Water Sciences & Insights

Interview Programs
"The Water Cycle and Global Climate Change" with Peter Gleick, a water resource and global climate scientist.

"Water and The Arts: A Human Experience" with David Rothenberg, a nature-oriented musician and composer.
"Water Crises: Time for a Different Approach?" with guest Peter Warshall, a water scientist and anthropologist.
"Water and Biological Life: The Essential Ingredient?" with Steve Meyerowitz, an advocate for pure food and water.
"The Oceans: Planetary Indicator and Controller" with David Helvarg, an ocean activist, journalist, and filmmaker.
Symposia & Exhibitions
Oct 1, 2018---Speaker, Wastewater Exfiltration Workshop, San Diego, California (SCAP)
May 29-Jun 2, 2017---Speaker, World Water Congress; Cancun, Mexico (IWRA)
Mar 19-21, 2016---Curator/Moderator, Virtual Water Works Exhibition; Australia (Waterwheel)
Sep 29, 2015---Speaker, International Water Footprint Conference; Madrid, Spain (SUST4IN)
Feb 23-28, 2014---Speaker, Biennial Ocean Sciences Meeting; Honolulu, Hawaii (ASLO/TOS)
May 14-17, 2013---Speaker, Geophysical Meeting of the Americas; Cancun, Mexico (AGU) 

Mar 22, 2012---Speaker, Virtual Symposium on Water and Landscapes; Tunisia (Sousse Univ.) 

Aug 24-27, 2011---Speaker, Fate & Toxicity of Pollutants Conference; Merida, Mexico (SETAC) 

May 5-7, 2010---Keynote, Water Strategy Workshop; Valle de Bravo, Mexico (Somos Agua)

Dec 7-10, 2009---Keynote, Water & Low Carbon Energy Symposium; Sanya, China (Tongji Inst.) 

Jun 15-22, 2008---Contributor, Global Water & Sustainability Exposition; Zaragoza, Spain (BIE) 
Feb 21-22, 2007---Presenter, Hanalei Watershed Workshop; Kauai, Hawaii (USGS/USDOI) 

Jun 9-10, 2006---Educator/Lecturer, Clean Oceans Conference; Kauai, Hawaii (Save Our Seas) 

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Selected Presentations
2018 Annual Geophysical Meeting, Washington DC (AGU)
"Scientific data quality and other sources of uncertainty in describing nature"
2017 International Electronic Conference on Water Sciences (MDPI)
"A pattern-based approach to evaluating water quality"
2014 World Congress on Global Challenges, Yokohama, Japan (ISA)
"Developing a pattern language for science-engineering-art-design (SEAD)"
2011 Aqua Science, Water Resources and the Arts, virtual symposium (WS&I) "Hydromimicry: water as an inspiration for design"
2011 World Conference on Ecological Restoration, Yucatan, Mexico (SER)
"Restoring coastal water quality by limiting groundwater pollutant discharges"
2010 Water Works Exhibition, Oakland, CA (California College of Arts) 
"Changing and shifting our perceptions of water"
2009 Water/Energy Sustainability Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT (GWPC)
"Possible impacts of carbon sequestration on ground water resources"
Water Sciences & Insights has participated in a variety of symposia and exhibitions. Click on the symposia titles to view the presentation graphics and click on the program titles to listen to the interviews. West's scheduled talks and panel discussions are listed below.