Upcoming Events

 

iUTAH Events

March 31, 2017

Broader Impacts Forum and iUTAH All-Hands Meeting

The iUTAH Spring All-Hands Meeting will take place on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, as part of a larger Broader Impacts in Research Conference hosted in partnership with the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Utah. The conference will include keynote talks and panel discussions by nationally recognized speakers, as well as a series of afternoon workshops for researchers looking for innovative and exciting ways to incorporate broader impacts into their proposals. We will announce more information on this event in the future. More information…

Other Events

 

March 28-29, 2017

2017 Spring Runoff Conference

The Spring Runoff Conference, held annually on the campus of Utah State University, will take place on March 28-29, 2017. The conference is a forum for interdisciplinary sharing and exchange of ideas on water-related issues in Utah and the Intermountain Region.

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April 1, 2017

Utah Water Watch - Tier 1 - Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Join UWW to learn about watersheds and water quality monitoring at this UWW Tier 1 training on April 1, 2017 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Help us collect data on a local waterbody! Training is open to the public of all ages and levels. We will start by learning watershed basics, water quality and the need for monitoring. We will then go outdoors to learn fun, hands-on monitoring techniques at a nearby waterbody. To RSVP or more information contact us, waterquality@usu.edu, 435-797-2580.

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April 1, 2017

Utah Water Watch - Tier 1 - Salt Lake City

Join UWW to learn about watersheds and water quality monitoring in SLC at the Glendale Library from 12-4pm. Volunteers monitor basic water quality parameters like pH, DO, turbidity and temperature as well as water safety issues like e. Coli and harmful algal blooms. Monitoring is a great activity for teachers, families and students! We'll be spending half the time reviewing basic water quality information and UWW procedures before enjoying refreshments and heading up to Liberty Park Pond to do some monitoring. This training will also provide extra information about the ecology and dynamics of lakes including Harmful Algal Blooms. To RSVP or more information contact us, waterquality@usu.edu, 435-797-2580.
Please email eli.robinson@usu.edu to register.

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April 3-7, 2017

NASA Remote Sensing Hydrology Workshop

NASA Remote Sensing Hydrology Workshop will be held April 3 - 7, 2017 in Boston, MA, and will focus on the applications of NASA satellite observations for terrestrial hydrology.

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April 4, 2017

UU's GCSC seminar series - Jeff McCarthy

The Global Change and Sustainability Center Seminar Series at the U presents Jeff McCarthy speaking on a “Brave new world: the Humanities and Climate Change.” The GCSC seminars are open to all, especially students enrolled in Seminar course, SUST 6800 and take place from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the University of Utah, 210 ASB (Aline Skaggs Biology Bldg.)

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April 5-6, 2017

USU Ecology Center Seminar Series - Doug McCauley

The USU Ecology Center Seminar Series presents Doug McCauley, Assistant Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. Speakers will give two seminars: Wednesday: 6:00–7:00 PM followed by reception Thursday: 4:00–5:00 PM - refreshments at 3:30 pm. For seminar locations and topics, see Ecology Center website

 

 

April 5-9, 2017

2016 American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting

The 2016 AAG Annual Meetingwill be held April 5 - 9, 2017 in Boston, MA.

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April 6-8, 2017

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The University of Memphis is proud to welcome the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to its campus on April 6-8, 2017. The conference, entering its 31year showcases the best in undergraduate research and the creative and performing arts during this conference. This year’s theme, “driven by doing” encourages undergraduate students to share research and creative works. Submission deadline is December 2, 2016.

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April 12, 2017

USU Communicating Science Series - Steve Kent

USU Climate Adaption Science (CAS) presents Steve Kent, City Editor at The Herald Journal, speaking on “Appealing to Editors: Inside the Mindset of an Endangered Species.” Discussion and light refreshments will follow, held in the USU Merrill-Cazier Library Room 154: 11:30-1:00 pm.

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April 18, 2017

UU's GCSC seminar series - Jennifer McIntosh

The Global Change and Sustainability Center Seminar Series at the U presents Jennifer McIntosh. The GCSC seminars are open to all, especially students enrolled in Seminar course, SUST 6800 and take place from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the University of Utah, 210 ASB (Aline Skaggs Biology Bldg.)

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April 19-20, 2017

USU Ecology Center Seminar Series - Michelle Marvier

The USU Ecology Center Seminar Series presents Michelle Marvier, Professor, Environmental Studies and Sciences Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. Speakers will give two seminars: Wednesday: 6:00–7:00 PM followed by reception Thursday: 4:00–5:00 PM - refreshments at 3:30 pm. For seminar locations and topics, see Ecology Center website

 

 

April 19, 2017

USU CAS Interdisciplinary Research Forum

USU Climate Adaption Science (CAS) and the Ecology Center are sponsoring monthly events to promote interdisciplinary collaboration through sharing of ideas and expertise. Faculty members will give a five-minute presentation about their research interest. Following the presentations, there will be time for discussion, and light refreshments will be served. In the QCNR Dean’s Conference Room: 11:30-1:00 pm.

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April 25, 2017

Utah Climate Action Network - Water and Climate Sub-group

The Utah Climate Action Network – Water and Climate Sub-group will hold its first meeting in honor of World Water Day. The meeting will have a number of water and climate presentations followed by small group discussions around water and climate related topics and ways the network could advance critical discussions around water and climate around the state of Utah. The meeting of the Utah Climate Action Network: Water and Climate Forum, will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., with coffee and snacks available at 9:45 a.m., in the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building - Community Room, located at 475 300 E.,  Salt Lake City  UT 84111.

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April 26, 2017

USU Communicating Science Series - Michelle Baker and Mark Brunson

USU Climate Adaption Science (CAS) presents Michelle Baker and Mark Brunson, Utah State University Faculty, speaking on “Translational Ecology: Communicating Science for Action.” Discussion and light refreshments will follow, held in the USU Merrill-Cazier Library Room 154: 11:30-1:00 pm.

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April 30 - May 3, 2017

AWRA Spring Specialty Conference on Aquatic System Connectivity

The 2017 American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Spring Specialty Conference on Aquatic System Connectivity provides researchers, practitioners and academicians a forum to discuss the latest refinements in connectivity concepts, gain familiarity with state-of-the-science connectivity research, and obtain a broader understanding of the many ways in which connectivity contributes to landscape and aquatic system function. Conference will be at the Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, Snowbird, UT.

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May 2-4, 2017

Training Workshop: The Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System

The Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System will be held May 2 - 4, 2017 in Boulder, CO. UCAR, CUAHSI, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) will offer a 3 day hands-on training workshop on the use and applications of the Community WRF-Hydro Modeling. System.

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May 5, 2017

Utah Water Watch training - Tier 2 - Cedar City, UT

Learn about water quality issues and advanced monitoring techniques at this Tier 2 training on May 5, 2017 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Trained volunteers have the opportunity to help collect water quality data. This training is open to current UWW volunteers and others with prior background in environmental monitoring. If interested, contact Ellen Bailey ellen.bailey@usu.edu, 801-536-4432

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May 7-13, 2017

2017 Utah Water Week - Statewide

The Intermountain Section of the American Water Works Association (IMS-AWWA) organizes an amazing Water Week in Utah filled with many activities and events. Among this year’s events volunteers are invited to do Water Quality Monitoring with Utah Water Watch, and iUTAH EPSCoR is providing copies of Water Runs Through This Book, one of two 2017 Water Week Library Books, to libraries in Utah.

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June 13-15, 2017

2017 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference

Join the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) and the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) for their annual conference, June 13-15, 2017: “Water in a Changing Environment.” Gaps in projected water supply and demand, water quality and reuse issues, increased food and energy needs, and a changing climate bring water resources to center stage, not only in the Western U.S., but across the continent and around the world. The meeting seeks to foster dialogue on developing trans-disciplinary and disciplinary solutions to complex water problems, and to explore bridges between science and policy.

 

 

June 27-29, 2017

Undergraduate Research Program Directors (URPD) Conference 2017

Held in odd years, the URPD Conference 2017 brings together those interested in creating and enhancing undergraduate research programs at the institutional level.  Next year’s “Undergraduate Research Programs: Undergraduate Research Collaborations” will take place on June 27-29, 2017 at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. This 1 1/2-day conference is designed to help participants learn from each other and explore a variety of models and best practices related to undergraduate research.

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July 13-14, 2017

iUTAH Summer Symposium and All-Hands Meeting

The iUTAH Summer Symposium and All-Hands Meeting will take place over two-days, Thursday and Friday, July 13-14, in Logan, UT. The event will include a one-day research symposium with both plenary and concurrent talks, along with a celebration of the 5-year iUTAH project.  We will announce more information on this event in the future.

 

 

July 26-28, 2017

CUAHSI Hydroinformatics Conference

The CUAHSI Conference on Hydroinformatics will be held July 26-28 at the University of Alabama and the National Water Center in Tuscaloosa. More information will follow.

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