|Bulletin Supplement (Spring 2005)|
At the 2004 meeting of the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental and Water Resources Institute Awards Luncheon in
1) Kenneth G. Renard was awarded the EWRI Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Renard retired in 1995 after 38 years of service with ARS.
2) David A. Woolhiser presented the Ven Te Chow lecture and received the award for such. Dr. Woolhiser worked many years for ARS in Wisconsin, Fort Collins, CO, and
3) John A. Replogle presented the Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering lecture and received the award for such. Dr. Replogle recently retired from the US Water Conservation Laboratory in
4) Gary Frasier was the second author of the “best paper” in the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering titled “Hydrologic Response of Grasslands: Effects of Grazing, Interactive Infiltration, and Scale”. Mr. Frasier also recently retired from ARS having worked at laboratories in
5) Walter C. Boughton was the recipient of the Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award. Dr. Boughton worked two different sabbatical periods at the
For more details on these awards, visit the site at http://www.ewrinstitute.org/currents/0804/lifetime.html
Susan Moran was selected as a Senior Member of the IEEE.
Russell Scott accepted an invitation to join the Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Committee of the American Meteorological Society.
David Goodrich will be representing ARS at the Joint 8th Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference and the 3rd Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modeling Conference Organizing Committee meeting in
At the invitation of the Bureau of Reclamation, David Goodrich will be attending Alliance University Work Plan Task Force Meeting March 22-24 in
March 21 – 24 in Baltimore the USDA/CASMGS Symposium “Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture and Forestry” will be attended by Dean Martens (SWRC) presenting an oral presentation entitled “Moisture Controls on Trace Gas Fluxes in Semiarid Soils” with Jeannie E. T. McLain as coauthor and a poster presentation entitled “Rapid Loss of Soil Active C Pools Fuel Depletion of Soil C Following Mesquite Removal in Semiarid Grasslands” with Mitchel McClaran as coauthor.
SWRC Scientists are continuing to work with other USDA scientists across the western
Susan Moran will represent SWRC at the NASA/USDA Workshop on Earth Science Applications and Decision Support in
SWRC scientist Russell Scott had established a new long-term eddy covariance site at Kendall Grassland Site in WGEW to monitor energy, water, and carbon dioxide exchange. Plans are to add this to the Ameriflux (http://public.ornl.gov/ameriflux/) network.
Dean Martens has been asked to join the NPS on an interim assignment to help with the Global Change Program and will be in the Beltsville area from early May until early July, returning to
Several SWRC Scientists will be attending the SMEX’04 Science Workshop in
We are sorry to share the news of Terri Kelly’s recent death, after her short battle with leukemia. Terri was a U of A student who worked with Bill Emmerich for the last two years.