H2OSU: April 6, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015
(Spring Term, Week 2)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Wednesday, April 8, WRGP Spring Seminar - Dr. Rebecca Flitcroft and Dr. Ivan Arismendi "If it changes, will they come? Linkages between hydrology and fishes" | 4:00 - 5:00 | Bexell 207

Friday, April 10, CEE Seminar Series - Dr. Rob Sharp "Utilities of the Future: Maximizing Energy and Resource Recovery from Wastewater" |12:00 - 1:00 | Austin 126

 

COMMUNITY WATER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Malheur County Soil and Water Conservation District Seeks Engineering Consultation
The Malheur County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has secured funds to design and install a sediment retention pond west of Ontario, Oregon. They are currently accepting proposals for design ideas from individuals and teams of engineers that, if selected, would assist in the creation of the project. More information can be found here.
  • Last chance! Register for the 2015 CUAHSI Watershed Science Master Class

Registration closes today for the 2015 CUAHSI Watershed Science Master Class, a weeklong course at the University of Arizona that will focus on hydrological and biogeochemical watershed processes. The course will take place from April 26 - May 1, 2015. For more information or to register please visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/2015-watershed-science-master-class/event-summary-3a9b488b80b94849bc411a3a17522990.aspx.

  • The National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED) accepting applications
The National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED) is now accepting applications for the 7th annual Summer Institute for Earth-surface Dynamics (SIESD), a two week institute focused on Earth-surface dynamics designed to engage aspiring scientists. The institute will take place from July 27 to August 5, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. For more information or apply, please visit: http://www.nced.umn.edu/siesd-2015-application .

 

RECENT OSU PUBLICATIONS

Kim Ogren, Aaron Wolf's PhD Geography student, won the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at the recent American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference! Well deserved! Kim is doing her PhD dissertation research on the Columbia River Treaty.

González-Pinzón R, Ward AS, Hatch CE, Wlostowski AN, Singha K, Gooseff MN, Haggerty R, Harvey JW, Cirpka OA, Brock JT (03/2015) A field comparison of multiple techniques to quantify groundwater–surface-water interactions Freshwater Science OSU authors: Haggerty

Stewart RD, Abou Najm MR, Rupp DE, Lane JW, Uribe HC, Arumí JL, Selker JS (02/2015) Hillslope run-off thresholds with shrink-swell clay soils Hydrological Processes OSU author: Selker

Rupp DE, Li S, Massey N, Sparrow SN, Mote PW, Allen M (03/2015) Anthropogenic influence on the changing likelihood of an exceptionally warm summer in Texas, 2011 Geophysical Research Letters OSU authors: Rupp, Li, and Mote

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

NSF: Innovation Corps - Regional Node Program (I-Corps Node) (04/17/2015)

NSF: Dear Colleague Letter - Stimulating research using NEON data (05/08/2015)

2015 Oregon Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) (05/29/2015)

NIWR: Water Resources Competitive Grants Program (07/17/2015)

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

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

Oregon Lakes Association Scholarship (05/01/2015)

2015 EPA GRO: Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study (05/19/2015)

Pathways to Science Undergraduate Scholarships and REU's/Internships (Dates vary, see link for details)

Pathways to Science Graduate Scholarships and REU's/Internships (Dates vary, see link for details)

Oregon BEST Funding Opportunities (Dates vary, see link for details)

 

INTERNSHIP AND REU OPPORTUNITIES

REU: From Estuaries to Deep Sea... | Oregon State University and Hatfield Marine Science Center | Newport, Oregon | 04/10/2015

REU: Virginia Barrier Islands | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Virginia Commonwealth University | Virginia Coast Reserve | Open Until Filled

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Community Planner | Field Operating Offices of the Office of the Secretary of the Army | Rock Island, Illinois | 04/09/2015

Fish Biologist (multiple positions) | Bonneville Power Administration | Portland, Oregon | 04/15/2015

Tri-County Cooperative Weed Management Area Program Technician | Cooperative Weed Management Area | La Grange, Oregon | 04/20/2015

Biological Technician (Fisheries) | Malheur National Forest | John Day, Oregon | 04/23/2015

Post-Doctoral Fellowship | Oregon State University Dept. of Forest Engineering, Resources and, Management | Corvallis, Oregon | 04/30/2015

Earth Sciences Faculty Appointment | University of Minnesota at Duluth | Duluth, Minnesota | Open until filled

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

Washington Hydrogeology Symposium | Hotel Murano | Tacoma, WA | Tuesday, April 14 - Thursday, April 16, 2015

2015 Northwest Environmental Health Conference | Portland, OR | Friday, April 17, 2015

2015 Hydrophiles Water Research Symposium | CH2M Hill Alumni Center | Corvallis, OR | Sunday, April 26 - Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Flow 2015: Third International Council for Instream Flows | Red Lion Jantzen Beach | Portland, OR | Tuesday, April 28 - Thursday, April 30, 2015

Managing Stormwater in Oregon Conference | Sheraton Portland Airport | Portland, OR | Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sensing with Unmanned Aerial Systems in Earth Sciences - Hands-on Workshop | Oregon State University | Corvallis, OR | Tuesday, June 23 - Thursday, June 25, 2015

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

XVth IWRA World Water Congress | Monday, May 25 - Friday, May 29, 2015 | Edinburgh International Conference Center (EICC) | Edinburgh, Scotland

Water is not for Gambling: Utilizing Science to Reduce Uncertainty | Tuesday, June 16 - Thursday June 18, 2014 | Green Valley Ranch Resort | Las Vegas, NV

NGWA Upper Great Plains Groundwater Conference | Tuesday, September 22 - Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | Little America Hotel & Resort | Cheyenne, Wyoming