2017 Poster Presentations
Please be sure to attend the Poster Sessions on April 6, 2017, Thursday (10:00 a.m-12:00pm and 5:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m.) in the Mezzanine where a maximum of 20 student and 5 professional posters will be presented.
Information for Poster Presenters:
Judging of Student Posters: Posters will be judged by 3 to 5 professionals from various backgrounds who are attending the Symposium. Posters are given scores for each of the following categories: Abstract, presentation of the material, technical content of the poster, topic originality and format/style. If you are not affiliated with a university or a student poster presenter and would like to be a judge, please send email to Regan McGahen or Daniel Saint.
Awards for Student Posters:To encourage student participation, TN Section AWRA gives awards and certificates for best student poster in each category of High School, Undergraduate & Graduate. The Attendees will also vote for a "People's Choice Poster Award".
Groundwater Hydrology in a Karst Aquifer at Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN. Renas Barzanji, TSU
Monitoring Discharge and Hydrograph Response Times for a Large Karst Spring, The Boils, Jackson County, TN. Bethany Boggs, TTU
Development of a Hydrologic Modeling System for the Dry Valley Catchment, Putnam County, Tennessee. John Brackins, TTU
Mastering the Extend of Coal Mining Damage in the Waterways of Tennessee and Surrounding Areas, 2015-17. Zachary Hodge, TTU
Effects of Water Hardness on Bacterial Attachment to Fine Sand. Lara Jarnigan, MTSU
Determining the Presence of Traditional and Alternative Fecal Indicators in Murfreesboro, TN Storm Drain Biofilms. Jordan Jatko, MTSU
Stimulation of Plant Growth by Groundwater Naturally Rich in Sulfide and Calcium. Dannelle Solomon, TSU
Hydrology of an Urban Wetland at Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN. JeTara Brown, TSU
Modeling Paleofloods in the Tennessee Valley: Associating Flood Deposits with Flows and Performing Frequency Fitting. Hannah Kubas, UT
Effects of Different Cover Crop Species on Soil and Water Quality. Chu Mingwei, UT
Seasonal Variations and Statistical Analysis of the Physicochemical Characteristics in a Developing Wetland in Nashville, Tennessee. Mark Okafor, TSU
Distribution and Microhabitat Use by the Eastern Hellbender Salamander in Tennessee. Jeronimo Silva, TSU
Development of an eDNA Protocol to Detect and Quantify Streamside Salamanders in Low-Order Streams of Middle Tennessee. Nicole Witzel, TSU
Critical Shear Stress Measurement of Cohesive Soils in Streams: Identifying Device-Dependent Variability Using an In-Situ Jet Test Device and Conduit Flume. Badal Mahalder, UT
Influence of Environmental Characteristics on Fecal Indicator Measurements in Steams. Lu Yang, UT
Effect of Nutrient Addition during Phytoremediation on Lead Partitioning in Dredged Sediment. Tianxue Yang, UT
Assessing the Success of DRAINMOD and Reference Wetlands for the Prediction of Hydrology in Wetland Restoration sites in North Carolina. Eric Neuhaus, Wildlands Engineerng, Inc.
Estimated Use of Water in the Cumberland River Watershed in 2010 and Projections of Public-Supply Water Use to 2040. John Robinson, USGS