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CEREO August 2018

Pathfinder Fellowship

Application Deadline: October 31st
The program enables graduate students to go beyond “one site, one view” in their research.
Graduate training in water science often focuses on a single field site, analytical, or modeling approach. The Pathfinder Fellowship program provides travel funds to graduate students in hydrology and related sciences to make an extended trip to enhance their research by adding a field site to conduct comparative research, collaborating with a research group, or working with researchers on adding an interdisciplinary dimension to a project. Fellowships are awarded to cover travel costs of up to a maximum of $5,000.
For complete application instructions, click here .
Questions should be submitted to Jon Pollak at jpollak@cuahsi.org.

Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant (IDTG)

Application Deadline: September 30th
The program enables scientists to learn the details of hydrologic instrument installation, operation, maintenance, and data processing by visiting experts or scheduling reverse site visit.
CUAHSI offers Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants (IDTG) of up to $1,000 to help cover travel expenses for scientists at U.S. universities and colleges to visit colleagues with specific instrumentation expertise. The objective of the travel should be to efficiently and economically learn how to install, operate, maintain, and process data from one or more hydrologic instruments. IDTG’s can: (1) enable university scientists to visit other institutions or research sites, or (2) enable a reverse site visit to bring an expert to their own institution.
For complete application instructions, click here.
Questions should be submitted to Jon Pollak at jpollak@cuahsi.org.

Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) and National Institutes of Water Resources (NIWR)

2019 Annual Water Resources Conference
June 11-13, 2019 in Snowbird, Utah
The Conference Planning Committee invites you to propose a Special Session for the conference. A special session organizers’ role is to propose a relevant and timely topic, recruit speakers to submit abstracts to the session, and moderate the session during the June 2019 Conference. Special sessions can be in the form of a panel discussion or a group of 5 or more oral presentations (full length or 5 minute lightning talks) on a specific topic. Multiple session track proposals are welcome.
Those interested in organizing and hosting a special session should click here.
Due date: September 21, 2018.
For more information

Survey Design Clinic

If you are a WSU student, faculty or staff member, you can now take advantage of our new Survey Design Clinic. The SESRC’s team of experts provides survey design guidance so you can get the most out of your survey research and avoid the common pitfalls with administering them. No appointments necessary, just stop by our Clinic at our Graduate Student Office located in room 143 Wilson-Short Hall, or call 509-335-4169 or email us and one of our clinic staff will gladly help you. From questions regarding question writing to survey design, we will do our best to provide you with solutions to conducting surveys.
Open for the 2018 Fall Semester starting on September 4th with the following hours:
Monday: 11-12:30 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.
Tuesday: 10-11:30 a.m. and 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 – 1:30 p.m. and 2 – 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 12 – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 1 – 2:30 p.m.
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Save the Date: Plan to join your fellow Washington State stormwater professionals for MuniCon 2019

April 24 & 25, 2019 in SeaTac, Washington.
This unique conference focuses specifically on addressing high-priority issues and challenges faced by municipal NPDES permittees statewide, in order to promote broad communication, coordination, and sharing of valuable municipal tools and stormwater management approaches from permittees and other professionals across the state.
The conference will provide:
• A unique experience focused specifically on addressing high-priority issues and challenges faced by municipal NPDES permittees statewide.
• Networking with municipal permittees from throughout Washington.
• Diverse planning and operations technical topics.
• Training sessions.
Due to the continued popularity of the half-day sessions, we are again looking for groups who may be interested in self-organizing a session to provide in-depth perspective and/or training on a topic of significance to permit holders across the state. Please contact Laurie Larson (253-445-4593, laurie.larson-pugh@wsu.edu) if you would like more information on how to develop your proposal.
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Hydroinformatics Innovation Fellowship

CUAHSI is pleased to offer the Hydroinformatics Innovation Fellowship to support projects that will result in a hydroinformatics product to be disseminated to the CUAHSI community within one year of funding.
Awardees will receive up to $5,000 for eligible expenses including: travel costs associated with acquiring new skills, site or reverse site visits, software or data licenses, access to cyberinfrastructure, dissemination costs, and student support.
Eligibility: Graduate students, post docs, early career faculty, and scientists enrolled in or currently employed by a U.S. university are eligible to receive a Hydroinformatics Innovations Fellowship. Preference will be given to graduate students, post docs, and early career faculty.
Applications must be submitted by September 30th.
For complete application instructions, click here.
Questions should be submitted to Jon Pollak at jpollak@cuahsi.org.

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is hiring an Actionable Science Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Washington College of the Environment invites applications for a Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Actionable Science Postdoctoral Fellow. The NW CASC is one of eight regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers dedicated to delivering science that helps wildlife, water, land and people adapt to a changing climate. Research supported by the NW CASC provides objective scientific information and strategies that Northwest managers of land, water, wildlife and cultural resources can use to anticipate, monitor and adapt to climate change. This position requires a PhD in an area of natural or social science related to climate change and demonstrated experience working at the interface of climate science and decision-making. This is a full-time, 12-month term appointment with potential for extension. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to applications received by September 5, 2018. For a complete job description and application requirements, please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/52841

Water Resources Science & Management Undergraduate Certificate

This certificate is a 15-credit undergraduate program open to students from all colleges and disciplines who are interested in freshwater resources.
Through this program, students will develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the physical, social, and cultural drivers that shape how water is managed within the larger environmental and human landscape. Those completing this certificate will emerge with the breadth of knowledge required to think critically about water issues.
Students earning this certificate will be able to:
• Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the interdisciplinary and often co-evolving science and policy advances for addressing freshwater issues.
• Utilize fundamentals of the physical sciences to broadly understand the hydrologic cycle and how human management of water influences this cycle.
• Display knowledge of the social, legal, and institutional environment surrounding water resources and management.
• Broaden their professional and social networks to enhance their disciplinary understanding of water and water management.
Need more info? Email Julie Padowski (julie.padowski@wsu.edu) or visit our website: https://wrc.wsu.edu/news/wrsm-certificate-program/