A note: Welcome! We’re glad you’re here! This guide was put together by members of the American Geophysical Union Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee (H3S) with help from the wider AGU community in hopes of making the AGU Fall Meeting less overwhelming. The tips below are based on experiences from veteran attendees about what they’ve learned … Continue reading Guide for First Time Attendees
Research and science policy are not two discrete fields; in fact, they are endlessly intertwined. Policy can solve the world's problems with its unique ability to provide the resources to make solutions available for everyone who needs them, while at the same time funding the research that determines these solutions . These two fields cannot … Continue reading Science Policy as an Academic
If you are a student or early-career scientist who will soon be navigating the job application process, this five-part cyberseminar series may be just what you need. This series covers various topics including (1) finding positions and starting your application, (2) writing statements, (3) job interviews, (4) startup packages and negotiations, and (5) the dirt … Continue reading Navigating Academic Waters: Academic Job Applications Cyber Workshop
Manuscript submission checklist: Figures uploaded ✔Referenced formatted ✔Data availability statement...hmm? Most journals require a data availability statement, where authors explain how readers can find supporting observations and measurements. These statements range from “data available from authors upon reasonable request,” to confidential data due to ethical, legal or commercial restrictions, to a DOI and link to … Continue reading Why and Where to Publish Data
By Dylan Blaskey Finding jobs after graduation can be even more difficult than finding a PhD position, but there are many helpful resources to ease this process. That is why the members of the H3S committee developed a list of the job boards we use while searching for our academic, industry, and government jobs. Hopefully … Continue reading Hydrology Related Job Boards
By Jerom Aerts Here we present a non-exhaustive collection of useful (open-source) programming resources and tips for conducting research within the broader hydrological sciences. After supervising multiple students, a recurring question is where to start and what tools to use. Therefore, we created this collection with the needs of beginning to advanced level data scientists … Continue reading Resources for Programming in Hydrology
AGU Fall Meeting can be difficult to navigate and many times there are overlapping sessions of interest. Fall meeting is different this year. Many of the sessions are recorded and can be viewed at any time. For scheduling, my advice is to use the AGU Fall Meeting scheduling option. Unfortunately, there is no phone app … Continue reading A guide to sessions focused on social and natural science research practices at the AGU 2020 Fall Meeting
The AGU fall meeting can be a bit overwhelming. It can be easy to get lost in the program, so I decided I’d do my best to put together a little itinerary for those interested in science policy.
During the pandemic, zoom has been supporting universities and schools around the world to improve online teaching and learning with secure video communication services for online and hybrid classrooms, office hours, administrative meetings, and more. This post introduces zoom features useful for instructors/TAs and is written based on my online teaching experience and a document … Continue reading Zoom Features that Make Your Online Teaching Experience Enjoyable!
This posts details shorter term events and opportunities that give an introduction to science policy.
Perspective No. 1: EGU 2020 Online Conference By Jerom Aerts With a cup of coffee in my hand and a fully filled schedule for the day, I start attending the EGU 2020 online conference. A strange feeling as I would normally have had a nice stroll through Vienna and a quick metro ride to the … Continue reading Navigating Online Conferences
Guest post by 2020 Sea Grant Knauss Fellow Meredith Richardson on how to overcome feeling like an imposter in your own work and skills she learned in graduate school that are useful in government.
This post highlights some of the many Science Policy Fellowships available to graduate students and recent graduates.
A few months ago, while educators were following their usual routine to perform and conduct classes, COVID-19 emerged abruptly and disrupted everything, calling for a quick transition from face-to-face to online teaching. With limited time available and challenges that every individual faced, hydrology and water resources professors and lecturers had to develop new teaching activities … Continue reading Teaching Resources for Students and Instructors
Here, we publish articles on career, education, and research resources in four different categories—edited by our student editorial members—in the hope that they can be helpful to the hydrology community, in particular to students and early-career scientists. Our blog posts are categorized into (1) Professional Development, (2) Research and Data, (3) Online Teaching, and (4) … Continue reading Welcome to our Resources Blogoshpere!
If you are a student or early career scientist who is or will soon be navigating the job application process, our previous cyber-seminar series may be just what you need. Last year, H3S held a joint cyber-seminar with CUAHSI to provide guidance for students and early career scientists in the job market. This four-part cyber-panel … Continue reading CUAHSI-AGU H3S Cyberseminar Series: a Guide to Landing Your Dream Job
There are many journals to choose from for publication of your hydrological research. Part of the challenge for students and early career researchers is knowing which one to pick. In this post, we identify some characteristics of hydrology journals to help you find the right one for your work. What types of papers are published … Continue reading Where should I submit? Choosing a hydrology journal