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USGS Spring & Summer 2014 Special Seminar Series Schedule
Oregon Water Science Center

Seminars this winter 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

If you would like to be notified of upcoming seminars via email, then please sign up for the online mailing list at: 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.

*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.

May 20
Noon to 1 pm

Recent Advances In Quantifying Exchange Between Groundwater and Surface Water

Don Rosenberry

Research Hydrologist
USGS National Research Program, Denver, Colorado
[professional page]

May 21
4-5 pm

Altered Natural Streamflows Due to Human Modifications Across the United States

Ken Eng

Research Hydrologist
USGS National Research Program, Reston, Virginia
[abstract] [professional page]
Please note the special time and place:
Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: PSU Academic and Student Recreation Center, Room 230

July 23
2:30 to 3:30 pm

Using Reservoir Operations to Address Ecosystem Impacts at Shasta Lake

Laurel Saito

Director of the Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences and Associate Professor
University of Nevada, Reno
[abstract] [professional page]

July 29
Noon to 1 pm

The Politics of Climate Change in Washington DC: "Debates" about the Science, Confusion about the Impacts, and Other Headaches

Johannes Loschnigg

former White House Senior Policy Analyst

September 10
12:15 to 1:15 pm

WorldMap: General Purpose Open Source Platform to Support Geospatial Collaboration

Ben Lewis

Senior GIS Specialist
Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University
[professional page] [WorldMap platform]


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