H2OSU: May 12, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014
(Spring Term, Week Seven)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Tuesday, May 13, Hydrophiles Happy Hour  |  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  |  Bombs Away Cafe (Monroe Ave)

 

Wednesday, May 14,  WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Steve Wondzell "Hyporheic Zones in Mountain Streams: Physical Processes and Ecosystem Functions”  |  4:00pm - 5:00pm  |  Kelley Engineering 1001

Thursday, May 15,  CEOAS - G&G Seminar - Rina Schumer, DRI "Real and apparent changes in deposition and erosion rates through time"  |  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Gilfillan Auditorium 001

Thursday, May 15,  DamNation Film Screening   |  6:00 pm - 8:15 pm  |  Wiegand Hall 115

 

UPCOMING OSU WATER EVENTS

Monday, May 19,  Monday Morning Meeting: Trials and Tributaries: Using Underwater Video Cameras to Monitor Fish Populations in Oregon Streams  |  10:00 am - 11:00 am  |  Nash Hall 032

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • DamNation Screening: Thursday, May 15 @ 6:00pm | Weigand Hall 115

The College of Forestry, SSI, and Hydrophiles are bringing the documentary "DamNation" to OSU this week! The film dives into the strengthening movement to remove obsolete dams across the nation (trailer here). Professor Gordon Grant will also discuss hydropower related research earlier that day at a brown bag luncheon from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in Richardson 105.

  • Willamette River Relay, Register Now!

Willamette River Relay and Paddle Me Plunge are coming to Historic Downtown Albany on August 8th and 9th!  Grab a few teammates, or tackle the relay yourself... have a blast and support clean rivers and healthy fish! To learn more and register, please visit: http://www.riverrelay.com

  • Arturo Leon named Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE)

(May 5, 2014) - Arturo Leon, Ph.D., P.E, Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University, has been named a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  The D.WRE certification is the highest post-license certification available in the water resources engineering profession and it is an accredited program by the Council of  Engineering & Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).  The D.WRE represents strong professional ethics, a commitment to life-long learning and continuing professional development. Arturo will be inducted as Diplomate on June 2, 2014 at the 2014 ASCE-EWRI World Water & Environmental Resources Congress. Congrats, Arturo!

 

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Heinrich A, Smith R, Cahn M (06/2013) Nutrient and Water Use of Fresh Market Spinach HortTechnology   OSU author: Heinrich

Akay AE, Wing MG, Sessions J (03/2014) Estimating sediment reduction cost for low-volume forest roads using a lidar-derived high-resolution dem The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering   OSU authors: Wing and Sessions

Leon AS, Kanashiro EA, Valverde R, Sridhar V (02/2014) Dynamic Framework for Intelligent Control of River Flooding: Case Study Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management   OSU authors: Leon and Valverde

McCulloh KA, Johnson D, Meinzer FC, Woodruff DR (05/2014) The dynamic pipeline: hydraulic capacitance and xylem hydraulic safety in four tall conifer species Plant, Cell & Environment   OSU author: McCulloh

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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...)

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) Sustainability Research Grants (5/23/2014)

Oregon NASA Space Grant Scholarships (5/23/2014)

EPA Great Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study (5/27/2014)

US-Israel Educational Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (8/1/2014)

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

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Wastewater Engineer - Journey Modeler Department of Natural Resources & Parks (Seattle, WA) (5/16/2014)

Wastewater Engineer - Entry TLT Modeling Department of Natural Resources & Parks (Seattle, WA) (5/16/2014)

Flow Restoration Director The Freshwater Trust (Portland, OR) (5/30/2014)

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

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)

River Restoration Northwest's Portland-Based Speaker Series: Working on International Rivers - Stories from the Field  |  Tuesday, June 3, 2014 @ 5:30pm  |  Lucky Lab Beer Hall, 1945 NW Quimby St., Portland, OR

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

Willamette River Relay  | Saturday, August 9, 2014  | Albany, OR

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

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)