2023 Women Advancing River Research Seminar Series


All seminars will be presented online live at 11:00 a.m. ET on the third Thursday of each month. Seminar recordings will be posted later. Please register in advance for all talks.

Co-hosts: Li Li, Penn State (@LiReactiveWater), Rebecca Barnes, Belmont Forum & U.S. National Science Foundation (@waterbarnes)

February 16, 2023

Disturbed Rivers and their Recovery

Sarah Schanz, Colorado College (U.S.)
Ellen Wohl, Colorado State University (U.S.)

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March 16, 2023

River networks as bioreactors from the Mediterranean to the Poles

Arial Shogren, University of Alabama (U.S.)
Susana Bernal, Spanish National Research Council, CSIC (Spain)

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April 20, 2023

Urban stream flow and quality across scales: the importance of infrastructure 

Aditi Bhaskar, University of Colorado Boulder (U.S.)
Sarah Ledford, Georgia State University (U.S.)

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May 18, 2023

Connecting river patterns with watershed and landscape processes

Julia Perdrial, University of Vermont (U.S.)
Diana Karwan, University of Minnesota (U.S.)

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June 15, 2023

Large- and Small-Scale Controls on Sediment Transport Processes

Rebecca Hodge, Durham University (United Kingdom)
Desiree Tullos, Oregon State University (U.S.)

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July 20, 2023

Climate Change, Water Quality, and the Future of Our Rivers

Erin Seybold, Kansas Geological Survey at University of Kansas (U.S.)
Nandita Basu, University of Waterloo (Canada)

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August 17, 2023

Hydrological Data Synthesis to Understand Streamflows

Kendra Kaiser, Boise State (U.S.)
Hilary McMillan, San Diego State University (U.S.)

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September 21, 2023

Confronting the Ghosts of Nutrients Past, Present and Future in Water Quality Management

Kim Van Meter, Penn State (U.S.)
Jana Compton, Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.)

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October 19, 2023

Beavers: The Original Log Transformation 

Emily Fairfax, University of Minnesota (U.S.)
Cherie Westbrook, University of Saskatchewan (Canada)

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November 16, 2023

Learnings from Continental Water Quality Studies Across Heterogenous Watersheds in the United States and Australia Using Data-Driven Approaches

Danlu Guo, Australian National University (Australia)
Charuleka Varadharajan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (U.S.)

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