H2OSU: October 6, 2014

OSU WATER EVENTS THIS WEEK

Wednesday, October 8, Willamette Water 2100 Webinar: Modeling the Human Side of Water Scarcity in the Willamette BasinDr. William Jaeger, Professor, Department of Applied Economics, Oregon State University | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Kidder Hall 202

Wednesday, October 8, WRGP Fall Seminar Series - Brent Steel "Sustainable Rural Communitites and the Urban-Rural Divide in Oregon" | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Kearney Hall 305

 

WATER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and BBQ for the River Hydraulics Research Facility; An Oregon BEST Lab (see attachment)

Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM | Hinsdale Wave Research Lab 3550 Jefferson Way Corvallis, OR

Please join us to celebrate the completion of the new "River Hydraulics Research Facility" located at the OSU Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory. Learn about the capabilities of this new facility and enjoy mouth-watering morsels at the barbeque. RSVP by email to Arturo Leon at Arturo.leon@oregonstate.edu

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for OSU-Benton County Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research Facility; An Oregon BEST Lab

Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 360 SW Avery Ave, Corvallis, OR

Learn about this exciting partnership project to enhance water quality, provide long-term research opportunities, and support stormwater and water quality education and outreach. Light refreshments after ceremony in Avery Park. RSVP to Adam Stebbins, Benton County Projects Coordinator, for this tour and demonstration of the completed project at adam.stebbins@co.benton.or.us

  • Early Bird Registration Deadline for AWRA Conference October 14

If you're planning on attending the American Water Resources Association's 2014 annual conference be sure to register by Oct. 14 for "early bird" rates!http://www.awra.org/meetings/Annual2014/registration.html

  • XVth World Water Congress abstract submission deadline extended

The abstract submission deadline for the XVth World Water Congress has been extended to October 31. For abstract submission details: http://worldwatercongress.com/submit-an-abstract/. For registration:http://worldwatercongress.com/register-to-attend/. The Congress is an interdisciplinary and global event organized triennially by the International Water Resources Association (IWRA). For more information, questions, or guidance on abstract submission please contact Gabriel Eckstein atgabrieleckstein@law.tamu.edu

 

RECENT OSU WATER PUBLICATIONS

Qin C-Y, Zhou J, Cao Y, Zhang Y, Hughes RM, Wang B-X (9/2014)Quantitative tolerance values for common stream benthic macroinvertebrates in the Yangtze River Delta, Eastern ChinaEnvironmental Monitoring and Assessment OSU author: Hughes

Warren DR, Harvey CJ, McClure MM, Sanderson BL (07/2014) Use of an Ecosystem-Based Model to Evaluate Alternative Conservation Strategies for Juvenile Chinook Salmon in a Headwater Stream North American Journal of Fisheries Management OSU authors: All

Gibson NL, Gifford-Miears C, Leon AS, Vasylkivska VS(04/2014) Efficient computation of unsteady flow in complex river systems with uncertain inputsInternational Journal of Computer MathematicsOSU authors: all

Qian W, Greaney AP, Fowler S, Chiu S-K, Goforth AM, Jiao J(07/2014) Low-Temperature Nitrogen Doping in Ammonia Solution for Production of N-Doped TiO <sub>2</sub> -Hybridized Graphene as a Highly Efficient Photocatalyst for Water Treatment ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering OSU author: Greaney

Uribe H, Rupp DE, Arumí JL, Stewart RD, Selker JS (2014)Assessment of current and potential yield of hand-dug wells in a semi-arid zone in south-central Chile using an analytical methodologyChilean journal of agricultural researchOSU authors: Rupp, Stewart, and Selker

Hill DF. 2014. Simple Model for the Recirculation Velocity of Open-Channel EmbaymentsJournal of Hydraulic Engineering. OSU authors: all

Flanagan Pritz CM, Schrlau JE, Simonich SML, Blett TF.  2014.  Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Fish from Western U.S. and Alaskan National Parks - Spatial Distribution and Health ThresholdsJAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association. OSU author: Simonich

 Olden JD, Konrad CP, Melis TS, Kennard MJ, Freeman MC, Mims MC, Bray EN, Gido KB,Hemphill NP, Lytle DA et al..  2014.  Are large-scale flow experiments informing the science and management of freshwater ecosystems? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment .OSU author: Lytle 

Gray AB, Warrick JA, Pasternack GB, Watson EB, Goñi MA.  2014.  Suspended sediment behavior in a coastal dry-summer subtropical catchment: Effects of hydrologic preconditions.Geomorphology. OSU author: Goni

Kaufmann PR, Hughes RM, Van Sickle J, Whittier TR, Seeliger CW, Paulsen SG.  2014.  Lakeshore and littoral physical habitat structure: A field survey method and its precisionLake and Reservoir Management.OSU authors: Hughes, Van Sickle, and Whittier

Mata-González R, Evans TL, Martin DW, McLendon T, Noller JS, Wan C, Sosebee RE.  2014.  Patterns of Water Use by Great Basin Plant Species Under Summer WateringArid Land Research and Management. OSU authors: Mata-Gonzalez and Noller

Castro DMP, Hughes RM, Callisto M.  2013.  Influence of peak flow changes on the macroinvertebrate drift downstream of a Brazilian hydroelectric damBrazilian Journal of Biology. OSU author: Hughes

Chin A, Laurencio LR, Daniels MD, Wohl E, Urban MA, Boyer KL, Butt A, Piegay H, Gregory KJ (2012)  THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PERCEPTIONS AND FEEDBACKS FOR EFFECTIVELY MANAGING WOOD IN RIVERSRiver Research and Applications. OSU Author: Boyer

Abbas F, Ahmad A, Safeeq M, Ali S, Saleem F, Hammad HM, Farhad W (2014) Changes in precipitation extremes over arid to semiarid and subhumid Punjab, Pakistan Theoretical and Applied Climatology OSU authors: Safeeq

Selker F, Selker JS.  2014.  Flume testing of underwater seep detection using temperature sensing on or just below the surface of sand or gravel sedimentsWater Resources Research. OSU author: Selker, J

Smesrud JK, Boyd MS, Cuenca RH, Eisner SL.  2014.  A mechanistic energy balance model for predicting water temperature in surface flow wetlandsEcological Engineering. OSU author: Cuenca

Read T, Bour O, Selker JS, Bense VF, Borgne LT, Hochreutener R, Lavenant N.  2014.  Active-distributed temperature sensing to continuously quantify vertical flow in boreholesWater Resources Research. OSU author: Selke

Scavia D, David Allan J, Arend KK, Bartell S, Beletsky D, Bosch NS, Brandt SB, Briland RD,Daloğlu I, DePinto JV et al..  2014.  Assessing and addressing the re-eutrophication of Lake Erie: Central basin hypoxia Journal of Great Lakes Research. OSU author: Brandt

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

USEPA: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program (10/9/2014)

OSU General Research Fund (GRF) 10/13/2014

Google Faculty Research Awards 10/15/2014 

NSF: Arctic Research Opportunities 10/20/2014 

NSF: Environmental Chemical Sciences (ECS) 10/31/2014 

American-Scandinavian Foundation Visiting Lectureships (LOI: 11/01/2014) 02/15/2014

NSF: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) 11/14/2014 

NSF: Applied Mathematics 11/15/2014 

NSF: Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) 11/18/2014  

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

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

ESIP Student Fellowship (10/8/2014)

Fulbright U.S. Student Program (10/14/2014)

Oregon Heritage Fellowship (10/24/2014)

Anchor QEA Scholarship (11/17/2014)

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Project Manageer (Engineering) | U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation | Boise, ID | (10/15/2014)

Natural Resource Scientist | Anchor QEA | Wenatchee, WA

Assistant Professor of Geography (Speciality in Water Resources) | Miami University | Oxford, OH (open until filled)

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

The Columbia River Basin: Learning from our Past to Shape our Future | Tuesday, October 21 - Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Spokane, WA

2014 State of the Coast | 9am - 5pm | Saturday, October 25, 2014 | Florence Events Center | Florence, OR 

Within Our Reach 2014 | Thursday, December 11 - Friday, December 12, 2014 | OSU Alumni Center | Corvallis, OR 

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

2014 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference | Monday, November 3, 2014 - Thursday, November 6, 2014 | Tyson's Corner, VA

XVth IWRA World Water Congress | Monday, May 25 - Friday, May 29, 2015 | Edinburgh International Conference Center (EICC) | Edinburgh, Scotland

Water is not for Gambling: Utilizing Science to Reduce Uncertainty | Tuesday, June 16 - Thursday June 18, 2014 | Green Valley Ranch Resort | Las Vega, NV