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USGS Spring 2015 Seminar Series Schedule
Oregon Water Science Center

Brown-Bag Seminars this spring are usually held on Tuesdays from noon to 1 pm. The seminars are informal and are open to the public. Bring your lunch. The USGS Oregon Water Science Center office is located in Portland at 2130 SW 5th Ave. Directions to the USGS office are posted at http://or.water.usgs.gov/location.html.

If you would like to be notified of upcoming seminars via email, then please sign up for the online mailing list at: http://or.water.usgs.gov/brownbag/maillist.html. The online mailing list also will be used to notify its members of seminar cancellations or other schedule changes.

Note: The following schedule is subject to change. Please check this page or call 503-251-3200 prior to attending a seminar. This schedule can be downloaded here.

*Disclaimer -- The research, opinions, and materials expressed by presenters are solely of the individuals and are not reflective of the Oregon Water Science Center, the U.S. Geological Survey, or the U.S. Department of the Interior.

USGS SPRING 2015 SEMINAR SCHEDULE
Tuesday
January 6
Noon to 1 pm

Going Beyond "Show Me the Money"
Quantifying Conservation and Water Quality Response

Ryan Michie

Water Quality Analyst
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Portland, OR

Tuesday
January 13
Noon to 1 pm

Initiation, Dynamics, and Longevity of the Lusi Mud Eruption

Max Rudolph

Assistant Professor
Department of Geology, Portland State University

Tuesday
January 20
Noon to 1 pm

Applications of River-Floodplain Research in River Restoration Planning and Monitoring

Tim Beechie

Supervisory Research Fish Biologist
Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA, Seattle, WA
[professional page]

Tuesday
January 27
Noon to 1 pm

What's Happening Lately with PNAMP and How Can You Participate?

Jen Bayer

PNAMP Coordinator
U.S. Geological Survey
[PNAMP web page]

Tuesday
February 3
Noon to 1 pm

Tradeoffs in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Renewable Energy and Irrigated Agriculture

Chad Higgins

Assistant Professor
Water Resources Graduate Program
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
[professional page]

Tuesday
February 10
Noon to 1 pm

Automatic Generation, Calibration, and Analysis of MODFLOW/MODPATH Models

Jeffrey Starn

Senior Numeric Modeler
USGS NAWQA Groundwater Modeling and Mapping

Social Water Python Code for Citizen Science

Michael Fienen

Research Hydrologist
United States Geological Survey, Wisconsin Water Science Center

Tuesday
February 17
Noon to 1 pm

Emerging infectious disease in the aquatic environment: the ecology of the amphibian chytrid fungus with perspectives on water quality and limnology

Tara Chestnut

Ecologist
U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon Water Science Center, Portland, OR
[professional page]

Tuesday
February 24
Noon to 1 pm

Geology of the Columbia River Corridor - Status and Plans

Jim O'Connor

Research Hydrologist
U.S. Geological Survey, Portland, OR
[professional page]

Tuesday
March 3
Noon to 1 pm

Drilling Subduction Zones: Temperature, Fluid Flow, and Earthquakes

Rob Harris

Professor
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
[professional page]

Tuesday
March 10
Noon to 1 pm

Dissolved Oxygen Dynamics in Coastal Pacific Northwest Rivers:
Biological Controls and Management Options

Daniel J. Sobota, Ph.D.

Water Quality Analyst
Environmental Solutions Division, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Tuesday
March 17
Noon to 1 pm

The Elusive Origin of Continental Moisture

John Bershaw

Assistant Professor
Department of Geology, Portland State University

Tuesday
March 24
Noon to 1 pm

Behavior and dam passage of juvenile salmonids at high-head dams in the Willamette River Basin

John Beeman

Research Fishery Biologist
USGS, Western Fisheries Research Center, Columbia River Research Laboratory

Tuesday
March 31
Noon to 1 pm

Climate Change and Northwest Tribes: Impacts, Initiatives and Resources

Kathy Lynn

Faculty Research Assistant
University of Oregon Environmental Studies Program

 

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