H2OSU - August 3, 2010

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
(Please note: H2OSU will be distributed monthly during July-September.)
To submit an item, please email: iww@oregonstate.edu.

Upcoming Campus Events

Monday, September 27 - Fall Classes Begin


Water Community Announcements

Save the Date - Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 75th Anniversary Extravaganza

Includes networking, field trips, research presentations and more! Visit the Extravaganza website for more information.


New Science Writing Course for Fall 2010

Science Writing (WR 362, Crn 19496), MWF 13:00-13:50.



OSU research surpasses $275M; total has doubled in past decade (OSU News & Communications Services, 7/29/10)


Recent OSU Water Publications

Jefferson, A, Grant GE, Lewis SL, Lancaster ST.  2010.  Coevolution of hydrology and topography on a basalt landscape in the Oregon Cascade Range, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 35(7):803-817.

McDonnell JJ, McGuire K, Aggarwal P, Beven KJ, Biondi D, Destouni G, et al. How old is streamwater? Open questions in catchment transit time conceptualization, modelling and analysis. Hydrological Processes. 2010;24(12):1745-54.

Stewart MK, Morgenstern U, McDonnell JJ. Truncation of stream residence time: how the use of stable isotopes has skewed our concept of streamwater age and origin. Hydrological Processes. 2010;24(12):1646-59.


For Faculty: Funding Opportunities

(listed by due date)

OSU Faculty Release Time 08/16/2010

NSF: Research Experiences for Undergraduates 8/25/2010

NASA: ROSES Energy and Water Cycle Study 09/01/2010

The United States - Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund 09/14/2010

NSF: Developing Global Scientists and Engineers (International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) 09/15/2010

Foundation:, NSF: Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD) (LOI: 09/16/2010) 11/16/2010

NSF: Macrosystems Biology 09/16/2010

NSF: Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) - Environmental Sustainability 09/23/2010

NSF: Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) - Fluid Dynamics 09/23/2010

NSF: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) 10/06/2010

Oregon BEST: Commercialization Grant Program 10/8/10


For Students: Funding Opportunities

Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry, Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. 8/24/10.

NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology 10/19/10

Are you an early stage grad student? Think about applying for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Applications will be due in November.


Job Opportunities

Biologist, GS-0401-11 (AT-DEU) (closing 8/6/10)

Hydrologist, GS-1315-5/7/9 (PERM-OCR-1315-57911-HYDR-DP) (Hayfork or Weaverville CA) (closing 8/8/10)

Technician, University of Arizona Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory (closing 8/9/10)

Faculty Research Assistant (posting #224834), Oregon Sea Grant (Corvallis) (climate engagement) (closing 8/15/10)

Regional Project Coordinator, GEF/UNDP Haiti and Dominican Republic International-Waters and Land-Degradation Project, Oxfam Quebec (closing 8/23/10)

Teaching Postdoctoral Position in Ecohydrology, Boston College (review begins 9/27/10)

Assistant Water Resources Specialist in Cooperative Extension and Assistant Professor, UC Davis (closing 9/30/10)

Tenure Track Faculty, Spatial Information Science, Remote Sensing, Simon Fraser University (Vancouver) (10/1/10)

Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, Federal Career Intern Program (work related to investigation of Deepwater accident) (Denver)

PhD Leadership Fellowships in Forest and Woodland Ecosystem Ecology (Texas A&M)

Assistant Research Scientist - Hydrologist/Hydrogeologist/Geologist (Desert Research Institute) (Las Vegas)

Hydrology and Engineering Positions with Hart Crowser (Seattle)

Supvy Hydrologist/Physical Scientist/Geologist/Biologist (Iowa City)

Senior Researcher and Programme Coordinator, Knowledge and Capacity Development in the Water Sector, UNESCO IHE (The Netherlands)

Manager - Water Scarcity (Skoll Global Threats Fund) (San Francisco, CA)

Geomorphologist (BR-DO-2010-141) (Bureau of Reclamation Sedimentation and River Hydraulics Group) (Denver)

Washington Conservation Corps Members (King County, WA)


Other Items of Interest

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Other Related Campus Events

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Regional Events and Conferences

August 12 - City of Corvallis, TMDL Alternatives Project Stakeholders Briefing, 3:00 – 5:30 pm, Madison Avenue Meeting Room. | TMDL Project Summary.

August 15 - Session proposal deadline for the 10th Annual Stream Restoration Symposium, "Looking Back and Moving Forward" Skamania, WA, February 1-3, 2011. The abstract deadline for oral and poster presentations will be September 24.

August 19 - Soil Quality Workshop - Train the Trainers, Benton County Fairgrounds, Corvallis.

September 8 - Negociating for Coastal Resources | Free training opportunity for members of watershed councils, tribes, agencies, non-profits, marine businesses and others. | South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, near Charleston | FMI: 541-888-5558 ext. 29.

September 9-10 - Project Design and Evaluation | Free training opportunity for members of watershed councils, tribes, agencies, non-profits, marine businesses and others. | South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, near Charleston | FMI: 541-888-5558 ext. 29.

September 10-11 - Oregon Lakes Association 2010 Annual Meeting | Corvallis | Abstracts due August 6 to (arouhe@pdx.edu).

September 15-16 - Oregon Section ASCE-EWRG Sustainable Stormwater Symposium | World Forestry Center, Portland | Poster abstracts due 8/20/10.

September 28-30 - Salvelinus confluentus Curiosity Society 2010 Annual Meeting | Collier State Park, Chiloquin, Oregon.

November 15-17 - 2010 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Conference Pendleton, Oregon.


National and International Events and Conferences

October 25-29 - Wetlands Training Course, Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program | Moss Landing, California