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Kevin Fedarko presents as part of Hydrology Days

March 21, 2014

In conjunction with Hydrology Days, CSU's Water Center presents the author of "The Emerald Mile," who will appear on Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Theater.

Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon, will discuss and sign copies of his book.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by CSU's Water Center as part of the 36th annual Hydrology Days, March 24-26. Registration opens at 8 a.m. daily. All sessions are open to the entire Colorado State campus community.

Topics to be covered during the three days dedidcated to all things water, with workshops, lectures, panel discussions and a poster session, include Snow Hydrology; Soil Moisture, Vegetation and Eco Hydrology; Watershed Modeling and Irrigation; Colorado Floods; Groundwater Contaminants; Erosion and Sedimentation; Urban Hydrology, and Global Hydrologic Issues.

Daily keynotes

Each day will feature a different keynote lecture at 1 p.m. in the North Ballroom in the Lory Student Center. On Monday, Elfaith A.B. Eltahir of the department of civil and environmenatl engineering at MIT, will deliver a Borland Lecture in Hydrology on the Role of the Environment in Shaping malaria Transmission in Africa.

On Tuesday, Willam W-G Yeh, Richard G. Newman AECOM Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering at UCLA, will present the Hydrology Days Award lecutre on Optimization of Hydrosystem Management and Operation.

And finally, on Wednesday, Martin Doyle of the Nicholas Instititue for Envrionmental Policy Solutions at Duke University will discuss Lagrangian and Eulerian Approaches to Sediment transport, Biogeochemistry, and Environmental Law in another Borland Lecture in Hydrology.

Posters and I-WATER Symposium

The poster session will be open 8 a.m.-6p.m. outside the North Ballroom of the Lory Student Center on March 25-26 and feature presentations from reserarchers at the University of Colorado-Denver, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Korea Institute of Construction technology and Stuttgart University/SMEC International in Tanzania as well as various departments and colleges at Colorado State.

March 26 will also include the I-WATER -- Integrated Water, Atmosphere, Ecosystems Education and Research -- Symposium, chaired by Jorge A. Ramirez, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at CSU, 9:30 a.m.-noon and 2-6 p.m.

For more information about Hydrology Days, visit the website.

Contact: Julie Kallenberger
Phone: (970) 491-5124