H2OSU: November 25, 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013
(Fall Term, Week 9)



Tuesday, November 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CEOAS - GEM Seminar - Aaron Wolf
“Water Conflict and Cooperation”
| Wilkinson Hall 108



  • OSU WRGP student Allison Marshall wins Student Presenter Competition at the 2013 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference!

A huge congratulations to Allison Marshall, whose presentation entitled "Ask The Experts: Collaborative Modeling to Assess Climate Impacts on Water Resources in the Big Wood Basin, Idaho"  was chosen as the winner of the oral portion of the Student Presenter Competition at the 2013 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference in Portland, OR.  The conference was held on November 4-7th and featured a wide range of OSU graduate students and faculty presenting and presiding at this meeting.  Great job Allison!

  • CE540 Term Project Presentations:

The CE540 “Unsteady flows in Rivers and Pipe Networks” class will present their term projects on December 5th (Thursday) from 10 to 11:50 am in Kearney 202. There will be 5 group presentations. Two are on wave propagation (1D and 2D) on floodplains of the Baxter River (California), one is on effects of low deck bridges on flood extension (Baxter River), another is on dam break, and the last one is on propagation of open channel and pressurized flow waves in an actual combined sewer system.  Please email Arturo Leon at arturo.leon@oregonstate.edu for any questions or additional information.

  • Winter 2014 Course: CE 540 Special Topics / STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND MODELING

Meeting times and Location: Mon/Wed 14:00‐15:50, KEAR 124 (CRN: 39481)

Course Description: This course will present state-of-the-art practices of urban drainage systems design, stormwater management and modeling of stormwater and combined sewer systems. (Please see attachment for more course details)

Instructor: Arturo Leon, Ph.D., P.E., Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at OSU

Instructor e‐mail: arturo.leon@oregonstate.edu

Web‐page: http://web.engr.oregonstate.edu/~leon/



The Monday Morning Stream Team Meeting has been cancelled for December 4th and has been rescheduled for the first Monday Morning Meeting of Winter Term on January 6th with Stewart Reid presenting.



Troch PA, Berne A, Bogaart P, Harman C, Hilberts AGJ, Lyon SW, Paniconi C, Pauwels VRN, Rupp DE, Selker JS et al. (09/2013) The importance of hydraulic groundwater theory in catchment hydrology: The legacy of Wilfried Brutsaert and Jean-Yves Parlange Water Resources Research   OSU authors: Rupp and Selker

González-Pinzón R, Haggerty R (09/2013) An efficient method to estimate processing rates in streams Water Resources Research   OSU authors: all

Tullos DD, Foster-Moore E, Magee D, Tilt B, Wolf AT, Schmitt E, Gassert F, Kibler K (2013) Biophysical, Socioeconomic, and Geopolitical Vulnerabilities to Hydropower Development on the Nu River, China Ecology and Society   OSU authors: Tullos, Tilt, Wolf, and Kibler

Castro DMP, Hughes RM, Callisto M (2013) Effects of flow fluctuations on the daily and seasonal drift of invertebrates in a tropical river Annales de Limnologie - International Journal of Limnology   OSU author: Hughes

Gleason KE, Nolin AW, Roth TR (09/2013) Charred forests increase snowmelt: Effects of burned woody debris and incoming solar radiation on snow ablation Geophysical Research Letters   OSU authors: all


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

Oregon State: Faculty Internationalization Grants (FIG) 12/15/2013 Edit Delete

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

NSF: Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) 12/16/2013

NSF: Innovation Corps Program (I-Corps) 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...)



Virginia Tech: Graduate Research Assistanship in Critical Zone Physical Processes

NSF: Ecosystem Restoration through Interdisciplinary Exchange (ERIE)-REU at the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB)

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

The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Undergraduate Scholarship 03/31/2014


Program Director – Watershed Stewardship, Wallowa Resources Offices (Enterprise, OR) (Deadline: Open until filled) (See attachment for job details)

Environmental/Ecological Engineering Faculty Position (TT), University of California at Merced (Merced, CA) (Open until filled, review of applications starts January 10, 2014)

Faculty Position in Earth System Science (2), The Earth System Science (ESS) Department at the University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA) (Open until filled, selection process begins January 6, 2014)

Water Quality Program Manager (EMS 3), State of Washington Department of Ecology (Lacey, WA) (Deadline: December 5, 2013)

Assistant Professor of Soils and the Environment, The Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (Review of applicants begins on February 3, 2014, Open until filled)

(All New!)



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.)



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.

2014 Park Break: Saguaro National Park | Monday, March 10, 2014 - Friday, March 14, 2014 | Tucson, Arizona

2014 Park Break: Keweenaw National Historical Park | Monday, April 7, 2014 - Friday, April 11, 2014 | Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan

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