Events and colloquium

Colloquium schedule

Please join us for our guest speakers Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. with a social hour from 4 to 5 p.m. in Davidson Math and Science Center, room 105. For the safety of our students, faculty and guest speakers, our colloquium will be held virtually via Zoom. For Zoom invitation details, please contact Anne Nolin at

2022 schedule
Date Speaker(s) Location Title/Topic
1/21/2022 Chris Smallcomb Tim Bardsley Zoom National Weather Service winter forecasts for 2021-2022
2/18/2022 Monica Arienzo and Ben Hatchett Zoom Microplastics and emerging contaminants in snow; mountain rain or snow citizen
2/25/2022 McKenzie Skiles DMSC 103 &
From snow pits to mountain peaks: Developing remote sensing tools to monitor
our changing mountain snowpack across scales
4/1/2022 Holly Barnard Zoom only Water isotopes and snow hydrology
4/8/2022 Ellen Bruno DMSC 103 &
Water economics
4/20/2022 Bunny Bishop Mackay
Science 321 & Zoom
Nevada water planning and drought resiliency
(organized by the Department of Geography)
4/29/2022 Alison Banwell DMSC 103 &
Antarctic ice shelf hydrology and instability

Looking for more ways to connect and get involved?

Student organizations


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

  • Co-President: Drake McCrimmon
  • Co-President: TBD

Speaker committee

This committee organizes the Hydrologic Sciences Colloquium and interacts with speakers.

  • Brianda Hernandez Rosales, Mariana Webb, Cara Piske, Arielle Koshkin, Ian McDowell

Graduate Student Association

  • Representative:  TBA