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  • NW CASC Funding Opportunity: 2020-21 Research Fellowship Program

    The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) invites proposals for its 2020-2021 Research Fellowship Program from graduate students at University of Washington (UW), Boise State University (BSU), Oregon State University (OSU), University of Montana (UM), Washington State University (WSU) and Western Washington University (WWU) and postdoctoral scholars at BSU, OSU, UM, WSU and WWU (this Fellowship cannot support postdocs at UW).

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  • Student Summer Research Opportunity- Deadline to apply Feb 15th, 2020

    The NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program entitled Stakeholder Informed Modeling of Innovations in the Food-Energy-Water Nexus is now accepting applications for Summer 2020. To learn more about the program and apply, please visit: https://cereo.wsu.edu/reu-stakeholder-few-innovations/. (Note: acceptance into the program will be based on a pending NSF award for this project.)

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  • WA AWRA graduate fellowships

    Due date for this academic year’s WA AWRA graduate fellowships in February 14, 2020. As you know each year the Washington Section of the American Water Resources Association awards 2 – $2500 fellowships to graduate students at Washington institutions of higher education. One of these fellowships is reserved for a member of a recognized student chapter. Currently there are chapters at the University of Washington and Central Washington University. The other is available to any student in a graduate program in the state that is in a course of study related to water resources.
    For more information and to apply

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  • Ecosystem response to the removal of the Elwha River dams
    Ecosystem response to the removal of the Elwha River dams

    Dr. George Pess, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
     

    Wed., Sept 18, 2019| 3:10 pm | PACCAR Clean Tech Bldg. , Room 202

    Worldwide stream and watershed restoration efforts cost billions annually. Normally, these projects are typically local-scale activities that do not have a measurable effect on ecosystem function or services. We present results from the Elwha River, where the largest dam removal ever undertaken resulted in measureable ecosystem changes. The release and transport of tens of millions of metric tonnes of sediment from former reservoirs has resulted in the … » More …

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  • WRC helps develop Egyptian Center of Excellence for Water Resilience

    The WRC is partnering with the American University in Cairo, five Egyptian universities, four other U.S.-based universities, and industry partners to create the Alexandria Water Resilience Center of Excellence (AWR-COE). 

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  • WRC Leads a 5-year Research Effort for Improving Water Use Efficiency

    A new 5 million dollar, five-year project led by the WRC and funded by the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area will be working to identify promising emerging technologies and synergistic policies to improve technical and allocative water use efficiency in irrigated agriculture.

    The research team, which includes scientists at the University of Idaho, University of Washington, Kansas State University, University of Utah, Mammoth Trading, Aspect Consulting, and a diverse group of water users and stakeholders … » More …

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  • Washington State University Water Research is highlighted by Agriculture is America

    An article in Agisamerica.org highlights a few examples of how Washington State University is working to address Washington State’s water challenges.

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