Poster Presentations

Abstract # Poster title, Author, Affiliation (in alphabetical order by author's last name)

154. Integrating Biological Monitoring Data from Diverse Sources: Lessons in Database Development and Data Synthesis from the Potomac Basinwide Assessment Project, LeAnne Astin, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin
155. A Comparison of Single and Multiple Habitat Rapid Bioassessment Sampling Methods for Macroinvertebrates in Piedmont and Northern Piedmont Streams, Karen A. Blocksom, USEPA NERL
156. Sensor Technology Information Exchange (SenTIX), Tonia Bohnen, WPI
157. Comparison of riparian and catchment land use effects on stream fauna in the context of landscape features, David W. Bressler, Tetra Tech, Inc.
158. Laboratory Support for Microbiological Monitoring Projects in the U.S. Geological Survey, Rebecca N. Bushon, U.S. Geological Survey
159. Assessment of the variation in methods used by state agencies for collecting and processing benthic macroinvertebrate samples, James L. Carter, U.S. Geological Survey
160. Effects of sediment contaminants on benthic macroinvertebrate communities in Northeast Florida, Aisa Ceric, St. Johns River Water Management District
161. Portrait of a Volunteer Monitor, Cheryl Cheadle, Oklahoma Conservation Commission
162. Effective Networking for Successful and Sustainable Volunteer Stream Monitoring Programs in Urban Watersheds, Joanna Cornell, Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District
163. The Regional Monitoring Program: Ten Years of Science in Support of Managing Water Quality in San Francisco Bay, Jay A. Davis, San Francisco Estuary Institute
164. withdrawn presentation
165. A Transferable Model of Stakeholder Partnerships for Addressing Nutrient Dynamics in Southeastern Watersheds, William G. Deutsch, Auburn University
166. The Volunteer Monitor Newsletter: An Effective Nationwide Communication Tool, Eleanor Ely, The Volunteer Monitor Newsletter
167. Monitoring Groundwater Quality In Kentucky: From Network Design to Published Information, R. Stephen Fisher, Kentucky Geological Survey
168. Enhancing Collaboration & Increasing Capacity in Extension Volunteer Monitoring Programs, Linda Green, URI Cooperative Extension
169. New England Extension Water Quality Program: Applying Knowledge to Improve Water Quality, Linda Green, URI Cooperative Extension
170. USDA-CSREES National Integrated Water Quality Program, Linda Green, URI Cooperative Extension
171. Water Quality Monitoring Programs in the City of Greensboro, Rebecca Hall, City of Greensboro
172. withdrawn presentation
173. withdrawn presentation
174. Biological monitoring: Assessing environmental contaminants in large river systems, Jo Ellen Hinck, U.S. Geological Survey - Columbia Environmental Research Center
175. Development of ELISAs for quantification of surfactants, endocrine disruptors and estrogens, and their application for environmental and biological sample analysis, Masato Hirobe, Japan EnviroChemicals, Ltd.
176. Overview of the National Wadeable Streams Assessment Program (WSA), Susan Holdsworth, USEPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
177. An Innovative Appproach to High Resolution GC/MS Analysis in Support of a PCB TMDL Study for the Deleware Estuary, Dale Hoover, AXYS Analytical
178. Evaluation of Three Algal Bioassessment Techniques as Indicators of Nutrient Enrichment and Changes in Stream Loading, Lisa Houston Huff, Alabama Department of Environmental Management
179. Opportunities for Individual Organizations using National Databases: The Utah Experience, Arne Hultquist, Utah Division of Water Quality
180. NOAA's National Status and Trends Program: An Overview, Edward Johnson, NOAA
181. From Wildcat Creek to STORET: Journey of Data, Revital Katznelson, State Water Resources Control Board
182. Expert System for Identifying CBR Agents in Water Supplies, Lawrence H. Keith, Instant Reference Sources, Inc.
183. Achieving high temporal resolution, parts-per-trillion per minute, mercury field-measurements in aqueous, environmental and industrial systems, Frank Colich, Frontier Geosciences Inc.
184. Temporal Changes in Water Quality of two Karst Springs in Northern Alabama, 1999-2001, James A. Kingsbury, U.S. Geological Survey
185. Rainfall variability introduced by data collection methods, Sandra L. Kinnaman, U.S. Geological Survey
186. A Database Of Mercury in the Fishery Resources of the Gulf of Mexico, Frederick C. Kopfler, USEPA Gulf of Mexico Program Office
187. The Development of an Index of Biotic Integrity for Headwater Streams in Northern New Jersey, Alfred Korndoerfer, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
188. Advanced Water Quality Monitoring and Sampling Technology in the Study of Deicers at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, Kurt Kraske, U.S. Geological Survey
189. Training Oregon Volunteers to Develop Meaningful Monitoring Plans, Beth Lambert, Oregon State University Extension Service
190. Assessing the Feasibility of Monitoring Aquatic Ecosystems on a Landscape Scale in Central Alaska, Amy S. Larsen, National Park Service
191. Comparability of Biological Assessment Methods - Prince George's County and the Maryland Biological Stream Survey, Erik W. Leppo, Tetra Tech, Inc.
192. withdrawn presentation
193. Direct Measurement of Ground Water Contaminant Discharge to Surface Water, James R. Lundy, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
194. Development of a Habitat Assessment Tool for PDA, Brian Watson, Tetra Tech, Inc.
195. Evaluating Agricultural Best Management Practice (BMP) Effectiveness in the Lower St. Johns River Basin, Florida, Lori L. McCloud, St. Johns River Water Management District
196. High School Student Success in Perennial Stream Classification, Mike K. Meyer, Herndon High School
197. Evolution Of A Successful Monitoring Program In Suisun Marsh, CA, Ken K. Minn, California Department of Water Resources
198. Determination of Stream Biological Integrity Based on Fish Population Surveys, Karyn Molines, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
199. Multiparameter approach to tracking improved water quality and habitat conditions in Onondaga Lake New York, Elizabeth C. Moran, EcoLogic LLC
200. World Water Monitoring Day - Cleaner Water, Closer World: Connecting the Global Water Monitoring Community Through a Focal Event, Edward Moyer, America's Clean Water Foundation
201. The Presence, Levels and Relative Risks of Priority Pesticides in Selected Canadian Aquatic Ecosystems, Janine Murray, Environment Canada, National Water Research Institute
202. Old Mans Creek and Clear Creek, East-Central Iowa - The Role of Volunteers in a Snapshot Sampling, Jacklyn Neely, Iowa DNR
203. Bacterial Source Tracking in the Upper Iowa Watershed Using E.coli Ribotyping, Eric H. O'Brien, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey
204. Evaluating the Effects of Conservation Practices: Watershed-Scale Research and Monitoring, Michael O'Neill, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
205. Mosquitoes and Stormwater Ponds…Testing the Perception, Kristen L. Pavlik, Tetra Tech, Inc.
206. The Importance of Rare Taxa to Multimetric Indices, Kristen L. Pavlik, Tetra Tech, Inc.
207. The New Jersey Toxics Reduction Workplan for NY-NJ Harbor: Blank Contamination Impacts on the Useabilty of Ambient Water Sample Data, Joel A. Pecchioli, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
208. WQ-WET: A Web-Based Application to Allow Local Water Quality Monitoring Projects to Submit Data for Storage in a STORET Database, Jennifer Oknich, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
209. The Influence of Scale, Design, and Indicators in Watershed Assessment Outcomes, Edward T. Rankin, Center for Applied Bioassessment & Biocriteria
210. Monitoring input-output ion budgets in subalpine watersheds of central Colorado, Chuck Rhoades, U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
211. Monitoring, Education and Partnerships Through the Georgia Southeast and Coastal Region Training Center, Joseph P. Richardson, Savannah State University
212. Elemental Analysis of Clastic Sediments to Determine Fluvial Sediment Sources, Mark S. Riedel, USDA Forest Service
213. The Clickable Map Concept: Status of the Maryland Water Monitoring Council's Efforts to Provide Metadata Through a Geographic Information System, Matthew Rowe, Maryland Department of the Environment
214. Monitoring of Selected Herbicides, Antibiotics, Steroids, and Industrial Chemicals in Water by ELISA, Fernando M. Rubio, Abraxis LLC
215. Making Sense of Turbidity Measurements - Advantages in Establishing Traceability Between Measurements and Technology, Mike Sadar, Hach Company
216. Sediment and Water Quality Assessment in the Conasauga River Basin, Adam J. Sharpe, North Carolina State University
217. withdrawn presentation
218. Project A.W.A.R.E. - One Week, One Mission, One Piece of Junk at a Time, Brian Soenen, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
219. EPA's National Study of Chemical Residues in Lake Fish Tissue, Leanne Stahl, USEPA Office of Water
220. Upper Clear Creek Watershed (Colorado) - A Decade of Systematic Monitoring, Timothy D. Steele, TDS Consulting Inc.
221. New Partnerships for Regional Water Quality Coordination in the Great Lakes Region, Kristine Stepenuck, University of Wisconsin Extension
222. Virtual Fish, Roger E. Stewart II, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
223. The Relationship of Performance Characteristics and Data Quality to the Comparability of Biological Assessments, James B. Stribling, Tetra Tech, Inc.
224. Squeezing blood from a turnip: Using limited monitoring data, impervious cover and land use information to establish subwatershed management goals and implementation strategies, Paul Sturm, Center for Watershed Protection
225. NEMI: An Online Tool to Assist Methods Comparability, Daniel J. Sullivan, U.S. Geological Survey
226. An Assessment of Volunteer Data for Anchorage Streams, Shayla Swedlund, Alaska Pacific University
227. Advances in High-Volume Sampling and Trace Analysis of Persistent Organic Pollutants, David I. Thal, Severn Trent Laboratories
228. An Innovative Approach for Evaluating the Horizontal and Vertical Distribution of Chlorinated Ethenes in a Fractured Bedrock Aquifer, Timothy M. Jellett, Apex Environmental Engineering & Compliance, Inc.
229. Detection of temporal trends in Ohio River fish assemblages based on lockchamber surveys (1957-2001), Jeff A. Thomas, ORSANCO
230. Watershed Approach to Project Implementation and Effectiveness Monitoring, Kathy Thornburgh, Snohomish County Public Works Department
231. Bay-Delta and Tributaries Cooperative Data Management System, Marc Vayssières, California Department of Water Resources
232. Comparing Monitoring Methods: The Grind About Sonicated Chlorophyll, Marc Vayssières, California Department of Water Resources
233. A Probability-based Monitoring Program for Assessing Status and Trends in the Biological Condition of Maryland Non-tidal Streams at Multiple Spatial Scales, Mark T. Southerland, Versar, Inc.
234. Using Fatty Acid Profiles of Fishes to Diagnose Watershed Health, Martha J.M. Wells, Tennessee Technological University
235. Top Down or Bottom Up? ALLARM's Experience with Two Operational Models for Community Science, Candie C. Wilderman, ALLARM, Dickinson College
236. Buzzards Bay Embayment Health Baywatchers: The Coalition for Buzzards Bay Citizen's Water Quality Monitoring Program, Tony Williams, The Coalition for Buzzards Bay
237. Sampling Strategies for Determining Volatile Organic Compound Concentrations and Loads at Karst Springs, Shannon D. Williams, U.S. Geological Survey
238. Assessing Restoration Efforts in the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Through a Nutrient Load Monitoring Program, Molly S. Wood, U.S. Geological Survey

Temporal Variation in Ohio River Macroinvertebrates: A Historical Rock Basket Comparison, 1960s to Present, Matthew S. Wooten, ORSANCO


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