2013 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality II
Oral Presentations
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The Presenter of each paper is in BOLD type immediately following the paper title. Co-authors are then listed in parentheses. All abstracts in a session can be accessed using the Session Title link.

SS indicates a special session.

CONFERENCE OPENING PLENARY SESSION

Monday / March 25 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Carol R. Collier
President, American Water Resources Association
Delaware River Basin Commission, West Trenton, NJ

Karl W. J. Williard
Conference General Chair

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Catherine Kling
Prof. of Economics
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

"Water Quality and Agriculture: Some Economics and Policy Options"

Monday / March 25 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Concurrent Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

SESSION 1: Biofuels and Bioenergy Crops
Grand Ballroom C

Moderator - Sheila Christopher
Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Is Co-Production of Food and Energy Crops Environmentally Sustainable? A Land Use Optimization Approach - Indrajeet Chaubey, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (co-authors: C. Raj, Y. Her, B.Gramig)

Water Quality Impacts of Perennial and Annual Based Bioenergy Cropping Systems - Aaron Daigh, Agronomy Department, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: X. Zhou, M. Helmers, R. Horton)

Water Resources Implications of Regional -Scale Switchgrass Production in the Southeastern U.S. - Sheila Christopher, Notre Dame, South Bend, IN (co-authors: S. Schoenholtz, J. Nettles)

Swat Model Simulation of Bioenergy Crop Impacts in a Small Indiana Watershed - Chelsie Boles, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (co-author: J. R. Frankenberger)

SESSION 2: Nutrients and Eutrophication
Grand Ballroom A

Moderator - Guoxiang (Gavin) Yang
U.S. EPA, Cincinnati, OH

A Nutrient Mass Balance of the Watershed Research and Education Center: Where, When and How Much? - Brian Haggard, Arkansas Water Resources Center, Fayetteville, AR (co-authors: J.T. Metrailer, D. Philipp, J.V. Skinner, J.T. Scott, A.N. Sharpley)
Analysis of Florida's Benchmark Streams for Establishing Numeric Nutrient Criteria - Erik Schilling, NCASI, Newberry, FL (co-authors: M. Cohen, D. McLaughlin, J. Diamond)
Phosphorus Load Export Standards in Lake Erie Agri'l Lands. - Remegio Confesor, NCWQR, Heidelberg University, Tiffin, OH (co-authors: R. P. Richards, D. B. Baker)

Estimating Nitrogen Loads, BMPs, and Target Loads Exceedance Risks - Guoxiang Yang, U.S. EPA, Cincinnati, OH (co-authors: E. P.H.Best, A. Teklitz, T. Whiteaker, L. Yeghiazarian, D. Maidment)

Moderator - Ibrahim Alameddine
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Analyzing the Efficiency of Constructed Wetlands for CAFO Leachate Management - Brad DeFrees, Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (co-authors: A. Clinkhammer, K. Dodson)

Innovative Best Management Practices in Southern Agriculture for Improving Water Quality - Robert Kroger, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS (co-authors: J.D. Prevost; M.T. Moore)

Mitigating the Impacts of Accelerated Lake Eutrophication: The Case of the Upper Litani River in Lebanon - Ibrahim Alameddine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, NA (co-authors: R. Maroun, M. El-Fadel)

SESSION 4 (SS): - Emerging Contaminants 1
Grand Suites II

Moderator - Keith Goyne
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Fungicides and Other Pesticides in Three Types of Iowa Wetlands: Natural, Conservation Reserve Program, and Constructed - William Battaglin, U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO (co-authors: K.L. Smalling, R. Reeves, E. Muths, M. Vandever, W. Sadinski)

Diversity and Significance of Plant Pathogens as Agricultural Water Contaminants - Chuan Hong, Virginia Tech, Virginia Beach, VA (co-author: G. Moorman)

Tylosin-Resistant Enterococci, Erm Genes, And Tylosin In Drained Fields Receiving Swine Manure - Thomas B. Moorman, USDA-ARS, Ames, IA (co-authors: M. Soupir, J. L. Garder)

Monday / March 25 / 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 5, 6, 7, 8

Moderator - Jennifer Tank
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

The History and Design of Two-Stage Channel Systems in an Agricultural Landscape - Andrew Ward, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (co-authors: J. D. Witter, G. E. Powell, A. D. Jayakaran, J. L. D'Ambrosio, D. Mecklenburg)
A Decade of Benefits from Two-Stage Agricultural Ditches in the Midwest Region of the United States - Jessica D'Ambrosio, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (co-authors: J.D. Witter, A. Ward)
Spreadsheet Tools for Quantifying the Costs and Benefits of Two-Stage Channels - Jonathan Witter, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (co-authors: A. Ward, D.E. Mecklenburg, J. D'Ambrosio, S. Roley, J. Tank)

The Two-Stage Ditch and Ecosystem Function: A Case Study of Shatto Ditch - Sarah S. Roley, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (co-author: J. L. Tank)

SESSION 6: Nutrient Trading Programs
Grand Ballroom A

Moderator - Gary Paradoski
Aqua Vitae Monitoring, LLC, Arlington Heights, IL

Assessing the Change in Net Environmental Benefit from Water Quality Trading - Benjamin Blair, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Shorewood, WI (co-authors: R. Klaper, J. R. Kehl)
Equity in Agricultural Water Quality Monitoring (EAWQM) - Gary Paradoski, Aqua Vitae Monitoring LLC, Arlington Heights, IL

Examining Barriers to Successful Water Quality Trading Programs: Accounting for Non-Traditional Participants in the East Fork Watershed - Matthew Heberling, US EPA, Cincinnati, OH (co-authors: H. W. Thurston, C. T. Nietch)

A Practice-Based Trading Approach for Controlling Multiple Agricultural Nonpoint-Source Water Pollution - Adriana Valcu, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: S. Rabotyagov, C. Kling)

Moderator - John Wiener
University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

Can Agricultural (Rural) Economies be Sustained in the Face of Municipal Water Supply Pressures? - Bruce Lytle, Lytle Water Solutions, LLC, Highlands Ranch, CO
Water Resources Management of Cotton and Rice Production in the Midsouth - Michele L. Reba, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Jonesboro, AR (co-authors: T. G. Teague, P. Counce, C. Henry)
Landscaping the Long Term: Water-Focused Integrated Resource Management - John Wiener, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO (co-authors: G.F. Sassenrath, D. Yates)

SESSION 8 (SS): Emerging Contaminants 2
Grand Suites II

Moderator - William Battaglin
U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO

Sulfamethazine Sorption to Vegetative Filter Strip and Row Crop Soils - Keith W. Goyne, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (co-authors: B. Chu, S. A. Anderson, C. Lin, R. N. Lerch)

Calibration and Controlled Flume Evaluation of Polar Organic Chemical Integrative Samplers (POCIS) for Tylosin - Maurice Washington, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: M. Soupir, T. Moorman)

A Tale of Two Species: Do Fathead Minnows and Northern Leopard Frogs Respond Similarly to Agrichemical Runoff? - Lindsey Knight, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE (co-author: M. K. Christensen, A. J. Trease, P. H. Davis, A. Kolok)

Monday / March 25 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 9, 10, 11

Moderator - Matthew Williams
The Nature Conservancy, Winamac, IN

The Effect of Two-Stage Ditch on Water Quality in Multiple Midwestern Agricultural Streams - Jennifer Tank, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (co-authors: S. S. Roley, R. T. Davis, U. H. Mahl)

Positive Fish Response to a Two-Stage Ditch Creation in Southern Minnesota - Joe Magner, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (co-authors: B. Asmus, B. Hansen, G. Kramer, L. Lathi, B. Wilson)
The Economics of Two-Stage Ditches - Joe Magner, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (co-authors: G. Kramer,W. Lazarus, B. Wilson)
Macroinvertebrate Community Composition in Two Drainage Ditch Designs - Julie Speelman, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (co-author: J. D. Holland)


Moderator - Rabin Bhattarai
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

The Effect of Various Tillage Practices on Soil Hydraulic Properties - Rabin Bhattarai, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL (co-authors: A. Goodwin, J. Monical, P. Kalita, A. Hansen)

The Effects of Tillage Practices on Soil Physical Properties in Central Illinois - Sarah Randall, Southern Illinois University, Beecher City, IL (co-authors: J. E. Schoonover, K. W.J. Williard)

Experimental Quantification of Runoff and Soil Erosion Produced by Pasture-Sugarcane Substitution in Sao Paulo State, Brazil - Cristian Youlton, Department of Hydraulic and Sanitary Engineering, Sao Carlos Sch, Sao Carlos SP, NA (co-authors: P. Tarso Sanches de Oliveira, E. Cezar Wendland)

An Evaluation of Lower Cost Discharge Measurement and Sampling Methodologies - Philip Parker, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Farm, Platteville, WI (co-author: D. Busch)

SESSION 11: Agricultural Irrigation and Water Resources 2
Grand Ballroom B

Moderator - Meagan Smith
FTN Associates, Ltd., Little Rock, AR

Agricultural Return Flows Essential to Conjunctive Water Use in Colorado - Clay Good, Applegate Group, Inc., Denver, CO
Quantifying the Relationship Between Irrigation Activities and Wetlands in a Northern Colorado Watershed: Assessing this Added Value of Irrigation - Meagan Smith, FTN Associates, Ltd, Little Rock, AR (co-authors: C. Goemans, M. Arabi, D. Fontane)

Tracking Water Quality Dynamics in a Multi-Basin Agricultural Water Recycling System - Chuan Hong, Virginia Tech, Virginia Beach, VA (co-authors: P.A. Richardson, P. Kong, G. Cafa )

Tuesday / March 26 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions 12, 13, 14, 15

Moderator - Douglas Smith
USDA-ARS, NSERL, West Lafayette, IN

Tile Drainage Contribution to Hydrology and Nutrient Loading in a Headwater Watershed - Kevin King, USDA-ARS, Columbus, OH (co-author: N. R. Fausey)
Artificial Tile Drainage in Cranberry Farms: Effect of Horizontal Spacing on Subsurface Drainage, Nutrient Loss, and Crop Yield - Casey Kennedy, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, East Wareham, MA (co-authors: P. Jeranyama, H. Sandler, C. DeMoranvllle, F. Caruso)
Surface and Subsurface Phosphorus Loadings from Agricultural Fields in the St. Joseph River Watershed - Douglas Smith, USDA-ARS, NSERL, West Lafayette, IN


SESSION 13: Best Management Practices
Grand Ballroom B

Moderator - Stephanie Johnson
Houston Engineering Inc, Maple Grove, MN

The Agricultural BMP Handbook for Minnesota - Thomas Miller, Emmons and Olivier Resources, Oakdale, MN (co-authors: J. Peterson, C. Lenhart, Y. Nomura)
Tracking the Effectiveness & Implementation of Agricultural BMPs - Stephanie Johnson, Houston Engineering, Inc., Maple Grove, MN

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Agricultural Conservation Practices for Improving Water Quality in Tile-Drained Subwatersheds of the Mackinaw River, Illinois, USA - Maria Lemke, The Nature Conservancy, Lewistown, IL (co-authors: K. G. Kirkham, W. L. Perry, E. G. Bekele, Y. Lian, M. P. Wallace, D. A. Kovacic, K. Bohnhoff, S. Friedman, R. M. Twait)

Development of the Agricultural BMP Performance Database - Marc Leisenring, Geosyntec Consultants, Portland, OR (co-authors: A. McCulloch, J. Clary, E. Strecker, T. Stober, M. Quigley)

 

Moderator - Anthony Buda
USDA-ARS, University Park, PA

An Introduction to the Special Session on Understanding and Managing the Legacy of Past Phosphorus Management - Anthony Buda, USDA-ARS, University Park, PA (co-authors: P. Kleinman, A. Sharpley, H. Jarvie, R. McDowell, R. P. Richards)
Legacy P and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie - R. Peter Richards, NCWQR, Tiffin, OH (co-authors: D. B. Baker, R. Confesor)

Phosphorus Retention and Remobilization in Fluvial Systems: the Good, the Bad, and the Legacy - Helen Jarvie, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, OX, United Kingdom (co-author: A. N. Sharpley)

Assessing and Mitigating a Potential Legacy of Phosphorus Loss from Land to Surface Waters: A National Perspective - Richard McDowell, AgResearch, Mosgiel, Ota, NewZealand (co-authors: R.J. Dodd, N. Cox, D. wheeler, L.M. Condron, R. Wilcock)

Moderator - Philip Gassman
Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Ames, IA

The Development of SWAT Modeling Systems for Large Corn Belt River Basins Part 1: Description of Modeling System Components - Philip Gassman, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Ames, IA (co-authors: Y. Panagopolous, T. Campbell, C. L. Kling, A. M. Valcu, C. L. Kling, R. Srinivasan, M. White, J. G. Arnold, M.K. Jha, J. Richardson, S. Rabotyagov, M. L. Moskal, R. E. Turner, N. Rabalais)

The Development of SWAT Modeling Systems for Large Corn Belt River Basins Part 2: Calibration and Validation - Yiannis Panagopoulos, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Ames, IA (co-authors: P. W. Gassman, T. Campbell, M. Jha, R. Srinivasan, M. White, J.G. Arnold)

Applying Sparrow Models to Environmental Decision-Making: An Example from the Upper Mississippi Region - Eileen McLellan, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC

Tuesday / March 26 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Concurrent Sessions 16, 17, 18, 19

Moderator - Douglas Smith
USDA-ARS, NSERL, West Lafayette, IN

Drainage Water Management Impacts on Nitrate Loads in Indiana - Jane Frankenberger, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (co-authors: R. Adeuya, N. Utt, E. Kladivko, L. Bowling, K. Brooks)
Responses of Nonpoint Source Pollution to Flow-Impediment Structure in Surface-Drained Row Crops - Sam Pierce, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS (co-authors: B. Poganski, R. Kroger, D. Prevost, J. J. Ramirez-Avilla, T.Pierce, C. Flora, A. Brinson)
Managing Denitrification in Tile-Drained Agricultural Watersheds - Mark David, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (co-authors: L. A. Shipper, A. J. Gold, B. A. Needelman, K. Addy, L. E. Gentry, M. Goldman, T. Lavaire, T.A. Groh, R.A. Cooke)
Predicting Nonpoint Source Nitrate Concentrations in Indiana Rivers Based on Watershed Drainage Characteristics -Yan Jiang, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (co-authors: J. Frankenberger, Y. Sui)

SESSION 17 (SS): - Importance and Management of Concentrated Flow Paths
Grand Ballroom B

Moderator - Karl W. J. Williard
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Established and Remnant Riparian Forests as Buffers of Concentrated Flow from Crop Fields - Thomas Isenhart, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: R. Schultz, L. A. Long, N. Leete, N. Ohde, K. Knight, K. Kult)
Managing Concentrated Flow in Agricultural Watersheds with Variable Width Riparian Buffers - Karl Williard, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL (co-author: J. E. Schoonover)

Designing Vegetative Filters For Concentrated Flow - Michael Dosskey, USDA Forestry Service, National Agroforestry Center, Lincoln, NE (co-authors: M. Helmers, De. Eisenhauer, T. Mueller, S. Neelakantan)

Estimating Field-Scale Runoff and Sediment Delivery - Seth Dabney, USDA-ARS, Oxford, MS (co-authors: D. A. N. Vieira, D. C. Yoder)

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Apportionment of Suspended Sediment Sources in an Agricultural Watershed Using Radiometric Fingerprinting Techniques - Jasmeet Lamba, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI (co-authors: K.G Karthikeyan, A. M. Thompson)

Processes Controlling Hydrochemistry in a Claypan Soil Watershed in Missouri - Fengjing Liu, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO (co-authors: R. Lerch, J. Yang, C. Baffaut)
Transient Storage and Inorganic Nutrient Retention in a Restored River - Joseph Morgan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (co-authors: T. V. Royer, J. R. White, L. T. Johnson)

Moderator - Pradmod Pandey
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Evaluation of APEX and REMM Models to Simulate Water Quality Benefits of Riparian Buffers in the Jobos Bay Watershed - Candiss O. Williams, USDA-NRCS-Charles E. Kellogg National Soil Survey Laboratory, Lincoln, NE (co-authors: R. Lowrance, R. Williams)

Salinity Modeling in the Colorado River and Upper Rio Grande Basins Using Riverware - David Neumann, CADSWES - University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (co-authors: G. Oeslner, J. Prairie, S. Anderholm, E. Zagona)

Analyzing Uncertainty of Land Use Land Cover on Watershed Level Output Using a Novel Tool - Dharmendra Saraswat, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR (co-author: N. Pai)

Modeling Agricultural Watersheds with the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT): Data Challenges and Issues - Awoke Teshager, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (co-authors: G. Misgna, S. Secchi, J. Schoof)

Tuesday / March 26 / 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 20, 21, 22, 23

SESSION 20: Managing Agricultural Drainage 1
Grand Ballroom A

Moderator - John Tracy
University of Idaho, Boise, ID

Effects of Agricultural Drainage Ditch Maintenance on Water Quality in the Snoqualmie River Valley, Washington State - Megan McPhaden, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Evaluation of Policies for Tile Drain Placement in the Prairie Pothole Wetland Landscape - John Tracy, University of Idaho, Boise, ID (co-authors: B. Werner, C. Johnson, R. Voldseth, G. Guntenspergen)
Impacts of Tile Drains on Flood Mitigation Ecosystem Services Provided by Prairie Pothole Wetlands - John Tracy, University of Idaho, Boise, ID (co-authors: B. Werner, C. Johnson)

SESSION 21: Nitrogen in Surface and Ground Waters
Grand Ballroom B

Moderator - Gary Feyereisen
USDA-ARS, St. Paul, MN

Nitrogen Concentrations and Transport Potential in Shallow Groundwater: Contrasting Seep and Non-Seep Regions of a Riparian Zone in an Agricultural Watershed - Mark Williams, Penn State University, University Park, PA (co-authors: A. Buda, H. Elliott, E. Boyer)

Temporal Variability in Water and Nitrogen Flux from Tile-Drained Fields Fertilized with Dairy Slurry - Gary Feyereisen, USDA-ARS, St. Paul, MN (co-authors: S. K. Papiernik, J.M. Baker, C. D. Wente, E. S. Krueger)

Applications of Fluorescence Excitation-emission Matrix Spectroscopy for Detecting Dissolved Organic Nitrogen in Surface Water - Bin Hua, Lincoln University of Missouri, Jefferson City, MO

Moderator - Jason Hubbart
Columbia University, Columbia, MO

Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in an Agricultural and Multi-Land-Use Impacted Stream of the Midwest: Hydrology, Water Quality, Woody Roots and Physical Habitat - John Nichols, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (co-author: J. A. Hubbart)

The Influence of Floodplain Construction on Whole-Stream Metabolism in Four Midwestern Agricultural Streams - Robert Davis, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (co-authors: J. L. Tank, U. H. Mahl, S. S. Roley)

Measuring and Modeling Water and Air Temperature Relationships in a Multi-use Agricultural Watershed of the Central U.S. - Sean Zeiger, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (co-author: J. A. Hubbart)

Moderator - Xiuying (Susan) Wang
Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Palatine, IL

The Need for Watershed-Based Solutions to Nutrient Loss in Agricultural Landscapes - Eileen McLellan, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC (co-author: K. Schilling)

A Framework for Planning Agricultural Conservation Practices in Watersheds and Fields: Development and Implementation - Mark Tomer, USDA/ARS-NLAE, Ames, IA (co-authors: D. James, S. Porter, B. Gelder, P. Kollasch, E. McLellan)

Targeting Restoration in Agricultural Landscapes to Achieve Efficient and Effective Nutrient and Sediment Reduction, Pocomoke River Watershed, Maryland. - Amy Jacobs, The Nature Conservancy, Easton, MD (co-authors: K. Boomer, M. Bryer)

Conservation practice adoption in the Chesapeake Bay - Xiuying Wang, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Palatine, IL (co-authors: X. Wang, J. Atwood, L. Norfleet, J. Williams, T. Gerik)

Tuesday / March 26 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 24, 25, 26, 27

SESSION 24: Managing Agricultural Drainage 2
Grand Ballroom A

Moderator - Zhulu Lin
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Impacts of Drainage Water Management on Soil Moisture and Subsurface Drainage Volume - Aaron Daigh presenting for Xiaobo Zhou, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: M. Helmers, C.Pederson, J. Xu)

Modeling the Impact of Subsurface Drainage on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Red River of the North using SWAT - Zhulu Lin, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND (co-author: M. M. Rahman)

Potential Nutrient Reduction and Water Savings from On-Farm Water Storage Systems - Mary Love Tagert, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS (co-authors: E.K. McCraven, J. O. Paz, M., R. L. Kirmeyer III, J. W. Pote)

SESSION 25: Decision Support Tools in Agriculture
Grand Ballroom B

Moderator - Brian Gelder
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Decision Support for Wisconsin's Manure Producers: Development of a Real-time Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast - Dustin Goering, NOAA/NWS/NCRFC, Chanhassen, MN (co-author: B. Connelly)

Mobile Technologies Make Monitoring Easier - Rob Wood, Cogent3D, Inc., Tucson, AZ

The Iowa Daily Erosion Project: Real Time Soil and Water Resource Inventory - Brian Gelder, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: R. Cruse, J. Laflen, D. Herzmann, D. James, J. Opsomer, W. Krajewski)
Using Soil Survey Information to Inform Water Quality Risk Assessments: Promises and Pitfalls - Michael Robotham, USDA-NRCS, Lincoln, NE (co-authors: C. O. Williams, C. Smith, L. West)

Moderator - Jason Hubbart
Columbia University, Columbia, MO

Agricultural Land Use Impacts on Floodplain Shallow Groundwater Temperatures - Elliott Kellner, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (co-author: J. A. Hubbart)

Farmed and Forested: Land Use Influences on Floodplain Storage Capacity - Chris Zell, University of Missouri, Moberly, MO (co-author: J. A. Hubbart)

Role of Land Cover and Hydrology in Determining Nutrient Concentrations in Missouri Reservoirs - Daniel Obrecht, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (co-authors: J. R. Jones, A. P. Thorpe, J. Harlan)

Co-existence of Floodplain Land Uses: Evaluation of Ecological Restoration and Production Agriculture through Hydrodynamic Modeling of the Lower Missouri River Floodplain - Garth Lindner, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD (co-author: R. Jacbson)

SESSION 27: Field and Watershed Scale Modeling
Grand Suites II

Moderator - Stephanie Johnson
Houston Engineering, Inc., Maple Grove, MN

Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis for Field-scale P Loss Model - Carl Bolster, USDA-ARS, Bowling Green, KY (co-author: P. A. Vadas)

Improving Phosphorus Index Estimates: Refining Methods Used to Quantify Transport Potential - Hal Liechty, University of Arkansas, Monticello School of Forest Resources, Monticello, AR (co-author: C. Hastings)

Prioritizing Agricultural Nonpoint Source Management Areas through the use of LiDAR and GIS - Stephanie Johnson, Houston Engineering, Inc., Maple Grove, MN (co-author: Z. Hermann)

Salt and Nutrient Management through Data Visualization and Collaboration - Jim Blanke, RMC Water and Environment, Sacramento, CA (co-authors: T. Harrison, C. Kennedy, L. Dumas, D. Richardson, D. Smith)

Wednesday / March 27 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions 28, 29, 30, 31

SESSION 28: Vegetated Buffers
Grand Ballroom A

Moderator - William Beck
Kansas Forest Service, Manhattan, KS

Narrow Grass Hedge Effects on Nutrient Transport Following Compost Application - John Gilley, USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE
Reducing Herbicides and Veterinary Antibiotics Losses from Cropland Using Vegetative Buffers - Robert Lerch, USDA-ARS, Columbia, MO (co-authors: C. H. Lin, K. W. Goyne, R. J. Kremer)
Assessing Riparian Forests in the Kansas Delaware River Watershed and Relation to Sedimentation of Perry Lake - William Beck, Kansas Forest Service, Manhattan, KS (co-authors: C.J. Barden, J. Neel, D. Maradiaga, R. Atchison, D. Bruton, J. Bond, H. Klaege)
Nitrogen Cycling in Giant Cane and Forest Riparian Buffers - Amanda Nelson, Southern Illinois University -Carbondale, Carbondale, IL (co-authors: J. Schoonover, K.W.J. Williard)

Moderator - Faye Sleeper
University of Minnesota Water Resources Center, St. Paul, MN

University Roles in Supporting State Nutrient Reduction Efforts - Faye Sleeper, University of Minnesota Water Resources Center, St. Paul, MN (co-author: A. Lewandowski)

Using Stakeholder and Public Perceptions as the First Step for Developing Targeted Outreach for Nutrient Reductions in Mississippi - Samuel C. Pierce, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS (co-authors: L. W. Burger, J.F. Edwards, K. W. Thornton, T. Cooke, D. Hall, R. Kroger)

Northern Everglades Payment for Environmental Services: A Public Private Partnership that Pays Farmers to Temporarily Store and Clean Up Excess Surface Water - Terry Clark, Cardno ENTRIX, Wellington, FL

Groundwater Resources for Public Supply: A Case History of Planning, Development, Management, and Public Education - Greg Brennan, HR Green, Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA

Moderator - Claire Baffaut
USDA-ARS, Columbia, MO

Optimizing Placement of Conservation Practices with the Hydrologic Characterization Tool - Jan Boll, Environmental Science & Water Resources, Moscow, ID (co-authors: E. S. Brooks, C. Wilson, T. S. Steenhuis, S. Saia)

Process-Based Modeling of Landscape Vulnerability to Off-Site Pesticide Transport - Patrick Shea, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE (co-authors: M. Milner, A. Hosseini, M. L. Bernards, R. N. Lerch, C. Baffaut, E. A. Walter-Shea)

Targeting Buffer Placement to Improve Runoff Water Quality - Michael Dosskey, USDA-FS National Agroforestry Center, Lincoln, NE (co-author: Z. Qiu)

Moderator - M. Srinivasan
National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, Christchurch, New Zealand

Climate Change Impact on Surface Water Quality: Scenario Study in Selected Dairy Watersheds of New Zealand - M. Srinivasan, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, Christchurch, New Zealand (co-author: R. Wilcock)

Climate and Land Use Effects on River Discharge and Base Flow in Tile Drained Watersheds - Satish Gupta, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (co-authors: A. Kessler, M.Brown)

Climate Change and Vegetation Cover Impact on Surface Water in St. Louis Metropolitan Area, Missouri - Yuyan Jordan, Sanit Louis University, St. Louis, MO (co-authors: A. Ghulam, M. L. Chu)

The Spatio-temporal Analysis of Riverine Pollutant Loads in Midwestern US: The Role of Largest Load Events - Siddhartha Verma, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (Momcilo Markus, Alena Bartosova, Richard A. Cooke)

Wednesday / March 27 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Concurrent Sessions 32, 33, 34, 35

SESSION 32: Riparian Buffer Management
Grand Ballroom A

Moderator - Jay Christensen
U.S. EPA, Las Vegas, NV

Use of LiDAR to Estimate Ephemeral Streams in Agricultural Catchments of the Willamette Valley, OR - Jay Christensen, US EPA, Las Vegas, NV (co-author: P.. J. Wigington Jr.)

Utilizing Giant Cane to Address Concentrated Flow in Riparian Buffers - Jessica Pease, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (co-authors: K. Williard, J. Schoonover)

Streamside Vegetation Characteristics Influence on Stream Bank Erosion - Leigh Ann Long, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: R. Schultz, T.M Isenhart, R. Peacher, C.M. McMullen, R.N. Lerch)

Infiltration of Water into Soils in Established Riparian Buffer Systems - Leigh Ann Long, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: R. C. Schultz, T. M. Isenhart)


SESSION 33: Manure Management and Water Quality
Grand Ballroom B

Moderator - Ed Brands
University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, MN

Nutrient Concentrations of Runoff During the Year Following Manure Application - John Gilley, USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE

Pathways of Nitrogen Loss Following Broadcast and Subsurface Manure Application to Cropland:

Evaluating Water and Air Quality Trade-Offs - Emily Duncan, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (co-authors: C. Dell, P. Kleinman, D. Beegle, H. Karsten)

Proximity of Animal Feeding Operations to Surface Water and Wells in West Central Minnesota - Ed Brands, University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, MN (co-authors: S. Nesser, A. Saunders)

Moderator - Claire Baffaut
USDA-ARS, Columbia, MO

Adaptive Targeting: Engaging Farmers to Increase Adoption of Targeted Conservation - Margaret Kalcic, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (co-authors: I. Chaubey, J. Frankenberger, L. Prokopy, L. Bowling)

Linking Wetland Biogeochemical Processes with Landscape Position in Different Physiographic Provinces of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - Kathleen Boomer, The Nature Conservancy, Bethesda, MD (co-authors: D. E. Weller, M. E. Baker, A. Jacobs)

A GIS Tool to Design and Recommend Potential Locations for Grassed Waterways in an Iowa Watershed - Rohith Gali, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-author: M. L. Soupir)

Moderator - Joe Pfeiffer
USDA-ARS, Columbia, MO

Effectiveness of Nutrient Beneficial Management Practices in Alberta Agricultural Watersheds - Jollin Charest, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Lethbridge, AB, Canada (co-authors: J. Casson, B. Olson, A. Kalischuk)

Did We Get Some of the P Out of Lake Simcoe? - Lisa Sealock, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada

Ecosystem Restoration with Gorilla Tactics: A New Paradigm to Mitigating Agricultural Nutrient Loading - Joseph Pfeiffer, USDA-ARS, Columbia, MO

Wednesday / March 27 / 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 36, 37, 38, 39

Moderator - Robert Gillespie
Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN

Ecological Integrity of Prairie Streams as Influenced by Patch-Burn Grazing and Riparian Protection - Karen Jackson, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Carbondale, IL (co-author: M.R. Whiles)

Relative Importance of Water Chemistry and Habitat to Fish Communities in Headwater Streams Influenced by Agricultural Land Use - Robert Gillespie, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN (co-authors: P. C. Smiley Jr., K. E. Sanders, K. W. King, D. R. Smith, E. A. Pappas)

Landscape Effects of Agricultural and Aquatic Systems on the Inter-Annual Variability of River Phosphorus, Nitrogen, and Sediment Export - Steve Powers, University of Notre Dame , South Bend, IN

SESSION 37: - Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
Grand Ballroom B

Moderator -

An Overview of the Sediment Initiative in the Minnesota River Basin - Joe Magner, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN (co-author: L. Gunderson)

Global Nitrogen and Phosphorus Emission and Grey Water Footprint from Agricultural Lands - Mesfin M. Mekonnen, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands (co-author: A. Y. Hoekstra)

In-stream E. coli Concentrations During Storm Flows - Pramod Pandey, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-author: M. L. Soupir)

SESSION 38: - Cover Crops
Grand Ballroom C

Moderator - Jeppe Kjaersgaard
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Effects of Cover Crops on Soil and Water Quality in a Corn/Soybean Rotation in Central Illinois - Samantha Swanberg, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (co-authors: K. Williard, J. Schoonover)

Impacts of Cover Crops on Carbon Dioxide and Nitrous Oxide Flux from a Row Crop Agricultural Field in Central Illinois - Joshua Smith, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL (co-authors: K. W.J. Williard, J. E. Schoonover)

Field Measurement and Estimation of Cover Crop Evapotranspiration - Christopher Hay, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD (co-authors: B. Hankerson, J. Kjaersgaard)

Remote Sensing-based Evapotranspiration Estimation for Cover Crops - Jeppe Kjaersgaard, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD (co-authors: B. Hankerson, C. Hay)

 

SESSION 39: Agrichemicals in Field and Watershed Runoff
Grand Suites II

Moderator -

The Hourglass: Agrichemicals in Watersheds. - Alan Kolok, Nebraska Watershed Network, Omaha, NE

Atrazine Incorporation and Soil Erosion--Balancing Competing Water Quality Concerns for Claypan Soils - Robert Lerch, USDA-ARS, Columbia, MO (co-authors: C. M. Harbourt, R. R. Broz, T. J. Thevary)

Biodiesel Waste Products as Soil Amendments - Toxicity, Runoff, and Growth - Thomas Soerens, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (co-author: S. Parker)