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Watershed Perspective: July 2017

Welcome to the Freshwater Blog! We have heard from government and professional leaders from both the State of Washington and our federal government that we need to train a generation of scientists that can join professional teams of experts, get wet in the water, dirty in the data, and understand complex systems of science and human interactions.
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Zooniverse: August 2017

Zooniverse: August 2017

Citizen Scientists Help Improve Our Understanding of Forest-Snow Interactions Imagine having hundreds of thousands of images like the ones below and needing to classify the snow in the trees and clouds in the sky. It would surely be great to have thousands of people willing to help, but how would you go about finding them?
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Over several years, melt water flowing off the Greenland ice sheet carved this 60-foot deep canyon (note people standing at the right for scale). Source: Ian Joughin, Univ. of Washington

Freshwater Newsletter

Freshwater Newsletters Scroll down to read all current and past newsletters. May 31st, 2017 This is a Freshwater Quarterly update.   Freshwater at the University of Washington promotes community interaction together with Pacific Northwest, national and global partners, and generates new interdisciplinary research directions within the entire water sciences community.
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Water Recovery Working Group

Water Recovery Working Group

Water Recovery Working Group Upcoming Events, Classes, and Information:   **Please scroll down to read all current and past posts** *No current posts to display. Please check back later*
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Sediment Working Group

Sediment Working Group

Overview: The sediment working group is comprised of University of Washington faculty, researchers and students from CEE, ESS, SEFS and APL and partners from the US Geological Survey and National Park Service. The group is working to understand sediment processes in Puget Sound watersheds, focused in particular on observed or expected changes in these processes driven by shifts in land-use, climate or other factors, which may impact flooding.
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Education Working Group

Education Working Group

Education Working Group Upcoming Events, Classes, and Information: **Please scroll down to read all current and past posts** [Course Announcement]: Water Resource Economics WATER RESOURCE ECONOMICS: Evans School of Public Policy 547 The course is designed for graduate students with backgrounds in public policy, engineering, hydrology, marine affairs or forestry that are interested in learning how economic tools can be applied to water resources policy.
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Freshwater Runs!

Freshwater Runs!

CEE Hydrology graduate students (from left to right) Yifan Cheng, Claire Beveridge, Justin Pflug, Ryan Currier, and Amanda Manaster participated in the Global 6K for Water on May 6, 2017 at Gas Works Park. They had tons of fun taking a break from coding their hydrologic models and getting to run in the sun!!
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Freshwater-eScience Hands on Water Speaker Series!

Freshwater-eScience Hands on Water Speaker Series!

Please join us for the Freshwater-eScience Hands On Water seminar.   In this quarterly speaker series we will feature state of the art innovators and the tools they are building to tackle data science and modeling challenges critical to the understanding, conservation and management of freshwater resources and ecosystems, including communicating scientific information of broad societal interest. 
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Assessing Trends in Sediment Processes in Puget Sound Watershed

Assessing Trends in Sediment Processes in Puget Sound Watershed

Assessing Trends in Sediment Processes in Puget Sound Watershed We hope that this workshop will support continuing and new research collaborations. Our objective is to generate a good summary of the state of knowledge as well as a list of emerging science questions and potential impacts, and the data and modeling needed to address them.
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Spring 2017 Course: Water Resource Economics

Spring 2017 Course: Water Resource Economics

Spring Course Announcement! The course is designed for graduate students with backgrounds in public policy, engineering, hydrology, marine affairs or forestry that are interested in learning how economic tools can be applied to water resources policy. Students will gain familiarity with the basic economic insights into water scarcity problems, including static and dynamic efficiency for consumers and producers.
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