Events and colloquium

Colloquium schedule

Please join us for our guest speakers Friday from 3-4pm with a social hour from 4-5pm in Davidson Math and Science Center, room 105.

Spring 2020 colloquium schedule
Date Speaker Institution Topic
2/7 Ben Hatchett Desert Research Institute Hydrometeorological Perspectives on Avalanches in Midlatitude Mountains
2/14 President's Day weekend NA NA
2/21 Charlie Luce USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Center Exploring Causal Processes for Climate Change Impacts on Water and Forests
3/6 Christine Albano Desert Research Institute Quantifying sensitivities of meadow and riparian vegetation to interannual climate variability in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin
3/13 Spring Break NA NA
3/20 Spring Break NA NA
3/27 Joel Blum University of Michigan New insights from mercury isotopes: examples from the Sierra Nevada
4/10 Laurel Saito The Nature Conservancy Addressing Sustainability of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems in Nevada
4/24 Jeff Prancevic ETH Zurich Topographic controls over the extent of the wetted channel network in streams
5/1 Student/Faculty Meeting NA No public colloquium

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Student organizations


The Student Association for International Water Issues, or SAIWI (pronounced "Say-wee" or ['sA-wE] for you lexicographers) is a student organization at the University of Nevada, Reno, working to develop an understanding of global water issues and promote community empowerment through education and water resource development. Please visit the  SAIWI website for more information.


The University of Nevada, Reno student chapter of the Nevada Water Resources Association.

  • Co-President: Thomas Ott
  • Co-President: Josh Culpepper

Speaker committee

Committee that organizes the Hydrologic Sciences Colloquium and interacts with speakers.

  • Josh Culpepper, Bea Gordon, Mikey Johnson, Kayla Neuharth and Josh Sturtevant

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Graduate Student Association

Representative to the faculty