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Faculty Candidate Seminar with David Butman

Please join SAFS and the College of the Environment today for Freshwater Sciences faculty search candidate, David Butman‘s seminar, entitled Inland Waters and the Global Carbon Cycle.
Freshwater Sciences Faculty Search Candidate Seminar Dr. David ButmanWednesday, April 174:00 p.m., Fisheries (FSH) 102
Abstract Just as a balanced checkbook is essential to understand the flow of money through your bank account, balancing the carbon budget for the globe is essential to understand the role humans and the natural environment play in the observed upward trend in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. 

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Faculty Candidate Seminar with Becca Barnes

Please join SAFS and the College of the Environment today for Freshwater Sciences faculty search candidate, Becca Barnes‘ seminar, entitled Nitrogen and Landscapes: An Alpine to Urban Perspective.
Freshwater Sciences Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Dr. Becca Barnes,
Tuesday, April 16
4:00 p.m., Fisheries (FSH) 102
Abstract
Humans have severely altered the nitrogen cycle through energy and food production activities, resulting in the over-fertilization of our planet. 

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Reminder: PhD Final Exam for Morgan Bond

A reminder about Morgan’s PhD defense tomorrow…
Morgan Bond is defending his PhD thesis entitled, “Migration, habitat use and retirement: the amazing diversity of Chignik Lakes Dolly Varden.”
His chair is Tom Quinn.
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Place: Fishery Sciences (FSH) 102
All are welcome to attend. 

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Bringing Art To Narwhal Research In The Arctic

Bringing Art To Narwhal Research In The Arctic, from EarthFix and KUOW–a piece on Assistant Professor Kristin Laidre and expeditionary artist Maria Coryell-Martin and their scientific and artistic documentation of narwhals in the arctic. 

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Faculty Candidate Seminar with John Harrison

Please join SAFS and the College of the Environment today for Freshwater Sciences faculty search candidate, John Harrison‘s seminar, entitled Watershed Nutrient Fluxes in the Anthropocene: Insights from In Situ and In Silico Approaches.
Freshwater Sciences Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Dr. John Harrison, Washington State University
Thursday, April 11
3:30 p.m., More (MOR) 220
Abstract
Ensuring clean water for people and ecosystems is widely recognized as a central “grand challenge” in freshwater science, one that requires an ability to understand, predict, and manage changes in water quality.  

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Ocean and dam influences on salmon survival.

Ocean and dam influences on salmon survival.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 9;
Authors: Hilborn R
Abstract
PMID: 23572587 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
via pubmed: school of aquatic an… http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23572587?dopt=Abstract 

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Announcing PhD Final Exam for Morgan Bond

Morgan Bond is defending his PhD thesis entitled, “Migration, habitat use and retirement: the amazing diversity of Chignik Lakes Dolly Varden.”
His chair is Tom Quinn.
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Place: Fishery Sciences (FSH) 102
All are welcome to attend. 

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Faculty Meeting

This event will take place at Fish 203 today, April 09, 2013 at 11:30AM. Faculty Meetings are held in FSH 203 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Faculty Meetings are open to the public, per RCW 42.30 and UW APS 1.5, unless recessed into executive (closed) session. 

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Opportunistic exploitation: an overlooked pathway to extinction.

Opportunistic exploitation: an overlooked pathway to extinction.
Trends Ecol Evol. 2013 Apr 4;
Authors: Branch TA, Lobo AS, Purcell SW
Abstract
How can species be exploited economically to extinction? Past single-species hypotheses examining the economic plausibility of exploiting rare species have argued that the escalating value of rarity allows extinction to be profitable. We describe an alternative pathway toward extinction in multispecies exploitation systems, termed ‘opportunistic exploitation’. 

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