H2OSU - October 31, 2011


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Monday, October 31, 2011
(Fall Term, Week 6)


OSU Water Events This Week


Wednesday, November 2, 4-5 pm, Kelley Engineering Center 1001, Stakeholder Learning to Action Networks: Using Collaborative Learning to Inform Models of Coupled Human-Natural Systems Water Resources Research Seminar: At the Interface of Science and Policy, Samuel Chan, OSU Sea Grant Extension and WW2100 Broader Impacts Team Lead and Mary Santelmann, SLAN member)

Friday, November 4, 9:00-10:30 am, Kerr Administration Building B008, Women in Science - Fall workshop series - Negotiating terms of employment

Friday, November 4, 9-10 am, Richardson Hall 313, Synthesis of Long-Term Stream Chemistry across Experimental Forests and LTERs, Alba Argerich, Dept of Forest Ecosystems and Society, OSU


Upcoming OSU Water Events

Monday, November 7, 9:00-10 am, Nash Hall 404, Stream Team Monday Morning Meetings- Potential climate change impacts and population vulnerability risk for Oregon’s middle Columbia River steelhead populations, Rich Carmichael, ODFW

Wednesday, November 9, 4-5 pm, Kelley Engineering Center 1001, Planning with Complexity: Collaborative Rationality and Public Policy, Water Resources Research Seminar: At the Interface of Science and Policy, Judith Innes, Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley

Thursday, November 10, 7-9 pm, LaSells Stewart Center, Climate Geoengineering Governance-Can We Geoengineer Our Way Out of Climate Trouble?, Dr. Steve Rayner, Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS) at the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford,  and Director of the Oxford Programme on the Future of Cities


Look ahead on our online osu water events calendar.


Water Community Announcements

Global Biogeochemical Cycles (cross-listed as CEOAS/CSS 699) is a new course that will be offered winter term.  Contact Dr. Pett-Ridge with any questions.


OSU Water in the News

Non-Native Crayfish Invade Oregon Waterways (KLCC Public Radio) - Native Crayfish populations are important in measuring the health of our streams and rivers according to Sam Chan, an associate professor in the Fisheries and Wildlife Department at Oregon State University.


Recent OSU Water Publications

Groom, JD, Dent L, Madsen LJ, Fleuret J (10/2011) Response of western Oregon (USA) stream temperatures to contemporary forest management Forest Ecology and Management Abstract OSU authors: Groom, Madsen

Ferguson, JA, Koketsu W, Ninomiya I, Rossignol PA, Jacobson KC, Kent ML (9/2011) Mortality of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) associated with burdens of multiple parasite species International Journal for Parasitology Abstract OSU authors: Ferguson, Rossignol, Jacobson, Kent


Vercauteren, N, Huwald H, Bou-Zeid E, Selker JS, Lemmin U, Parlange MB, Lunati I (2011) Evolution of superficial lake water temperature profile under diurnal radiative forcing Water Resources Research Abstract OSU authors: Selker

For Faculty: Funding Opportunities

NSF: Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) 11/30/2011  

NSF: Sustainability Research Networks Competition (SRN) (LOI: 12/01/2011) 04/01/2012


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


For Students: Funding Opportunities


Foundation: ANCHOR QEA Scholarship (environmental science and engineering) 11/14/2011   

Foundation: Caltech-Geological and Planetary Sciences, O.K. Earl and Texaco Postdoctoral Fellowships 01/13/2012 

Foundation: Caltech- Global Environmental Science, Stanback Postdoctoral Fellowship 01/13/2012


Job Opportunities

(All New!)

Sub Surface Fluid Flow Modeller, The British Geological Survey (BGS), (Keyworth, Nottingham, UK) (closing 11/18/2011)

Hydrogeologist (job-719), Alberta Geological Survey, (Edmonton, Alberta, CA) (closing 11/17/2011)

Postdoctoral Fellow: Evapotranspiration in Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI) (open until filled)

Tenure track faculty position in Geoenvironmental/water resources, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburg, PI) (closing 12/15/2011)

Assistant Professor, Agricultural Micrometeorology (Position W0007395), Kansas State University Dept. of Agronomy (Manhattan, KS) (closing 11/1/2011)

Aquatic Technician, the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) (Boulder, CO)


Regional Events and Conferences 


2011 NGWA Ground Water Expo and Annual Meeting | Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - Friday, December 2, 2011 | Las Vegas, NV   

National Water Quality Monitoring Council’s (NWQMC) 8th National Monitoring Conference – Water: One Resource – Shared Effort – Common Future | Monday, April 30, 2012 - Friday, May 4, 2012 | Portland, OR


National and International Events and Conferences

Building Knowledge Bridges for a Sustainable Water Future-International Hydrological Program HELP (Hydrology for the Environment, Life and Policy) | Monday, November 21, 2011 - Thursday, November 24, 2011 | Panama, Panama   

First International Conference on Water and Society | Monday, December 5, 2011 - Wednesday, December 7, 2011 | Las Vegas, NV  


(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

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