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Water Resources IMPACT Special Issue: Hydrophilanthropy - WaterWired

Posted By aquadoc in Miscellaneous

The September 2010 issue of AWRA's Water Resources IMPACT, guest-edited by yours truly, is devoted to Hydrophilanthropy. Eight short, informal articles by such luminaries as: Dave Kreamer, Gilles Corcos, Stephanie Moore, Christine Casey Matute, Katie Mann and Arica Crootof, Rob Bell and Anna Segur, Stan Patyrak and me discuss many aspects of hydrophilanthropy. Here is the entire issue as a PDF: -

Emily Green's The Week That Was, 5-11 September 2010 - And More! - WaterWired

Posted By aquadoc in Miscellaneous

Time for Emily Green's The Week That Was, 5-11 September 2010. Helps me stay in touch with all the good and bad stuff happening in the water world.

When the week for Emily's post started, I was spending the day at the Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) beach with my 'nietas' ('granddaughters'): Laura, Johara, Ana Maria, and Alexandra, who thought it was interesting that the sum of her age, Ana -

Post Doctoral fellow – Water Resources – Mekong [University of Canterbury]

Posted By teddyRIO in Miscellaneous

Post Doctoral
fellow – Water Resources [University of Canterbury, New Zealand]
Closing date: 12 September 2010
Start date: No later than Nov. 8th or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a two-year, fixed-term Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Water Resources Modelling with a specific focus on the Mekong region in Southeast Asia. C -

Report: Jim Thebaut's 16-17 June 2010 DC Water Events - WaterWired

Posted By aquadoc in Miscellaneous

Friend Jim Thebaut's 16-17 June 2010 water events are now history. The videos and photo gallery have now been posted at his Running Dry WWW site. was unable to attend so I cannot give a personal report on the events. Videos of the presentations at the 16 June evening event, How About Water: The Catalyst on Nation Building and National Secuirty, at the Congressional Visitor Center. -

NASA Data Shed New Light About Water and Volcanoes on Mars

Posted By babyaqua in Miscellaneous

Data from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander suggest liquid water has interacted with the Martian surface throughout the planet's history and into modern times. The research also provides new evidence that volcanic activity has persisted on the Red Planet into geologically recent times, several million years ago.

Although the lander, which arrived on Mars on May 25, 2008, is no longer operating, NASA -

AWRA 2010 Annual Water Resources Conference: Philadelphia, 1-4 November - WaterWired

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The program has been published! The Delaware and New Jersey State Sections would like to welcome you to the 2010 AWRA Annual Conference. The City of Philadelphia—the birthplace of this great country and home of cheese steaks, Tastycakes, soft pretzels and the Liberty Bell—will serve as the backdrop for this year’s conference. Our two sections have planned an exciting week filled with presentatio -

Dead zones on rise in the U.S. coastal waters

Posted By maggie in Miscellaneous

More than 300 coastal water bodies now have oxygen levels so low they threaten commercial and recreational fishing, according to the report from several federal agencies that was sent Friday to congressional leaders.

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill occurred after the report was completed. But the Gulf already was home to the largest dead zones in the world besides those in the Baltic Sea.

"The -