2017 Spring Specialty Conference - Connecting the Dots: The Emerging Science of Aquatic System Connectivity
Poster Session
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TECHNICAL POSTER SESSION

Monday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Posters will be on display Monday, from 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM (Poster Presenters will be at their posters from
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM during the Opening Networking Reception) and Tuesday from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Note: The Presenter of each poster is in BOLD type immediately following the poster title.
Co-authors are then listed in parentheses.

Using Functional Connectivity Networks to Understand the Effects of Disturbance on Ecosystem Function - Saalem Adera, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA (co-authors: L. Larsen, M. Levy, S. Thompson)
Aquatic System Connectivity Issues for National Wildlife Refuges and Endangered Species in the Semi-arid Western U.S. - Brian Caruso, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Lakewood, CO
Determining the Minimum Ecological River Inflow Needs of Louisiana Estuaries - F. Ryan Clark, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Baton Rouge, LA (co-authors: E. White, M. Baustian, A. Jerabek)
Land Use and Stream Water Quality in Bangladesh and Bhutan: Utilizing Macroinvertebrates as Biological Indicators - Bryan Currinder, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (co-authors: N. Islam, B. Sweeney, S. Willig)
Potential Effects of Climate Change on Aquatic-Terrestrial Linkages and Characterization of Wetland Water Temperature for Future Experiments - Julia Earl, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK (co-authors: S. Paudel, S. D. Fuhlendorf, C. Davis)
Spatiotemporal Variability of Inorganic Nutrients During Wastewater Effluent Dominated Streamflow Conditions in Indian Creek, Johnson County, Kansas - Guy Foster, U.S. Geological Survey, Lawrence, KS (co-authors: J. L. Graham, T. J. Williams, L. R. King)
Cyanobacteria and Associated Toxins and Taste-and-Odor Compounds in the Kansas River, Kansas - Jennifer Graham, U.S. Geological Survey, Lawrence, KS (co-authors: G. M. Foster, T. J. Williams, K. A. Loftin)
Event-based Analysis of Wetland Hydrologic Response to Infer the Mechanisms that Promote Hydrologic Connectivity in Prairie Pothole Region - Aminul Haque, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB Canada (co-authors: C. Ross, A. Schmall, S. Bansah, G. Ali)
Development of an Earthen Dam Break Data Base - Karoline Hood, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY (co-authors: T. V. Hromadka II, H.D. McInvale, R. Boucer, B. Wilkins, B.)
Optimizing Barrier Removal to Restore Connectivity in Utah's Weber Basin - Maggi Kraft, Utah State University, Logan, UT (co-author: S. Null)
An Improved Landscape Metric for Predicting Ecological Stream Condition - Mason Kreidler, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (co-author: C. Pomeroy)
Data Driven Method Reveals Feedbacks Between Aquatic Vegetation Growth and Topography Change in Lake Delta Ecosystem - Hongxu Ma, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA (co-author: L. G. Larsen)
Connecting Hydraulic Modeling to Habitat Quality Measures in Stream With Beaver Dams - Milada Majerova, USU/UWRL, Logan, UT (co-authors: B. T. Neilson, T. L. Stout,J. M. Wheaton)
Predicting Macroinvertebrate Index Scores From Land Use Data and Connectivity Indices - Urmila Malvadkar, Academy of Natural Sciences, Drexel University, Collingswood, NJ (co-authors: S. Kroll, S. Haag)
Using Hspf and Bathtub for Total Maximum Daily Loads and Watershed Restoration/Protection in the Rum River Watershed - Cindie McCutcheon, RESPEC, Rapid City, SD
A Hydrogeomorphic Delineation Methodology for Assessing Changes in Floodplain Area Due to Water Management Activities - Ryan Morrison, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (co-authors: F. Nardi, A. Annis, T.Grantham, Q. Dong)
Software to Extract Model Subsets from the National Hydrologic Model for Hydrologic Connectivity Studies - Parker Norton, U.S. Geological Survey, Rapid City, SD (co-authors: S. Markstrom, R. S. Regan, W. Farmer)
Lateral and Longitudinal Disconnection in the Niobrara-Missouri Deltas Area and the 59-mile Reach of Missouri River below Gavins Point Dam - Nathan Schaepe, U.S. Geological Survey, Lincoln, NE (co-authors: B. Densmore, R. Zelt)
Characterizing the Role of Hyporheic Exchange Processes in Transient Electrical Conductivity-Discharge Relationships Over Multiple Timescales - Joel Singley, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO (co-authors: A. N. Wlostowski, A. J. Bergstrom, E. R. Sokol, C. L. Torrens, C. Jaros, C. E. Wilson, P. J. Hendrickson, M. N. Gooseff)
Evaluating the Environmental Impact of Removing Woody Biomass for Biofuel Production Through Groundwater Modeling with UNSAT-H - Constance Smith, Graduate Student, Salt Lake City, UT USA (co-authors: )
Connectivity and Habitat Suitability Jointly Influence the Ecological Intactness of Aquatic Ecosystems - Charles Hawkins, Utah State University, Logan, UT