Seminar Series

The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and UW Tacoma’s Department of Environmental Science invite you to:

Frontiers in Freshwater Science


Offered as ESRM 429/FISH 529/SEFS 529/CEE 500. These seminars are also open to the public.


1 Oct—3 Dec, 2013 // Tuesdays, 8:30-9:20 am


Guggenheim 220 // University of Washington

  • 1 October

    Daniel Schindler

    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

    Emerging issues in freshwater science

  • 8 October

    Joel Baker

    Department of Environmental Science and Center for Urban Waters, University of Washington Tacoma

    Freshwater science and engineering in urban areas

  • 15 October

    Erin Pettit

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks

    The neglected middle child—Snow, firn, and water storage in the glacier percolation zone

  • 22 October

    Faisal Hossain

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tennessee Technological University

    Empowering sovereign management of water resources: Application of remote sensing to developing world water problems

  • 29 October

    Judy Wasserheit & Dennis Lettenmaier

    Department of Global Health & Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington

    The intersection between global health and hydrology: Opportunities, challenges, and potential impact

  • 5 November

    David Battisti

    Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Washington

    Climate change and global food production

  • 12 November

    David Butman

    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

    Do freshwater ecosystems matter for carbon accounting in the US?

  • 19 November

    Eric Salathé

    School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, University of Washington Bothell

    Climate change and freshwater in the Pacific Northwest: Flood risk, low flows, and stream temperature

  • 26 November

    Gordon Holtgrieve

    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

    Floods, fish, and people: Current and future challenges for water resources in the Mekong River Basin

  • 3 December

    Richard Skaggs

    Energy and Environment Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

    Water and energy

For more information contact:

Dennis P. Lettenmaier //
Joel Baker //
Guggenheim 220

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