UW Water Symposium this week


2012 University of Washington Water Symposium

The Center for Urban Waters and the Puget Sound Institute host the 2012 University of Washington Water Symposium this Wednesday, April 18th. The symposium will be held on the University of Washington’s Seattle campus at the Center for Urban Horticulture, and includes speakers and poster presentations on a variety of topics relevant to watershed science. Key subjects include riverine systems in marine and estuarine areas, the value of heterogeneity in freshwater environments, and the relationship between land use and water.

Lead speakers include Parker MacCready (UW School of Oceanography), Daniel Schindler (UW SAFS), Robert L. Edmonds (UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences), along with more than a dozen other scientists studying marine and aquatic environments around the world. Visit the symposium website to view the full schedule and the latest updates. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Where and when:

Wednesday, April 18
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
NHS Hall, Center for Urban Horticulture
University of Washington, Seattle


View the web archive from the 2011 Symposium.

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