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2017 12th Annual Hydrologic Sciences Student Research Symposium

April 6-7, 2017
SEEC Auditorium Room 120
University of Colorado Boulder, East Campus

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See our 2017 Program (1.5 MB PDF)

Thursday Talks, April 06, 2017

9:00 Coffee & Muffins/Registration
9:30 John
Pitlick
Welcome Address
9:45 Harihar
Rajaram
A Reflection on the First 50 Years of Water Resources Research
10:00 Michael
Rush
Projecting Hydrologic Responses to Warming on Montane Hillslopes: A Surface Energy Balance Approach
10:15 Qinghuan
Zhang
Streamflow Simulations Under Future Climate Scenarios in the Boulder Creek Watershed, Colorado
10:30 Emily
Carbone
Generating a Global Soil Evaporation Dataset Using SMAP Soil Moisture Data and the Surface Water Balance
10:45 Joseph
Kasprzyk
Improving the Holistic Calibration of Simulated Hydrologic Processes using Multiple Objectives
11:00 Brad
Udall
Keynote address- The Collision of 19th Century Water Law, 20th Century Water Infrastructure and 21st Century Climate Change: Navigating the New Realities
12:00 Lunch/Poster Session (pizza and drinks provided)
1:15 Otto
Strack
Keynote address- Application of Elementary Solutions in Groundwater Modeling
2:15 John
Greene
Remediation of Uranium-Contaminated Groundwater Using Engineered Injection and Extraction
2:30 Greg
Lackey
Surface Casing Pressure as an Indicator of Well Integrity Loss and Stray Gas Migration in the Wattenberg Field, Colorado
2:45 Lauren
Reising
A Mechanistic Approach to Designing Active Spreading Injection and Extraction Sequences for In Situ Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater
3:00 Megan
Brown
The Influence of Wastewater Injection Wells on Induced Seismicity in the Denver Basin Combined Disposal Zone, Weld County, Northeast Colorado
3:15 15 min break
3:30 Anne
Castle
Guest speaker - The Colorado River: Where Scarcity Sparks Collaboration
4:00 Amy
Kremen
Working In Support Of Greater Groundwater Use Optimization In The Ogallala Aquifer Region, To Sustain Food Production Systems, Rural Communities And Ecosystem Services: Overview Of The Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project
4:15 Rebecca
Smith
Connecting Water Managers, Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms, and Multivariate Regression Trees to Support Water Utility Planning on the Front Range
4:30 Melissa
Estep
Comparison of Water Markets in Multiple Countries and the Potential for Multi-Objective Optimization in the Chilean Elqui Valley
4:45 Kaelin
Cawley
The National Ecological Observatory Network Aquatic Sampling: Dissolved Gas Concentrations, Stratification Conditions in Lakes, and Reaeration Rates in Streams
5:00   End

 

Friday Talks, April 07, 2017

9:30   Coffee & Muffins/Registration
10:00 Laura
Belanger
Guest speaker- Engineering and the Environment: Informing and Influencing Policies and Projects
10:30 Jordan
Carroll
Dynamics of Solute Transport and Rare Earth Element Response in Acid Mine Drainage Impacted Alpine Rivers
10:45 Brian
Straight
Aerial Drones Used to Sample Pit Water Reduce Monitoring Costs and Improve Safety
11:00 Laurel
Larsen
Keynote address- Unraveling Complexity from Two Directions: Hydroecological Systems Seen Through the Lenses of Modeling and Data
12:00   Lunch and Career Panel Discussion
1:15 James
Eklund
Guest speaker- Implementing Colorado's Water Plan
1:45 Theodore
Barnhart
Disentangling the Importance of Snowmelt Rate, Timing, and Amount on Runoff Production
2:00 Keith
Jennings
Cold Content and Snowmelt Dynamics in the Alpine and Subalpine, Niwot Ridge, Colorado, USA
2:15 Sarah
Evans
Potential Shifts in the Seasonality of Groundwater Discharge as Snowmelt-Dominated Watersheds Warm
2:30   15 min break
2:45 Ryan
Webb
Using Ground Penetrating Radar to Assess the Variability of Snow Water Equivalent and Melt in a Mixed Canopy Forest, Northern Colorado
3:00 Mark
Raleigh
What is the Dominant Source of Uncertainty When Mapping Basin-Wide SWE with Airborne Lidar and a Snow Model
3:15 Joel
Singley
Characterizing the Role of Hyporheic Exchange Processes in Transient Electrical Conductivity-Discharge Relationships Over Multple Timescales
3:30 Jill
Baron
Keynote address- Scaling Nitrogen Effects and Management Issues from Small Watersheds to the Globe: Towards an International Nitrogen Management System
4:30   Student awards and closing
4:45   End

 

Poster Session - Thursday, April 06, 2017, 12:00 - 1:15

1 Joshua
Aikins
Seeded and Natural Orographic Wintertime Clouds: The Idaho Experiment (SNOWIE)
2 Suzanne
Anderson
High-Intensity Rain Storm Connects Hillslopes to Channels an a Steep Semi-Arid Catchment
3 Anna
Bergstrom
Annual and Interannual Variability of Albedo on Glaciers and Ice- Covered Lakes of the Taylor Valley, Antarctica
4 Clea
Bertholet
Snow Bedform Growth as a Function of Wind Speed and Snow Age
5 Andrew
Birch
Land Use Effects on Major Ion Biogeochemistry and Hydrologic Flowpaths in the Panama Canal Watershed
6 Margaret
Bowman
Linking Soil Organic Matter Composition to Physical and Geochemical Properties in Soil; Understanding Implications for Organic Matter Transport
7 Sidney
Bush
Assessing the Impact of Land-Use on Runoff Generation within the Panama Canal Watershed
8 Kelsey
Cody
Institutional Adaptation, User-Governed Irrigation Systems, and Climate Change: San Luis Valley of Colorado
9 Ryan
Harmon
Connecting Evapotranspiration and Groundwater Fluxes in the Critical Zone
10 Aaron
Heldmyer
Simulation of Current and Projected Montane Snowpacks for the Preservation of the Wolverine in the Western U.S.
11 Cara
Lauria
How do Stable Isotope Values of Vegetation and Bulk Soil Organic Matter Record Drought Conditions in the Shortgrass Prairie Ecosystem of Southwestern Kansas, USA?
12 Matthew
Olivier
The Effects of Climate Change on an Alpine Lake System: A Mesocosm Experiment
13 Sayedeh
Sayedi
Impact of Climate Change and Land Use on Hydrologic Ecosystem Services in the Zayanderood Watershed in Iran
14 Christa
Torrens
Temporal Signatures of Hyporheic Exchange and Stream Metabolism in Glacial Meltwater Streams, Antarctica
15 Meredith
Tyree
Improving Diatom Enumeration Methods for Use in Predictive Bioassessment Models
16 James
Vernon
Multi-Objective Optimization Using Water Treatment Plant Simulation Model for Wildfire Conditions
17 Colleen
Wilson
Increased Stream Temperature in Response to Extreme Precipitation Events


Prior Schedules

To get a sense of past symposia, you can look at our Past Symposia page and Abstracts Archive

Overview

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Chris Jaros measuring high flow, Harnish Creek, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, 2002. Photo: Lee Turner (INSTAAR).

 

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