Daniella Rempe

November 20th CWEST Distinguished Seminar with Dr. Daniella Rempe

Nov. 11, 2019

Please join CWEST for a Distinguished Seminar by Dr. Daniella Rempe on Wednesday, November 20th, 11am-12pm in SEEC’s Sievers Room S228 . Dr. Rempe is an Assistant Professor in Geological Sciences at the Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin. Her talk is titled "Investigating the hydrology and...

Yukon River, Alaska Photo: Edda Mutter

CU Fellowship Opportunity for Ph.D. Student in Cold Region Hydrology

Nov. 4, 2019

The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) invites applicants for a Ph.D. Student in cold region hydrology. For full consideration, apply by Dec. 15, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. A start date is negotiable, ideally spring or summer, 2020...

Dr. George Aiken

CWEST Awards Students the Aiken Endowed Memorial Graduate Research Fellowship

Oct. 15, 2019

CU graduate students Anna Hermes, Lauren Magliozzi, and Nick Schulte each receive Aiken Endowed Memorial Graduate Research Fellowship funding for their respective CU-USGS research projects. The Aiken Fellowship was established to honor George R. Aiken (1951-2016), who made significant contributions to our understanding of aquatic ecosystems during his 40-year career...

Brett Poulin

October 9th CWEST Aiken Distinguished Seminar with Dr. Brett Poulin

Oct. 1, 2019

Please join CWEST for an Aiken Distinguished Seminar with Dr. Brett Poulin on Wednesday, October 9th, 11am-12pm in SEEC’s Sievers Room S228 . Dr. Poulin is a chemist in the Stategic Laboratory Science Branch at the US Geological Survey. His talk is titled "Unraveling the Multifaceted Roles of Dissolved Organic...

Chinook salmon released into Yukon River in Alaska, USA. Photo: USGS

NSF "Navigating the New Arctic" Award Press Release

Sept. 20, 2019

We are excited to announce a $3M, five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) award to study climate change impacts on Arctic rivers, fish and Native communities. The award is a collaborative project under NSF’s “Navigating the New Arctic” program. Principle investigator (PI) Keith Musselman was interviewed for a CU press release...

William Farmer

September 18th CWEST Distinguished Seminar with Dr. William Farmer

Sept. 12, 2019

Please join CWEST for a Distinguished Seminar by Dr. William Farmer on Wednesday, September 18th, 11am-12pm in SEEC’s Sievers Room S228 . Dr. Farmer is a research physical scientist at the US Geological Survey. His talk is titled "Hydrologic Modeling to Quatify Water Resources across the United States". Read his...

Neil Grigg

April 17th CWEST Distinguished Seminar with Dr. Neil Grigg

April 14, 2019

Please join CWEST for a Distinguished Seminar by Dr. Neil Grigg on Wednesday, April 17th, 11am-12pm in SEEC’s Sievers Room S228 . Dr. Grigg is a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University. His talk is titled "Drought, Scarcity, Climate Change, and Colorado's Water Future". Read his...

William Farmer

March 13th CWEST Distinguished Seminar with Dr. William Farmer

March 6, 2019

*CANCELED DUE TO SNOW DAY.* Please join CWEST for a Distinguished Seminar by Dr. William Farmer on Wednesday, March 13th, 11am-12pm in SEEC’s Sievers Room S228 . Dr. Farmer is a research physical hydrologist at the U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Mission Area, in Lakewood, Colorado. His talk is titled...

Dr. Irina Overeem

February 20th CWEST Distinguished Seminar with Dr. Irina Overeem

Feb. 18, 2019

Please join CWEST for a Distinguished Seminar by Dr. Irina Overeem on Wednesday, February 20th, 11am-12pm in SEEC’s Sievers Room S228 . Her talk is titled Changing River Dynamics Cause Permafrost Thaw: exploration from the coupling of a river temperature and a permafrost model . Read her abstract for more...

Colorado Rocky Mountains National Park forest, below the peaks

Longer growing seasons complicate outlook for coniferous forests

Dec. 19, 2018

For decades, ecologists have differed over a longstanding mystery: Will a longer, climate-induced growing season ultimately help coniferous forests to grow or hurt them? A new University of Colorado Boulder study may help researchers find a more definitive answer. As climate warming has lengthened growing seasons, two scenarios seem plausible:...

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