H2OSU: March, 3, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014
(Winter Term, week 9)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday Morning Meeting
Mark Novak, Department of Zoology, OSU "What stabilizes population dynamics in nature? A new framework for quantifying the in situ strength and nonlinearity of species interactions"
10:00 am - 11:00 am  |  Nash Hal

Wednesday, February 26, Water Resources Engineering Winter Hydrology Seminar Series: Dr. Meghna Babbar-Sebens "Participatory technologies for stakeholder-driven optimization of convervation practices in agricultural watersheds"  |  12:00 pm - 12:50 pm  |  Owen Hall 101

Tuesday, March 4, Hydrophiles Happy Hour  |  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |  Bombs Away Cafe (Monroe Ave)

Thursday, March 6, Hydrophiles Brown Bag Talk  |  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  |  Wilkinson Hall 203

 

UPCOMING OSU WATER EVENTS

Monday, March 10, Monday Morning Meeting: Paul Sheerer, ODFW "Recovering a desert fish, Warner sucker, in the face of nonnative fishes, drought, and blocked migratory corridors"  |  10:00 - 11:00am  |  Nash 32

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Burns P, Nolin A (1/2014) Using atmospherically-corrected Landsat imagery to measure glacier area change in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru from 1987 to 2010 Remote Sensing of Environment OSU authors: all

Hughes RM, Dunham S, Maas-Hebner KG, Yeakley AJ, Schreck C, Harte M, Molina N, Shock CC, Kaczynski VW, Schaeffer J (01/2014) A Review of Urban Water Body Challenges and Approaches: (1) Rehabilitation and Remediation Fisheries OSU authors: Hughes,Dunham, Maas-Hebner, Schreck, Harte, and Shock

Hughes RM, Dunham S, Maas-Hebner KG, Yeakley AJ, Harte M, Molina N, Shock CC, Kaczynski VW (01/2014) A Review of Urban Water Body Challenges and Approaches: (2) Mitigating Effects of Future Urbanization Fisheries OSU authors: Hughes, Dunham, Maas-Hebner, Harte, and Shock

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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)

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     

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

Regional Director - Eastern and Southern Africa International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (Nairobi, Kenya) (03/28/2014)

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Wildland Watershed Hydrology University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY) (03/29/2014; but will continue reviewing applicants until position is filled) 

(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)

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)

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.)

 

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

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)