Take a look at the program:
Going to be a good one!
And speaking of good ones, here is a Call for Special Session Proposals for the 2013 AWRA Conference, which yours truly will be chairing in Portland, OR.
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Oh, yeah - nice airport!
Spring snow pack in the Arctic disappearing fast, Environment Canada warns. http://is.gd/AVMTrf
Mary Frances and I have suspended our 'Halifax Plan' for four more years...
Conferences and Calls for Papers/Abstracts
Call for Abstracts - 2013 Asia Water Week, 13-15 March, Manila.http://is.gd/SiJQgz
Headed to JAX for @AWRAHQ Annual Conference. Blog post will be late today. Long way (3 flights).
Conflict, Cooperation, and Security
NASEC Presentation: Crisis, Conflict, Security, Sustainability - The Future of Water http://bit.ly/SKSff3
Students! Check out funding opportunities (scholarships, etc.) at:http://is.gd/R1UIMi
Journals, Reports, and Publications
Water International 37(6), October 2012: Future of Adaptive Water Management - Law & Governance http://bit.ly/WrNSZF
Tuesday Trifecta: 1) Streamflow Depletion by Wells; 2) CHOICES: Ag Disasters; 3) Resilience? http://bit.ly/SZfmjo
Finished proofing galleys for pub on Kura-Araks Basin in South Caucasus. Should be out before 2013.
Water Update - 8 November 2012 - Water Policy & Practice.http://is.gd/Hmy6uQ
Position Open: Utah State University - Aquatic Ecologist/Project Manager. OUF; review begins 7 Dec. http://is.gd/6D1LCg
Positions Open (2): Asian Inst of Tech - Faculty-water engineering & (hydraulic & irrigation) & mgmt. Close: 30 Nov http://is.gd/Oe4oRX
Position Open: Horizons Regional Council (NZ) - Groundwater Scientist. Closes: 14 Nov. http://is.gd/oYcraY
Positions Open: Various - Scroll down to opportunities'http://is.gd/wmJAKf
Position Open: Rutgers Univ - Postdoc in biogeochemiphysics. OUF; review begins 15 Nov. http://is.gd/k62d1y
Position Open: College of Charleston (SC) - TT Asst. Professor, Water Systems Science. Closes: 6 Jan 2013 http://is.gd/7v5LsG
Position Open: Natural Heritage Institute (SF, CA) - Hydrologist/Water Reso. Engr. (Dam Reoperation). Scroll down pagehttp://is.gd/Obkbh8
Positions Open: AZ State University - Interdisciplinary Postdocs (2 yrs) Closes: 31 Dec http://is.gd/bDNIan
Position Open: NM Env. Dept - Env. Scientist, GW Quality Bureau, Mining Compliance (Santa Fe). Closes: 10 Nov http://is.gd/tpPhzM
Positions Open: Various - scroll down to 'Job Opportunities'http://is.gd/oVVDz7
Position Open: GeoCorps - GIS Specialist - NPS - Conservation & Outdoor Recreation (COR) Division in DC Apply now!http://is.gd/AFNfTQ
Positions Open: Various - scroll down to 'Job Opportunities'http://is.gd/p3xv9t
Positions Open - Inst. for Global Environ. Strategies (Japan) is hiring a number of positions. Visit: http://is.gd/Xb2sTB
Position Open: U of OK - PhD student for project 'Land Mgmt Impacts on WQ in NZ Rivers' Apply by 1 Dec http://is.gd/D6uwfS
Position Open: U of S. Carolina - T-T Asst. Prof in Geography (Water Resources). OUF but apps due 1 Nov. http://is.gd/zQUvcw
Positions Open (2): New Mexico Tech - Two T-T Assistant Profs. of Chemistry. OUF; review of apps on 1 Nov. http://is.gd/Vjs8Eg
Position Open: Atlanta Regional Commission - Division Chief, Natural Resources. http://is.gd/7tQYSu
Position Open: Oregon Water Resources Congress (Salem, OR) - Policy Coordinator F-T. OUF; ideal start Dec 2012.http://is.gd/fzEHrU
Position Open: OSU - Asst/Assoc Professor,Heavy Isotope Geochemistry. Full consideration: 15 Dec; Close: 15 Janhttp://is.gd/owuxtY
Position Open: U of Vermont - T-T Asst. Professor, Geochemistry. OUF; priority to apps by 1 Nov. http://is.gd/KPc45L
Position Open: Water for Waslala (Nicaragua) - Project Manager. Starts: January 2013 http://is.gd/xEfDgz
Positions Open: Various US agencies - hydrologists, civil engineers, and related. http://is.gd/gnEQ9c
Positions Open (3): Public Health Agency of Canada - Postdocs, waterborne diseases. http://is.gd/jsQRJv
Position Open: USEPA - Postdoc, wastewater reuse (Cincinnati, OH). Check to verify closing date before applying. http://is.gd/CiHmNK
Position Open: NSF - Rotator position (1-3 years) Instrumentation & Facilities Program http://is.gd/limgW6
Positions Open: Various - scroll down to 'Job Opportunities'http://is.gd/xtLe3o
Previous Weekly Water Summaries - Last Six Months
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 3 - 9 November 2012http://bit.ly/SK09lK
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 20 - 26 October 2012http://bit.ly/Y4OG3H
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 6 - 12 October 2012http://bit.ly/UQbpCH
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 29 September - 5 October 2012 http://bit.ly/VD5uyq
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 8 - 14 September 2012http://bit.ly/PfIWjM
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 1 - 7 September 2012http://bit.ly/Os0nML
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 25 - 31 August 2012http://bit.ly/NAAA9q
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 11 - 17 August 2012 http://bit.ly/NJhwBK
TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 21 - 27 July 2012
MT @PeterGleick Low-lying areas flooded by Sandy-not rebuilt but reserved as buffers: first step to CC adaptation. Seawalls are a last step.
H2OSU Newsletter - 5 November 2012 - Announcements, Seminars, Opportunities, etc. http://is.gd/R1UIMi
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.” -- Chinese proverb (thanks to Rob Emanuel)