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Eighth National Monitoring Conference
nwqmc Poster Presentations
The following posters will be displayed on Wednesday, May 2, 9:30 am -10:30 am. Poster
presenters will be available to answer questions during this time.
Climate Change
01A New England - New York Pilot Climate Change Monitoring
Network, Jen Stamp, Tetra Tech, Inc.
Communication
02A Snap Shot Monitoring of the Niangua River Watershed
 Part II, Results from a Large-Scale Monitoring Effort
with an Emphasis on Data Presentation, Daniel Obrecht,
University of Missouri
03A Innovations in Sharing Water Quality Data and Identifying
Sources of Impairment, TK Conrad, Windsor Solutions,
Inc.
04A To Wade or Not To Wade? Inquiring Minds May Want To
Know, David Peck, USEPA
05A Engaging Fanners in the McKenzie Watershed, Nancy
Toth, Eugene (OR) Water & Electric Board
Water Monitoring Councils
06A The Maryland Water Monitoring Council: Furthering the
Cause of Water Monitoring in Maryland, Daniel Boward,
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
07A New Jersey Water Monitoring Council: Strengthening
Monitoring Collaboration and Partnerships Across a State-
Water Monitoring Community, Leslie McGeorge, New
Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Groundwater
08A Hydrologic Mixing of Geothemial and Alluvial
Groundwater in Dixie Valley, Nevada, Michael R. Rosen,
USGS
09A Water Availability for the Future  Is Brackish Groundwater
the Answer for Growth and Sustainability, Steven Sagstad,
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Lakes, Estuaries, and Wetlands
10A Wisconsin Intensification Study of Lake Michigan Basin
Wetlands: Combining Quantity Trends and Condition
Assessment, Thomas Bernthal, Wisconsin Department of
Natural Resources
11A Relations Between Hydrology, Water Quality, andTaste-
and-Odor Causing Organisms and Compounds in Lake
Houston, Texas, April 2006-September 2008, Mike
Burnich, USGS
12A Field Guides for Inventory and Monitoring of Groundwater
Dependent Ecosystems on National Forests and Grasslands,
Christopher Carlson, USFS
13A Guidelines for Design and Sampling of Water, Sediment,
and Biological Quality in Lakes and Resen'oirs - A New
Chapter in the U.S. Geological Sun'ey National Field
Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data, Reed
Green, USGS
14A Testing Landscape Metrics as Indicators of Lake Ecological
Condition, Lillian Herger, USEPA
15A Modeling of Phosphorus Dynamics in a Deep Resen'oir in
the Asian Monsoon Region (Lake Soyang, Korea), Yoonhee
Kim, Kangwon National University, Republic of Korea
16A Water Quality Evaluation of Isabella Lake in Preparation
for Dam Remediation, Heather Jackson, USAGE
17A Zooplankton Community Structure, Body Size and Biomass
in Western U.S. Resen'oirs Prior to Potential Invasion of
DreissenidMussels, Teodoro Rosati, BSA Environmental
Services, Inc.
18A Experiences with the National Wetland Condition
Assessment and Implications for the follow on
Intensification Grant with North Carolina, South Carolina
and Alabama, Rick Savage, North Carolina Department of
Environment and Natural Resources
19A New Jersey Statewide Statistical Assessment of Lakes for
Aquatic Life Use, Brian Taylor, New Jersey Department of
Environmental Protection
20A Assessing Water Quality and Food Web Resources
Supporting Juvenile Salmonids in Tidal Emergent Wetlands
in the Lower Columbia River and Estuary, Whitney
Temple, USGS
Harmful Algae Blooms
21A Role ofBMAA (cyano-neurotoxin) in Nebraska Freshwater
Ecosystems, Maitham Al-Sammak, University of
Nebraska- Lincoln
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22A Genetic and Toxin Analysis of Single Colonies to Catalogue
the Toxigenicity of Pacific Northwest Bloom-Fomiing
Cyanobac.teria in Water Bodies Used for Drinking Water
Supplies, Connie Bozarth, Oregon State University
23 A High Throughput Sequencing Analysis of Cyanobacterial
Bloom Populations for Identifying Commonalities and
Differences Across Time and Location, Theo Dreher,
Oregon State University
24A Citizen-Based Monitoring of Cyanobac.teria in Littoral
Regions of the Muskingum River Watershed, Ohio, Alison
Minerovic, BSA Environmental Services, Inc.
25A Microcystin Toxin Migration, Bioaccumulation, and
Treatment Fremont Lake #20 Dodge County, Nebraska,
Will Myers, Nebraska Department of Environmental
Quality
26A Why Cyanobac.teria Dominate the World: Ecological
Strategies, Barry Rosen, USGS
27A Cyanobacterial Management in Clear Lake, the Oldest
Lake in the Nation, Carolyn Ruttan, Lake County (CA)
Department of Water Resources
28A Environmental Factors that Influence Cyanobac.teria and
Geosmin Occurrence in Two Southeastern United States
Reservoirs, Celeste Journey, USGS
Mercury
29A Fluvial Transport of Mercury and Dissolved Organic
Carbon in Contrasting Stream Basins in the Eastern United
States, Celeste Journey, USGS
30A Rapid Site Characterization at a Fomier Mercury Mine Site
Using Lumex, Atvind Acharya, Kristen Carlyon and Guy
Jett, Innovative Technical Solutions, Inc.
31A In Situ Measurements of Porewater Hg and MeHg via DGT,
Paul Bireta, University of Texas
32A Simulation of Streamflow in the McTier Creek Watershed,
South Carolina, using TOPMODEL and GBMM, Paul
Bradley, USGS
33A Development of a Mercury Load Model for Mc.Tier Creek,
South Carolina using TOPMODEL, Paul Bradley, USGS
34A More than Generalist Predators: Are Behavioral Guilds
Useful for Monitoring Mercury Concentration in Latval
Dragonflies?, Roger Haro, University of Wisconsin-La
Crosse
35A Variability in Selenium: Mercury Molar Ratios in Fish
in Freshwater Ecosystems, Joanna Burger, Rutgers
University
36A Parameters for a Biomonitoring Plan for Mercury
in Freshwater Ecosystems, Joanna Burger, Rutgers
University
37A Mercury Bioavailability and Transport in Deer Creek Over
Lake Wildwood Dam, Joanne Hild, Sierra Streams Institute
38A Stability and Behaviour of Low Level Spiked Inorganic.
Mercury in Natural Water Samples, Milena Horvat, Jozef
Stefan Institute, Slovenia
39A Mercury Monitoring from the Tundra to the Tropics:
Using Songbirds as Indicators of Ecological Risk, Allyson
Jackson, Biodiversity Research Institute
40A Biogeoc.hemical Cycling of Mercury Coupled with a
Nitrogen and Carbon Watershed Hydrology Model
(VELMA), Christopher Knightes, USEPA
41A Influence of Fire on Mercury Cycling in Boreal Forests,
Randy Kolka, USFS
42A Fishery Assessments on the Duck Valley Reservation, Idaho
and Nevada, 2007-09, Terry Maret, USGS
43A Role of Particles in Mercury Transport in a Coastal Plain
Subsurface Environment, Pamela Reilly, USGS
44A Spatial Patterns of Mercury in Mac.roinvertebrates
and Fishes from Streams of Two Contrasting Forested
Landscapes in the Eastern United States, Karen Riva-
Murray, USGS
45A The Song Sparrow as a Biosentinel for Methylmercury
in Riparian Food Webs of the San Francisco Bay Area,
Cristina Grosso, San Francisco Estuary Institute
46A Methylmercury in Lower Food Web Components of Six
National Park Units in the Western Great Lakes Region,
Kristofer Rolfhus, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
47A Bioaccumulation and Ecological Risk of Methylmercury to
Fish in National Parks of the Western Great Lakes Region,
Mark Sandheinrich, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
48A Geochemic.al Controls on Mercury Methylation in the
Water Column of Backwaters of a Gulf Coastal Plain River
System, Lower Ouachita River, Arkansas, Liam Schenk,
USGS
49A Linking Local-Scale Monitoring to Form an Integrated
Regional Seafood Safety Assessment for Southern
California, Kenneth Schiff, Southern California Coastal
Water Research Project
50A EPA's Assessment of Mercury in Fish from U.S. Rivers,
Leanne Stahl, USEPA
51A Estimation of Particulate Mercury Washout Using National
Atmospheric Deposition Program Samples and Instrumental
Neutron Activation Analysis, Gregory Wetherbee, USGS
Microbial Pathogens
52A Occurrence and Distribution of Fecal Indicator Bacteria
and Gene Markers of Pathogenic Bacteria in Great Lakes
Tributaries, March-September 2011, Angela K. Brennan,
USGS
53A Validation and Application of Large Volume MPN
Techniques Using a Modification of US EPA Method
1601: Detecting Low Concentrations ofMS2 Coliphage
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to Demonstrate the Efficacy of Soil-Aquifer Treatment
of Secondary Effluent, Richard Danielson, BioVir
Laboratories, Inc.
54A Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Recreational
Exposure in Northern California Receiving Waters,
Richard Danielson, BioVir Laboratories, Inc.
55A Genetic Sequencing Methodologies to Assess Human
Contributions of Fecal Colifonns to a Freshwater Receiving
Stream, Bryan Rabon, South Carolina Department of
Health and Environmental Control
56A Stormy Weather: Event-based Pathogen Monitoring in the
Bull Run Watershed, Ann Richter, City of Portland
57A E. coli in the Urban South Platte River Watershed, Philip
Russell, Littleton/Englewood (CO) Wastewater Treatment
Plant
69A Water Quality in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Crystalline-
and Carbonate-Rock Aquifers, Early Mesozoic. Basin
Aquifers, and the Valley and Ridge Carbonate- and
Siliclastic-Rock Aquifers, Eastern United States, 1993-2009,
Bruce Lindsey, USGS
70A Water Quality of the High Plains Aquifer System, Peter
McMahon, USGS
71A Water Quality in the Columbia Plateau, Snake River Plain,
and Hawaiian Basaltic-Rock and Basin-Fill Aquifers,
Washington, Idaho, Hawaii, 1992-2005, Michael G.
Rupert, USGS
72A Water Quality of the Southwest Basin-fill Aquifers, Susan
Tliiros, USGS
73A Water Quality of the Glacial Aquifer System -
Anthropogenic and Natural Contaminants, Kelly Warner,
USGS
Urban Monitoring
58A Volunteer Stream Monitoring: Assessing Aesthetics along
Urban River Corridors, Christina Anderson, Wisconsin
Department of Natural Resources
59A Assessment of Water Quality and Ecological Condition of
Urban Streams in Independence, Missouri Using Multiple
Lines of Investigation and Continuous Water-Quality
Monitors, Eric Christensen, USGS
60A Analysis of the Patrick Henry School Stormwater
Retrofit Demonstration Project, Chris French, Virginia
Commonwealth University
61A Stormwater Sampling: A Look at the City of Portland's UIC
Monitoring Program, Beth Hiscott, City of Portland
62A Assessing Progress towards Reducing E. coli Levels in
Dry Weather Discharges from Denver's MS4, Jon Novick,
Denver Department of Environmental Health
63A Development of Urban Steam Water Quality Indices in
the Kansas City Urban Streams Network, Gary Welker,
USEPA
Water Quality Indicators
74A New Mexico's Hydrology Protocol  An Expedited Field
Methodology for Classifying Ephemeral, Intermittent and
Perennial Waters and Documenting the Supported Uses,
James Hogan, New Mexico Environment Department
75A Application of a Water Quality Index for the New River
Estuary, NC, Kimberly Matthews, RTT International
76A The Water Quality Index for Agricultural Fields - A Tool
to Establish Trends in Water Quality, Shaun McKinney,
USDA-NRCS
77A Salinity in the Lower Middle Rio Grande, Socorro County,
New Mexico, Belle Rehder, University of New Mexico
78A Clark County Stream Health Report: Sharing Stream Health
Information with Citizens in Clark County, Washington, Jeff
Schnabel, Clark County, WA
79A Evaluating Seasonal Effects on Langelier Saturation Index
Ability to Predict Corrosion Potential of Water, Glenn
Terrell, Birmingham (AL) Water Works Board
Aquifers
64A Water-Quality Assessments of Principal Aquifers, Terri
Arnold, USGS
65A Water Quality of the Denver Basin Aquifer System, Nancy
Bauch, USGS
66A Water Quality of the Floridan Aquifer System -
Anthropogenic and Naturally Derived Contaminants,
Marian Berndt, USGS
67A Water Quality of the Surficial Aquifer System of the
Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain, Judith Denver, USGS
68A Water Quality of the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal
Uplands Aquifer System and Mississippi River Valley
Alluvial Aquifer  Anthropogenic and Naturally Derived
Contaminants, James Kingsbury, USGS
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The following posters will be displayed on Thursday, May 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Poster presenters
will be available to answer questions during this time.
Biological Assessments
01B Calibration of the Biological Condition Gradient (BCG)
for Fish Community Assemblages in Connecticut and
Southern New England, Christopher Bellucci, Connecticut
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
02B Calibration of Biological Condition Gradient (BCG)
Models for Fish Assemblages in Minnesota, Michigan and
Wisconsin, Jeroen Gerritsen, Tetra Tech, Inc.
03B Assessment of Water Quality and Biota in Korean
Reservoirs, Bomchul Kim, Kangwon National University,
Republic of Korea
04B Comparison of Two Adjacent Watersheds Using Multi-
metric Macroinvertebrate Indices to Assess Biological
Conditions in the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan Area,
2007 to 2011, Heather Krempa, USGS
05B The Extent of Fishing and Fish Consumption in the Los
Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watersheds, California,
Kristy Morris, Council for Watershed Health
06B The Influence of Reducing Full Macroinvertebrate Sample
Data to a Common Fixed 300 Individual Count on
Assessments of Stream Quality, Jean Sifneos, Oregon State
University
Dam Removal
07B Water Quality Dynamics and Phyc.ocyanin Detection as a
Biomass Indicator in Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon, 2011,
Blake Eldridge, USGS
08B Surrogate Bed Load Measurement Using Impact Sensors on
the Elwha River During and After Dam Removal, Robert
Hilldale, USBR
Data Management and Sharing
9B	Status Nehvork Water Quality Sampling within the St.
Johns River Water Management District: Annual Sampling
Cycles 2009 to 2010, Aisa Ceric, St. Johns River Water
Management District, FL
10B What's New with the National Hydrography Dataset Plus
(NHDPlus) Version 2?, Tommy Dewald, USEPA
11B
12B
13B
14B Using the Lower Colorado River Water Quality Database
to Share and Exchange Data between Agencies and
Researchers along the Lower Colorado River, Todd
Tietjen, Southern Nevada Water Authority
Diel Cycling
15B Diel Biogeochemical Processes and Their Effects on Sample
Design and Trend Analysis: A Study Looking at Diurnal
Arsenic Cycling in a NJ Stream, Pamela Reilly, USGS
Drinking Water
16B A Multipronged Approach to Identifying Potential Risks to
Drinking Water, David Donahue, Eugene (OR) Water &
Electric Board
17B Can the Addition of a Polymer during Drinking Water
Treatment Improve Finished Water Quality?, Jason
Heberling, Birmingham (AL) Water Works Board
18B Development of a U.S. EPA Method for the Analysis of
Selected CCL 3 Drinking Water Contaminants by Solid
Phase Extraction and LC/MS/MS, Daniel Tettenhorst,
USEPA
Energy
19B The Hydraulic Fracturing (HF) Process: Real Concern or
Misdirected Focus Concerning Threats to Drinking Water
Supplies (DWS), Peter Penoyer, USNPS
Emerging Contaminants
20B Analytical Approaches and Challenges to Measuring
Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Compounds in
the Environment, Mark Benotti, Battelle
21B An Oven'iew of Oregon DEQ 's Toxics Monitoring Efforts
and Their Relevance to the Agency's Toxics Reduction
Strategies, James Coyle, Oregon Department of
Environmental Quality
22B iSTREEMTM -An Internet-Based National Watershed
Scale Model Capable of Determining Where and When
to Monitor for Chemicals from Consumer Products, Paul
DeLeo, American Cleaning Institute
Update on the U.S. EPA Integrated Reporting Activities,
Charles Kovatch, USEPA	23B
The Freshwater Biological Traits Database, Jen Stamp,
Tetra Tech, Inc.
24B
Integration of Routinely Collected Municipal Monitoring
Data Sets to Supplement a Regional Dissolved Oxygen Total
Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Model, Ashley Stubblefield,
University of the Pacific
Emerging Contaminants in Bottom Sediments from the
Lower Boise River and its Tributaries near Boise, Idaho,
Alexandra Etheridge, USGS
Preliminary Assessment of the Effects of Treated
Wastewater Effluent on Water-Quality, Sediment-Quality,
and Biological Conditions in Spirit Creek, Fort Gordon,
Georgia: 2010 - 2011, Celeste Journey, USGS
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25B A Smvey of Trace Metals and Organic Chemicals in Effluent
from Oregon's Major Municipal Treatment Facilities,
Bruce Hope, CH2M Hill, Lori Pillsbury and Brian Boliiig,
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
26B Assessment of Perfluorinated Compounds in Fish from U.S.
Rivers. Leanne Stahl, USEPA
GIS
27B Geospatial Assessment of the Impacts of Changing
Agricultural Landscape In Southern Louisiana. Edmund
Merem, Jackson State University
28B Linked Micromaps: Statistical Summaries in a Spatial
Context. Quinn Pay ton, USEPA
29B A GIS-BasedApproach to Evaluating Riparian Integrity
along Montana's Large Rivers. Linda Vance, University of
Montana
Innovative Monitoring
30B Understanding Peatland Merc.wy Cycles under Elevated
Carbon Dioxide and Soil Warming: Introduction of the
SPRUCE Experiment. Randy Kolka, USFS
3 IB Techniques for Winter Stomiwater Monitoring in
Minnesota. Matthew Loyas, Capitol Region Watershed
District, MN
32B Developing a Monitoring Strategy for Tracking
Environmental Impacts of Co-Digested Feedstocks in
an Anaerobic Biomass Energy Project. Chelsea Spier,
University of the Pacific
33B Snap Shot Monitoring of the Niangua River Watershed
 Part I, Organizing a Large-Scale Monitoring Effort.
Anthony Thorpe, University of Missouri
In Situ Monitoring
34B Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN): Integrating
Real-time Networks to Provide Hydrologic Data for the
Restoration of the Everglades. Paul Conrads, USGS
35B Quantifying Effects of Temperature, Concentration, and
Particles on In Situ Measurement of DOC Concentration
Using Fluorescence Based Sensors. Bryan Downing,
USGS
36B Continuous Monitoring of Suspended-Sediment Transport
from Headwater Basins in Northeast Kansas. Guy Foster,
USGS
37B Time Integrative Continuous Sampling Finally Made
Quantitative for both Total and Dissolved Trace Organics.
Brent Hepner, Aqualytical Services, Inc.
38B Deployment of Data Sondes from Fishing Piers to Monitor
Nearshore Hypoxia in Long Bay, South Carolina. Susan
Libes, Coastal Carolina University
39B A Novel Application of Dithizone in an Evanescent Wave-
Sensor for Rapid Detection of Acidic Gases and Ammonia.
Justus Ndukaife, Purdue University
40B Computing Time-Series Concentrations and Loads from In-
Stream Sensors and Streamflow Data. Patrick Rasmussen,
USGS
41B Long-term Deployment Module: Promising New Anti-
folding Technology. Janice Fulford, USGS
Multiple Stressors
42B Combination of Monitoring Approaches Provides
Comprehensive Assessment of Changing Stream Conditions
in Urbanizing Watersheds of Northeastern Kansas. Teresa
Rasmussen, USGS
43B Use of High-Frequency Dissolved Oxygen and Water
Temperature Data to Infer the Relative Importance of
Components of a Stream Dissolved Oxygen Budget. Stewart
Rounds, USGS
44B Lateral Variability of Water Quality Refugia Created
by Near Shore Aquatic Macrophytes During Periods
of Prolonged Hypoxia in the Klamath River. Garrett
Steensland, Oregon Institute of Technology
National Aquatic Resource Surveys
45B Preliminary Results from the North Dakota Intensification
of the National Wetland Condition Assessment. Shawn
DeKeyser, North Dakota State University
46B Fish Taxonomy Proficiency in the National Rivers and
Streams Assessment. Chris Turner and Dennis McCauley,
Great Lakes Environmental Center, Inc.
Network Design and Evaluation
47B Quality Water for Wildlife: Developing a Comprehensive
and Integrated Water Quality Monitoring Effort for the
National Wildlife Refuge System. Michael Higgins, USFWS
48B Retrospective Analysis of Periodically-Collected Suspended-
Sediment Data in the United States. Casey Lee, USGS
49B Monitoring Water Quality in the Mississippi River
Basin  An Integrated and Interagency Approach. Shaun
McKinney, USDA-NRCS
50B Condition of Indiana Streams and Rivers using a
Probabilistic Monitoring Program. Myra McShane,
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
51B Urban Waters Monitoring: Monitoring and Assessment of
Biological, Chemical, Habitat and Watershed Influences on
Kansas City Streams and Lakes. Gary Welker, USEPA
52B Monitoring Nutrient Concentrations to the Lower Missouri
and Upper Mississippi Rivers. Gary Welker, USEPA
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Nutrients
53B Dynamic Modeling of Nitrogen Flux in the Potomac
Watershed Using Spatially References Regressions, John
Brakebill, USGS
54B Influence of Land Use on Phosphorus Concentrations in
Southeastern US Piedmont Headwater Streams, Roger
Burke, USEPA
55B Validation of a Green Chemistry Method for the
Determination of Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus
Levels in Pulp and Paper Mill Wastewaters: NCASI Method
TNTP W10900 Comparative Study, Diana Cook, NCASI
56B Algal Community Response to Nitrogen and Phosphorus
Concentrations in Ozark Streams, Southern Missouri, 1993-
95 and 2006-07, Suzanne Femrner, USGS
57B Tracing Sources of Nitrate, Organic Matter, and Water
in the Willamette River Basin, From the Headwaters to
Portland, Using Stable Isotopic Techniques, Carol Kendall,
USGS
58B Evaluating the Variability of Sediment and Nutrient
Characteristics of the Trinity River Entering Galveston Bay,
Texas during High Flow Events, Michael Lee, USGS
59B A Method for Economic Valuation of Nutrient Monitoring,
Richard A. Smith, USGS
60B Clay Minerals as Important Inorganic Constituents
Controlling Uptake and Bioavailability of Phosphorous
Retained in Bottom Sediments of Klamath Lake, Oregon,
Daniel Webster, USGS
Pesticides
61B Analysis of Monitoring Data from Multiple Small
Watersheds to Identify Drivers of Agrochemical Runoff
from Com and Sorghum Agriculture, Chris Harbourt,
Waterbome Environmental, Inc.
62B Improved Characterization of the Temporal and Spatial
Variability of Potential Sutface Water Drinking Water
Exposure by Using Environmental and Historic Monitoring
Databases, Paul Hendley, Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
Restoration and Protection
63B Water Quality Implications from Wildfire in Northern
Oregon, Kimberly Gupta, City of Portland
64B State of the San Gabriel River Watershed (California) 2005
to 2009: Ambient Stream Condition, Unique Habitats,
Swimming Safety & Fish Consumption Safety, Karin
Patrick, Aquatic Bioassay & Consulting Laboratories, Inc.
65B Can an Urban Stream that has been Diverted into a Series
of Pipes Underneath the City of Portland Ultimately
Contribute to Improving Salmonid Habitat in the Willamette
River?, Marc Peters, City of Portland
66B Trophic Level Interactions in Lake Havasu, AZ-CA:
Comparison With Other Colorado River Resen'oirs,
Thomas Renicker, BSA Environmental Services, Inc.
Trend Analyses
67B Analysis of Water Quality Trends and Evaluation of Climate
Change Effects in a Rocky-Mountain Resetvoir: A Case
Study, Nicolas A. Gonzalez, Brigham Young University
68B Integrated Water Quality Trend Analysis: A Standardized
Non-Parametric Characterization of Water Quality at the
Watershed Scale, Donald Smith, Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
Strengthening Monitoring Programs
69B Strengthening Regional Monitoring Programs through the
Development of a Collaboration Network: The California
Water Quality Monitoring Collaboration Network,
Erickson Burres, California SWRCB
70B Making a Difference on the Ground: The US Forest
Setvice-TNC Partnership for Monitoring and Managing
Groundwater Resources, Christopher Carlson, USFS
71B Communication, Consistency & Quality: Keys to Volunteer
Data Incorporation in Morro Bay, California, Annie
Gillespie, Morro Bay National Estuary Program
72B Supporting Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Efforts
throughout the USA, Linda Green, University of Rhode
Island
TMDLs
73B Investigating the Feasibility of Using Biological and
Habitat Metrics to Determine the Effectiveness of TMDLs:
A Case Study, Scott Collyard, Washington Department of
Environmental Quality
74B Use ofNAIP Imagery to Characterize Riparian Vegetation
Health for TMDL and Land Management Purposes, Randy
Pahl, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
75B Fanno and Tryon Watersheds Water Quality Monitoring 
1998 - 2011, Amin Wahab, City of Portland
Volunteer Monitoring
76B The Stream Temperature Project: Expanding the Use of
Volunteer Data, Kari Paulson, North Jackson Company,
OR
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