Photo credit: Laura Crossey Introduction My name is Jon Golla and I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I study fluid-rock interactions in the Critical Zone. My current work combines metal(loid) stable isotopes (i.e., Li and Si) and reactive transport modeling to characterize the biogeochemical … Continue reading Jon Golla Researcher Feature on Critical Zone Hydrology
H3S Fall Newsletter by Dan B
The AGU Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee (H3S) seeks applications for membership positions. We invite all early career hydrologists to apply, including students, postdocs, and pre-tenure faculty or industry employees, within five years of graduation. We are looking for members who want to bring fresh ideas to H3S or are enthusiastic about supporting existing initiatives. Membership is … Continue reading H3S 2023-2024 applications are live!
Inspired by the love of his family, support of his advisors, and his father’s dedication to education, doctoral candidate Sameer Balaji Uttarwar studies changes in some of the world’s most vital water resources, from high in the Italian alps to deep in Indian coastal aquifers. About Yourself: My name is Sameer Balaji Uttarwar, and I … Continue reading Sameer Balaji Uttarwar Researcher Feature: Improving hydro-meteorological forecasts
Hydrologists are often taught about career paths including academia, industry, and government agencies. I’m missing something, right? Nonprofits! Though often overlooked, nonprofit science jobs are one option for hydrologists who want to do science and not get too bogged down in bureaucratic politics. I recently attended a webinar about career development, focusing on non-academic career … Continue reading The Nonprofit Science Career Path
It was a nice warm sunny day when we arrived at Cary Institute, situated in Dutchess County, NY, for our inaugural day briefing on SMAPVEX 2022 IOP2 campaign. I had enjoyed a good night’s sleep before coming down to the headquarters, as the forecast for the next 26 days indicated that I might not get … Continue reading Science through adventure: SMAPVEX 2022
My name is Fengwei Hung, and I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Notre Dame. My overcharging research goal is to facilitate climate adaptation and enhance the city's resilience to extreme weather, such as floods and heatwaves. I earned my doctorate in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, concentrating on urban … Continue reading Fengwei Hung Research Feature: Climate Adaptation and Resilience
This summer, H3S is hosting a fun student competition! If you thought writing an abstract for the AGU Fall Meeting was hard, try to rewrite that abstract, or any of your work, using only the top ten hundred (1,000) most used words in the English language.Prizes for the top voted abstracts include a free AGU Fall … Continue reading 🌊🚀☂️ H3S Summer Abstract Contest 🌊🚀☂️
H3S Summer Newsletter July 2022 by Zoe Kanavas
About me: My name is Chao Wang and I am currently a postdoc at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My overall research interests lie within the transdisciplinary research fields of hydrology, land use, and socioeconomics, and how they can be used to understand the broader nature-human system at different spatiotemporal scales. I earned … Continue reading Chao Wang Researcher Feature: Remote Sensing Nature-Human Systems
H3S Summer Newsletter
Submit here! The Accessibility, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AJEDI) resources database was created to compile and promote AJEDI initiatives available to early-career scientists and the broader community. This post will discuss the resource categories of the database - including (1) Networking and Mentoring Programs, (2) Fellowships and Scholarships, (3) University-Specific Resources, and (4) Additional … Continue reading Accessibility, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AJEDI) resources database
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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
The Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee for the American Geophysical Union (AGU-H3S) is now accepting applications for 2022-2023 membership! Apply HERE. H3S is an AGU Hydrology Section subcommittee composed of students and early career hydrologists. The objective of H3S is to: Promote diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility initiatives on behalf of students and early career scientists in the Hydrology … Continue reading H3S 2022-2023 Applications are now open!
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
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
AGU’s Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee (H3S) is now accepting applications (link) for the 2021-2023 term as well as for the vice-chair (i.e. chair-elect) position. H3S is an AGU Hydrology Section subcommittee composed of students and early career hydrologists. Currently, there are three main subcommittees within the H3S committee: outreach, fall meeting, and professional development. Over … Continue reading H3S Applications are Now Open!
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.
Urban centers face many environmental issues that can lead to direct impacts on community health, property values, and environmental justice. Understanding pollutant movement in the environment and how it impacts urban health is critical for sustainable urban development, particularly when evaluating the sustainability of urban water systems. This cross-over between urban health and hydrology brought … Continue reading Brendan O’Leary’s Research Showcase: Evaluating the pathways and risks for shallow urban groundwater in the Great Lakes Basin