Commentary on meeting was accepted for publication in HP Today.

A short paper summarizing the US-Japan Joint Seminar that we held last March was accepted for publication in Hydrological Processes.  Thanks to all the participants and to those that are still continuing discussion and analysis that resulted from the meeting.

Merging perspectives in the catchment sciences: the US-Japan joint seminar on catchment hydrology and forest biogeochemistry, Hydrological Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.10129.

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Meeting at AGU

AGU will offer many of us another chance to follow up on the US-Japan Joint Seminar.  Since our meeting in Hawaii, significant progress has been made on the forest disturbance recovery and nitrate isotope review syntheses. 

 Some of that work will be presented:

 H11D-1178. Comparison of methods for determining the hydrologic recovery time after forest disturbance, Tomoki Oda; Mark Green; Nobuhito Ohte; Rieko Urakawa; Izuki Endo; Todd M. Scanlon; Stephen D. Sebestyen; Kevin J. McGuire; Masanori Katsuyama; Karibu Fukuzawa; Christina Tague; Marino Hiraoka; Keitaro Fukushima; Thomas W. Giambelluca

 In the session: H11D. Hydrological and Biogeochemical Recovery in Forests After Disturbance Posters, 8:00 AM – 12:20 PM; Hall A-C (Moscone South)

For those of us who will be attending AGU, I hope that we can find a time to get together and discuss the status of projects and maintain the connections that started in Honolulu. I could provide an overview of the recent meeting in Blacksburg, VA and each team could give a quick update on the various projects (what has been done and where the work is going). 

 I propose meeting Tuesday afternoon at 5:00.  We could meet in the Moscone center, talk, and then continue talking over drinks and dinner in the evening. 

 In coming days, please let me know of your availability and interest.  Once I have responses, I will move ahead with planning.

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Meeting in Blacksburg

A small group of attendees from the March US-Japan Joint Seminar are meeting next week in Blacksburg, Virginia.  The goal is to work on several synthesis efforts that developed from the meeting. More to come soon…

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Gordon Conference…follow up

Many in the group are engaged in follow up activity from our meeting in March and looking for opportunities to connect face-to-face.   If anyone is going to the Gordon Research Conference on Catchments Sciences, please email Kevin.

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career links

Here’s the SERC site that I mentioned during the career discussion: http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/careerdev/index.html

I found the interview questions particularly useful.

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Thanks to all participants!

Participants of the US-Japan Joint Seminar at the Waihe'e waterfall - March 2013.

Participants of the US-Japan Joint Seminar at the Waihe’e waterfall – March 2013.

We had a wonderful week in Hawai’i at the 4th US-Japan Joint Seminar on Hydrology and Biogeochemistry.  Thanks to all the participants for an excellent week of discussion, sharing, and exchange of ideas.

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Shuttles from airport

There are several shuttles from the airport in Honolulu to the Waikiki area.  One inexpensive option is the Island Express Shuttle.  The contact there is Marie and the phone number is 808-944-1879.   You may contact her by email and provide arrival information at marie.islandexpress ‘at’ gmail ‘dot’ com.

Another option is the Roberts Hawaii Express Shuttle.

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