H2OSU - May 2, 2011

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Monday, May 2, 2011
(Spring Term, Week 6)


OSU Water Events This Week

Tuesday, May 3, 5-6 pm, Bombs Away Café -  HydroHour, a gathering of Hydrophiles, the graduate water resources club, all are welcome.

Wednesday, May 4, 2 pm – Valley Library, Willamette Rm (3rd floor) – Thesis Defense: Meander Scars: Reflections on Healing a River | Speaker: Abby Phillips Metzger, Environmental Science M.S. Candidate, OSU

Wednesday, May 4, 4 - 5:30 pm, ALS 4000 - Hydrology Seminar: Glacier change and the future of alpine water resources | Speaker: Andrew Fountain, Portland State University

Friday, May 6, noon – 1 pm, Wilkinson 203 - Brown-Bag Luncheon Presentation - Global crises in Water Management: Getting to an exchange about the need for additional post graduate water education | Speaker: Richard A. Maganck, International Program Leader, Institute for Water and Watersheds | Sponsors: The Institute for Water & Watersheds, Water Resources Graduate Program, and Department of Geosciences | Read more about Dr. Maganck in the announcements section below. | RSVP to Todd Jarvis for lunch.


Upcoming OSU Water Events

Monday, May 9, 1-2 pm, Kearney 305 - CBEE Spring Seminar - Forward Osmosis: The Water Mass Exchanger | Speaker:Ed Beaudry, Hydration Technology Innovations, LLC

Tuesday, May 10, 5-6 pm, Bombs Away Café -  HydroHour, a gathering of Hydrophiles, the graduate water resources club, all are welcome.

Wednesday, May 11, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, ALS  4000 - Hydrology Seminar: Water economics and climate change: The California experience | Speaker: David Sunding, University of California - Berkeley

Friday, May 13, noon – 1 pm, Wilkinson 203 - Brown-Bag Luncheon Presentation: River Basin Planning in Montana | Speaker: David Shively, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Montana | Sponsors: The Institute for Water & Watersheds, Water Resources Graduate Program, and Department of Geosciences

Look ahead on our online osu water events calendar.


Water Community Announcements

Photo of Richard MaganckIWW and Geosciences welcome Richard Maganck to Campus - The Institute for Water and Watersheds and the OSU Department of Geosciences are pleased to welcome Dr. Richard A. Meganck to OSU as an International Program Leader for the IWW.  While at OSU, Dr. Maganck is on assignment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (UNESCO-ICIWaRM). Dr. Maganck brings a wealth of knowledge in international development and water resources education to OSU.  From 2003 until 2009 he was rector and professor of the United Nations Institute for Water Education, UNESCO-IHE in the Netherlands.  Dr. Maganck’s career also includes dozens of natural resources and economic development missions to more than 100 countries around the world. Dr. Maganck received his PhD from OSU in 1974.  Please welcome Dr. Maganck to OSU at a brown-bag luncheon on Friday, May 6, noon – 1 pm, Wilkinson 203.  RSVP to Todd Jarvis for lunch.

Water Resource Graduate Program’s First Annual OSU Water Day – Tuesday, May 17th, 9 – 4pm  - For the first time, the Water Resources Graduate Program is sponsoring an OSU Water Day.  The event will be a chance for OSU water resources graduate students to present their research to each other and to the broader community. OSU water students: please sign up to give a 15-minute presentation.  Organizers are seeking a wide range of student presentations from research proposals given by first-year graduate students to presentations of completed research by students farther along in their course of study.  Please contact Cally Whitman or Mousa Diabat for more information about OSU Water Day and registration information.


Recent OSU Water Publications

Evans, DM, Schoenholtz SH, Wigington PJ, Griffith SM (02/2011) Nitrogen Mineralization in Riparian Soils along a River Continuum within a Multi-Land-Use Basin Soil Science Society of America Journal Abstract OSU Authors: Evans, Wigington (courtesy), Griffith (courtesy)

For Faculty: Funding Opportunities

(listed by due date)

NSF: Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) Type 1 Projects 05/27/2011

Foundation: Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Explorations, Round 7; an initiative to encourage unconventional and innovative research on new global health solutions 05/29/2011

NASA: ROSES 2011 A.34 Water Resources (LOI: 06/01/2011) 08/01/2011

NSF: Hydrologic Sciences 06/01/2011

New! Foundation: Mott (Charles Stewart) Foundation Environment Program 08/31/2011

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


For Students: Funding Opportunities


Graduate Research Assistantship in Limnology/Aquatic Ecology, Auburn University (Auburn, AL) (open until filled)  Contact Dr. Alan Wilson for more information.

2011-2012 WAGS/UMI Innovation in Technology 8/20/2011


Job Opportunities


PPM III - WRIA 9 Planning, Project Implementation, and Stewardship Coordinator, Department of Natural Resources & Parks (Seattle, WA) (closing TODAY, 5/2/2011)

Executive Director, Center for Environmental Law & Policy (CELP) (Puget Sound Area) (closing 5/31/2011)

Institutional Postdoctoral Research Associate, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, OSU (Corvallis, OR) (closing 6/1/2011)

Lead Geomorphologist – Stillwater Sciences (Arcata, CA or Berkeley, CA) (open until filled)

Geologist/Hydrogeologist, Pacific Crest Environmental (North Bend WA) (open until filled)

Water Resource Engineer, TetraTech (Fort Collins, CO) (open until filled)

Summer Field Technicians - North Santiam, South Santiam and Calapooia Watershed Councils (closing 5/27/2011)


Other Related Campus Events

Thursday, May 5, 10 am -2 pm, MU Ballroom - Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence Research, Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity

Friday, May 27,  7:30 am – 4 pm, MU 109 - Professional Advancement for Academic Women: the Postdoc Perspective | Sponsor: Women Advancement and Gender Equity (WAGE)


Regional Events and Conferences


The Center for the Study of Women in Society's Social Science Feminist Network Research Interest Group (SSFN-RIG) presents: Inequality in Academia Symposium | Friday, May 13, 2011 | Eugene, OR

Vegetated Stormwater Facilities Training presented by Green Girl Land Development Solutions & Rogue Valley Council of Governments | Wednesday, June 1, 2011 | Central Point, Oregon

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)


National and International Events and Conferences

(none new this week)

 (View the complete calendar of external events online.)

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