H2OSU: February 17, 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014
(Winter Term, week 7)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Water Resources Engineering Winter Hydrology Seminar Series
Topic: Hotting up: interrogating the environment with heat pulses and fiber optics
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm  |  Owen Hall 

Wednesday, February 19, Water Resources Engineering Winter Hydrology Seminar Series "Aggregate Management: Evaluating Sediment Transport Impacts from Varying Unpaved Road Designs" | 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm  |  Owen Hall 101

Wednesday, February 19, Hydrophiles Happy Hour  |  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm  |  Bombs Away Cafe (Monroe Ave)

Thursday, February 20, Hydrophiles Brown Bag Talk  |  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  |  Wilkinson Hall 203

 

UPCOMING OSU WATER EVENTS

Monday, February 24, Monday Morning Meeting: Deb Finn, Department of Zoology, OSU "Diversity in alpine glacier-fed streams: Presenting some data from Europe, a proposal for Ecuador, and some vague ideas for the Pacific Northwest" | 10:00 - 11:00am | Nash 32

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • OSU Winter Career Fair
The OSU Winter Career Fair will happen this week! For all majors: Wednesday, February 19, 2014; for engineers: Thursday, February 20, 2014. Both fairs will be held at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Follow http://oregonstate.edu/career/career-fairs for more information and a list of attending employers. 
  • Webinar for ESTCP Solicitations, February 21 | 12:30 - 1:30 EST
ESTCP Director Dr. Anne Andrews will conduct an online seminar “ESTCP Funding Opportunities for Environmental and Installation Energy Technologies” on February 21, 2014, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. This “how to play” briefing will offer valuable information for those interested in new ESTCP funding opportunities. During the online seminar, participants may ask questions about the funding process, the current ESTCP solicitations, and the proposal submission process. Pre-registration for this webinar is required. To register, visit https://cc.readytalk.com/r/9to6umr1diec&eom. If you have difficulty registering, please contact Sheri Washington Settle at swashington@hgl.com or 703-736-4547. A recording of the online seminar and the presentation will be posted to the SERDP and ESTCP web site in late February.

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Abatzoglou JT, Rupp DE, Mote PW (12/2013) Seasonal climate variability and change in the Pacific Northwest of the United States Journal of Climate   OSU authors: Rupp and Mote


FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

2014 SFI Grant Program Request for Proposals (All proposals due 02/21/2014 @ 5pm ET)

Foundation: The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation's Data-driven Discovery Investigator Competition (pre-applications due 02/24/2014 @ 5pm Pacific Time)

Environmental Technologies Request for Proposals (Pre-proposals due 04/01/2014)

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

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     

OSU: Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) (02/17/2014)

United States Society on Dams Scholarship Program (02/21/2014)

Hydropower Research Awards 2014, Hydro Research Foundation (03/05/2014)

Foundation: 2014 Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge (03/17/2014)

The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Undergraduate Scholarship 03/31/2014

Foundation: 2014 Bullitt Foundation Environmental Fellowship 4/1/2014

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Remote Sensing Intern (LiDAR Editing Technician) Quantum Spatial (Corvallis, OR) (02/28/2014) (See attached flyer for details)

Soil and Water Management and Crop Nutrition Section Head International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna, Austria) (03/10/2014)

Postdoctoral Fellow: Large-Scale Soil Moisture Mapping Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK) (03/12/2014) 

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES 

21st Annual Children's Clean water Festival | Tuesday, March 11, 2014 | University of Portland (Portland, OR)

85th Annual Conference of the Northwest Scientific Association | Wednesday, March 26 - Saturday, March 29, 2014 | University of Montana (Missoula, MT)

5th Annual Meeting of Oregon Geomorphologists | Friday, April 11 - Saturday, April 12, 2014 | Camp Collins (Sandy, 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)

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

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

HydroVision Russia | Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - Thursday, March 6, 2014 | Moscow, Russia

Nexus 2014: Water, Climate, Food and Energy Conference | Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - Saturday, March 8, 2014 | University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)

ASIA 2014 - The Fifth International Conference on Water Resources & Hydropower Development | Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - Thursday, March 13, 2014 | Colombo, Sri Lanka |  The ASIA 2014 Conference and Exhibition will bring together experts in all the disciplines associated with planning, financing, implementing, operating and refurbishing dams, hydro plants, and other renewable energy systems. 

Sustainable Water Management Conference | Sunday, March 30, 2014 - Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | Denver, Colorado |  Presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing infrastructure, developing robust supply models and watershed management plans, water reuse, resource management, green infrastructure and more.

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

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

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