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Shed Scientists Present at Society for Freshwater Science Conference

Several researchers from the shed will be attending The Society for Freshwater Science Conference this week from May 21-26 in Sacramento, CA.

SFS is an international organization whose members study freshwater organisms, biotic communities, physical processes that affect ecosystem function, linkages between freshwater ecosystems and surrounding landscapes, habitat and water quality assessment, conservation, and restoration.


Meet Denise De Carion -Delta Science Stewardship Fellow

Denise De Carion - Delta Science Stewardship Fellow

Grad program: Ecology
Undergrad: Environmental Biology and Management, B.S., UC Davis, 2010
Hometown: Berkeley, California
Advisor: Professor Peter Moyle

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Meet Alison Whipple - Delta Science Stewardship Fellow

Alison Whipple - Delta Science Stewardship Fellow

Grad program: PhD Candidate, Hydrologic Sciences Grad Group, UC Davis
Undergrad: BS and MS, Earth Systems, Stanford University
Hometown: Potter Valley, California
Advisor: Professor Joshua Viers, UC Merced

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Meet Ann Willis - Recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Ann Willis - National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Grad program: UC Davis Civil and Environmental Engineering (PhD) - already completed my master's in the same program
Undergrad: University of Southern California - English and Print Journalism
Hometown: Rye Brook, New York
Advisor: Jay Lund

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3 Watershed Women Win Science Research Fellowships

Three researchers from the shed have each been awarded a distinguished science research fellowship.

Ann Willis is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship - a program dedicated to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education.

Seminar: Hydrologic Dynamics of Greenland Ice Sheet presented by Dr. Vena Chu

Dr. Vena Chu is a distinguished scholar and an expert on the Greenland ice sheet. Dr. Chu is a UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow at the UC Berkeley Department of Geography.

The Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Group has invited Dr. Chu to come to UC Davis and speak on the hydrologic dynamics of the Greenland ice sheet.

Below is the abstract for her presentation. We hope you join us for an invigorating discussion.

43rd Natural Areas Conference: Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Areas Management invites you to submit your Papers, Posters, Presentation, and Proposals!

This year marks the 43rd Natural Areas Conference which is set for October 18-21 at UC Davis. This year's theme is Climate change Adaptation and Natural Areas Management: Turning Words to Action.

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