H2OSU: November 11, 2013

Monday, November 11, 2013
(Fall Term, Week 7)

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Tuesday, November 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | CEOAS - GEM Seminar - Jenna Tilt "Walking the line: Perspectives on planning polices and growth beyond the urban growth boundary" | Wilkinson Hall 108

Wednesday, November 13, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Fall 2013 Water Resource Seminar - Mark Needham, OSU | Owen Hall 102

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Hydro Happy Hour | Bombs Away Cafe

Thursday, November 14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Hydrophiles Brownbag - Drew Bennett, Marys River Watershed Council | Wilkinson Hall 203

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Science, Advocacy and Federal Environmental Policy  | Richardson Hall 313

Friday, November 15, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | CUAHSI's Fall Cyberseminar Dr. Daniel Rothman, MIT, Department of Earth, Atmosphere, and Planetary Science: “Branching of Stream Networks”  | Online

 

UPCOMING OSU WATER EVENTS

Monday, November 18, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Stream Team Monday Morning Meeting: Dr. Tiffany Schriever, Department of Zoology, OSU Hydrology shapes taxonomic and functional diversity in desert stream communities | Nash Hall 32

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUCEMENTS

  • Dr. Stan Gregory Retirement Reception!

Dr. Stan Gregory, Distinguished Professor of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, is retiring after over forty years at Oregon State University.  The Department of Fisheries & Wildlife is hosting a reception on Monday, December 9, 2013 from 3 – 5 PM in Room 20 of the Forest Sciences Laboratory (3200 SW Jefferson Way, just west of Richardson Hall).  Please join us in celebrating his many years of service as professor, mentor, advisor, researcher, colleague, and friend.  

 

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Provolt J, Nason JA (04/2013) Evaluation of Apatite II (TM) for removal of copper and zinc from highway stormwater runoff     OSU authors: all

Kominoski JS, Shah JFJ, Canhoto C, Fischer DG, Giling DP, González E, Griffiths NA, Larrañaga A, LeRoy CJ, Mineau MM et al. (10/2013) Forecasting functional implications of global changes in riparian plant communities Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment   OSU author: Shirley

McDowell NG, Fisher RA, Xu C, Domec JC, Hölttä T, Mackay SD, Sperry JS, Boutz A, Dickman L, Gehres N et al. (10/2013) Evaluating theories of drought-induced vegetation mortality using a multimodel-experiment framework New Phytologist   OSU author: Waring

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

NSF: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) (LOI: 11/18/2013) 01/07/2014

NASA: Land Cover/Land Use Change (LOI: 12/02/2013) 06/02/2013

NSF: Hydrologic Sciences 12/05/2013

NSF: Arctic Research Opportunities 12/06/2013

Foundation: International Programs Faculty Grants and Awards Program 12/15/2013 Edit Delete

Foundation: Wells Fargo Environmental Grant Program 12/16/2013

NSF: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (to offer scholarships to STEM majors intending to be K-12 teachers) (LOI: 02/05/2014) 03/05/2014

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

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES      

NSF: East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) (stipends for international research) 11/25/2013

NSF: Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows (SEES Fellows) 11/26/2013

USEPA: 11th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet 12/17/2013

NSF: Geography and Spatial Sciences Doctoral Dissertation Research 02/13/2014

2013-2014 National Capital Area Leadership Award 02/10/2014


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Water Resource Engineer I or II, Denver Water (Denver, CO) (Deadline: November 12, 2013)

Natural Resource Specialist 4 (Lead Scientist) at South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) (Charleston, OR) (Deadline: November 17, 2013)

Assistant Professor (TT) in Integrated Water Resources and Hydrologic Systems Modeling, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) (Review of applications starts October 2013, Open until filled) (See attachment)

Assistant Professor of Physical Geography, Department of Anthropology at Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO) (Deadline: December 1, 2013)

Regional Water Quality and Water Rights Program Leader (GS-13), The US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region (Portland, OR) (Outreach Interest Form must be completed and submitted by December 2, 2013) (See attachment for forms)

Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Science, Earth & Physical Science Department at Western Oregon University (Monmouth, OR) (Deadline: December 23, 2013)

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES 

"The Future of the Concrete Channel" 1-Day Conference | Thursday, November 21, 2013 | David Brower Center, University of California-Berkeley Campus

2013 AGU Fall Meeting | Monday, December 9, 2013 - Friday, December 13, 2013 | San Francisco, CA

21st Annual Children's Clean water Festival | Tuesday, March 11, 2014 | University of Portland (Portland, OR)

3rd Annual Symposium on Urbanization and Stream Ecology | Thursday, May 15, 2014 - Saturday, May 17, 2014 | Portland, OR

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

International Conference on Climate Change, Water Resources and Disasters in Mountainous Regions: Building Resilience to Changing Climate | Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - Friday, November 29, 2013 | Kathmandu, Nepal

NGWA 2013 Groundwater Expo | Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - Friday, December 6, 2013 | Nashville, TN

International Perspective on Water Resources and the Environment | Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - Friday, January 10, 2014 | Quito, Ecuador  

HydroVision Russia | Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - Thursday, March 6, 2014 | Moscow, Russia

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.

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