H2OSU: January 26, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015
(Winter Term, Week 4)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Friday, January 30, OSU Women in Science: Outside the Lab - Dr. Jane Lubchenco | 11:00-12:00 | Richardson Hall 107

 

OREGON WATER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Dr. Todd Jarvis Featured in Oregonian Article
OSU Geography Professor Dr. Todd Jarvis was featured in The Oregonian on Friday, in an article entitled: "Bottled water wars: Nestle's latest move in Cascade Locks sparks outcry from opponents." The article highlights recent efforts by Nestle, the Swiss multi-national corporation, to secure the construction of a water bottling facility in Cascade Locks, Oregon. To read the article, please visit http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/01/.

 

COMMUNITY WATER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.
  • Oregon Lakes Association Scholarship
The Oregon Lakes Association has announced their 2015 annual scholarship! If you are a graduate student studying Oregon lakes, ponds or reservoirs and their watersheds, you are eligible to apply. For more information, please visit http://www.oregonlakes.org/Scholarship. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2015. 
  • NGWA Free Sponsored Student Membership
The National Groundwater Association (NGWA) is currently offering free sponsored student membership for students studying in groundwater related fields. Student members will recieve full NGWA benefits. To apply, complete the attached form, and email, fax, or mail it to NGWA. 
  • Oregon Academy of Sciences, Geography Section call for abstracts
The annual Oregon Academy of Sciences conference will be held on Saturday, February 28, and is currently accepting abstracts for the geography poster/presentation section. To submit an abstract, or for more information, please visit http://www.oas.pdx.edu/. Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, February 13. 
  • 2015 Hydrophiles Water Research Symposium 
The annual Hydrophiles Water Research Symposium will take place from Sunday, April 26 to Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The Hydrophiles accept research projects/presentations related to all aspects of freshwater resources, and encourage projects at all stages. To submit an abstract, or for more information, please visit http://hydrophilesresearchsymposium.org/. Abstracts are being accepted from now until March 6th. 
  • "Dance Your Dissertation" Returns to OSU
Tired of presentations in Powerpoint and Prezi?  Lectures lose you?  Then try a different form of communication about science - Dance Your Dissertation! The biennial WRGP Dance Your Dissertation Event will be held on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at the Corvallis Parks and Recreation Chintimini Park Community Center  from 7:00 to 9:45 pm. The WRGP will provide beverages (beer as well as non alcoholic beverages) and some snacks to get us started- participants also usually bring a snack to share. All forms of artistic expression are encouraged- poetry, music visual art and dance are welcome aspects of communication about science at this event.  You don’t have to dance. 
  • Summer REU - University of Nebraska: Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure in Rural Environments
The University of Nebraska Department of Civil Engineering is accepting applications for a summer research experience for undergraduates in civil/environmental engineering and related fields. The research will investigate civil infrastructure in rural areas. To apply, or for more information, please visit: http://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/civil . Applications are due March 1, 2015.
 

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Jackson TR, Apte SV, Haggerty R (11/2014) Effect of multiple lateral cavities on stream solute transport under non-Fickian conditions and at the Fickian asymptote Journal of Hydrology OSU authors: all

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The 2015 International Data Rescue Award in the Geosciences (01/31/2014)

NFWF: Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Program (02/03/2015)

Mazamas Research Grants (02/05/2015

USGS: Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program (02/19/2015)

Institute for Working Forest Landscapes Grant Program (LOI: 02/02/2015) (05/15/2015)

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

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

Mazamas Research Grants (01/30/2015)

Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Program (02/20/2015

Reds Wolman Graduate Student Research Awards (03/01/2015)

Oregon Lakes Association Scholarship (05/01/2015)

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)

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Geoscientist Supervisor | New Mexico Department of Environment | Santa Fe, New Mexico | 02/03/2015

Geoscientist-Advanced | New Mexico Department of Environment | Silver City, New Mexico | 02/04/2015

Fisheries Biologist | U.S Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management | Medford, Oregon | 02/05/2015

Hydrologist | Bonneville Power Administration | Portland, Oregon | 02/06/2015

Community Engagement Coordinator | Calapooia Watershed Council | Brownsville, Oregon | 02/11/2015

Physical Geography Lecturer/Senior Lecturer | Department of Geography, National University of Singapore | Singapore | 02/14/2015 

Fish Biologist - Habitat Monitoring | Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs | Prairie City, Oregon | 02/15/2015

Fish Biologist | John Day Properties Monitoring Lead | Prairie City, Oregon | 02/20/2015

Water Resources Intern | HDR | Bellevue, Washington | Open until filled

Environmental and Water Resources Project/Department Manager | HNTB Corporation| Bellevue, Washington | Open until filled

Civil Engineer 1 - Surface Water Utility | City of Renton | Renton, Washington | Open until filled

Habitat Specialist - Senior | Snohomish County Surface Water Management | Everett, Washington | Open until filled

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

River Restoration Northwest Symposium | Skamania Lodge | Stevenson, WA | Tuesday, February 3 - Thursday, February 5, 2015

Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology Annual Meeting | Embassy Suites Downtown | Portland, OR | Tuesday, February 24 - Friday, February 27, 2015 

Oregon Academy of Sciences Conference | University of Portland | Portland, OR | Saturday, February 28, 2015

Public Interest in Environmental Law Conference: Changing Currents | Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, University of Oregon | Eugene, OR | Thursday, March 5 - Sunday March 8, 2015 

Metolius Water Quality Conference | Camp Sherman Community Hall | Camp Sherman, Oregon | Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sustainable Water Management Conference | Portland Marriot Downtown Waterfront | Portland, Oregon | Sunday, March 15 - Wednesday, March 18, 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

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

2015 Student Water Conference | Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015 | Oklahoma State University | Stillwater, OK 

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

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