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Congratulations to Dr. Jay R. Lund for receiving the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Prize for Water!

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The Center for Watershed Sciences is happy to announce that our Director, Jay Lund, has won the internationally acclaimed Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Prize for Water (PSIPW). On July 26th, 2020, the PSIPW recognized five scientists, researchers, and innovators for their work in addressing global water scarcity, including Jay Lund in the Water Management & Protection category. Congratulations, Dr. Lund!


Assistant Specialist - Job Opportunity (Closed)

The Center for Watershed Sciences is hiring an Assistant Specialist to work on an aquatic food-web carbon flow project. The position encompasses field data collection along with laboratory and data analysis in order to quantify carbon flow in zooplankton communities in rivers, marshes, and floodplains. Application closes July 20, 2019. More details available here.

Junior Specialist - Job Opportunity (Closed)

The Center for Watershed Sciences is hiring a Junior Specialist who will focus on studies of abiotic and biotic conditions that affect the ecology of invertebrate and vertebrate organisms in estuaries. Interested applicants can apply from 06/13/19 – 07/13/19 for full consideration for this position. More details are available here.

Assistant Specialist - Job Opportunity (Closed)

The Center for Watershed Sciences is hiring an Assistant Specialist to assist with salmon otolith and eye lens isotope projects in California to quantify critical rearing habitats for salmon viability. The position is full time for one year starting approximately 8/1/2019 with the possibility for extension. Application closes Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm. Please see the posting here for further details.

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Authors: S.E. Null; J.H. Viers; M. Deas; S. Tanaka; J.F. Mount
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