Call for Abstracts: 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Call for Abstracts: 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Call for Abstracts Now Open! The call for abstracts for the 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference – Working Together to Build a Resilient Northwest is now open. Submit your abstract for special sessions, oral presentations, and posters by Friday, June 8, 2018 to the abstract submission page.
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Geohackweek 2018: Now Accepting Applications

Geohackweek 2018: Now Accepting Applications

Photo Credit: University of Washington eScience Institute Applications to participate in Geohackweek 2018 are now open! WHAT: Workshop on Geospatial Data Science WHEN: September 10-14, 2018 WHERE: University of Washington eScience Institute Geohackweek is a 5-day hackweek held at the University of Washington eScience Institute. Participants will learn about open source technologies used to analyze geospatial datasets.
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Children make the long walk home with containers of polluted water they scooped from holes they dug in a dry riverbed. (Note: Cheru out of the frame in these photos.) Carrying a tea kettle, Cheru Lotuliapus, 5, (wearing red skirt and green shirt) walks with other children twice a day to dig for water in a dry riverbed in West Pokot, Kenya.  A first-year kindergarten student, she carries water to school and returns home by way of the waterhole to refill her kettle. With other school children, she walks more than 6km a day for water.

Kenya
West Pokot County
Location: Ptoyo; sublocation: Kesot; village: Chepoyotwo
Sook program area

2018 Global 6K for Water: Run with Us!

Photo Credit: Kathryn Reid for World Vision Inc. Join the UW Freshwater Initiative at the 2018 Global 6K for Water on May 19, 2018 in Gas Works Park! WHAT: Global 6K for Water WHEN: May 19, 2018 WHERE: Gas Works Park, Seattle, WA Six kilometers is the average distance that people in the developing world must walk for water -water that isn’t always safe for human consumption.
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UW Aquatic Science Open House

UW Aquatic Science Open House

Are you inspired by water-y worlds? Do you like discovery and exploration? Have you ever wondered what an aquatic scientist does all day? Come join us for a family-friendly afternoon of hands-on learning at our UW Aquatic Science Open House, a celebration of work and research that relates to water.
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Water & Environment Student Talks (WEST) Conference

Water & Environment Student Talks (WEST) Conference

We are pleased to announce the 5th annual Water and Environment Student Talks (WEST), a water conference for students and young professionals in the Pacific Northwest hosted by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. WEST CASCADES: Water in Cycles will stimulate discussions on the various stages that water goes through as we use it and will include topics like water reclamation and resource recovery from water and wastewater.
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PNW Water Research Symposium

PNW Water Research Symposium

Mark Your Calendars! The 8th Annual Pacific Northwest Water Research Symposium is set for April 23-24th, 2018 at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center at Oregon State University. The PNW Water Research Symposium, hosted by Oregon State University Hydrophiles, is a student-centric conference highlighting outstanding student research in the fields of water resources science, engineering, and policy.
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Graduate Workshop in Environmental Politics & Governance

Graduate Workshop in Environmental Politics & Governance

On May 15-16, 2018, the University of Washington Center for Environmental Politics will host the 4th annual Duck Family Graduate Workshop for doctoral students working in Environmental Politics and Governance (EPG). This highly successful workshop was previously hosted by the Center for Environmental Politics in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
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Science Talk 2018: Learn How to “Talk Science”

Science Talk 2018: Learn How to “Talk Science”

Direct from the SCIENCE TALK ’18 website: “SCIENCE TALK ’18 will unite scientists, science communicators, journalists, policymakers, students, and others for two exciting days of learning how to talk science to non-scientists or those outside your discipline. It will feature presentations, workshops, expert panels, and more.
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Cyberseminar Series: Urban Stormwater Hydroinformatics

Cyberseminar Series: Urban Stormwater Hydroinformatics

Join us for the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI) 2018 Winter Seminar Series: Urban Stormwater Hydroinformatics, which will take place on Wednesdays in February at 10am PST. This timely cyberseminar series addresses a mashup or serious problems that today’s cities are facing including: flooding, inadequate information about infrastructure, monitoring for water quality and quantity, and model performance and scenario evaluation.
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Seasonal ice on the Chuchki Sea, a marginal sea off the Arctic Ocean, in July 2010.
Source: Bonnie Light

2018 FWI, AWRA, AWWA-WEF Winter Mixer

You are invited to the 2018 Winter Mixer hosted by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) – UW Student Chapter. This is the first ever mixer between the AWRA-UW, Freshwater Initiative (FWI), American Water Works Association-Water Environment Foundation (AWWA-WEF), and Washington State AWRA. The event will be hosted in the Great Room of the UW Waterfront Activities Center on Monday, January 29th, 5:30pm- 8:30pm.
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