H2OSU - June 4, 2012

Monday, June 4, 2012
(Spring Term, Week 10)


OSU Water Events This Week

Tuesday, June 5, 4-5 pm, Wilkinson 231, Swedish Nuclear Waste Disposal: Environmental Planning for 100,000 Years - Roy Haggerty, Hollis M. Dole Professor of Environmental Geology, CEOAS

Wednesday, June 6, 4-5 pm, Agricultural & Life Sciences 4000, Water Supply Well Standards for Developing Countries - Steve Schneider; Schneider Equip. Inc & Drilling Co.

Thursday, June 7, 12-1:30 pm, Ocean Administration Building Wecoma Room, Annual WRGP Awards Day Celebration

Friday, June 8, 2-3 pm, Gleeson Hall 306, Hydraulic Characterization and Modeling of the Talking Water Garden Wetland for Evaluation of Nitrogen Removal - Tao Huang Thesis MS Defense


Upcoming OSU Water Events

Wednesday, June 13, 7-9 pm, Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW 2nd St Corvallis, Finding the River – An Environmental History of the Elwha - Reading and signing with the author, Jeff Crane

Look ahead on our online osu water events calendar.


Water Community Announcements

  • Explore and Comprehend Amazonia through Science

If you are fluent in Spanish consider the CREAR - Explore and Comprehend Amazonia through Science – Short course offered June 11 through June 23 in Iquitos, Peru.  The class will cover a wide variety of topics including sociology, fluid mechanics, ecology, climate change, native community development, and business developed from indigenous resources in the Amazonian Region.  The class is offered at a reduce registration fee.  Next year the short course will also be offered in English.


Recent OSU Water Publications

 Falke, JA, Bailey LL, Fausch KD, Bestgen KR (04/2012) Colonization and extinction in dynamic habitats: an occupancy approach for a Great Plains stream fish assemblage Ecology Abstract OSU author: Falke

*Rupp, D E, Wainwright T C, Lawson P W (06/2012) Effect of forecast skill on management of the Oregon coast coho salmon ( <i>Oncorhynchus kisutch</i> ) fishery Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Abstract OSU author: Rupp

*Reprinted with correction.

For Faculty: Funding Opportunities

NSF: NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships 07/02/2012  

NSF: GeoPrisms Program 07/02/2012  

NSF: Frontiers in Earth System Dynamics (LOI: 07/02/2012) 03/04/2013 

NSF: Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT) (LOI: 05/01/2012) 07/02/2012 

USEPA: FY12 SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity Announcement Small Business Funding Opportunity Announcement (includes hydropower and marine and hydrokinetic energy) (LOI: 05/01/2012) 07/03/2012  

NSF: Core Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering (BIGDATA) - Small Projects 07/11/2012 

Foundation: Environmental Research & Education Foundation (Proposals Related to Solid Waste) 07/15/2012  

NSF: Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics 07/16/2012  

NSF: Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry 07/16/2012  

Foundation: Belmont Forum and G8 Research Councils Initiative on Multilateral Research Funding - International Opportunities Fund (LOI: 07/20/2012) 12/20/2012 

NSF: Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Includes the description of NSF 's Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) 07/23/2012  

NSF: Earth Science Instrumentation and Facilities (EAR/IF) 07/26/2012  

NSF: Environmental Chemical Sciences (ECS) 07/31/2012  

Foundation: AAAS Mentor Awards 07/31/2012  

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


For Students: Funding Opportunities

Foundation: River Management Young Achievers Award 07/13/2012  

Foundation: Integrated Water Management Masters Scholarships 08/01/2012  

Foundation: Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation - Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry 08/20/2012  

NSF: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 08/22/2012  

Foundation: AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize 06/30/2012   


Job Opportunities

(All New!)

Aquatics Projects Manager, The Siuslaw Watershed Council (SWC) (Mapleton, OR) (closing 6/6/12)

Habitat Program Manager, Bureau of Reclamation (Boise, ID) (closing 6/28/12)

Environmental Services Director, Southern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority (Rio Rancho, NM) (closing 6/8/12)

Thinking Like a River: Outreach Coordinator, Wofford College’s Goodall Center for Environmental Studies (Glendale, SC) (open until filled)

Climate Change Assistant Professor, Tufts University, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences (Medford, MA) (open until filled)

Natural Resource Specialist 3 (Policy Analyst), Forest Resources Planning Program - Oregon Department of Forestry (Salem, OR) (open until 6/12/12)


Regional Events and Conferences

Boulder Conference on the History and Philosophy of Climate Science | Friday, September 14, 2012 - Sunday, September 16, 2012 | University of Colorado at Boulder |  

3rd Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference | Monday, October 1, 2012 - Tuesday, October 2, 2012 | Boise, Idaho  

The Oregon Social Business Challenge | Monday, October 1, 2012 | Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR  

NGWA Focus Conference on Gulf Coast Groundwater Issues | Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - Wednesday, October 17, 2012 | Baton Rouge, Louisiana  

6th Graduate Climate Conference | Friday, October 26, 2012 - Sunday, October 28, 2012 | University of Washington's Pack Forest Conference Center |  

12th Annual Stream Restoration Symposium - River Restoration Northwest | Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - Thursday, February 7, 2013 | Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington, USA | Deadlines: August 15th for Session Proposals, September 15th for Oral and Poster Abstracts

 (View the complete calendar of external events online.)


National and International Events and Conferences

2012 Hydraulic Measurements & Experimental Methods Conference (HMEM 2012) | Sunday, August 12, 2012 - Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | Snowbird, UT  

27th Annual WateReuse Symposium | Sunday, September 9, 2012 - Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL  

Fifty Years of Watershed Modeling - Past, Present and Future - An ECI Conference | Monday, September 24, 2012 - Wednesday, September 26, 2012 | Boulder, Colorado   

Ecological Sustainability: Restoring the Planet’s Ecosystem Services | Sunday, September 30, 2012 - Friday, October 5, 2012 | Columbus, Ohio  

7th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference - Ecosystem Reconciliation: Realities Facing the San Francisco Estuary | Friday, October 12, 2012 - Thursday, October 18, 2012 | Sacramento, CA |  Abstracts due by June 8, 2012

20th Annual Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop – The Secrets of Success, Making the Most of Available Resources | Sunday, October 14, 2012 - Wednesday, October 17, 2012 | DoubleTree Hilton at Warren Place, Tulsa, Oklahoma  

2012 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings: Visions for a Sustainable Planet | Sunday, October 21, 2012 - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | Cincinnati, OH  

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