5-6 pm, Bombs Away Café -  HydroHour, a gathering of Hydrophiles, the graduate water resources club, all are welcome.

Wednesday, April 6, 4-5:30 pm, ALS 4000 - Hydrology Seminar: Water futures and the perfect storm: Implications for the Canadian prairies | Speaker: Howard Wheater, University of Saskatchewan

 

Upcoming OSU Water Events

Monday, April 11, 9-10 am, Richardson 313 - Klamath Fishes, Water Wars, and a Few Explosions | Speaker Douglas Markle, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, OSU

Tuesday, April 12, 5-6 pm, Bombs Away Café -  HydroHour, a gathering of Hydrophiles, the graduate water resources club, all are welcome.

Wednesday, April 13, 4-5:30 pm, ALS 4000 - Hydrology Seminar: Unanswered questions in predicting the hydrologic impacts of climate change | Speaker: Dennis Lettenmaier, University of Washington | Download the series schedule.

Friday, April 15, 12-1 pm, Wilkinson 203 - Brown Bag Luncheon Presentation: Development of Reliable Hydrologic Data Sets in Difficult Environments: Case Studies from Benin, West Africa | Speaker: Darcy Lecturer Stephen Silliman, Professor of Hydrogeology, University of Notre Dame | See announcement below for more details.

Friday, April 22, 11 am-noon, Richardson 107 - IWW Special Seminar: Forests, water management and research in New South Wales, Australia | Speaker: Ashley Webb, Research Scientist, Forests NSW, Australia 

 

Water Community Announcements

Meet with Dr. Howard Wheater on April 6
The Spring Hydrology Seminar Series is pleased to host Dr. Howard Wheater, Emeritus Professor of Hydrology at the Imperial College of London and Director of the Imperial College Environment Forum. Dr. Wheater has a couple of openings on his schedule on Wednesday, April 6th (between 9 and 10 am, and between 1:30 and 3pm). Please contact Tucker Selko at selkog@onid.orst.edu  to reserve space on the schedule.

Meet with Dr. Stephen Silliman on April 15
The Institute for Water & Watersheds, the Water Resources Graduate Program, and the Department of Geosciences are pleased to announce a chance to have lunch with the 2011 Darcy Lecturer: Stephen E. Silliman, Ph.D. speaking informally at noon, April 15 on:

  • Development of Reliable Hydrologic Data Sets in Difficult
  • Environments: Case Studies from Benin, West Africa

Steve’s research focus is also concentrated on theoretical/laboratory studies on groundwater flow/transport processes.  If you would like to schedule a personal meeting with Steve on April 15, please contact Todd Jarvis directly. Steve will be in Corvallis all day.  Also Please RSVP for the brownbag: A few pizzas will be provided by IWW and Geosciences, so please RSVP to Todd Jarvis no later than April 12 so he can get a head count.  To download an event poster and view details, see the IWW Calendar.

Meet with Dr. Ashley Webb on April 22
Dr. Ashley Webb, Research Scientist, Forests NSW, Australia, is visiting the USA during April 2011 on a travelling fellowship funded by the Gottstein Trust. He is investigating sustainable management of forests and watersheds and is particularly interested in the use of market instruments in the USA such as Payments for Watershed Services (PWS). Dr. Webb is giving a seminar on Friday, April 22 (see details above).  If you would like to meet with him during his visit, please email iww@oregonstate.edu to set up an appointment.

Symposium of the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Long-Term Ecological Research Program
Please register for the eleventh symposium of the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program that will be held April 18 and 19. The event's theme will focus on the NSF-funded research underway at the Andrews Forest and will feature a poster session and mixer from 3-6 PM on Monday, April 18, and a presentations from 8:30 AM - Noon on Tuesday, April 19. The Symposium is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please go to:
http://andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu/symposium

 

Recent OSU Water Publications

Brodeur, RD, Daly EA, Benkwitt CE, Morgan CA, Emmett RL (02/2011) Catching the prey: Sampling juvenile fish and invertebrate prey fields of juvenile coho and Chinook salmon during their early marine residence Fisheries Research Abstract OSU Authors: Daly, Benkwitt

Moya, N, Hughes RM, Domínguez E, Gibon F-M, Goitia E, Oberdorff T (05/2011) Macroinvertebrate-based multimetric predictive models for evaluating the human impact on biotic condition of Bolivian streams Ecological Indicators Abstract OSU Authors: Hughes

Zarnetske, JP, Haggerty R, Wondzell SM, Baker MA (2011) Dynamics of nitrate production and removal as a function of residence time in the hyporheic zone Journal of Geophysical Research Abstract OSU Authors: Zarnetske, Haggerty

 

For Faculty: Funding Opportunities

(listed by due date)

Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Explorations, Round 7; an initiative to encourage unconventional and innovative research on new global health solutions 05/29/2011

NSF: Hydrologic Sciences 06/01/2011

NSF: Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) 07/07/2011

IWR NIWR Water Resources Competitive Grants Program (focus on federal water resources policy) 08/01/2011

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

 

For Students: Funding Opportunities

(New!)

National Research Council Fellowships 5/1/2011

2011 University Club Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program (nominations needed by 4/15/2011)

PROMISE (Professional, Managerial Internships in State Employment) Undergraduate Intern (accepting applications through April)

 

Job Opportunities

(New!)

Environmental Lab Scientist I (King County, WA) (closing 4/11/2011)

Executive Director, North Folk John Day Watershed Council (Long Creek, OR) (closing 4/13/2011)

Lead Chemist, Klamath Tribes (Chiloquin, Oregon) (closing 4/15/11 or when filled)

Full time Instructor or Assistant Professor – GIS, Eastern Connecticut State University (Willimantic, CT) (closing 4/15/2011)

Research Assistant /Research Associate Postdoctoral , Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and Oregon Climate Service (Corvallis, OR) (closing 4/17/2011)

Remote Sensing Field Technician, Watershed Sciences (Portland or Corvallis, OR) (closing 4/22/2011)

District Coordinator, Monument Soil and Water Conservation District (Monument, OR) (closing 4/25/2011)

Interdisciplinary, Hydrologist/Biologist, GS-1315/401-13/14, USGS (Flagstaff, AZ) (closing 4/25/2011)

Washington River Protection Solutions Intern, ANR Group Inc. (Richland, WA) (open until filled)

Spatial Information Research Analyst, Applications of Remote Sensing in Ecology Lab, Dept. of Forest Ecosystems and Society, OSU (Corvallis, OR) (closing 7/1/2011)

Water Resources Hydraulics & Hydrology Design Engineer, Tetra Tech (Bothell, WA) (open until filled)

Junior Environmental Scientist/Database Analyst, Anchor QEA (Seattle, WA) (open until filled)

Environmental Scientist/Engineer, Anchor QEA (Portland, OR) (open until filled)

Hydraulic Engineer, Anchor QEA (Bellingham or Seattle, WA) (open until filled)

Toxicologist/Risk Assessor (Bellingham, WA or Portland ,OR) (open until filled) 

Senior Hydrogeologist, GeoDesign, Inc. (Portland, OR) (open until filled)

 

Other Related Campus Events

April 18, 9-11:30 am, MU 109 - The 7 Secrets of highly successful doctoral candidates | Speaker: Hugh Kearns, MEd, MMHS, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia | Workshop will also be offered on 4/19/2011 from 1:30 to 4pm

April 18, 1:30-4pm, MU Journey Leadership Rm - "Turbocharge Your Writing" Workshop | Speaker: Hugh Kearns, MEd, MMHS, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia | Workshop will also be offered on 4/19/2011 from 9-11:30

 

Regional Events and Conferences

We are now listing only new events in the weekly newsletter.  View the complete calendar of external events online.

 (New!)

South Santiam Watershed Council Presents:Oregon Chub in the Santiam Basin | Wednesday, April 20, 2011 | Lebanon, OR | 6-7pm | Speaker: Brian Bangs, ODFW fisheries biologist

 

National and International Events and Conferences

We are now listing only new events in the weekly newsletter.  View the complete calendar of external events online.

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