Think of this hypothetical scenario. Your advisor has some news. They got a new job at a different university. It's not unusual. There are likely many factors that led to that decision. But you are left to triage this situation and make some tough decisions: stay at your current institution, move to a new university … Continue reading From one campus to another: a student’s perspective on transferring with your advisor
Glossary of Academic Terms
Hidden Curriculum - the unofficial and unwritten, terms, rules, norms, and jargon of academia. Here is a list H3S compiled about the most misunderstood words for new hydrology students.
Guide for First Time Attendees
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
Why and Where to Publish Data
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
Resources for Programming in Hydrology
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
Zoom Features that Make Your Online Teaching Experience Enjoyable!
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!
Teaching Resources for Students and Instructors
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
Where should I submit? Choosing a hydrology journal
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