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An Evening of Freshwater Science & New Collaboration

On Monday, January 29, the Freshwater Initiative (FWI) joined the UW chapter of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) for their annual winter mixer with the AWRA professional chapter and the American Water Works Association. Attendees heard from the FWI graduate student steering committee about the organization’s mission, vision, and values, as well as some of the activities the students have planned.
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Girls On Ice

Girls On Ice

Photo courtesy of Jessica Badgeley In July 2017, UW Civil and Environmental Engineering student Oriana Chegwidden left her laptop at her desk and took her hydrology outside. As a member of the Computational Hydrology group, her expertise is in projecting climate change impacts on the hydrology of the Pacific Northwest.
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Students Invited to Freshwater! 2017

Students Invited to Freshwater! 2017

Dear UW graduate students conducting freshwater research, Hello, my name is Claire Beveridge. I’m a 3rd year PhD Student studying Civil and Environmental Engineering with an emphasis in Hydrology. My research is highly interdisciplinary, focusing on the interactions and feedbacks between water, sediment, people and infrastructure.
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Canvasback Lake Fall 2016

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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