2015 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference
Poster Sessions

Poster Sessions

Monday November 16 - Tuesday November 17
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Please Note: 1. The Presenter of each paper is in BOLD type immediately following the paper title. Co-authors are then listed in parentheses. 2. Posters are listed in alphabetical order by Presenter's last name.

Impact of Proposed Water Management Action Plans on Baseflow and Groundwater Levels Along the Niobrara River in Nebraska - Zablon Adane, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, Lincoln, NE (co-authors: M. Pun, R. Li)
Fate and Transport of an Estrogen Conjugate in Soil-Water Systems - Xuelian Bai, Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV (co-authors: F.Casey, H. Hakk)
Redundant Verification methods on Inverse Modeling - Hsin-Yi Chen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Yun, Taiwan (co-authors: Y. Chen, H. Lin, J. Wen)
Perceived Monetary Values of the West Palm Beach, FL Drinking Water Source, Grassy Waters Preserve: Rural vs Urban Residents' Willingness to Pay - Willingness to Accept - Blake Clement, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, FL (co-author: T. E. Thornton)
A Remote Sensing Approach: Estimating Spatial and Temporal Variability of Crop Water Use - John Craven, Hydros Consulting, Inc, Boulder, CO (co-authors: T. Adams, J. Carron)
The Potential for Carbon Sequestration in the Histosol Soils of the West Palm Beach Florida Drinking Water Source, Grassy Waters Preserve - Aidan Dermody-McKeen, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, FL (co-authors: T. E. Thornton, M. S. Josan)

Long-term Proxy Records of PDO-like Moisture Variability in the Pacific Northwest - Amanda Doremus, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 (co-author: Tess L. Montini)

Using EPA's SUSTAIN Model to Assess the Efficacy of BMPs to Meet Metal TMDLs in the Los Angeles River Basin - Ryan Edgley, Colorado School of Mines, Lakewood, CO (co-authors: T. Hogue, M. Gold, K. Radavich, C. Panos, K. Mika, M. Mukherjee)
Beach Erosion Analysis through Digitization of Historic Photos into a Geographic Information System (GIS) Program, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2001-2015 - Daniel Fischer, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Besach, FL (co-authors: C. Beckford, T. E. Thornton)
Source Water Quality Affects Chlorine Demand at Beaver Water District, AR - Jaime Gile, University of Arkansas , Fayetteville, AR (co-authors: E. Scott, B. E. Haggard)
Performance of Engineered Hyporheic Zone - a Novel Stormwater Quality BMP - Skuyler Herzog, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (co-authors: C. P. Higgins, J. E. McCray)
Impact of On-Farm Water Storage Systems (OFWS) as a BMP for Sustainable Irrigation, Nutrient Recycling and Nutrient Loading Reduction from Small Agricultural Watersheds in Mississippi - Ritesh Karki, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS (co-authors: M. Love Tagert, J. Paz, J. D. Perez-Gutierrez)
Comparison of Distributed Rainfall-Runoff Models - A Case Study for the Storm Event on December 10, 2014 - Jungho Kim, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (co-authors: R. Cifelli, L. E. Johnson, B. Livneh, V. Chandrasekar)
Improving Evapotranspiration Estimates in the Rio Grande Headwaters through Remote- - Kyle Knipper, Colorado School of Mines, Lakewood, CO (co-authors: T. S. Hogue, K. J. Franz)
NASA Applied Sciences Water Resources Applications Area - Christine Lee, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (co-authors: J. Bolten, F. Melton, D. Toll, B. Doorn)

The Effects of Land Use and Climate Change on Trends in Water Quality in Lakes in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Alaska - Matthew McMillan, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK (co-authors: M. G. Loso, R. Dial, J. Geck, J. Depasquale)

Impacts of Forest Cover on Water Quality in Agricultural Watersheds of São Paulo, Brazil - Kaline de Mello, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (co-authors: T. Randhir, R. de Oliveira Averna Valenta, C. A. Vettorazzi)
Driving Water Conservation: A Conserve2Enhance Dashboard Road Trip - Kelly Mott Lacroix, Water Resources Research Center, Tucson, AZ (co-authors: B. Xiu, S. Megdal)
Assessing the Reliability of Water Analysis Test Kits for Use in Small-Scale Aquaculture - Shamim Naigaga, Auburn University, Auburn, Al (co-authors: C.E. Boyd, J.J. Molnar)
Coanda-Effect Screen Evaluation Study using Particle Image Velocimetry - Lisbeth Orduno, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX (co-author: J. Ho)
The Influence of Extreme Water Pulses on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Soils - Sandra Petrakis, University of Delaware/AWRA Student Chapter, Newark, DE (co-authors: R. Vargas, A. Seyfferth, S. Inamdar)
Understanding Hydro-Meteorological Variability And Trend Of Streamflow Droughts, Specifically Low Flow Magnitudes, in the Headwater Basin of Colorado River--A Lifeline for the Arid Southwestern Part Of The Conterminous U.S. - Maryam Pournasiri Poshtiri, University of Colorado-Denver, Denver, CO (co-author: I. Pal)
Assessing the Impact of Mountain Pine Beetle Infestations on the Carbon Loads in Colorado Mountain Streams - Nicolas Rodriguez-Jeangros, Colorado School of Mines, Lakewood, CO (co-author: J. E. McCray)
Numerical Modeling of Baseflow Response to Managed Groundwater Recharge Along the South Platte River, Colorado - Jason Roudebush, Ducks Unlimited, Fort Collins, CO (co-authors: J. Stednick, M. Ronayne)
Parking Lot Bioswale Hydrologic Performance Evaluation - Pedro Salazar, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX (co-authors: J. Ho)
Threshold Relationships Between Water Quality and Benthic Macroinvertebrates in Ozark Highland Wadeable Streams - Kayla Sayre, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville , AR (co-author: M. A. Evans-White)
Hydrologic Response to Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks at Broad Spatial Extents - Kimberly Slinski, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO (co-authors: J. E. McCray, T. S. Hogue, A. T. Porter)
National Hydrologic Simulation Framework for Flood Forecasting - Marcelo Somos-Valenzuela, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (co-authors: F.R. Salas, D.R. Maidment, N. Nawajish, D. Ding, D. Gochis)
Levels of Heavy Metals from Transboundary Air Pollution Measured in the Tissues of Tillandsia Fasciculata and Balbisiana Grassy Waters Preserve (Drinking Water Source), West Palm Beach, Florida - Samantha Spritz, Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach Fl, FL (co-authors: M. Josan, T. E. Thornton)
Determination of Seagrass Decline Within the Perimeter of the Snook Islands in the Lake Worth Lagoon Palm Beach County, Florida - Noah Zhang, Oxbridge Academy, Wellington, FL (co-author: N. Aldecoa, T. E. Thornton)
Integrating Heuristic Simulation Models with Inferential Logic for Heuristic Disaster Response and Recovery Decision Support - Xiaoyin Zhang, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (co-authors: A. N.S. Ernest, A. A. Oubeidillah, J. L. Gutenson, L. Zhu)
Developing a Dynamic County-Base, Multi-Sector Drought Economic Consequence Assessment Tool - Lian Zhu, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (co-authors: A. N. S. Ernest, J. L. Gutenson, A. A. Oubeidillah, X. Zhang)