H2OSU: March 30, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015
(Spring Term, Week 1)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Wednesday, April 1, WRGP Spring Seminar - Dr. Roy Haggerty | 4:00 - 5:00 | Bexell 207

Thursday, April 2, Geology and Geophysics Spring Seminar - Dr. Brian Yanites "Insights into the dynamics of Earth systems through the lens of landscape evolution" | 4:00 - 5:00 | Wilkinson 108

 

OREGON WATER IN THE NEWS

  • "Are we Overlooking the Real Arsenic Risk?"
This recent Futurity article highlights research conducted on contaminated water in the southern Willamette valley. It can be found here: http://www.futurity.org/arsenic-groundwater-871572/.

 

COMMUNITY WATER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • WRPM Student Awarded Oregon Small Woodlands Association Scholarship
Jakob Wiley (JD/MS WRPM) awarded the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA) Scholarship (http://www.oswa.org/) for 2015. The college scholarships for up to $1000 are awarded to the children and grandchildren of OSWA members who are enrolled in a natural resource college. Congratulations Jakob! 
  • Cleantech Accelerator
If you are an enterpreneur with a cleantech idea, applying for Cleantech Open West is an excellent way to recieve funding and support from industry professionals. To learn more, or to apply, please visit: https://western.cleantechopen.org/join-us/startups.

RECENT OSU PUBLICATIONS

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.

Benítez-Buelga J, Sayde C, Rodríguez-Sinobas L, Selker JS (2014) Heated Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing: A Dual-Probe Heat-Pulse Approach Vadose Zone Journal OSU authors: Sayde and Selker

Janzen D, McDonnell JJ (02/2015) A stochastic approach to modelling and understanding hillslope runoff connectivity dynamics Ecological Modelling

Stewart RD, Liu Z, Rupp DE, Higgins CW, Selker JS (2015) A new instrument to measure plot-scale runoff Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

NSF: Innovation Corps Sites Program (LOI: 04/06/2014)

NSF: Innovation Corps - Regional Node Program (I-Corps Node) (04/17/2015)

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

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

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)

 

INTERNSHIP AND REU OPPORTUNITIES

REU: Virginia Barrier Islands | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Virginia Commonwealth University | Virginia Coast Reserve | Open Until Filled

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Interdisciplinary Agricultural Research Position | USDA | Jonesboro, Arkansas | 04/03/2015

Ecosystem Restoration Scientist | The Klamath Tribes Administration | Chiloquin, Oregon | 04/03/2015

Hydrologic Technician III | The Klamath Tribes Administration | Chiloquin, Oregon | 04/03/2015

Post Doctoral Researcher - Watershed Hydrology | Prarie View A&M University | Prarie View, Texas | 04/13/2015

Habitat Restoration Specialist/Project Manager | Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce | Astoria, Oregon | 04/17/2015

Interdisciplinary Scientist/Engineer | Newfields River Basin Services | Oakland, California | Open until filled

Executive Director | Siskiyou Field Institute | Selma, Oregon |Open until filled

Road Ecologist Field Technician | InRoads Consulting, LLC | Missoula, Montana | Open until filled

Water Restoration Specialist - Environmental Engineer | Coos Watershed Association | Coos Bay, Oregon | Open until filled

Development Director | Corvallis Environmental Center | Corvallis, Oregon | Open until filled

PhD Position in Aquatic Biogeochemistry and/or Microbial Dynamics | Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries | Berlin, Germany 

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

Washington Hydrogeology Symposium | Hotel Murano | Tacoma, WA | Tuesday, April 14 - Thursday, April 16, 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

Managing Stormwater in Oregon Conference | Sheraton Portland Airport | Portland, OR | Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sensing with Unmanned Aerial Systems in Earth Sciences - Hands-on Workshop | Oregon State University | Corvallis, OR | Tuesday, June 23 - Thursday, June 25, 2015

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

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