H2OSU - February 6, 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012
(Winter Term, Week 5)

 

OSU Water Events This Week

Tuesday, February 7, 11-12 pm, Agricultural & Life Sciences 4001, April Lindeman Smith M.S. Thesis Defense Seminar - Effects of atrazine on olfactory-mediated behaviors of Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus)

Tuesday, February 7, 4-5:30 pm, Memorial Union La Raza Room (208), IWW 2012 Winter Water Film Series - Water Voices - Kids Night - Bring your Family!

Wednesday, February 8, 4-5 pm, Nash Hall 032, Fisheries and Wildlife Graduate Seminar (FW 507/607), Boone Kaufman, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, OSU: Better REDD than dead: How climate change mitigation of tropical forests and wetlands can save biological diversity through reduced deforestation and degradation.

Wednesday, February 8, 4-5 pm, Agricultural & Life Sciences 4000, Water Resources Engineering Seminar Series - Water Sustainability in an Era of Change - Understanding and Quantifying Uncertainties in Hydrologic Climate Change Impacts Studies

Saturday, February 11, 6-9 pm, Corvallis Country Club (1850 S.W. Whiteside Drive), Water for the World Banquet - EWB-OSU fundraiser for Lela, Kenya.

 

Upcoming OSU Water Events

Monday, February 13, 9-10 am, Nash Hall 404, Stream Team Monday Morning Meetings - Conservation and recovery of spring Chinook salmon in the Willamette River basin

Tuesday, February 14, 4-5:30 pm, Memorial Union La Raza Room (208), IWW 2012 Winter Water Film Series - Gaslands Part 1 by Josh Fox

Wednesday, February 15, 4-5 pm, Nash Hall 032, Fisheries and Wildlife Graduate Seminar (FW 507/607) - Hugo Magana, Rocky Mountain Research Station, U.S. Forest Service, Albuquerque, NM: Trophic interactions in an arid-land river floodplain

Wednesday, February 15, 4-5 pm, Agricultural & Life Sciences 4000, Water Resources Engineering Seminar Series - Water Sustainability in an Era of Change - Roy Haggerty – Geosciences, Oregon State University

Thursday, February 16, 4:30-5:30 pm, Kearney Hall 112, Merging the Geotechnical Engineering and the Environmental Paradigms - Thomas C. Kinney, PhD, PE, D GE; HWA Geosciences INC.

Thursday, February 16, 12-1 pm, Wilkinson Hall 203, Hydrophiles Brownbag: State of Oregon v. BPA Wildlife Habitat Mitigation Plan in the Willamette Valley

Friday, February 17, 6-8 pm, Corvallis Country Club (1850 S.W. Whiteside Drive), Water for the World Banquet - EWB-OSU fundraiser for Lela, Kenya

Look ahead on our online osu water events calendar.

 

Water Community Announcements

 

Recent OSU Water Publications

Clemens, BJ, Mesa MG, Magie RJ, Young DA, Schreck CB (2/2012) Pre-spawning migration of adult Pacific lamprey, Entosphenus tridentatus, in the Willamette River, Oregon, U.S.A. Environmental Biology of Fishes Abstract OSU authors: Clemens, Mesa, Schreck

Benninghoff, AD, Orner GA, Buchner CH, Hendricks JD, Duffy AM, Williams DE (01/2012) Promotion of Hepatocarcinogenesis by Perfluoroalkyl Acids in Rainbow Trout Toxicological Sciences Abstract OSU authors: Orner, Buchner, Hendricks, Williams

Ferguson, JA, St-Hilaire S, Peterson TS, Rodnick KJ, Kent ML (12/2011) Survey of Parasites In Threatened Stocks of Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) In Oregon By Examination of Wet Tissues and Histology Journal of Parasitology Abstract OSU authors: Peterson, Kent

Green, HC, Shanks OC, Sivaganesan M, Haugland RA, Field KG (12/2011) Differential decay of human faecal Bacteroides in marine and freshwater Environmental Microbiology Abstract OSU authors: Green, Field

Gangloff, MM, Hartfield EE, Werneke DC, Feminella JW (12/2011) Associations between small dams and mollusk assemblages in Alabama streams Journal of the North American Benthological Society Abstract OSU authors: Hartfield

 

For Faculty: Funding Opportunities

OSU Faculty Release Time 02/20/2012

NIWR-USGS National Competitive Grants Program 02/23/2012

Foundation: James S. McDonnell Research Awards for Studying Complex Systems 03/14/2012

ESTCP, Environmental Restoration Special Solicitation: open solicitation requesting proposals for demonstration of environmental technologies 03/15/2012

Region 9 Wetland Program Development Grants 03/15/2012

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

 

For Students: Funding Opportunities

(New!)

HJ Andrews EcoInformatics Summer Institute (EISI) for undergraduate and early graduate students 02/17/2012

Foundation:The Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship program 02/20/2012

Thurgood Marshall Graduate Scholarship 02/20/2012

USGS Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program 02/21/2012

2013 Technology Resources Fund - Request for Proposals 02/21/2012

USEPA: Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) Summer Student Internship Program 02/22/2012

 

Job Opportunities

(All New!)

Hydrologist and Statistician, Browne Consulting (Baker City, OR) (open until filled) Contact Peggy S. Browne (info@browneconsulting.biz) with any questions.

Temporary Aquatics Projects Manager, Siuslaw Watershed Council (Mapleton, OR) (closing 2/23/2012)

Research Geologist, USGS (Reston, VA) (closing 2/9/2012)

Natural Resource Specialist 1 (Fisheries Project Assistant), Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife NE Region (Multiple Locations) (closing 2/10/2012)

Senior Research Scientist (data assimilation models), Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (Beltsville, MD) (open until filled)

Senior Hydrologist, HDR Alaska, Inc. (Anchorage, AK) (open until filled)

Hydrogeologist, Kansas Geological Survey High Plains Aquifer Program (Lawrence, KS) (apply by 3/9/2012)

Temporary Field Biologist, Natural Resource Group, LLC (Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado) (open until filled)

Director, Southern African Development Community (SADC) – Groundwater Management Institute (Bloemfontein, Republic of South Africa) (closing 3/19/2012)

Technical Specialist, Southern African Development Community (SADC) – Groundwater Management Institute (Bloemfontein, Republic of South Africa) (closing 3/19/2012)

 

Regional Events and Conferences 

 (New!)

2012 Pacific Northwest Section (PNWS) AWWA Annual Conference | Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - Friday, May 4, 2012 | Yakima, WA   

2012 PNWS AWWA Annual Conference-Young Professionals Fresh Ideas Program | Friday, May 4, 2012 | Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, Washington | Abstract submission deadline: March 2, 2012 This is a great opportunity to showcase your student’s research in a very public forum!  

2012 National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Ground Water Summit: Innovate and Integrate | Sunday, May 6, 2012 - Thursday, May 10, 2012 | Garden Grove, California | The abstract deadline is November 28, 2011.   

2012 Tahoe Science Conference - Environmental Restoration in a Changing Climate | Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - Thursday, May 24, 2012 | Sierra Nevada College Incline Village, NV

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

National and International Events and Conferences

Bard Center for Environmental Policy - National Climate Seminar - Getting Green Done: Front Line Sustainability Work | Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | Annandale-on-Hudson, NY | Join the National Climate Seminar by dialing in at 9:00 am local time on the scheduled day. Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385.  

2012 Henry T. King, Jr. Conference, "The New Perimeter Initiative: Will Security Trump Trade?" | Thursday, March 22, 2012 - Friday, March 23, 2012 | Cleveland, Ohio   

Restoration on the Edge The SER Mid-Atlantic Chapter presents our 7th Annual Conference, this year in collaboration with the SER New England Chapter Exploring the frontiers of restoration, collaboration, and resilience in changing ecosystems | Friday, March 23, 2012 - Saturday, March 24, 2012 | Brooklyn College, City University of New York   

2012 Indiana Lakes Management Society annual conference | Friday, March 23, 2012 - Saturday, March 24, 2012 | Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park, Nashville, IN   

AWRA Spring Specialty Conference on GIS and Water Resources VII | Monday, March 26, 2012 - Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

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