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2018 Poster Presentations

Please be sure to attend the Poster Sessions on April 12, 2018, 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:

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  • Posters should be mounted on poster-board no larger than 30"x40" Poster board will be supplied by TNAWRA.
  • Easels will be provided at the Registration Desk and they must be returned when you take down your poster after the business meeting on April 12.
  • Poster must include an abstract.
  • All posters must be displayed by 9:30am on Thursday and remain in place until 6:00 p.m.
  • Presenters must be present during poster sessions and be prepared to give a brief synopsis (5 minutes or less) to the poster judges.
  • Poster sessions are: 10:00am-12:00pm / 5:15-5:45pm
  • Please move your poster to the front of Rooms A&B at 6:00 p.m. for dinner and the meeting. Please stay for the Poster Awards at the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Awards for the best student posters and People's Choice will be presented at the annual TNAWRA Chapter Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 12.
  • After the TNAWRA Chapter Meeting, please fold your easel up and take to the Registration desk.

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 Daniel Saint or Dana Waits.

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".


Student Posters:

High School:

Bacterial Antibiotic Resistence in Three Wells with Different Geochemistry, Nashville, TN. Ethan Moore

Seasonal Ecology of Invertebrate Taxa in an Urban Stream Ecosystem. Elizabeth Riddle


Groundwater and Benzene Biodegradation in a Karst Aquifer Well, Nashville, TN. Chris Alexander

Retrofitting Based Campus Stormwater Masterplan. Avery Cowan

Assessing Freshwater Cyanobacterial Bloom Dynamics and Toxin Production in a Lentic Ecosystem. Jordan Jatko

Landowner Demographics in the Application of Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Tennessee. Katelyn Rimmer


Comparison of HEC-RAS 1-D to HEC-RAS 2-D model for Breedings Mill Branch Creek, Putnam County, Tennessee. Alexander Davis

Is Water Quality in Boone Lake a DAM Problem? An Assessment of Water Quality Pre- and Post-Drawdown. Anna Claire Grant

Occurrence and Fate of Nanomaterial in Surface Water Environment. Breanna Harvell

Assessment of Biodiversity and Seasonal Patterns of Leech (Hirudinea) Parasitism of Semi-Aquatic Turtles in an Urbanized Wetland System. Laura Horton

Cover Crops to Mitigate Water Contamination in the Mississippi River. Manuel Sabbagh

Mapping Impervious Areas of the Sandy Creek Watershed in Jackson Tennessee Using Land Cover Data. Spencer Smith

Doctoral Candidate:


Professional Posters:

Irrigated Acreage in Tennessee to 2012. John Robinson


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