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April 2

April 2
TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30 am - 8:00 pm Registration & Continental Breakfast, Poster Judging & Exhibits Imperial Hall & Salon C
8:00 - 9:00 am Opening Plenary Session Salon A
Wayne Wilkerson, Director, Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute
Mike Freiman, Chief, MS Department of Environmental Quality, Surface Water Division
Alex Cheng, Dean of the School of Engineering, University of Mississippi
9:00 - 9:15 am Break - Poster Judging and Exhibits (Refreshments) Imperial Hall & Salon C
9:20 - 11:00 am TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONSClick a title to view an abstract Session 1: Diplomat II
Session 2: Amphitheatre 1
Session 3: Cabana
Session 1 - Water Resources Protection & Management Moderator: Jamie Crawford Session 2 - Surface Water Quality #1 Moderator: Tom Bryant Session 3 - Nutrient Reduction & Management #1 Moderator: John J. Ramirez-Avila
Jason BarrettAn Assessment of Private Wells Used for Drinking Water in Mississippi Sameera R GunatilakeSolid phase extraction, QuEChERS cleanup, dansylation with LC-MS/MS detection as an improved method for analyzing five estrogens in wastewater Robert KrögerDiscerning BMP effectiveness for nutrient reductions in the Mississippi Delta
Jamie Crawford Source Water Protection in Mississippi: Just Plugging Away Thomas A. KajdanMonitoring fine suspended sediment in streams using high frequency acoustic signal attenuation measurements Beth PoganskiVariable spatial and temporal impacts of low-grade weirs on the agriculture landscape: evaluating the costs and benefits
Natalie Sigsby Mississippi's Dam Safety Program Bahareh KokabianIntegrated Desalination and Wastewater Treatment Systems John J. Ramirez-AvilaEffectiveness of low grade weirs to reduce sediment and nutrients loads in agricultural ditches of the Mississippi Delta
    J. Larry OldhamRisk Assessment for Phosphorus Movement in Nutrient Management Planning in Mississippi
11:00 - 11:25 am Poster Judging and Exhibits
Imperial Hall & Salon C
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch Salon B
Keynote Speaker
Ben Scaggs, Director, U.S. Environmental PA Gulf of Mexico Program (GMPO)
1:00 - 2:40 pm TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONSClick a title to view an abstract Session 4: Diplomat II
Session 5: Amphitheatre I
Session 6: Cabana
Session 4 - Watershed Assessment & Management Moderator: Jami Nettles Session 5 - Stormwater Assessment & Management Moderator: Cory Gallo Session 6 - Aquatic Ecosystems Moderator: Robert Brzuszek
Anna C. LinhossDecision analysis for species preservation under sea-level rise Tahmina ShirmeenModeling Rainfall Runoff using 2D Shallow Water Equation Daniel GoetzEffects of a native rough fish on water quality
Brad MaurerDesign and Construction of Quarry Capture Prevention BMPs on the Buttahatchie River Emily OverbeyUrban Flow-Through Facilities' Soil Media Compositions for Stormwater Quality and Quantity Improvements James FeagaThe Effects of Weirs on Macroinvertebrate Communities in Agricultural Drainage Ditches of the Mississippi Delta
Jonathan W. PoteModeling the Potential for Water Supply from a Constructed Lake in South Mississippi Under Present Climate and Projected Climate Change Jejal Reddy BathiIntroduction to Changing Site Design Standards for Stormwater Management Clay ShipesThe Effects of Weirs on Vegetation Communities in Agricultural Drainage Ditches of the Mississippi Alluvial Delta
Giusy PappalardoRivers and Community Engagement. Regulatory Frameworks and Practices in Europe and USA Warren "Cory" GalloImplementing Green Infrastructure through new Policies and Tools Robert BrzuszekTeaching How Water Works: Informal Science Education through Exhibit Design
Amy B. AlfordCrayfish Harvesting: Alternative Opportunities for Landowners Practicing Moist-soil Wetland Management Xiaobo ChaoNumerical Modeling of Sediment-Associated Water Quality Processes in Natural Lakes  
2:40 - 3:00 pm Break - Poster Judging and Exhibits (Refreshments) Imperial Hall and Salon C
3:00 - 4:30 pm TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONSClick a title to view an abstract Session 7: Diplomat II
Session 8: Amphitheatre I
Session 9: Cabana
Session 7 - Delta Hydrology Moderator: Jamie Dyer Session 8 - Monitoring & Modeling: Pearl River Basin Moderator: Prem Parajuli Session 9 - Surface Water Assessment & Monitoring Moderator: Jairo Diaz
Jamie DyerInfluence of Spatial Precipitation Patterns on Seasonal Recharge in the lower Mississippi River Alluvial Aquifer Abdullah O. DakhlallaAssessing the Impacts of Future Climate Change on Peak Flows in a Forested Watershed Zhangping WeiA shallow-water equation based one-dimensional dynamic wave model with non-hydrostatic pressure
Pat MasonSurficial Geology and Soils in the Mississippi Delta: In Search of Infiltration Data Priyantha JayakodySpatial distribution of Sediment and Nutrient Loadings from Upper Pearl River Watershed (UPRW) Rick KaminskiEcological Assessment of NRCS's Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative in Reponse to BP's Gulf Oil Spill
David R. JohnsonLow flow, how low should we go? Prem B. ParajuliMonitoring and Modeling of Fecal Coliform Bacteria Loads in the Upper Pearl River Watershed Jairo DiazModeling Sediment and Phosphorus Yields Using the HSPF Model in the Deep Hollow Watershed, Mississippi
5:00 - 6:30 pm Welcome Reception Salon B&C
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April 3

April 3
TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast, Poster Judging & Exhibits Imperial Hall A/Salon C
8:00 - 9:20 am TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONSClick a title to view an abstract Session 10: Amphitheatre II
Session 11: Amphitheatre I
Session 12: Cabana
Session 10 - Irrigation Practices & Management Moderator: Joe Massey Session 11 - Nutrient Reduction & Management #2 Moderator: Mary Love Tagert Session 12 - Surface Water Quality #2 Moderator: Tom Richardson
Robert F. ThorntonCan National Weather Service Spatially Gridded Radar Precipitation Estimates be Used to Overcome Spatial Variability in Mississippi Precipitation Measurements? Corrin FloraNutrient and Suspended Sediment Mitigation Through the Use of a Vegetated Ditch System Fitted with Consecutive Low-grade Weirs Cory ShoemakerEffects of vegetation and hydrology on Eh in vegetated agricultural drainage ditches with weirs
G.F. SassenrathDevelopment of the Mississippi Irrigation Scheduling Tool – MIST Mary Love TagertNutrient Reduction Benefits of On-Farm Water Storage Systems in Porter Bayou Watershed Caroline AndrewsSpring Microhabitat Oxygen Dynamics of Blue Lake, a Yazoo River Oxbow in Berclair MS
B. RiceImplementation of the Mississippi Irrigation Scheduling Tool in a dynamic web-based format John J. Ramirez-AvilaPotential environmental risk of the phosphorus status in soils receiving poultry manure applications in Mississippi Richard E. Lizotte Jr.Factors affecting low summer dissolved oxygen concentrations in Mississippi Delta bayous
R. PrabhuUncertainty, calibration and validation of the Mississippi Irrigation Scheduling Tool model   Xiaobo ChaoDevelopment and Application of Numerical Models to Environmental Hydraulics
9:25 - 9:55 am Break -Poster & Exhibits (Refreshments) Imperial Hall & Salon C
10:00 - 11:20 am Panel SessionModerator: Wayne Wilkerson Salon A
Richard Ingram, Director, Office of Land and Water Resources
Kim Caviness, Chief, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects Branch
Kay Whittington, Chief, Basin Management Branch
Jamie Crawford, Office of Land and Water Resources
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch & Awards Salon B
Robert Watts , Tulane University
1:00 - 1:30 pm Advisory Board Meeting / Wrap-up  
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Posters

Posters
NAME TITLE
Angela Brison Effects of Low-grade weir on hydraulic patterns of agricultural run-off in the Mississippi Delta
Xiaobo Chao Development and Application of Numerical Models to Environmental Hydraulics
Padmanava Dash Detection and mapping of cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms using satellite data in one Louisiana lake and four Mississippi lakes
Derek Faust Factors associated with fate and cycling of nitrogen species in agricultural drainage ditches with implementation of low-grade weirs
Sandra Guzman Evaluating the Variability of Sediment and Nutrient Loading from Crop and Cattle Fields Located in North Mississippi
Jeong-Wook Kwon Occurrence and removal of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in different wastewater plants in Mississippi
Austin Omer Efficacy of Innovative Surface Water Capture and Irrigation Re-use Technologies as a Best Management Practice: A Multi-seasonal Assessment in the Mississippi Delta Region
Giusy Pappalardo Rivers and Community Engagement. Regulatory Frameworks and Practices in Europe and USA
John J. Ramirez-Avila Support for a Northeast MS Regional Water Management Plan: Updating the Water Budget for the Tombigbee River Basin
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