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2006
Monday, March 27th
8:00 AM

The Groundwater-Climate Connection: Amplification of Seasonal to Century Scale Oscillations in Closed Basins

Christopher J. Duffy

Eccles Conference Center

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

8:15 AM

Understanding Human Dimensions of Hydrologic Systems as a Scientific Project

Douglas Jackson-Smith

Eccles Conference Center

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Conserving Freshwater Biota in Highly Managed Freshwater Ecosystems: The Challenge of Knowing What We Have, What We've Lost, and How to Restore Valued Aquatic Resources

Charles P. Hawkins
Mark Vinson

Eccles Conference Center

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Characterizing Human-Affected Watersheds: Weber River to the Great Salt Lake

Craig Forster
Susan Bush
Kevin Hultine
James Ehleringer

Eccles Conference Center

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

An Overview of Weather and Climate Interactions with the Great Salt Lake

John Horel

Eccles Conference Center

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Investigation of Bathymetry and Bottom Characteristics for the South Part of Great Salt Lake, Utah

Robert L. Baskin

Eccles Conference Center

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Remote Sensing of the Surface Temperature of the Great Salt Lake

Erik Crosman
John Horel

Eccles Conference Center

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:45 AM

Interaction between Climate, Topography, Vegetation and Snowcover in Semi-Arid Mountain Catchments

Danny Marks

Eccles Conference Center

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

A Tale of Two Karsts, Bear River Range, Cache National Forest, Utah

Peter T. Kolesar
James P. Evans
Thomas E. Lachmar
Michael N. Gooseff
Rob Payn

Eccles Conference Center

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Strategies for Large Scale Implementation of a Multiscale, Multiprocess Integrated Hydrologic Model: The Great Salt Lake Basin

Mukesh Kumar
Christopher J. Duffy

Eccles Conference Center

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Source Identification of Springs along the East Side of Southern Cache Valley based on Discharge Monitoring, and Chemical Analyses

Aric Olsen

Eccles Conference Center

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

What Makes the Great Salt Lake Level go Up and Down?

David G. Tarboton
Ibrahim N. Mohammed

Eccles Conference Center

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Annual Water Balance at the West Desert Basin Playa

Esmaiel Malek

Eccles Conference Center

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Patterns of Landscape Distribution, and Morphological and Genetic Variability in Cutthroat Trout of the Snake River Headwaters, Wyoming

Mark A. Novak
Jeffrey Kershner

Eccles Conference Center

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Effects of Jackson Lake Dam and Tributaries on the Hydrology and Geomorphology of the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Nicholas C. Nelson
John C. Schmidt

Eccles Conference Center

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Investigation of the Changes in Water Quality in the Little Bear River Watershed in Response to the Implementation of Best Management Practices

David K. Stevens
Jeffery Horsburgh
Nancy Mesner, Utah State University
Douglas Jackson-Smith
Ron Ryel
Michael Allred
Jon Hardman

Eccles Conference Center

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Assessing Impact of Conservation Practices on Water Quality: Evidence from Recent Fieldwork in the Little Bear River Watershed

Michael Halling
Lorien Belton
Douglas Jackson-Smith

Eccles Conference Center

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Meeting Future Water Needs in the Great Salt Lake Basin

Eric Millis

Eccles Conference Center

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

What's happening in the Bear River? An Idaho Perspective

Lynn Van Every
Melissa C. Thompson

Eccles Conference Center

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

A Generalist's View of Water Related Issues and Their Potential Impact on Humanity

Mark Hargreaves

Eccles Conference Center

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Utah's River Basins: Moving Toward Sentience

Roger Hansen

Eccles Conference Center

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Survival of Woundfin Minnow in the Virgin RIver: Water Temperature and Water Diversion

R. Craig Addley
Thomas B. Hardy
Matt Combes
Alphonce Guzha

Eccles Conference Center

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Sneak Preview: Bear River Watershed Historical Digital Collection

Steven Sturgeon
Cheryl Walters

Eccles Conference Center

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Water-Conserving Landscapes: An Evaluation of Landscape Drought Tolerance and Homeowner Preference

Tony McCammon

Eccles Conference Center

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Examining Alternative Indicators of Rural Development and Their Implications for Use in Association with More Traditional Data Sources

Brian Jennings
Douglas Jackson-Smith

Eccles Conference Center

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Development of an Internet-Based Watershed Information System for the Bear River Basin

Jeff Horsburgh

Eccles Conference Center

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

The Electromagnetic 'Wave' in Sensing Soil Water Content

Scott B. Jones
David A. Robinson
Timothy E. Doyle
Shmulik P. Friedman

Eccles Conference Center

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Modeling the Dielectric Properties of Granular Media to Determine Water Content

Timothy E. Doyle
David A. Robinson
Scott B. Jones
Keith H. Warnick

Eccles Conference Center

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Spatial and Seasonal Dependence of Vegetation Related Soil Hydrologic Properties in a Pinyon-Juniper Ecosystem

Matthew D. Madsen
David G. Chandler

Eccles Conference Center

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Assessing Vegetation Change on Watershed Water Yield: An Interdisciplinary Research Program at USU

Ronald Ryel

Eccles Conference Center

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Modeling the Water and Energy Balance of Small Mountainous Catchments

Thijs Kelleners

Eccles Conference Center

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

The Ins and Outs of Overland Flow: Analysis of Upstream and Downstream Flow Areas

Allen Anselmo
Daniel P. Ames

Eccles Conference Center

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM

Water Content and Electrical Conductivity Assessment Using Small-Scale Multifunctional Heat-Pulse Sensors

Robert Heinse
Kelly Lewis
Scott B. Jones

Eccles Conference Center

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

5:15 PM

Data Collection Methodology for Dynamic Temperature Modeling Testing and Corroboration

Bethany Neilson

Eccles Conference Center

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

5:30 PM

Automated Correction of Precipitation Records for Weighing Type Bucket Gauge Measurements

Anurag Nayak

Eccles Conference Center

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Chicken or Egg? Floodplain Sedimentation as the Precursor or Result of Tamarisk Invasion?

Jason S. Alexander
Mike L. Scott
John C. Schmidt

Eccles Conference Center

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

6:00 PM

The Effects of Large-Scale Stream Rehabilitation on Transient Storage Dynamics: Implications for Hyporheic Exchange on the Provo River, Heber Valley, Utah

Randy R. Goetz
Michael N. Gooseff
John C. Schmidt

Eccles Conference Center

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Tuesday, March 28th
8:00 AM

A Cost-Based Risk Assessment Method for Selecting Stream Restoration Design Alternatives

Sue L. Niezgoda

Eccles Conference Center

8:00 AM - 8:20 AM

8:20 AM

Stream Restoration - From Analogy to Prediction

Peter Wilcock

Eccles Conference Center

8:20 AM - 8:40 AM

8:40 AM

The Provo River Restoration Project: Lessons Learned from Seven Years of Ecosystem Restoration

Tyler Allred

Eccles Conference Center

8:40 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Stream Restoration: Its Effects on Stream-Subsurface Water Interaction

Tamao Kasahara

Eccles Conference Center

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

9:20 AM

Creating Positive Change in Science and Engineering Climates: A Case Study of Collaboration by Women Engineers

Christina Bandaragoda
Bethany Neilson
Shelly Wiegand

Eccles Conference Center

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM

9:40 AM

"Open Hydro" - An Open Source GIS Implementation of the Arc Hydro Data Model

Lailin (Forest) Chen
Daniel P. Ames

Eccles Conference Center

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Water and Energy Exchanges in Semi-Arid Environments using Land-Surface Models: Results from the PILPS San Pedro Experiment

Enrique Rosero
Luis Bastidas

Eccles Conference Center

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

10:20 AM

A Slinky-Space Streamflow Estimation Method for TMDLs: TIme Series Analysis Meets Geostatistics

Daniel P. Ames
Jeffery Horsburgh

Eccles Conference Center

10:20 AM - 10:40 AM

10:40 AM

Estimating Stream Channel Cross Sections from Watershed Characterisitcs

Eric Rafn
Daniel P. Ames

Eccles Conference Center

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Predicting Hydrologic Extremes for Biological Assessment at Ungauged Basins in the Western United States

Kiran Chinnayakanahalli
David G. Tarboton
Charles P. Hawkins

Eccles Conference Center

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

11:20 AM

A GIS Tool to Analyze Forest Road Sediment Production and Stream Impacts

Ajay Prasad
David G. Tarboton
Charles H. Luce
Thomas A. Black

Eccles Conference Center

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

11:40 AM

What it Takes to get the Model Running: From a Hydraulic and Habitat Geoprocessor's Standpoint

Mark Winkelaar

Eccles Conference Center

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM

OGC-GML-WFS-WMS-WCS-WCAS: The Open GIS Alphabet Soup and Implications for Water Resources GIS

Chirstopher Michaelis
Daniel P. Ames

Eccles Conference Center

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

1:20 PM

The Great Salt Lake Salinity, How it Affects Evaporation?

Ibrahim N. Mohammed
David G. Tarboton

Eccles Conference Center

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

1:40 PM

Problems Related to Missing Data in Hydrologic Modeling: Implications and Solution

M. Kashif Gill
Tirusew Asefa
Yasir H. Kaheil
Mac McKee

Eccles Conference Center

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM