CEWA 599: CUAHSI Virtual University

CEWA 599: CUAHSI Virtual University

FALL 2018: CUAHSI Specialized Online Hydrology Modules The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of the Hydrologic Sciences Inc. (CUAHSI) has organized online, inter- university courses to enhance the depth and breadth of graduate course offerings at universities across the nation, increase the rate of uptake of new research, and facilitate networking among our hydrologic community.The format of the course is designed to give you flexibility to select topics most relevant to you from a list of modules that are being offered by leading faculty in these specialized research niches from across the country.
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Interdisciplinary Freshwater Exploration Series on Dams

Interdisciplinary Freshwater Exploration Series on Dams

Hosted by the UW Freshwater Initiative and the UW Simpson Center for Humanities Are you a graduate student interested in broadening your understanding of the complex freshwater challenges facing society? Do you want to explore the multi-faceted challenges of dams with students, faculty, and practitioners from a diversity of fields?
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Diagnosing Urban Stream Syndrome

Diagnosing Urban Stream Syndrome

Identifying Novel Contaminants and Toxicants in Our Stormwater In rapidly urbanizing areas of the Unites States, stormwater runoff is a major water quality and treatment problem because it accumulates many harmful chemicals from our homes, roads, and cities as it flows downstream. However, the chemical make-up of urban stormwater runoff is poorly understood, even though it is known to be harmful to fish and aquatic ecosystems (often called “urban stream syndrome”).
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SMEA 550D: Imaginative & Critical Restoration Ecologies

SMEA 550D: Imaginative & Critical Restoration Ecologies

Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Assistant Professor of Equity and Environmental Justice, is developing a new course on social and ecological dimensions of habitat restoration, in terrestrial, aquatic, estuarine, and nearshore environments.  This course will involve reading primary literature (across hydrology, ecology, geography, political ecology, and social sciences), field trips, and a critical analysis of an ecological restoration project.
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Fellowship Opportunity: Hydroinformatics Innovation

Fellowship Opportunity: Hydroinformatics Innovation

Got an idea for the next great hydroinformatics product? The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI) is pleased to offer the Hydroinformatics Innovation Fellowship to support projects that will result in a hydroinformatics product to be disseminated to the CUAHSI community within one year of funding.
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AWRA-WA State Conference 2018

AWRA-WA State Conference 2018

Early Bird Registration is open through September 16th! The American Water Resources Association, Washington Section (AWRA-WA) welcomes you to join us for an interdisciplinary investigation of Washington water resource management. This year’s conference will delve into several key Washington State Supreme Court decisions as well as recent legislation to evaluate how water management in our state may be required to adapt to meet stresses from development pressures and water use.
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Cyberseminar Series: Major Challenges in Key River Basins

Cyberseminar Series: Major Challenges in Key River Basins

Join us for the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI) 2018 Fall Seminar Series: Major Challenges in Key River Basins Around the World, which will take place on Thursday at 4pm PST, beginning September 20, 2018. In this seminar series, you will hear perspectives from a diverse set of emerging researchers regarding the challenges and possible solutions facing major transboundary river basins in the world, such as the Indus River Basin in Pakistan, the American and Sacramento River Basins in California, the Ohio River Basin in the United States Midwest, and the Nile River Basin in Ethiopia.
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Introducing: WaterHackWeek 2019

Introducing: WaterHackWeek 2019

The University of Washington Freshwater Initiative and eScience Institute are proud to present the 1st annual WaterHackWeek! What is WaterHackWeek? WaterHackWeek is a 5-day collaborative workshop event to be held at the University of Washington in conjunction with the eScience Institute from March 23-31, 2019. Participants will learn about open source technology, models, and data for conducting state-of- the-art freshwater research.
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UW Student Film Contest 2019

UW Student Film Contest 2019

STEM Majors: Looking to blow off some STEAM through film making? Are you passionate about storytelling? Do you love arts/humanities AND science? The 2nd UW Student Film Contest is now open to STEM majors all over the world! The contest is open to students of all levels (undergraduate to post-graduate) with a desire to collaborate with arts/humanities majors.
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Fieldwork in Forks

Fieldwork in Forks

By Amanda Manaster, PhD Student, University of Washington Civil & Environmental Engineering Summer is one of the busiest times for scientists doing field work, and I’m no exception—I get out to the field regularly during the summer. At the end of June, I was in Forks, Washington calibrating tipping buckets for my research project.
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