Category: ReBlog

Repost from Water Underground on John Selker’s “Fellows Speak” letter

Words of advice from John Selker.  This is worth reading. The link above is a repost from Tom Gleeson’s blog “Water Underground” and originally appeared in the AGU Hydrology Section July 2014 newsletter.

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Meeting in Blacksburg

Reblog (US-Japan Joint Seminar on Catchment Hydrology and Forest Biogeochemistry):  A small group of attendees from the March US-Japan Joint Seminar are meeting next week in Blacksburg, Virginia.  The goal is to work on several synthesis efforts that developed from

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The launch of isotope hydrology through a beer bottle

Cool blog post from Simple Climate on Willi Dansgaard, the father of isotope paleoclimatology and hydrology.  Check it out: “How a beer bottle helped reveal rapid past climate change” Ok, so the article is mostly about the impact Dansgaard has had on

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Why do people blow the punchline in scientitic talks? The destructive effect of acknowledgements slides

Reblog from Writing in Science There are great points made in this blog post on the use of acknowledgements in talks.  This blog generally has great advice. “Last words are our strongest. That’s why the punchline comes at the end

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New report: Challenges and Opportunities in the Hydrologic Sciences

1 The new NRC report on opportunities in hydrologic sciences is now available. See Anne Jefferson’s post on the report release and CUAHSI’s webinar last Friday.

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July 2011 Water Status Report (via Virginia Water Central News Grouper)

Heads up… To stay up to date on Virginia’s water resources, follow Virginia Water Central News Grouper. It’s maintained by Alan Raflo of the Water Center. Here is Virginia Water Central’s monthly water-status report for July 2011. First, here are

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Advice: tips for talks and stats (via Oikos Blog)

There are some excellent resources on this site for graduate students. Check them out!! Here is a document I wrote up for the ecology grad students at my university, with tips on giving a good talk, and on some common

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