Irene Garousi Nejad

Irene Garousi Nejad

Utah State University

Irene Garousi-Nejad is a Ph.D. candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Utah State University and the Utah Water Research Laboratory. She obtained her master’s degree in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Tehran. Her Ph.D. research is centered on advancing hydrological modeling to improve flood and water supply forecasting in snowmelt-dominated regions. Her research’s overarching goal is to incorporate new science, data, and technology to model the environmental responses at local and global scales. This is her second year in AGU H3S. In her spare time, Irene enjoys reading books and outdoor adventures, especially hiking.


Recent posts

ADVANCEGeo Bystander Workshop

Harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace damage science and cause health problems, which results in decreased motivation, lost productivity, and the exclusion of people who might have led highly satisfying scientific careers and made important contributions[6]. In the United States, 59% of undergraduate women students experienced harassing behavior[2]; and 62% of higher education administrators … Continue reading ADVANCEGeo Bystander Workshop

Navigating Academic Waters: Academic Job Applications Cyber Workshop

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

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion resources to inspire change in the hydrology community

  In October 2020, AGU-H3S published a white paper calling on the Hydrology Section leaderships and all community members to work together to make actionable changes towards a more equitable, diverse, inclusive, and just community. In addition to this effort, we collected a list of various resources on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion to increase … Continue reading Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion resources to inspire change in the hydrology community

(Archive) ECR Hydrology Research Tidbit: The Value of the 40-Year Airborne Gamma Snow Product

A new study shows that the 40-year and ongoing airborne gamma Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) dataset from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is a key component in water management, has substantial potential to be used as a long-term, reliable reference SWE across the United States and Southern Canada.  Snowpack is a crucial … Continue reading (Archive) ECR Hydrology Research Tidbit: The Value of the 40-Year Airborne Gamma Snow Product

Welcome to our Resources Blogoshpere!

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!

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