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Hydrology Graduate student Rose Petersky talks snow pack

In collaboration with NASA, Rose Petersky collected snow information around weather towers in the Sagehen Creek watershed. Learn more about this research in recent publications: "Now you see it, now you don't: a case study of ephemeral snowpacks and soil moisture response in the Great Basin, USA," in the Hydrology and Earth System Sciences journal, and "The sensitivity of snow ephemerality to warming climate across an arid to montane vegetation gradient," in the journal Ecohydrology. 

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Hydrologic Sciences student Beatrice Gordon receives Graduate Dean's Fellowship award

Beatrice Gordon, a Ph.D. student in Hydrology, was awarded the  Graduate Dean's Fellowship Award  for the 2019-20 academic year. The Graduate Dean's fellowships are a one-stime $35,000 award for incoming domestic and international doctoral students in any approved University of Nevada, Reno doctoral program  who show the potential to make substantive contributions to their discipline.

Congratulations, Beatrice!

GPHS students awarded scholarships at Nevada Water Resources Association annual meeting

The Nevada Water Resources Association annual meeting was held Feb 11-13 in Las Vegas. GPHS students received several NWRA scholarships:

  • Spencer Whitman received the NWRA Graduate Scholarship ($1000)
  • Aidan Manning received the Clare Mahannah Scholarship ($1000)
  • Ben Bardet received the Northern Nevada Scholarship ($500)

Thomas Ott, Jr. takes third place

Thomas Ott, Jr. took third place at the Nevada Water Resources Association Graduate Student Poster Competition.

Congratulations, Thomas!

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