H2OSU - OCTOBER 29, 2012

Monday, October 29, 2012
(Fall Term, Week 6) 

 

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, October 29, 9-10 am, Nash Hall 32, Willamette prespawn mortality project: probing the depth of knowledge - Mike Colvin, OSU

Tuesday, October 30, 5:30-8:00 pm, del Alma Restaurant (136 SW Washington #102), OSU Climate Network World Cafe - Meaningful Conversations Across Disciplines - The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and the Environmental Humanities Initiative

Wednesday, October 31, 9-10 am, Kerr Administration Building B008, How to use your graduate degree outside of academia - Women in Science Fall Workshop

Wednesday, October 31, 4-5 pm, Agricultural & Life Sciences 4000, Public Utilities and Corporations: the next love story? - Sally Duncan, OSU, School of Public Policy

Thursday, November 1, 12-1 pm, Gilmore Annex Conference Room, Hydrophiles Brownbag - Hanford

Friday, November 2, 3-4 pm, Off Campus, Advances in Geophysical Tools for Estimating Hydrologic Parameters and Processes - Kamini Singha, Colorado School of Mines - CUAHSI Fall Cyberseminar Series

 

UPCOMING OSU WATER EVENTS

Monday, November 5, 9-10 am, Nash Hall 32, Stream temperature under changing environment- magnitude of influence of different heat budget factors - Mousa Diabat, GeoSciences, OSU

Wednesday, November 7, 4-5 pm, ALS 4000, Water scarcity in hydro‐economic models: Comparing Willamette Water 2100 and the Klamath- William Jaeger, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, OSU

Friday, November 9, 3-4 pm, Off Campus, A Visionary Perspective for Instrumentation in Hydrology - CUAHSI Fall Cyberseminar Series -John Selker, Oregon State University

Look ahead on our online osu water events calendar.

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • NSF STEM Scholarships for students in Water Resource Science and Engineering degree programs at OSU.

Scholarships consist of an annual stipend of up to $10,000 a year along with tuition remission fellowships to eligible students in the Water Resources Science and Engineering degree programs. Students can also receive additional support through paid internships and/or graduate research and teaching assistantships. Stipends are available for two years to Master’s students and for three years for PhD students.  Applications are due on January 4, 2013.

 

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Laudon H, Buttle J, Carey SK, McDonnell J, McGuire K, Seibert J, Shanley J, Soulsby C, Tetzlaff D (2012) Cross-regional prediction of long-term trajectory of stream water DOC response to climate change Geophysical Research Letters Abstract OSU author: McDonnell

Gallaway E, Trenhaile AT, Cioppa MT, Hatfield RG (10/2012) Magnetic mineral transport and sorting in the swash-zone: northern Lake Erie, Canada Sedimentology Abstract OSU author: Hatfield

Hacke UG, Jacobsen AL, Brandon Pratt R, Maurel C, Lachenbruch B, Zwiazek J (10/2012) New research on plant-water relations examines the molecular, structural, and physiological mechanisms of plant responses to their environment New Phytologist Abstract OSU author: Lachenbruch

Boston K (09/2012) Impact of the Ninth Circuit Court Ruling (<I>Northwest Environmental Defense Center v. Brown</I>) Regarding Forest Roads and the Clean Water Act Journal of Forestry Abstract OSU author: Boston

Muñoz-Villers LE, Holwerda F, Gómez-Cárdenas M, Equihua M, Asbjornsen H, Bruijnzeel LA, Marín-Castro BE, Tobón C (9/2012) Water balances of old-growth and regenerating montane cloud forests in central Veracruz, Mexico Journal of Hydrology Abstract OSU author: Munoz-Villers

Stanaway D, Haggerty R, Benner S, Flores A, Feris K (09/2012) Persistent Metal Contamination Limits Lotic Ecosystem Heterotrophic Metabolism after More Than 100 Years of Exposure: A Novel Application of the Resazurin Resorufin Smart Tracer Environmental Science & Technology Abstract OSU author: Haggerty

Hoffman JS, Carlson AE, Winsor K, Klinkhammer GP, LeGrande AN, Andrews JT, Strasser JC (2012) Linking the 8.2 ka event and its freshwater forcing in the Labrador Sea Geophysical Research Letters Abstract OSU authors: Hoffman, Klinkhammer 

Muñoz-Villers LE, McDonnell JJ (2012) Runoff generation in a steep, tropical montane cloud forest catchment on permeable volcanic substrate Water Resources Research Abstract OSU authors: all

Leblanc CA, Noakes DL (08/2012) Visible Implant Elastomer (VIE) Tags for Marking Small Rainbow Trout North American Journal of Fisheries Management Abstract OSU authors: all
 
Hancock GR, Evans KG, McDonnell J, Hopp L (07/2012) Ecohydrological controls on soil erosion and landscape evolution Ecohydrology Abstract OSU authors: McDonnell, Hopp
 

Wohl E, Barros A, Brunsell N, Chappell NA, Coe M, Giambelluca T, Goldsmith S, Harmon R, Hendrickx JMH, Juvik J et al. (7/2012) The hydrology of the humid tropics Nature Climate Change Abstract OSU author: McDonnell  

Anthony SE, Prahl FG, Peterson TD (2012) Methane dynamics in the Willamette River, Oregon Limnology and Oceanography Abstract OSU authors: Anthony, Prahl

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Foundation: Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF) Fall 2012 11/12/2012

NSF: Integrated Earth Systems (IES) 11/14/2012

NSF: Applied Mathematics 11/15/2012

NSF: Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) 11/20/2012

NSF: Hydrologic Sciences 12/05/2012

NSF: Innovation Corps Program (I-Corps) 12/15/2012

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

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

 Foundation: River Restoration Northwest Symposium Scholarship 11/15/2012

NSF: Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) - Life Sciences; Geosciences 11/19/2012

NSF: NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows 11/26/2012

USEPA: Fall 2013 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study 11/27/2012 

Murdock Charitable Trust - Partners in Science Program (research experience for teachers) 12/01/2012

Foundation: Stand Up for Science Competition 12/01/2012

NSF: Water, Society, and Health: Research Experiences for Undergraduates 12/01/2012

Foundation: 2012-2013 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships 12/05/2012

USEPA: Fall 2013 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study 12/05/2012

USEPA: P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability 12/11/2012

USEPA: Campus RainWorks Challenge 12/14/2012 (LOI: 10/05/2012)

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

(All New!)

Supervisory Natural Resources Specialist, Bureau of Reclamation (Sacramento, CA) (closes 10/31/2012)

Sr. Civil/Structural Engineer - Dams & Hydro, MWH (Walnut Creek, CA) (open until filled)

 

Postdoctoral researcher: Landsliding and tectonic geomorphology, University of Oregon (Eugene, OR) (Open until filled)

Water Resources Intern in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering, MWH (Sacramento, California) (Open until filled)

Director, Freshwater Fish Conservation, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Washington, DC) (open until filled) 

Coordinator, Walker Basin Restoration Program, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Reno, NV) (open until filled)

Intern, Freshwater project, Conservation International (China, Chengdu) (open until filled)

Natural Resource Specialist II - Water Conservation Specialist, Broward County – Human Services Department (Fort Lauderdale, FL) (closes 11/9/2012)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES 

Webinar - Yaneer Bar-Yam Science of the Food Crisis | Monday, October 29, 2012 | Various locations | Register to attend

10th Annual Comprehensive Review of Hydropower in the Northwest | Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | Seattle, WA

21st Annual Oregon Water Law Conference | Thursday, November 8, 2012 - Friday, November 9, 2012 | Portland, OR

SERDP Funding Opportunities Webinar | Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | Various locations

Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Cal/Val Workshop #3 | Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - Friday, November 16, 2012 | Oxnard, CA

Hydropower in Montana | Thursday, November 15, 2012 - Friday, November 16, 2012 | Missoula, MT

19th Western Water Law Conference - Most Current & Critical Issues Facing the West | Thursday, November 15, 2012 - Friday, November 16, 2012 | Las Vegas, NV

The Cutting Edge of Temperature Measurement in Earth Sciences Principles, Applications, Operational Factors, and Demonstrations of Distributed Temperature Sensing for Environmental Sensing | Saturday, December 1, 2012 - Sunday, December 2, 2012 | Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Drilling Fundamentals for Hydrogeologists | Friday, December 7, 2012 | Las Vegas, Nevada

Explaining Complex Hydrogeological Issues | Friday, December 7, 2012 | Las Vegas, Nevada 

 (View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

Environmental Isotopes in Groundwater Resources and Contaminant Hydrogeology | Thursday, November 8, 2012 - Friday, November 9, 2012 | Orlando, Florida

Securing Water Supplies for the Future: Risks, Challenges & Opportunities | Friday, November 9, 2012 | Fort Worth, TX

AWRA's 48th Annual Water Resources Conference | Monday, November 12, 2012 - Thursday, November 15, 2012 | Jacksonville, Florida

American Water Summit 2012 | Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - Thursday, November 15, 2012 | Intercontinental Hotel, Chicago's O'Hare Airport

2012 AGU Fall Meeting | Monday, December 3, 2012 - Friday, December 7, 2012 | San Francisco, CA |The deadline for abstract submissions is 8 August 2012

NGWA 2012 Groundwater Expo's | Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - Friday, December 7, 2012 | Las Vegas, NV

2012 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting | Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - Friday, December 7, 2012 | Las Vegas, Nevada

Geohazards and the Role of Groundwater and Surface Water | Friday, December 7, 2012 | Columbus, Ohio

Water resources in the arid and semi-arid regions: challenges and prospects. Case of the African continent. | Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - Friday, November 16, 2012 | Beni Mellal, Morocco

1st Guatemalan Hydrogeological Congress | Monday, November 19, 2012 - Saturday, November 24, 2012 | Ciudad de Guatemala, GUATEMALA

4th International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation and Drainage: Management, Technologies and Policies | Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - Thursday, December 13, 2012 | Adelaide, Australia 

 

 

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