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Interdisciplinarity Strengthens UW Freshwater Initiative

At the beginning of November 2018, the University of Washington (UW) Freshwater Initiative hosted its inaugural Freshwater Confluence meeting.  This meeting—the first of its kind at the UW—put scientists from all disciplines, career stages, backgrounds, and specialties in one room.  

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Freshwater Students Explore Skagit River Hydroelectric Project

The Freshwater Exploration Series provides an opportunity for students from any discipline to collaboratively explore a water theme through a series of events. During the 2018-2019 academic year, the series will explore “Dams in the Pacific Northwest.” Here, Freshwater Exploration Series leader Claire Beveridge describes the series’ first event: a field trip to the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. 

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Hackweek Testimony: Network-Building at GeoHackWeek 2018

By Steven Pestana

Steven Pestana is a graduate student in the Mountain Hydrology Research Group in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Steven had the opportunity to participate in GeoHackWeek 2018, where he picked up a couple of helpful tricks and tools that he’s brought back to his graduate research. 

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