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Center for Water and Society Archive of Events
October 2006 through October 2007



October 8, 2007 - CWS Sponsors Public Lecture
      Thomas E. Croley II, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
     "Great Lakes Hydrology Modeling with the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction System" (abstract...)
      DOW 642, 3:00 p.m.

October 5, 2007 - MTRI Lecture and Poster Session
      Colin Brooks, Research Scientist and Manager of Environmental Science Laboratory, MTRI
     "Using web-based decision support systems to understand the impacts of contamination on
      Great Lakes rivers and human health"
     M&M (building 12), room U113 at 2:00 p.m.

      Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) poster presentations
      Fisher Hall on the first floor near the Aftermath Café (9:00 to 11:30 AM) and (1:30 to 4:30 PM)

September 24, 2007 - CWS Sponsors Public Lecture
      Melvyn Visser, Chemical Engineer, MTU Class of 1959
     "Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Great Lakes:
      Evolution of the Understanding of their Source and Transport" (abstract...)

September 20, 2007 - Michigan Technological University Sustainability Faculty Hiring Initiative...

September 13, 2007 - CWS Co-sponsors a Community Workshop
A Workshop for Shoreline Communities: Living Beside the "Big" Lake for Cities of Houghton & Hancock ...

May 24, 2007 - List of Water Related Courses Added to CWS Education Web Page...

Spring 2007 - Great Lakes Series at the Portage Lake District Library

March 12 - The Great Lakes: Water in Motion
April 16 - Great Lakes Early History to Today: Explorers, Human Impacts & Current Challenges
May 14 - Are the Great Lakes Really Great: How the Health of the Great Lakes Measured?

02/14/2007 - Registration is now open for the 7th Biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium for grades 8-12 students and educators from Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ontario that will take place May 10-13, 2007 at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay, near Marquette, MI. . . . more

to the 7th Biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium ~ May 10-13

10/16/2006 - CWS Poster Competition Winners:

First place:
Cory P. McDonald, Engineering – Environmental
Title: Modeling copper transport in the sediments of Torch Lake, Houghton County, MI
View Full-size Poster as PDF document: CWSPoster_1stPlace_McDonald_Cory.pdf

Second place: Melba D. Apoya-Horton, Biological Sciences
Title: Movement Modalities As Adaptive Response To Salinity Changes Of The Mudflat Diatom Cylindrotheca closterium (Bacillariophyceae)
View Full-size Poster as PDF document: CWSPoster_2ndPlace_Apoya_Melba.pdf

Third place: Andrea Munoz Hernandez, Engineering – Environmental
Title: Calibration of a water surface model for a basin in a semiarid region: The Rio Yaqui-Basin, Mexico
View Full-size Poster as PDF document: CWSPoster_3rdPlace_Hernandez_Andrea.pdf

GSC Best Overall: Agustin Rubles Morua, Engineering – Environmental
Title: A Collaborative Approach to Improve Sanitation in a Marginalized Rural Community in Mexico

Agustin's Poster was also submitted to the CWS Poster Competition
View Full-size Poster as PDF document: CWSPoster_GSCOverall_Robles_Agustin.pdf

9/15/2006 - Visiting Lecturer, David G. Gallo, Ph.D.,
Director of Special Projects, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Extreme Deep: Exploring the Ends of the Earth - Neptune’s Basement

Monday, September 25, 7:30-9:00 pm
Rosza Center

Global Water Crisis
Tuesday, September 26, 12:00 -1:00 pm
135 Fisher Lecture Hall

more about Dr. Gallo...
Dr. Gallo's schedule while at MTU...

9/15/2006 - We Are More than Just Water
Speaker: Mike Roon, Representing the Michigan Section of
American Water Works Association 'Water for People' Committee

Monday, September 18, 3:00 p.m.
DOW 642

9/15/2006 - Global Mining and Indigenous Communities: Human Rights and Sustainability
Speaker: Dr. Catherine Coumans, MiningWatch Canada
Monday, September 18, 2006 4:00-5:00 p.m.
642 Dow Environmental Sciences Bldg


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