H2OSU - December 13, 2010
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Monday, December 13, 2010
Upcoming OSU Water Events
Monday, December 20, 4-5 pm, Richardson 107 - All-Campus Water Faculty Meeting - All OSU water faculty are encouraged to attend an important 1-hr meeting where the IWW Director and staff will update faculty and researchers on the new Indirect Cost recovery model for IWW-assisted grants. PIs using IWW’s grant assistance service now have the opportunity of some indirect cost return. Come and hear about this new model and how you can benefit from our service. We’ll serve eggnog and cookies and also seek your feedback on IWW’s other new efforts with communications (including the weekly H2OSU) and the new Collaboratory isotope facilities.
Water Community Announcements
H2OSU Off for Two Weeks - Next Issue January 3
H2OSU will take a winter hiatus for the weeks of Dec 20 and 27 and will resume January 3. During the break, please send time-critical posts direct to firstname.lastname@example.org and a moderator will release them to the lists. Have comments or feedback on H2OSU? Please send them to email@example.com.
Submissions requested for special sessions at Spring 2011 Rocky Mountain/ Cordilleran section meeting of the Geological Society of America (Logan, UT)
Erick Burns, OSU hydrophiles alum, forwarded a request for abstracts for special sessions on:
- Water Resources of the Densely Populated Alluvial Valleys of the Western States — Processes.
- Water Resources of the Densely Populated Alluvial Valleys of the Western States — Water Budgets and Water Management.
Kudos and Accomplishments
Racquel Rancier, Graduate Legislative Intern with the Oregon Legislature
Racquel Rancier, a student advised by Aaron Wolf in the Water Resources Policy and Management Program, was selected to be a Graduate Legislative Intern with the Oregon State Legislature. This is a great honor and also a testament to her preparation and ability to communicate with her colleagues, the lay public and legislators. We are proud of you Raquel!
-- Mary Satelmann, Director, OSU Water Resources Graduate Program
Recent OSU Water Publications
(one or more authors is affiliated with OSU)
Shams, E, Apte SV. 2010. Prediction of Small-Scale Cavitation in a High Speed Flow Over an Open Cavity Using Large-Eddy Simulation. Journal of Fluids Engineering. 132(11):111301. OSU authors: Shams, Apte
Quistberg, SE, Stringham TK. 2010. Sedge Transplant Survival in a Reconstructed Channel: Influences of Planting Location, Erosion, and Invasive Species. Restoration Ecology. 18:401-408. OSU authors: Quistberg, Stringham
For Faculty: Funding Opportunities
(listed by due date)
New! OSU, NOAA: Oregon Sea Grant Call for Preliminary Proposals 02/01/2011
NIH: NIEHS Superfund Research Program Individual Research Grants 02/17/2011
NIH: NIEHS Superfund Research Program Multiproject Program Grants 4/15/2011
(Visit the IWW funding database for more funding links...)
For Students: Funding Opportunities
Collaborative Research Center TR32 (Aachen, Bonn, Cologne and the Research Centre Jülich) - PhD research assistantships and postdocs
Mazamas Research Grant Funding 01/28/2011
New! NRC: Graduate, Postdoctoral and Senior Research Awards 2/1/2011
Stormwater Specialist (Environmental Specialist 3), Washington Department of Ecology (Lacy, Washington) (12/20/2010)
Research Associate II or Senior Associate, The Pacific Institute (California, USA) (closing 12/30/2010)
Cluster Hire, Intersection Ecology/Hydrology, Duke University (Durham, NC) (review begins 1/1/2011) (open until filled)
Glenadore and Howard L. Pim Postdoctoral Fellowship in Global Change - Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) (closing 1/10/2011)
Environmental Research Specialist – Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA) (closing 1/15/2011)
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Management, Portland State University (review begins 1/15/2011) (open until filled)
Clark Fork River Watershed Program – Upper Clark Fork Restoration Coordinator (Missoula, MT) (closing 1/21/2011)
Water Resource and/or Fisheries Engineer, Princeton Hydro, LLC (Glastonbury, Connecticut) (closing 1/28/2011)
Project Manager, EVOTRAC (Evolutionary and Ecological Variability in Organismal Trait Response with Altitude and Climate) (CSU, Fort Collins) (closing 1/31/11)
PhD and post-PhD opportunities, EVOTRAC (Evolutionary and Ecological Variability in Organismal Trait Response with Altitude and Climate) (Fort Collins and Ithaca, NY)
Other Related Campus Events
January 20 - Non-Profit and Volunteer Expo, hosted by Career Services and The OSU Community Service Center
Regional Events and Conferences
December 13, 12:00 - 1 p.m. - River-in-Focus Brownbag: Reclaiming the Willamette: Designing A River City | Portland Building Auditorium, 2nd Floor, City of Portland, 1120 SW 5th Ave
February 22-25 - 2011 Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting | Theme: Managing through Science not Emotion | Bend, Oregon | Abstracts due December 17, 2010.
April 3-7, 2011 - The 2011 US-IALE Annual Symposium: Sustainability in Dynamic Landscapes | Portland Downtown Hilton, Portland, OR
May 17-18 - Exempt Wells: Problems and Approaches in the Northwest | Marcus Whitman Hotel, Walla Wall, WA
May 24-25, 2011 - 2011 Oregon Water Conference: Evaluating and Managing Water Resources in a Climate of Uncertainty | Corvallis, OR | Convened by the Oregon Section of the American Water Resources Association (ORAWRA) and the Oregon Chapter of the American Institute of Hydrology | Abstracts due 1/31/11.
National and International Events and Conferences
March 21-24 - SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences 2011 | Long Beach, CA
July 12-14 - UCOWR/NIWR Conference Planning for Tomorrow’s Water: Snowpack, Aquifers, and Reservoirs | Speakers: Steve Soloman, author of “Water, the Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization”; U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Mike Conner; Tom Iseman, Director of Water Policy for the Western Governors’ Association; Robert Pietrowsky, Director of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources | Call for Papers deadline: 1/20/2011 | Boulder, Colorado