AWRA Seattle 2009 Annual Conference
Poster Presentations


Monday, Nov. 9, 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Poster Session Abstracts

(Note:  The Presenter of each paper/poster is in BOLD type immediately following the paper title.
Co-authors are then listed in parentheses.  Also:  All session abstracts can be accessed using the Session Title link.)

  1. Phosphorus Loss with Surface Runoff as Affected by Biomass and Nutrient Management Systems for Bioenergy Production - Aaron A. Andrews, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (co-authors: Antonio P. Mallarino, Mazhar U. Haq, Matthew J. Helmers)
  2. A Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program in the Upper Illinois River Watershed, Northwest Arkansas - Leslie Bartsch Massey, Arkansas Water Resources Center, Fayetteville, AR (co-author: Brian E. Haggard)
  3. Preferences among Hydrologic Models for studies involving Climate Change? - Levi Brekke, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO (co-authors: Lauren E. Hay, Edward Clark, Nancy Parker, Tom Pruitt, Gregory J. McCabe)
  4. Water Quality Factors Shaping Metabolism in the Middle Rio Grande - Roxanne Candelaria-Ley, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (co-authors: David VanHorn, Clifford Dahm)
  5. Economic Effects of Water Related Recreation at the Port of Hood River - James Carney, Tetra Tech Surface Water Group, Seattle, WA (co-author: Ridge Robinson)
  6. Comparison of Reanalysis Datasets with Observed Meteorological Data in the Canadian Prairies Region - Woonsup Choi, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI (co-authors: Sung Joon Kim, Peter F. Rasmussen)
  7. Impact of Reliability and Security on the Planning of the Kensico-City Tunnel, New York - Eric Cole, AECOM, New York, NY (co-author: Ryan Edison)
  8. Deep Drilling in Tuff Conditions to Solve Challenging Groundwater Problems at Los Alamos National Laboratory - Andy Crowder, TerranearPMC, Los Alamos, NM (co-authors: Steve White, Ryan McGuill, Linda Fluk,Rich Leishman, Robert Stadeli, Mark Everett)
  9. Building Toward a National Water Allocation Model on the NHDPlus Network - Michele Cutrofello, RTI International, Washington, DC (co-authors: Brandon Bergenroth, Jay Rineer, Keith Little)
  10. Stream and Watershed Restoration Costs to Address a Hypothetical Mine Tailings Impoundment Failure - Kathleen Dixon, Ecology & Environment, Seattle, WA (co-authors: Paul Cocca, Alexander Whitman, Kris Erickson)
  11. Retrofitting of Urban and Industrial Areas to Protect Water Quality in Puget Sound Tributary Streams - Mike Giseburt, R. W. Beck, Inc., Seattle, WA (co-authors: Ralph D. Nelson, K.A. Ludwa, R. York, R. Duffner)
  12. Using LiDAR, Hydrologic Models, and Global Climate Data to Predict the Effect of Climate Change on Hydrologic Ecotones in the Lower Tualatin Watershed - J. Ruben Gonzalez-Baird, Portland State University, Portland, OR (co-authors: Susan Wherry, Hamid Moradkhani)
  13. Estimating Winter Cover Crop Nitrogen Uptake Using Satellite Imagery: Four Years of Data from the Choptank River Watershed CEAP - W. Dean Hively, USGS Eastern Geographic Science Center, Beltsville, MD (co-authors: Megan Lang, Greg McCarty, Ali Sadeghi, Jason Keppler)
  14. The Arizona Water-Energy Nexus - Joseph H. Hoover, University of Denver, Denver, CO
  15. Bacteria Sourcing in the Central Valley (California) - Michael Johnson, Michael L. Johnson, LLC, Davis, CA (co-authors: Lizabeth Bowen, Melissa Turner)
  16. Uncertainty Assessment For Two Hydrologically Distinct Watersheds In The Willamette River Basin - Il-Won Jung, Portland State University, Portland, OR (co-authors: H. Moradkhani, H. Chang)
  17. Analysis of NEXRAD and Rain Gauge Precipitation Data in Northeast Indiana - Myriam Larose, Purdue University, West Lafayette (co-authors: Gary C. Heathman, Darrell Norton)
  18. Development of a Nearest Neighbor Resampling Model to Downscale GCM Output - Mark Lee, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada (co-author: Peter F. Rasmussen)
  19. Improved Snow Water Equivalent Prediction Using Ensemble Data Assimilation Methods - Marc Leisenring, Portland State University, Portland, OR (co-authors: Hamid Moradkhani)
  20. Groundwater Hydrology in a Small Constructed Riparian Wetland in the Ridge and Valley of Virginia - Andrea Ludwig, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (co-author: W. Cully Hession)
  21. Developing the LUOM in Southern Guam Watersheds Without Flow Data – Q. C. Luo WERI, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam (co-author: S. Khosropanah)
  22. Impact of Vegetation Cover on Regime and Quality of Groundwater, Belgrade, Serbia Case Study - Dejan Milenic, Hydrogeologist, Belgrade, Serbia (co-authors: N. Savic, Z. Veljkovic, Dj. Stanojkovic)
  23. Reach-Scale Effectiveness Monitoring of Stream Restoration Projects in the Pacific Northwest - Jennifer O'Neal, Tetra Tech EC, Inc., Bothell, WA (co-author: Tricia Hoffer)
  24. Real Time Estimation of BOD by the Rapid Determination of Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) - Lindsay Peddle, ManSci Inc, Guelph, ON, Canada (co-author: Michael Essler)
  25. Rapid Multi-Parameter Analysis Using the New Rapidduo by Man-Tech - Lindsay Peddle, ManSci Inc, Guelph, ON, Canada (co-author: Robert Menegotto)
  26. Relationship Between Rainfall and Evaporation for Urban Area in Cuiabá City, Brazil - Mariele Regina Pinheiro, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, MT, Brazil (co-authors: Maricéia Tatiana Vilani, Luciana Sanches, Marcelo de Carvalho Alves, José de Souza Nogueira)
  27. A Pseudo-Transient Continuation Dam/Levee Failure Hydrodynamic Model - Gauarv Savant, USACE-ERDC, Vicksburg, MS (co-authors: Charlie Berger, Tate McAlpin, Jennifer Tate)
  28. A Soil Moisture Point for Mature Pecan to Maintain Healthy Growth - Zhuping Sheng, TAMU, El Paso, TX (co-authors: Yi Liu, Nicole Kyger, Frank Reyers)
  29. Providing Environmental Services from an Agricultural Impoundment in South Florida - Sanjay Shukla, Ag and Bio Eng Dept, University of Florida, Immokalee, FL (co-authors: Alphonse Guzha, Patrick J Bohlen, Mark W. Clark, Sarah Lynch, Len Shabman )
  30. Water Quality Effectiveness of an Agricultural Stormwater Impoundment in the Everglades Watershed - Asmita Shukla, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, Immokalee, FL (co-author: Sanjay Shukla)
  31. Storm Response to Barrier Island Restoration in Southeast Louisiana - Alison Sleath Grzegorzewski, USACE Engineer Research & Development Center, Vicksburg, MS (co-authors: Mary Cialone, Tate McAlpin,)
  32. Understanding Rural Water Systems in Developing Countries: Environment, Economics, & Policy - Nick Stacey, Lafayette College, Easton, PA (co-authors: Lindsay Weir, Anya Abseen, Ting Chiu, Sharon Jones)
  33. Development of a Detailed Customer Water Demand Database - Shawn Stoddard, Truckee Meadows Water Authority, Reno, NV
  34. Rainfall and Land Use Effects on Water Qaulity in the Florida Intracoastal Waterway - Jessie Taft, BCI Engineers and Scientists, Jacksonville, FL (co-author: Sarah Setiz)
  35. Correlation of Nutrients/Salts with Animal Confinement Land Uses Within the Central Valley (California) - Melissa Turner, Michael L. Johnson, LLC, Davis, CA (co-authors: Stephanie Henderson, Michael Johnson)
  36. Focused Management Practice Outreach Based On Water Quality Monitoring and Pesticide Use Data - Melissa Turner, Michael L. Johnson, LLC, Davis, CA (co-authors: Michael L. Johnson, Francisca Johnson)
  37. Impacts of Climate Change on Water Management in the State of Washington, USA - Julie Vano, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (co-authors: Nathalie Voisin, Marketa Elsner McGuire, Alan Hamlet, Dennis Lettenmaier )
  38. Induced Complexity: Early Results from a Floodplain Connection Project in Meacham Creek, Oregon - James Webster, Umatilla Tribes, Pendleton, OR (co-authors: Scott O'Daniel, Michael Lambert, Eric Hoverson)
  39. Statistical Downscaling Approaches in Analyzing Future Climate Change Impacts on Columbia River Basin - Susan Wherry, Portland State University, Portland, OR (co-authors: Mohammad Reza Najafi, Hamid Moradkhani)