H2OSU: March 17, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014
(Winter Term, finals week)


H2OSU will not be published over spring break. The next newsletter will come out March 31, the first Monday of spring term. Best of luck on finals!


Tuesday, March 18, Hydrophiles Happy Hour  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm  |  Bombs Away Cafe (Monroe Ave)



  • Spring Water Resources Seminar Series

The broad theme of this spring’s Water Resources Seminar series (WRS 507, CRN 55073) is “Hydrology and Biogeochemical Cycles.” This series is put on by the WRGP with the sponsorship of the IWW – thank you Todd Jarvis and the IWW for helping fund travel for speakers from outside Oregon!

The seminar will be held in a NEW location Kelley Engineering 1001.  The date and time will be the same: 4 to 5 pm on Wednesdays.  We hope to see you there! Visit the “Campus Water Calendar” to view the list and dates of speakers.

  • Special Symposium Honoring the Career of Dr. Richard Cuenca Rescheduled

Friday, April 11, 2014 | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | OSU Crops Building, Room 122

Please join us on April 11 to honor the career of Dr. Richard Cuenca! The program includes lunch, three presentations on soil, plant and water processes, measurement in the atmosphere, and synthesis and modeling; the symposium will conclude with friend’s vignettes. Please send slides to john.selker@oregonstate.edu. See attachment for more information.

  • 2014 Hydrophiles Hydro-Careers Panel Discussion and Reception

Thursday, April 3, 2014  |  6:00-8:30pm  |  Memorial Union (Journey Room)

Come join us to meet and hear water-resources professionals share their perspectives on how to make the most of your education, how to achieve your career goals, and how to be a competitive applicant in today's job market. Each panelist will give a short introduction about themselves, their training, and the work they do, leaving plenty of time to answer your specific questions and provide critical feedback about how to successfully pursue the career you want. (See attachment for more details).



Vano JA, Lettenmaier DP (2/2014) A sensitivity-based approach to evaluating future changes in Colorado River discharge Climatic Change   OSU author: Vano



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

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

USDA: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Water for Agriculture (LOI: 04/17/2014)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program (8/1/2014)

Agency: Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) Program (Deadlines vary based on solicitation)

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



Foundation: 2014 Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge (3/17/2014)

Fellowship: Evans Family Fellowship (3/21/2014) (See attachment for details)

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

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

Fulbright U.S. Student Program (10/14/2014)



Physical Science Summer Internship, Student Trainee U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Alexandria, VA) (3/20/2014)

Biology Summer Internship, Student Trainee U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Alexandria, VA) (3/20/2014)

Hydro-Economic Modeling Expert Global Water Partnership (Bangkok) (3/26/2014)

Freshwater and Energy Policy Officer WWF (Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, or Albania) (3/31/2014)

MSc and PhD Positions (18) in Aquatic Ecology, Limnology, Hydrologic Modeling, River Ecology, and Fluvial Geomorphology Canadian Rivers Institute (University of New Brunswick) (deadlines vary by position, open until filled)

(All New!)



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

River Restoration Northwest Guest Speaker Bill Bradbury  |  Tuesday, April 1, 2014 @ 5:30pm | Lucky Lab Beer Hall (Portland, OR)

Hydrophiles Hydro-Careers Panel Discussion and Reception  |  Thursday, April 3, 2014  |  6:00-8:30pm  |  Journey Room at the Memorial Union (OSU)

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

American Waterworks Association Pacific Northwest Section (PNWS-AWWA) Conference | Wednesday, May 7 - Friday, May 9, 2014 | Eugene, 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)

WEST Water & Environment Student Talks | Sunday, June 8 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014  | University of British Columbia (BC, Canada)

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

Specialist Conference on River Basins and Watershed Management  |  Tuesday, September 9 - Friday, September 12, 2014 | JW Marriott SF Union Square (San Francisco, CA)

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.)



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

UCOWR/NIWR/CUAHSI 2014 Annual Conference: Water Systems, Science, and Society Under Global Change | Wednesday, June 18 - Friday, June 20, 2014 | Tufts University (Medford, MA)

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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