Seminars

Brian McGlynn visited us last week

  Brian McGlynn from Duke University visited the lab last week.  Brian gave a great seminar that was co-hosted by ICTAS and the Water Center.  It was well attended and generated great discussion.  We all thank Brian for coming to visit us at Tech.

Brian McGlynn visited us last week

  Brian McGlynn from Duke University visited the lab last week.  Brian gave a great seminar that was co-hosted by ICTAS and the Water Center.  It was well attended and generated great discussion.  We all thank Brian for coming to visit us at Tech.

Water’s 3 Biggest Threats (and Opportunities)

A VT Water Seminar… Water’s 3 Biggest Threats (and Opportunities) by Ben Grumbles, U.S. Water Alliance Tuesday, April 29, 2014   (2:00-3:00 p.m.); Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) Auditorium at Virginia Tech Ben Grumbles is President of the U.S. Water Alliance–a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to uniting people and policy for “one water” sustainability. Possessing one of …

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Seminar at UVA today

Kevin will be presenting work on the Hubbard Brook hydropedology project at UVA’s Department of Environmental Sciences Seminar today. It always fun visiting our colleagues up the road, but we really need to do it more often.

Ready for Hawaii: US-Japan Joint Seminar

The US-Japan Joint Seminar on Catchment Hydrology and Forest Biogeochemistry is next week.  We’re ready for it!  The revised program is posted and it looks to be an exciting week.  Stay tuned and we’ll update you on the outcomes.

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 of the joke and the conclusions at the end of a presentation. The conclusion slide …

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US-Japan Joint Seminar on Catchment Hydrology and Forest Biogeochemistry

We now have the green light to move forward on our US-Japan Joint Seminar in March on Catchment Hydrology and Forest Biogeochemistry.  The purpose of the US-Japan Joint Seminar is to examine similarities and differences in catchment science research and to synthesize work between the two countries. A workshop-style seminar is planned to facilitate structured exchange of ideas, …

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Dr. Nicolas Zegre from WVU visited this week

I want to thank Nic Zegre for visiting with us in the lab this week. Nic was invited to Tech for a seminar in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation. He packed the seminar room with his talk on “Characterizing the impacts of mountaintop removal mining on catchment hydrology.” Nic is an assistant …

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Streamwater Nitrogen Dynamics in the Shenandoah National Park

    Todd Scanlon is visiting us this Monday and will give a seminar on stream nitrogen dynamics from the Shenandoah Watershed Study. More information about the seminar can be found on the VWRRC website. There will also be some time for faculty and students to speak with Todd from 2:00 to 3:30 in 136B …

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