Leh, an Indian town in a high desert valley in the Himalaya mountains, as it appeared just a few days before the flood. Photo: Jennifer Spatz, Global Family Travels

Geohack Week 2016

The University of Washington’s eScience Institute hosted its first Geohackweek Nov. 14 – 18, 2016! Inspired by AstroHackWeek and Neurohackweek, the conference combined tutorials with group work (“hacks”) on computational projects in geospatial sciences.  UW Freshwater hacked Geohackweek by proposing three projects related to water questions that would benefit from innovative geospatial tools in order to advance the science.
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Canvasback Lake Fall 2016

“Critical Data Needs in Freshwater Research” Workshop

On Thursday, October 27, 2016 we gathered to hear talks on what is important in water and learned how your skills could be used to help. In this workshop we heard from regional leaders and innovators in freshwater science and engineering, in an effort to define new opportunities, build understanding, and complement ongoing research.
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Confluence - By Awad Schmaltz

UW Freshwater at the Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA)

Confluence – By Awad Schmaltz In an ongoing experiment to link art and science, researchers from the Climate Impact Group and Civil & Environmental Engineering partnered with local artists to develop exhibits on topics like climate change, sediment dynamics and water quality with visual expression.  The collaboration was facilitated by UW research partner Skagit Climate Science Consortium, and included the Skagit Land Trust, Skagit Watershed Council, and Swinomish Indian Tribal Community. 
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A Conversation on Freshwater Research in Washington

A Conversation on Freshwater Research in Washington

On April 19, 2016 we hosted a conversation about Freshwater Research on UW’s campus. First we heard from State of Washington Water Research Center (WRC) Directors Jon Yoder and Jen Adam (UW CEE alum) to learn more about emerging collaborations and activities in freshwater research across the State of Washington.
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An unusually large, long-lasting and powerful cyclone churned over the Arctic in early August 2012.
Source: NASA Earth Observatory

M2S Freshwater Mixer – November 30th, 2015

On November 30, 2015, the Mountain to Sea Initiative hosted a Freshwater Mixer for UW faculty from all disciplines, who are interested in Freshwater research, meeting new collaborators, and seeding proposals.  Mountain to Sea is a new initiative at UW to catalyze freshwater research, supported by a collaboration of the College of Engineering, the College of the Environment, and UW Tacoma.   
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