Water diplomacy skills for academic researchers

Water diplomacy skills for academic researchers

Join us on October 10, 2017 for a skill-building seminar where we will discuss how to engage diverse communities in water research and science-based adaptive management strategies. Water diplomacy skills for academic researchers: focusing conversations for their usability and your productivity Where: University of Washington, Seattle Campus, eScience Institute located in the Washington Research Foundation Data Science Studio, on the 6th floor of the Physics/Astronomy Tower When: October 10, 2017  12:00- 1:00  pm,   followed by coffee and light refreshments.
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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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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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Researchers gathered sediment cores from lakes in 16 major watersheds in southwestern Alaska.
Source: Lauren Rodgers

Aquatic Carbon Biogeochemistry of the Pacific Coastal Temperate Rainforest Region

This workshop will define the state of the science for understanding carbon fluxes from Pacific Coastal Temperate Rainforest (PCTR) ecosystems.  It is our hope to develop a quantitative understanding of the relationships among land cover, hydrology, and riverine carbon export for to coastal environments. We will be addressing the following questions: 1) What are the biogeochemical fluxes of water and carbon across the terrestrial – freshwater – marine interfaces of the PCTR and are they changing through time?
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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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