H2OSU - October 3, 2011



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Monday, October 3, 2011
(Fall Term - Week 2)



OSU Water Events This Week

Wednesday, October 5, 4-5 pm, Kelley Engineering Center 1001, Incorporating Distributed Temperature Sensing into the USGS Geophysical Toolbox: Case Studies Combining Mile-Long Thermometers and X-Ray Vision (with Astigmatism), Water Resources Research Seminar: At the Interface of Science and Policy, Frederick Day-Lewis, USGS

Wednesday, October 5, 6-10 pm, Thompson shelter in Avery Park, Hydrophiles Fall BBQ

Wednesday, October 5, 7-9 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, Experiments in Geoengineering: Controlling the Weather in 20th century America, Can We Geoengineer Our Way Out of Climate Trouble?

Water Events Next Week

Wednesday, October 12, 4-5 pm, Kelley Engineering Center 1001, Geomorphic response of rivers downstream from retreating glaciers on Mount Rainier, Washington, Water Resources Research Seminar: At the Interface of Science and Policy, Chris Magirl, USGS

 Look ahead on our online osu water events calendar.


Water Community Announcements

Tuesday, October 4, 9:00-10:30 am, OSU Career Services classroom, room B008, Women in Science - Fall workshop series, Writing an effective CV and cover letter


Recent OSU Water Publications

Argerich, A, Marti E, Sabater F, Ribot M.  2011.  Temporal variation of hydrological exchange and hyporheic biogeochemistry in a headwater stream during autumn. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 30(3)                                                                                                  

    OSU Authors: Argerich 

Huang, B, Langpap C, Adams RM.  2011.  Using Instream Water Temperature Forecasts for Fisheries Management: An Application in the Pacific Northwest1. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 47(4):861-876.  

    OSU Authors: Langpap, Adams 

Colville, EJ, Carlson AE, Beard BL, Hatfield RG, Stoner JS, Reyes AV.  2011.  Sr-Nd-Pb Isotope Evidence for Ice-Sheet Presence on Southern Greenland During the Last Interglacial. Science. 333(620)  

    OSU Authors: Hatfield, Stoner

Scherr, M, Wooster D, Rao S.  2011.  Interactions between macroinvertebrate taxa and complex environmental gradients influencing abundance and distribution in the Umatilla River, Northeastern Oregon. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 26(2) 

    OSU Authors: All

Arismendi, I, Sanzana J, Soto D.  2011.  Seasonal age distributions and maturity stage in a naturalized rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum) population in southern Chile reveal an ad-fluvial life history. Annales de Limnologie - International Journal of Limnology. 47 

    OSU Authors: Arismendi


(one or more authors is affiliated with OSU)


For Faculty: Funding Opportunities

State of Oregon: General Research Fund, Fall 2011 (OSU, The Research Office Incentive Programs) 10/17/2011   

NASA: ROSES A.28 10/18/2011)    

NSF: Water Sustainability and Climate 10/19/2011   


For Students: Funding Opportunities

NGO: CUAHSI-Pathfinder Graduate Student Fellowships 10/07/2011  

NSF: Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB) 10/11/2011 

Job Opportunities

(All New!)

Engineering Manager (Stormwater and Water Quality Manager), Snohomish County Public Works (Everett, WA) (closing October 3, 2011)

Hydrogeologist, tenure-track Assistant Professor, California State University (Fresno, CA) (open until filled)

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (various locations) (closing December 5, 2011)

Flow Restoration Specialist-Environmental Analyst II (Posting ID: J27353), Department of Fish and Game (Boston, MA) (closing October 17, 2011)


Regional Events and Conferences

Lake Management in Oregon and the Northwest Successes, Lessons Learned, Innovation and Future Challenges                                                                                                      Friday, October 21, 2011 - Saturday, October 22, 2011 | Portland State University: Native American Center   

CUAHSI Fall Cyberseminars-"Earth Observatories for Interdisciplinary Science: Reports from Critical Zone Observatories and Water, Sustainability and Climate Studies", Suzanne Anderson (Boulder Creek CZO)                                                                                                   Friday, October 28, 2011 | on-line   

Water in the Columbia Basin: Sharing a Limited Resource 2011 Conference                       Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - Friday, November 4, 2011 | Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA

National and International Events and Conferences

CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System (HIS) webinars - Accessing the Water Data of the World Using HydroDesktop                                                                                                 Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | All webinars will be recorded and posted to the CUAHSI HIS site.   

DISCCRS VI: Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Symposium                             Saturday, October 22, 2011 - Saturday, October 29, 2011 | La Foret Conference and Retreat Center, Colorado Springs, CO 

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)