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What’s on our calendar? Conferences of interest.

We’re tantalized by many upcoming opportunities to talk science with other folks interested in hydrology, geomorphology, and human-impacted systems. The 3rd Annual Amtrak Club of mid-Atlantic geomorphologists will be meeting at May 16-17th at Lehigh University. We’re not mid-Atlantic, but as residents of the Appalachian plateau we can find common …

Hydrologists go wild

The watershed hydrology lab and friends are participating in Mammals March Madness, in which different mammals battle for supremacy based on their physiology and behavior and we battle for laughs and bragging rights. Organized by Harvard’s Katie Hinde, Mammals March Madness had hundreds of participants last year, and looks to …

Brock Freyer defends his MS on the Mighty Mississippi

Today, Brock Freyer will be defending the results of his M.S. research. The title of his research project is: Fluvial Response to River Management and Sediment Supply: Pool 6 of the Upper Mississippi River System, Southeastern Minnesota. Brock’s committee is composed of Anne Jefferson (advisor), John Diemer and Ross Meentemeyer. …

Mackenzie Osypian defends her thesis on stream restoration and transient storage

Mackenzie Osypian is defending her MS research in Civil Engineering at UNC Charlotte, April 22nd at 4:00 pm in McEniry Hall 441 on the UNC Charlotte campus. Mackenzie is advised by Anne Jefferson and Sandra Clinton. John Daniels and Jim Bowen are on her committee. Mackenzie’s research is titled: “Evaluating …

Upcoming lecture at Ashland University

This Thursday, September 20th at 7:30 pm, I’ll be giving a public lecture at Ashland University as part of their Environmental Lecture Series. This year’s theme is “The Ecology of Urban Living” and I’ll be talking about “the science of streams in the city” (abstract below). The lecture is open …

New grant: Bridging the Conceptual Divide Between Theoretical and Applied Environmental Chemistry

Along with colleagues at Kent State University, I have been awarded a DUE TUES grant from the National Science Foundation. Our project “Bridging the Conceptual Divide Between Theoretical and Applied Environmental Chemistry” focuses on developing curriculum centered on hands-on experiences with stable isotope analysis. We’ll also be developing ways to …