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11th Annual Hydrologic Sciences Student Research Symposium

March 31 and April 1, 2016, in the UMC Aspen Rooms. Symposium overview | Symposium schedule

Fall Informational Meeting!

The fall informational meeting will be held Friday, September 25th at 9am in room ECCE 115 of the engineering center. Coffee and light breakfast will be provided!

Fall Certificate Application Deadline

Certificate applications are due November 1st, 2015 for the fall semester. Please email or deliver to Kaelin Cawley at or UCB 450.

Symposium this Thursday and Friday in room 235 of the UMC!

Free lunch both days and lots of great talks. Check out the schedule

CWEST: The Center for Water Earth Science and Technology

CWEST is a scientific and educational partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) with the center being a part of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR). Visit their homepage here

Hot off the presses: CU Boulder Hydrology Rap

Watch Professor Roseanna Neupauer of Water Resources Engineering deliver a live hip hop performance here

Water Resources Seminar Series Spring 2015

Wednesdays from 11am to 12noon check out the water resources seminar in room 1B41 of the enigneering center. The speakers are listed here

Fall Informational Meeting

Wednesday, September 24th at 9am we will have our fall informational meeting in room 831 of the engineering center. Anyone interested in the symposium or certificate is welcome to attend!

Fall Application Deadline

Certificate applications are due to Kaelin Cawley at by November 3rd, 2014

Applications are currently being accepted for the certificate program

Applications may be submitted at We are currently accepting applications to the Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program. Click the "Academics" tab for more information and to download an application. Or email for more information. It is not necessary to have completed all requirements for the program before applying. Apply now!

Abstract Submission opens next week for the 2014 symposium!!

Email: for a link to the abstract submission page!

New Course added!ATOC4500/7500: Mountain Meteorology

Offered Spring and Fall 2014

CU Boulder graduate student and hydrologic sciences student Alia Khan funded to study black carbon in Svalbard

see what she's up to

2014 Hydrologic Sciences Symposium Dates Set!

Symposium will be held April 3-4th, 2014 at the UMC

Check out the symposium Link for the program and abstracts!

The schedule for talks and posters is up

2013 Hydrologic Sciences Student Symposium March 18th & 19th

Located in the UMC Aspen Rooms

Abstract Submissions due Wednesday March 6th

Email: for a link to the abstract submission page!

Annual Student Research Symposium April 5 and 6, 2012: UMC Aspen Rooms, 2nd Floor

Hydroscience presentations by students, faculty, and Boulder-area researchers. Keynotes by Dr. Emily Stanley Universityof Wisconsin, Dr. Nandita Basu University of Iowa, and Dr. Mary Hill USGS. More Info >>

Now accepting applications

We are currently accepting applications to the Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program. The fall deadline for application submission is November 25, 2011. Click the "Academics" tab for more information and to download an application. Or email for more information. It is not necessary to have completed all requirements for the program before applying. Apply now!

The Colorado Water Institute announces a request for proposals for the FY12 Student Water Research Program

Applications may be submitted at until Oct 17, 2011.

Students!! Get involved in the next Hydrologic Sciences Student Research Symposium

We are looking for your input. Select speakers, select the theme, and help make the 2012 symposium a success! Email for more information.

Join our listserv

Get important email updates about the program by subscribing to our listserv. Send us an email and we'll sign you up.

Submit your abstracts for the Symposium!!

EXTENDED ABSTRACT DEADLINE Students and faculty are invited to submit abstracts online at Submit Abstract >>. The abstract submission deadline has been extended to NOON on Monday March 14, 2011.

Fall Certificate Course offerings

Two courses have been added to the list of those being offered next fall which will count toward requirements for the Hydrologic Sciences Certificate. GEOL 5700 "Advanced Geomorphology" can count as an additional required course or as a course to address the requirement for the Fluvial Geomorphology topical area, but not both. (Two sections are being offered.) The Water Conservation course can count under the "Advanced Hydrology" topical area.

GEOL5700/001TPC-WATER CONSERVATION 3.0 SMALL, ERIC 84227 R 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM



Other fall courses are listed on the Courses page.

Spring Break!

Spring break for the University of Colorado at Boulder is March 26-30. Regular classes and activities resume April 2, 2007.

Arkansas River Drainage Evolution: Friday 3/23 3:30 PM

Eric Leonard, Colorado College, Chair Department of Geology. "The late Cenozoic of the Arkansas River in Colorado: drainage evolution, rock uplift, and erosion" GUGG 205

Geography Colloquium Keynote: Friday 3/16 3:30 pm

Geography Colloquium Keynote speaker: David Jon Furbish (Vanderbilt University) “Sediment Transport by Rainsplash Revealed by High-speed Imaging,” Geography Colloquium, 3:30pm, Friday March 16, Guggenheim 205.

Measuring and Mapping Glaciers: Friday 3/16 4 pm

Professor Prasad Gogineni of the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) at the University of Kansas will present a Distinguished Lecture entitled "Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging of Ice-bed Interface and Radar Sounding of Fast-Flowing Glaciers." He will discuss the development of radars that measure ice thickness and map internal layers simultaneously from both surface-based and airborne platforms. The lecture will be held in the CIRES Auditorium at 4 pm Friday, March 16. Additional information:

Hydrologic Sciences Student Symposium: March 16-17, 2007.

The second annual Hydrological Sciences Student Research Symposium is this weekend (March 16-17, 2007) at CU Boulder. A tentative schedule is now available on the Symposium page. Friday's keynote address is by Don Siegel of Syracuse University. On Saturday, the keynote speaker is Jeff McDonnell of Oregon State University. Anyone interested in hydrologic science is invited to attend the free talks and poster session.

Hydrologic Sciences Certificate Meeting

Informational Meeting about the Graduate Certificate Program in Hydrologic Sciences and Pizza on Friday, October 13, 2006 in the Engineering Center. Meet in the courtyard adjacent to the CVEN wing at 4:15 pm. Pizza at 4:30 pm followed by a meeting in Room 1B41 at 5:15pm.

Environmental Studies Seminar Series

Friday, October 6 4:00 pm in CIRES S274. Professor Michael Zimmerman will present a talk entitled: "Integral Ecology - How the Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences can work together on Environmental Issues at CU and Beyond." Michael Zimmerman is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Humanities and the Arts at CU Boulder.

Hydrologic Sciences Student Symposium

The first annual Student Research Symposium is scheduled for April 7-8, 2006 at the Benson Earth Sciences building at CU Boulder. Abstracts are being accepted from graduate as well as undergraduate students with research interests involving any aspect of hydrologic sciences; interdisciplinary entries are particularly encouraged. There will be a limited number of slots for 10 minute talks available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is also an unlimited number of spaces for poster presentations. This conference will feature two keynote speakers who are leading scientists in the field. Registration is free for all participants! Please contact Nate Bradley ( or David Bedford ( regarding submitting an abstract. The deadline has been extended to Wednesday March 22nd, 2006. See the Symposium page for more information

Fluid Mechanics Prerequisite

For those students still lacking the Theoretical Fluid Mechanics prerequisite, the course will be offered in the Summer session, and perhaps another section will open in Spring 2006.

Option B Admissions Application deadline

Those students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at CU Boulder and who wish do apply to the Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program are encouraged to submit their letter of intent to Corlin Ambler, the Graduate Program Assistant, by Monday, December 5, 2005. Please see the Admssions information for details about the content of the letter and required supporting documents.

Graduate Student input needed

Students interested in joining the graduate student steering committee for the program should contact Laurel Larsen for more information.

Informational meeting for students and faculty

4 pm 11 November 2005, Benson Earth Sciences Rm 380


Past graduate student Natalie Mladenov (CEAE & INSTAAR) shows an eighth-grade student how to electronically measure water properties like temperature and conductivity during the INSTAAR Open House, Boulder Colorado, April 2004. Photo: D. Lubinski (INSTAAR).


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