Joint Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conferenet and Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modeling Conference 2015

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Sunday, 19 April 2015
8:00-17:00
Field Trip: Mt. Rose Snow Survey Courses and Snow HydrologyVictor HomField Trip CANCELLED, Management of Carson and Truckee River Watersheds. Sunday, 8:00am—5:00pmField Trip--Mt. Rose Snow Survey Courses and Hydrologic Significance* (PDH–4hrs). Sunday, April 19, 8:00am—12:00pm; $40 Short CoursesJeff BradleyShort Course—Flow and Sediment Transport Modeling in Streams with SRH-2D (PDH-7). Sunday, April 19, 9:00am—5:00pm, $55.Tuscany 3. Instructors: Dr. Yong Lai, , U.S. Bureau of ReclamationShort Course—RVR Meander—A Toolbox for River Planform Evaluation and Design (PDH-8). Sunday, April 19, 8:30am—5:30 pm, $68.Tuscany 4. Instructor: Dr. Eddy Langendoen, (USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Sedimentation Laboratory, Oxford, MSShort Course—Overview and Application of the Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) Tool (PDH-7.5). Sunday April 19, 8:30 am—5:00pm, $55.Tuscany 5. Instructors: Prof. Phil Guertin, Univ. of Arizona; Shea Burns, Univ. of Arizona; Dave Goodrich, USDA-ARSShort Course—Workshop on Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability (PDH-7). Sunday, April 19, 9:00am—5:00pm, $55.Tuscany 6. Presented by the National Reservoir Sedimentation Team, Subcommittee on SedimentationShort Course—Overview of Collection of Fluvial-Sediment Data, USGS (PDH-4). Sunday, April 19, 8:00am—12:00pm, $25.Tuscany 12. Instructors: John R. Gray and Gary Johnson,, USGSShort Course—Combined 1D and 2D Hydraulic Modeling with HEC-RAS (PDH-4). Sunday, April 19, 1:00pm—5:00 pm, $25.Tuscany 12. Instructor: Gary W. Brunner, P.E., D., WRE–Hydrologic Engineering Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
17:30-19:30
Opening Reception (Exhibit Hall)
Monday, 20 April 2015
8:00-9:30
Speakers' BREAKFAST (Capri)Doug Glysson
8:30-9:30
Pre-conference BREAK (Exhibit Hall)
9:30-12:00
Opening Session (Tuscany Ballroom)Doug GlyssonCall to OrderDoug Glysson, USGS (retired), Chair of 3rd Joint Federal Interagency ConferenceThoughts on the 5th FIHMCJerry W. Webb, P.E., D.WRE., Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modeling Conference Chair, US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DCThoughts on the 10th FISCTim Randle, PhD, P.E., D.WRE., Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference Chair, US Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, COKeynote AddressDave Johnson, Deputy General Manager over Engineering and Operations, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, NVKeynote AddressThomas Iseman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, US Department of the InteriorKeynote AddressGerald Galloway, PhD, Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering, University of Maryland
12:00-13:30
Capri
LUNCH on your own Student Luncheon
13:30-15:00
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1A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 1Meg Jonas, USACE; Jeff Harris, WEST ConsultantsA Physically-Based Channel-Modeling Framework Integrating HEC-RAS Sediment Transport Capabilities and the USDA-ARS Bank-Stability and Toe-Erosion Model (BSTEM)Stanford Gibson, Hydrologic Engineering CenterSediment Reservoir Transport Simulation of Three Reservoirs in the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania using HEC-RASMichael Langland, U.S. Geological SurveyEvaluating Sustainable Sediment Management Alternatives for Lewis and Clark LakePaul Boyd, USACEMissouri River Bed Degradation Modeling using HEC-RAS 5.0John Shelley, US. Army Corps of Engineers 1B Gully ErosionBrad Bird, USACE; Greg Koltun, USGSGully Annealing by Fluvially-Sourced Aeolian Sand: Remote Sensing Investigations of Connectivity Along the Fluvial-Aeolian-Hillslope Continuum on the Colorado River in Grand CanyonJoel Sankey, USGSVan Deemter's Steady State Analysis of Drainage in an Infinitely Deep Homogeneous Soil ProfileMathias Römkens, USDA Agricultural Research ServiceOrigin of Till Ridges in a Northeastern Vermont ValleyJohn Moore, NRCS, USDA 1C Remote SensingMichael Lee, USGS; Timothy Straub, USGSEvaluation of Close-Range Remotely-Sensed Multispectral Imagery to Quantify the Effects of Particle Size Distribution on Instream TurbidityAdam R. Mosbrucker, USGS Cascades Volcano ObservatoryUsing Oblique Digital Photography for Alluvial Sandbar Monitoring and Low-Cost Change DetectionDaniel Buscombe, USGSLong-term Monitoring of Sandbars on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon using Remote SensingRobert Ross, U.S Geological Survey 1D Stream Restoration 1Brian Wahlin, WEST Consultants; Gregory Norris, NRCSProcess-Based Restoration Design and Implementation at the Upper Junction City Channel Rehabilitation Site, Trinity River, CA - Embracing Uncertainty and Learning from ProgressDavid (DJ) Bandrowski, Bureau of ReclamationDetermination of River Maintenance Need on the Middle Rio Grande, NMRobert Padilla, Department of Interior, Bureau of ReclamationMorphological Impact of a Rehabilitation Project: Numerical Model AssessmentYong Lai, Bureau of ReclamationBattle Creek: Lessons Learned from Tinkering at a ConfluenceSteven Yochum, U.S. Forest Service 1E Climate Change, Variability, and Impact 1Allison Danner, USBR; Victor Hom, NOAAAssessment, Review, and Planning for Reservoir Sedimentation Information (RSI) Updates for the Response to Climate Change (RCC) ProgramMartin Teal, WEST Consultants, Inc.Climate Change: Natural Variability is a Big Deal, Too!David Curtis, WEST Consultants, Inc.Ice Jam Processes as Influenced by Climatic Variability and Hydropower Operations: Loup RiverRoger Kay, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersClimate Change, Water Supply, and Rainfall-Runoff Relationships for Small Intermittent Streams in Southern CaliforniaPeter Wohlgemuth, USDA Forest Service 1F Flood Hydrology 1Peter Brooks, USACE; COCHAIR NEEDEDSelecting Inflow Design Floods (IDFs) for Hydrologic Safety of Dams: Method Comparisons in a Holistic ApproachSamuel Lin, FERCDesign Rainfall Distributions Based on NOAA Atlas 14 Rainfall Depths and DurationsWilliam Merkel, USDA-NRCS; Quan Quan, USDA-NRCSAn Innovative Approach to Evaluate Downstream Flood Impact from Modified Dam Operations Considering Effects of Storm Pattern and TimingHenry Hu, WEST Consultants, Inc.Uncertainty Analysis Using Monte Carlo Techniques in the Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS)William Scharffenberg, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
15:00-15:30
BREAK (Exhibit Hall)
15:30-17:00
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2A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 2Meg Jonas, USACE; Nate Bradley, USBRSensitivity Analysis for Sediment Transport in the Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS)Jang Pak, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute For Water Resources, Hydrologic Engineering CenterApplication of Surface Erosion and Sediment Routing Capabilities of the HEC-HMS to Fort Hood, TexasSimon Evans, P.E., U.S. Army Corps of EngineersHurricanes, Hydrology, and Sediment: Building an HMS Model of Sediment Yield from Hurricanes for St. Croix, U.S.V.I.Travis Dahl, USACEExtending WEPP Technology to Predict Fine Sediment and Phosphorus Delivery from Forested HillslopesWilliam Elliot, USDA Forest Service 2B Surrogates of Sediment, OpticalHeather Bragg, USGS; Michael Lee, USGSPotential Insights into Physical Characteristics of Sediment from Simultaneous Optical Side Scatter and Back Scatter Turbidity Measurements.Barbra Utley, Campbell Scientific Inc.Evaluating Turbidity and Suspended-Sediment Concentration Relations from the North Fork Toutle River Basin near Mount St. Helens, Washington; Annual, Seasonal, Event, and Particle Size Variations - A Preliminary AnalysisMark Uhrich, DOI/USGSEvaluation and Application of Regional Turbidity-Sediment Regression ModelsKenneth Hyer, USGSIn-Stream Laser Diffraction for Measurement of Suspended-Sediment Concentration and Particle-Size Distribution in RiversJonathan Czuba, University of Minnesota 2C Physical Measurement and Modeling 1Kurt Spicer, USGS; Robert Padilla, USBRHistory of the Federal Interagency Sedimentation ProjectJohn Gray, USGS, Office of Surface Water; Mark Landers, USGS, Office of Surface WaterRelease of the USGS Sediment Data PortalCasey Lee, U.S. Geological SurveyElectronic Notes Application for On-Site Recording and Storage of U.S. Geological Survey Fluvial-Sediment DataKenneth A. Skach, U.S. Geological SurveyCharacterizing and Simulating Sediment Loads and Transport in the Lower Part of the San Antonio River BasinJ. Ryan Banta, U.S. Geological Survey 2D Stream Restoration 2USGS; Gregory Norris, NRCS; COCHAIR NEEDEDDevelopment of a Velocity-Based Quantitative Design Methodology for Bendway WeirsNathan Holste, Bureau of ReclamationPerformance of Log Crib Walls for Bluff StabilizationBen Lee, Inter-FluveRock Check Structures for Restoration of HeadwatersJon Fripp, USDA- NRCSRiparian and Channel Changes Along the Trinity River Below Lewiston Dam, California, 1980 to 2011Jennifer Curtis, U.S. Geological Survey 2E Climate Change, Variability, and Impact 2Karl Visser, NRCS; David Curtis, WEST ConsultantsReservoir Sustainability: Evaluation of Climate Change and Sedimentation Impacts to Reservoir Water Management Operations at Coralville Dam, Iowa.Kevin Landwehr, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersUsing an Integrated Surface Water-Groundwater Flow Model for Evaluating the Hydrologic Impacts of Historic and Potential Future Dry Periods on Simulated Water Budgets in the Santa Rosa Plain Watershed, Northern California.Joseph Hevesi, United States Geological SurveyCollaboration on Climate Change Analysis in the Pacific NorthwestJames Barton, Corps of Engineers (ret.)ADHydro: Quasi-3D HIgh Performance Hydrological ModelFred L. Ogden, University of Wyoming 2F Flood Hydrology 2Amena Henville, USACE: Toby Feaster, USGSSToRM: A Model for 2D Environmental HydraulicsFrancisco Simoes, US Geological SurveyHydraulic Modeling of Truckee Canal Alluvial Fans using SRH-2DRebecca Kallio, US Bureau of ReclamationModel Integration for Real-Time Flood Forecasting Inundation Mapping for Nashville TributariesWilliam Charley, US Army CorpsEvaluating Physical Models of Dam Removal Against Results from Condit, Marmot, and Elwha for Process Driven Sediment Transport and Channel Bed ResponseJoanna Crowe Curran, Northwest Hydraulic Consultants
17:15-18:45
Exhibitors' RECEPTION (Exhibit Hall)Mark Landers
18:00-19:00
Field Trip: Virginia Lake, Cochran Ditch, and Thermo-Energy UsesField Trip--Technical Tour of Virginia Lake, Cochran Ditch, and Thermo-Energy Uses. Monday, April 20, 6pm—7pm; No charge, meet at hotel lobby
18:30-19:30
Young Professionals' Reception (Sierra 1748)
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
7:15-8:30
Speakers' BREAKFAST (Capri)Doug Glysson
8:30-10:00
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3A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 3Sean Kimbrell, USBR; Thomas Kirkeeng, USACEMount St. Helens Update: Recent Trends, Understandings and Projects to Manage Debris Avalanche SedimentsChris Nygaard, USACEForecasting Long-Term Sediment Yield from the Upper North Fork Toutle River, Mount St. Helens, Washington StateTim Meadows, Scottish Environment Protection AgencyMount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Alternative AnalysisPaul Sclafani, USACETwo Dimensional Numerical Modelling of Hyperconcentrated FlowsJianchun Huang, Bureau of Reclamation 3B Surrogates of Bedload 1Mathieu Marineau, USGS; Heather Bragg, USGS Sediment-Generated Noise (SGN): Comparison with Physical Bedload Measurements in a Small Semi-arid WatershedJames Rigby, USDA-ARS National Sedimentation LaboratorySediment-Generated Noise (SGN): Laboratory Determination of Measurement VolumeDaniel Wren, USDA-ARSDesign and Implementation of a Field Deployable Passive Acoustic Bedload-Monitoring SurrogateBradley Goodwiller, University of MississippiContinuous Bedload Measurement on the Elwha River Using Impact Plates: Installation and CalibrationRobert Hilldale, Bureau of Reclamation 3C Physical Measurement and Modeling 2Kurt Spicer, USGS; Brad Bird, USACEUSGS Training of Sediment Data Collection TechniquesGary Johnson, USGSMaximizing the Reliability and Cost-Effectiveness of Your Suspended-Sediment DataJohn Gray, U.S. Geological Survey, ret.Collecting a Better Water-Quality Sample: Reducing Vertical Stratification Bias in Open and Closed ChannelsBill Selbig, USGSNew Information and Guidance for Collapsible Bag-Type Sediment SamplersMark Landers, USGS, Office of Surface Water 3D Stream Restoration 3Paul Kinzel, USGS; Jon Fripp, NRCSConvective Acceleration Effects from Transverse Instream Structure InstallationsMichael Scurlock, Colorado State UniversityOne-Dimensional Sediment Modeling of Levee Setback and Floodplain Gravel Pit Capture on the Yakima River, WAPeter C. Brooks, Northwest Hydraulic ConsultantsEco-Hydraulic Modeling to Support Levee Setback and Floodplain DesignBlair Greimann, Bureau of ReclamationSediment Transport in Stream Channel DesignPeter Wilcock, Utah State University 3E Restoring and Sustaining River Environments 1Chandra Pathak, USACE; Jennifer Bountry, USBRRestoring and Sustaining River Environments Using an In-Stream Training MethodChi Bui, U.S. Bureau of ReclamationComplications Associated with Maintaining Authorized Dimensions During Low Water PeriodsMichael Rodgers, USACERiver Engineering Research Needs in the Corps of EngineersMeg Jonas, USACE 3F Flood Hydrology 3Peter Brooks, USACE; Karl Visser, NRCSEstimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency for Urban and Small, Rrural Streams in Georgia, South Carolina, and North CarolinaToby Feaster, USGSImpacts of Artificial Snowmaking on the Hydrology of a Small StreamTravis Dahl, USACESeptember 2013 Colorado Front Range Flood: Peak Flows, Flood Frequencies, and ImpactsSteven Yochum, U.S. Forest ServicePerformance of Suspended Sediment Concentration in Two Distinctive Lower Mississippi River HydrographsTzenge-huey Shih, USACE
10:00-10:30
BREAK (Exhibit Hall)
10:30-12:00
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4A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 4Stephen Benedict, USGS; Will Veatch, USACESediment Modeling on the Lower Yellowstone River at Intake DamCurtis Miller, USACESedimentation Analysis of the Yellowstone River at Intake Diversion DamMike Sixta, Bureau of ReclamationInaccuracies in Sediment Budgets Arising from Estimations of Tributary Sediment Inputs: An Example from a Monitoring Network on the Southern Colorado PlateauRonald Griffiths, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research CenterUser-interactive Sediment Budgets in a Browser: A Web Application for River Science and ManagementDavid Sibley, US Geological Survey (USGS) 4B Surrogates of Bedload 2Daniel Buscombe, USGS; Rob Hilldale, USBRUpdate on ISSDOTv2 Method of Measuring Bedload Transport Using Time Sequenced Bathymetric DataDavid Abraham, USACE-ERDC-CHLDistinguishing Bed-load and Bed-material-load Fluxes with Repeat Bathymetric DataBrandon McElroy, University of WyomingUsing Hydrophones as a Surrogate Sediment Monitoring Technique to Detect Temporal and Spatial Variability in Bedload Sediment TransportMathieu Marineau, U.S. Geological SurveyEvaluation of Multiple-Frequency, Active and Passive Acoustics as Surrogates for Bedload TransportMolly Wood, USGS 4C Physical Measurement and Modeling 3John Gray, USGS, ret.; Ted Huscher, NRCSBed Sediment Characterization of the Mississippi River, Grafton, Illinois to Head of Passes, November 2013Roger Gaines, US Army Corps of EngineersDrought, Low Water, and Dredging of the Middle Mississippi River in 2012David Gordon, USACEMissouri River 2011 Extreme Flood – Channel Response Evaluation and ObservationsChris Svendsen, USACE 4D Stream Restoration 4Jon Fripp, NRCS; Joseph Maestas, USBRRapid, Quantitative Analysis of the Cost Effectiveness of Streambank Protection Measures Using the Bank-Stability and Toe Erosion Model (BSTEM)Andrew Simon, Cardno ENTRIXStreambank Erosion: Developing Recession Rates Based on Condition Class and Flow Stage CharacteristicsFrank Reckendorf, Reckendorf and AssociatesVegetation Calibration in a Sediment Transport Model of the Middle Rio GrandeDavid Varyu, ReclamationRemoving Invasive Plants from the Mojave River, An Erosive Inland Desert River System in Southern CaliforniaGregory Norris, USDA/NRCS 4E Restoring and Sustaining River Environments 2Chandra Pathak, USACE; Amena Henville, USACEEstimation of Suspended Sediment and Total Mercury Loads and Application of Flow-Adjusted Trend Analyses to Assess Floodplain Restoration, Carson River, NevadaCarl Thodal, USGS Nevada Water Science CenterMissouri River Habitat Project Design, Performance, and Aspects of the 2011 FloodDaniel Pridal, USACEEvaluation of Levee Setbacks as a Sustainable Solution Along the Missouri RiverTony D. Krause, USACEPIANC Working with Nature Concept: Development of the 3 Meter Navigation Channel on the Middle Mississippi River.Leonard L. Hopkins, USACE, St. Louis, MO 4F Hydroecological Modeling 1Frank Dworak, USBR; Christopher Dunn, USACEHydrodynamic Modeling to Evaluate the Influence of Constructed Side-Channel Habitat on Larval Drift of Pallid Sturgeon in the Lower Missouri RiverSusannah Erwin, USGSImpact of Precipitation Uncertainty on SWAT Model PerformanceMilo Anderson, U.S. EPAModeling Interactions of Flow and Vegetation for Improved Riverine System ManagementDaniel Dombroski, USBR
12:00-13:30
LUNCH on your own
13:30-15:00
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5A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 5Chuck Shadie, USACE; Stephen Benedict, USGSSand Bar Volume Model: Improving Modeled Sand Bar Response in Marble CanyonDavid Varyu, ReclamationProcesses Limiting Depth of Arroyo Incision: Examples from the Rio Puerco, New MexicoEleanor Griffin, U.S. Geological SurveyEstimating Flow Concentration and Sediment Redistribution in Shrub-Dominated Rangeland CommunitiesSayjro Kossi Nouwakpo, University of Nevada RenoTemperature Simulation of a Reach of the Methow River near Winthrop, WashingtonJianchun Huang, Bureau of Reclamation 5B Surrogates of Sediment, Acoustics 1Cory A. Williams, USGS; Molly Wood, USGSPhysically Based Method for Measuring Suspended-Sediment Concentration and Grain Size Using Multi-Frequency Arrays of Single-Frequency Acoustic-Doppler ProfilersDavid Topping, U.S. Geological SurveyResearch and Methods Development in the Sediment Acoustic Leadership TeamMark Landers, USGS, OSW, FISPSurrogate Analysis and Index Development (SAID) and Real-Time DisseminationTimothy Straub, U.S. Geological Survey 5C Physical Measurement and Modeling 4Ted Huscher, NRCS; Victor Hom, NOAAEffective Particle Sizes of Cohesive Sediment in a North Mississippi StreamRoger Kuhnle, USDA-Agricultural Research ServiceSuspended-Sediment Concentrations, Loads, Total Suspended Solids and Particle-Size Fractions in Minnesota, 2007-2011Christopher Ellison, USGSCoarse Particulate Organic Matter Transport in Two Rocky Mountain Streams: Measurements, Transport Dynamics, Annual loads, and YieldsKristin Bunte, Colorado State UniversitySediment Budgets, Transport, and Depositional Trends in a Large Tidal DeltaTara Morgan-King, USGS 5D Fluvial Geomorphology 1Cliff Hupp, USGS; Scott Wright, USGSThe Study of Most Probable Mean Daily Bankfull Runoff Volumes in Small Watersheds dominated by Convective/Frontal Channel-Forming Events and the Co-incident Inner Berm ChannelThomas Garday, River AnalysisA Simplified Morphodynamic Model for Gravel Bed Braided RiversAlan Kasprak, Utah State UniversityAdaptive Management of a Gravel and Wood Reintroduction Project Informed by Monitoring Examples on the Middle and Upper Green River in Washington StateZachary Corum, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersFinley Creek Alluvial Fan Geomorphic and Hydraulic AnalysesJeanne Godaire, Bureau of Reclamation 5E Post Fire Analyses and Restoration 1Claudia Hoeft, NRCS; Schubauer-Berigan, Joseph, NOAAWildfire-Induced Flooding and Erosion Potential Modeling: Examples from Colorado, 2012 and 2013Steven Yochum, U.S. Forest Service; John Norman, USDA NRCSNRCS Post-Fire Hydrologic Modeling in New Mexico, 2012Daniel Moore, USDA Natural Resources Conservation ServiceHillslope Erosion and Small Watershed Sediment Yield Before and After Fire in Southern CaliforniaPeter Wohlgemuth, USDA Forest ServicePredicting Watershed Post-Fire Sediment Yield with the InVEST Sediment Retention Model: Accuracy and UncertaintiesJoel Sankey, USGS 5F Hydroecological Modeling 2Dr. Yong Lai, USBR; David Smith, USACEUtilization of Hydrologic Models in Floodplain Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration EvaluationJoshua Israel, US Bureau of ReclamationModeling of a Non-Physical Fish BarrierMarcela Politano, University of IowaImpacts of Rock Weirs on Fish Swim Path Section and Fatigue LevelsDavid Smith, USACE ERDCFish Movement Near Infrastructure Emerges from Natural River ArchitectureR. Andrew Goodwin, U.S. Army Engineer R&D Center
15:00-15:30
BREAK (Exhibit Hall)
15:30-17:00
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6A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 6Chuck Shadie, USACE; Nate Bradley, USBRDouble Counting, Over Conservative and Misapplying Safety Factors for Stream Scour AnalysesDavid Williams, David T. Williams and Associates, Engineers, LLCThe Upper Bound of Pier Scour Defined by Selected Laboratory and Field DataStephen Benedict, U.S. Geological SurveyThe Upper Bound of Abutment Scour Defined by Selected Laboratory and Field DataStephen Benedict, U.S. Geological SurveyBaffle-Post Structures for Flow and Bed-Sediment Control in Open ChannelsCaroline Ubing, Colorado State University 6B Surrogates of Sediment, Acoustics 2Justin Boldt, USGS; Molly Wood, USGSSuspended-Sediment Transport and Storage: a Demonstration of Acoustic Methods in the Evaluation of Reservoir Management Strategies for a Small Water-Supply Reservoir in Western ColoradoCory A. Williams, U.S. Geological SurveyUltrasonic Measurements of Suspended Sediment Concentrations at Harris BayouWayne Carpenter, University of MississippiStudying Surrogates to Estimate Suspended Sediment Concentrations on the Missouri River at Nebraska City, NEJon Nania, U.S. Geological SurveyHydroacoustic Signatures of Colorado Riverbed Sediments in Marble and Grand Canyons Using Multibeam Sonar.Daniel Buscombe, U.S. Geological Survey 6C Physical Measurement and Modeling 5Frank Dworak, USBR; Will VeatchApplication of Cross-Plot Analysis on Francis Levee Site Using Time Lapse SRT and ERTLeti Wodajo, University of MississippiA Simplified Bathymetric Survey System Using a Modified Sounder GPSTheodore Huscher, USDA-NRCSSubsurface Hydrologic Effects on Sediment DepositionSayjro Nouwakpo, University of Nevada - RenoRepresentativeness of Soil Samples Collected to Assess Mining-Related Contamination of Flood Plains in Southeast KansasKyle Juracek, U.S. Geological Survey 6D Fluvial Geomorphology 2Scott Wright, USGS; Jeanne Godaire, USBRMorphological Evolution of Fluvial and Estuarine Segment FlowsGeraldo Wilson Junior, COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJFlow Energy and Bedload-Transport Efficiency: The Froude Number as a Metric for Bedload Transport RatesAndrew Simon, Cardno ENTRIXEffects of Upstream Sediment Supply and Flow Rate on the Initiation and Topographic Evolution of Sandbars in Laboratory and Numerical ChannelsPaul Kinzel, U.S. Geological SurveyReconciliation of Flux-based and Morphologic-based Sediment BudgetsPaul Grams, USGS 6E Post Fire Analyses and Restoration 2Dan Moore, NRCS; Sean Kimbrel, USBRPredicting and Comparing Measured Bulking and Peak Discharge Using Multiple Methods for Post-Fire Hydrologic and Sedimentation Analysis on the “Dump Fire” in Saratoga Springs, UtahNathaniel Todea, NRCSStream Restoration Within a Confined Space : A Case Study on the Middle Rio GrandeJonathan AuBuchon, Bureau of Reclamation; Chi Bui, Bureau of ReclamationThe Application of WARSSS for a Watershed-Based Sediment Budget and Post-Fire Stream Restoration: The Hayman Fire, Trail Creek Watershed, ColoradoDavid Rosgen, Wildland Hydrology; Brandon Rosgen, Wildland Hydrology 6F Hydroecological Modeling 3Nadira Kabir, USBR; Victor Hom, NOAAHybrid Hydraulic Modeling of River-Training Structures in Sinuous ChannelsS. Michael Scurlock, Colorado State UniversityModeling Flow Complexity with In-Stream Structures: A Semi-Automatic ApproachYong Lai, U.S. Bureau of ReclamationSpace-Time Substitution in a Stream Evolution Model Integrating Habitat and Ecosystem BenefitsBrian Cluer, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries ServiceComposite Modeling of the Halfway Wash Fish BarrierMike Sixta, Bureau of Reclamation
18:00-20:00
Field Trip: Truckee River Urban HydrologyField Trip--Truckee River Urban Hydrology and the Downtown RiverWalk District . Tuesday, April 21, 6:00pm—8:00pm; No charge, local bus fare required
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
7:15-8:30
Speakers' BREAKFAST (Capri)Doug Glysson
8:30-10:00
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7A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 7David Varyu, USBR; Mike Sixta, USBRCoupled Sediment Yield and Sediment Transport Modeling to support Waterway Navigation Planning in Northeast BrazilCalvin Creech, US Army Corps of EngineersSediment Dynamics on River Networks: Incorporating Sources, Stores, and Sinks from a Sediment Budget into a Network-Modeling FrameworkJonathan Czuba, University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesConstructing a Near-Continuous Suspended-Sediment Budget Using Acoustic Instrumentation on the Rio Grande in Big Bend National Park, USADavid Dean, USGSDevelopment and Analysis of Suspended Sediment Rating Curves for the Kalamazoo River from Marshall to Morrow Dam, MichiganDavid T Soong, U.S. Geological Survey 7B Surrogates of SedimentCory A. Williams, USGS; Faith Fitzpatrick, USGSFrom Mobile ADCP to High-Res SSC: A Cross-Section Calibration ToolJustin Boldt, U.S. Geological SurveyDensimetric Measurements as a Surrogate for Suspended-Sediment Concentration in the Rio Puerco, New MexicoJeb Brown, USGSLarge River Bed Sediment Characterization with Low-Cost Sidescan Sonar: Case Studies from Two Settings in the Colorado (Arizona) and Penobscot Rivers (Maine)Daniel Buscombe, U.S. Geological Survey 7C Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability 1Nathaniel Todea, NRCS; Sean Kimbrell, USBRReservoir Sustainability WorkshopTimothy Randle, Bureau of ReclamationProgress Toward Developing a National, Dynamic Reservoir-Sedimentation DatabaseJohn Gray, U.S. Geological Survey, ret.USACE Reservoir Sedimentation Survey Database (RESSED) Oracle conversionDeborah Cooper, USACE-ERDCReservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability in USACE: Status ReportMeg Jonas, USACE 7D Fluvial Geomorphology 3Joseph Maestas, USBR; Jeanne Godaire, USBRAn Analysis of an Extreme Flood Properties to 2-D Model OutputsRebecca Kallio, US Bureau of Reclamation; Jeanne Godaire, US Bureau of ReclamationSetting the Stage for Change: Geomorphic Response of a Secondary Channel on the Rio GrandeJonathan AuBuchon, Bureau of ReclamationBank Erosion Modeling with SRH-2D on the Rio Grande, New MexicoYong Lai, Bureau of ReclamationComplex Geomorphic Responses to Base Level Fluctuations: A Case Study on the Rio Grande Upstream of Elephant Butte ReservoirNathan Holste, Bureau of Reclamation 7E Post Fire Analyses and Restoration 3Blair Greimann, USBR; Dan Moore, NRCSRestoring Alluvial Fan Function as Part of Post-Wildfire Restoration EffortsDavid Rosgen, Wildland Hydrology; Brandon Rosgen, Wildland HydrologyThe Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment Tool (AGWA): Using Raingage, Radar and Streamflow Records from Burned Watersheds to Evaluate and Improve Parameter EstimationsB. Scott Sheppard, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZCombining Fire and Erosion Modeling to Target Forest Management ActivitiesWilliam Elliot, USDA Forest ServiceClimate Change Impacts and Mitigation/Adaptation: Coping with Weather Extremes from an Engineering Student’s ViewpointBrittany Bennett, The Catholic University of America 7F Sediment Impacts on Wildlife and HabitatBrian Cluer, NOAA; Jobaid Kabir, USBRDownstream Sediment Impacts of Breaching the Elwha Dam and Glines Dam WA on Aquatic Habitat, Fish Restoration, River Dynamics, and Flood Plain DevelopmentFrank Reckendorf, Reckendorf and AssociatesSandbar Growth and Decay on the Missouri River during the High Flows of 2010 and the Historic 2011 FloodJake Gusman, WEST Consultants, Inc.San Joaquin River Spawning Habitat Suitability StudyElaina Gordon, Bureau of ReclamationEarly Warnings and Long-Term Changes: Application of Continuous Turbidity Monitoring to Protect an Endangered Fish Species During Construction of a Large-Scale Flood-Reduction EffortJohn Jastram, USGS
10:00-10:30
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10:30-12:00
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8A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 8Amena Henville, USACE; Robert Wells, USDA-ARSShortcomings of Two-parameter Power Functions for Fitting Bedload Rating CurvesDavid Gaeuman, U. S. Bureau of ReclamationA Definitive Method for the Selection of Sediment Transport RelationsDavid Williams, David T. Williams and Associates, Engineers, LLCTwo-Dimensional Poissonian Homogeneous Model for Suspended Sediment and Pollutant Movements in Open-Channel FlowGeraldo Wilson Junior, COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJEstimation of Suspended-Sediment and Nutrient Fluxes and Associated Trends Across the Chesapeake Bay WatershedDouglas Moyer, USGS 8B No papers scheduled, open for discussion.Timothy Straub, USGSDiscussion of TSS vs. SSCDouglas Glysson, USGS (ret.); Gray John R., USGS (ret.) 8C Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability 2Rene Vermeeren, USACE; COCHAIR NEEDEDDeveloping Guidelines for Formulating Reservoir Sustainability PlansSean Kimbrel, Bureau of ReclamationAn Inventory of Sedimentation in Hawaii’s Reservoirs Using Mixed MethodsKim Falinski, University of Hawaii at ManoaSimulations of Lake Mills Drawdown Experiment Using SRH2D ModelJennifer Duan, University of ArizonaNumerical Modeling of Isleta Diversion Dam Gate Operation Hydraulics to Minimize Sediment EffectsDrew Baird, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 8D Fluvial Geomorphology 4Nathaniel Todea, NRCS; Allen Gellis, USGSGeomorphic Change in the Limitrophe Reach of the Colorado River in Response to the 2014 Delta Pulse Flow, United States and MexicoErich Mueller, U.S. Geological SurveyBasin-Scale Geomorphology and Sediment Transport Analysis for the Mouse/Souris River Enhanced Flood Protection PlanPeter Hinck, Barr Engineering CompanySuspended Sediment Transport Through a Large Fluvial-Tidal Channel NetworkScott Wright, USGSBedload Database and Prediction PerformanceRollin H. Hotchkiss, Brigham Young University 8E Modeling of Major River Systems 1Daniel E. Kroes, USGS; Nate Bradley, USBRThe Analysis of Modeled and Satellite Great Lakes Snow Water Equivalent Data and Incorporating Near Real-Time Estimates into Water Level ForecastingJames Lewis, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersHydraulic Modeling and Mapping of the Yellowstone River to Support Cumulative Effects AssessmentLaurel Hamilton, US Army Corps of EngineersThe Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study: Modeling to Support a Robust Planning FrameworkAlan Butler, Bureau of ReclamationTruckee-Carson RiverWare© Planning Model Description and ApplicationsHeather Gacek, Precision Water Resources Engineering 8F Management and Decision-Making Models 1Kent Collins, USBR; Eric Morway, USGSReal-Time Water Control Decision Support with CWMS 3.0William Charley, US Army Corps of EngineersUtilizing Probabilistic Forecasts for Colorado River Reservoir Operations: Decision Making and Risk ManagementAnthony Powell, Precision Water Resources EngineeringPipeline Stream Crossings – a Risk-Based Approach to Minimize Aquatic ImpactsJanine Castro, US Fish and Wildlife ServiceMulti-Objective Modeling in RiverWare for USACE-SWDJohn Daylor, Corps of Engineers
12:00-13:30
LUNCH on your own
13:30-15:00
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9A Sediment Yield and Transport Modeling 9Mike Sixta, USBR; Victor Huang, USBRChannel and Bank Stability of the Burnett River in the Aftermath of the 2011 and 2013 Floods: Implications for Sediment Delivery to the Great Barrier ReefAndrew Simon, Cardno ENTRIXSediment Diversion Efficiency, Lessons from Mississippi River ModelsRonald Heath, US Army Corps of EngineersPreliminary Results for Calculating Salinity and Sediment Loading for Runoff in the Upper Colorado River BasinErik Cadaret, Desert Research InstituteContinuous Vertical Sorting Model in a One-Dimensional Sediment Transport Model, SRH-1DSean Kimbrel, Bureau of Reclamation 9B Dam Removal/Rehabilitation 1Jennifer Bountry, USBR; Victor Hom, NOAABankfull Width Controls on Riffle-Pool Morphology Under Conditions of Increased Sediment Supply Field Observations During the Elwha River Dam Removal ProjectAndrew Brew, Anchor QEA LLC; Jacob Morgan, Colorado State UniversityScour and Subsequent Repair at Lock and Dam 25Timothy Lauth, US Army Corps of EngineersGeomorphic Adjustments on the Upper Missouri River in Response to Dam Management and FloodingKatherine Skalak, U.S. Geological SurveyElwha PlaneCam, Affordable Near-Real-Time Orthoimagery and Digital Elevation Models in Support of Adaptive Sediment Management and Modeling During Elwha and Glines Canyon Dam RemovalAndrew Ritchie, National Park Service 9C Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability 3Brian Cluer, NOAA; Chris Bahner, WEST ConsultantsCollection and Interpretation of Reservoir Data to Support Sustainable UseGregory Morris, GLM Engineering COOPUnsteady Flow and Sediment Modeling in a Large Reservoir Using HEC-RAS 5.0John Shelley, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersDeveloping a Sediment Management Plan for Paonia ReservoirKent Collins, Bureau of ReclamationRio Grande and Cochiti Reservoir Sedimentation Issues: Are There Sustainable Solutions?Charles Davis, WEST Consultants, Inc. 9D Fluvial Geomorphology 5Blair Greimann, USBR; Jon Fripp, NRCSProposed Diversion Works in Rivers that Show Significantly Less Morphodynamic Activity Than ExpectedMiguel Wong, Barr Engineering Co.A Review of the Lower Mississippi River Potamology ProgramAndy Gaines, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersGravel Deposits on Lower Mississippi River SandbarsRichard McComas, USACESediment and Carbon Sequestration in the Atchafalaya River Basin, LouisianaCliff Hupp, U.S. Geological Survey 9E Modeling of Major River Systems 2Kevin Knuuti, USACE; Daniel E. Kroes, USGSMississippi River ModelEdmund Howe, USACECurrent and Historical Sediment Loads in the Lower Mississippi RiverKevin Knuuti, USACE Cold Regions Research and Engineering LaboratorySaint-Venant Modeling for Large River Basins – Challenges and Data NeedsBen Hodges, University of Texas at AustinSynthetic Bathymetry Method Development, Validation and Application to five Pacific Northwest RiversZachary Corum, USACE 9F Management and Decision-Making Models 2Nadira Kabir, USBR; Eric Morway, USGSProblems and Prospects of SWAT Model Application on an Arid/Semi-arid Watershed in ArizonaYongping Yuan, USEPA-ORDThe KINEROS2 – AGWA Suite of Modeling ToolsDavid Goodrich, USDA-ARSAutomated Geospatial Watershed Assessment Tool (AGWA): Applications for Assessing the Impact of Urban Growth and the Use of Low-Impact Development PracticesYoganand Korgaonkar, University of ArizonaModeling the Fate and Transport of Oil-Sediment Interactions in Freshwater Riverine SystemsFaith Fitzpatrick, U.S. Geological Survey
16:30-21:00
Tuscany B.R. D-FTuscany B.R. D-F
Models/DemosJennifer Bountry2D Hydrologic Modeling using the Gridded Surface Subsurface Hydrologic Analysis (GSSHA) model and the Watershed Modeling System (WMS)Christopher Smemoe, Aquaveo LLCDemonstration of the Capabilities of the KINEROS2 – AGWA 3.0 Suite of Modeling ToolsI. Shea Burns, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Carl Unkrich, USDA-ARSDemonstration of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Internet Interfaces and Web ServicesDennis Flanagan, USDA-ARSHydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS) Model DemonstrationWilliam Scharffenberg, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersModeling of a Non-Physical Fish Barrier, DemonstrationMarcela Politano, IIHR - Hydroscience & Engineering. The University of IowaRiver Analysis System (HEC-RAS) Model DemonstrationGary W. Brunner, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersRiverWare DemonstrationDavid Neumann, Center for Advanced Decision Support for Water and Environmental SystemsRVR Meander – A Toolbox for River Meander Planform Design and EvaluationEddy Langendoen, USDA-ARS-NSLWinDAM B & C Earthen Embankment Overtopping and Internal Erosion Analysis Software Computer DemonstrationKarl Visser, NRCSWinTR-20 Software Computer DemonstrationWilliam Merkel, USDA-NRCSWeb-based Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model Mariano HernMariano Hernandez, USDA-ARS PostersJennifer Bountry2011 Morganza Control Structure Tail Bay Scour Development and Sediiment DistributionTzenge-huey Shih, USACEAn Approximation of the Sediment Budget for the Tombigbee River and the Mobile River BasinsJohn Ramirez-Avila, Mississippi State UniversityAnalyzing Streambank Erosion Using LIDARGary Trent Snellings, USDAAssessment of Fire Impacts on Hydrology and Erosion Using Field Experiments and the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion ModelC. Jason Williams, USDA Agricultural Research ServiceComputation of Continuous Suspended-Sediment Concentration Records related to a Short-Term Drawdown of Fall Creek Lake, Upper Willamette Basin, OregonHeather Bragg, USGS; Liam Schenk, USGSContinuous Loosening and Transport of Sediment DepositionYannick Ratke, Cologny Univeristy of Applied ScienceContinuous Turbidity Monitoring as a Tool for Evaluating Suspended Sediment Loading in the Middle Truskee River and Tributaries, Placer and Nevada Counties, CaliforniaBrian Hastings, Balance Hydrologics, Inc.Creation and Maintenance of Dynamic Channels: Lessons Learned from the Large-Scale Restoration of a Regulated RiverSusannah Erwin, USGSEffects of Bedload Sampler Netting Properties on Hydraulic and Sampling EfficiencyKristin Bunte, Colorado State UniversityEstimating Sediment Yield on Disturbed Rangeland Using the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM)Osama Al-Hamdan, USDA-ARSEvaluation of Surrogate Technology to Determine the Sediment Transport in the Raulerson Brothers Canal, Everglades National Park, FloridaCarrie Boudreau, US Geological SurveyMeasures of Sediment in MinnesotaGreg Johnson, Minnesota Pollution Control AgencyNew Insights into the Effectiveness of a Lower Mississippi River Sediment Diversion Using a Decade of Field Observations and Morphological ModelingBrendan Yuill, The Water Institute of the GulfOnline Modeling Tools Assist in Evaluating Postfire Flooding and Erosion RiskPeter Robichaud, USDA Forest ServicePOTAMOD – Mobile-Bed Sediment-Transport Modeling Application for Use with SIAM and HEC-RASAmanda Cox, Saint Louis UniversityQuantifying and Modeling Sediment Loads from Streambank Erosion along the Headwaters of Town Creek in MississippiJohn Ramirez-Avila, Mississippi State University; Eddy Langendoen, US Dept of Agriculture, Agricultural Research ServiceSediment and Nutrient Trapping on the Morganza Spillway During the 2011 Mississippi River FloodDaniel E. Kroes, USGSSedimentation Patterns through Time: Not to ScaleMarie Garsjo, NRCS (retired)Sediment Characteristics and Sediment Transport Modeling for the Saginaw River Navigation ChannelCarol J. Miller, Wayne State UniversitySediment Chemistry Results from Sediment Cores Collected from the Escalante and San Juan River Deltas in Lake Powell, UT, in 2010-2011Nancy Hornewer, USGSSediment Fingerprinting to Delineate Sources of Sediment in an Urban Sub-Watershed Within the Chesapeake Bay WatershedAnna Baker, U.S. Geological SurveySediment Transport on Cape Sable, Everglades National Park, FloridaCarrie Boudreau, US Geological SurveySimulating Salinity Concentration at the Colorado River Basin ScaleJames Prairie, Bureau of ReclamationState of the Practice of Sediment Management in Reservoirs: Minimizing Sedimentation and Removing DepositsKatie M. Healy , Saint Louis UniversitySurrogate Analysis and Index Development (SAID) and Real-Time DisseminationTimothy Straub, U.S. Geological SurveyThe Influence of Sampling Technique on Bedload PredictionDarren Hinton, Northwest Hydraulic ConsultantsUsing Acoustic Surrogates to Monitor Discharge, Sediment and Nutrient Supply to Texas Bays and EstuariesMichael Lee, U.S.Geological SurveyUtilizing GIS to Identify Sediment Fluctuations in Nambe Falls Reservoir, NMJoel Murray, Bureau of ReclamationWeb-based Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion ModelMariano Hernandez, University of Arizona / USDA-ARS
17:30-19:00
DINNER with Posters and Models/Demos (Tuscany B.R. E)Doug Glysson
Thursday, 23 April 2015
7:15-8:30
Speakers' BREAKFAST (Tuscany E-F)Doug Glysson
8:30-10:00
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10A Sediment Transport and FingerprintingThomas Kirkeeng, USACE; COCHAIR NEEDEDNumerical Modeling of Laboratory Flume Experiments for Tracking Unsteady Sediment Transport Using Colored ParticlesMustafa S. Altinakar, The University of MississippiScaling Relations for Exponents and Coefficients of Bedload Transport and Flow Competence Curves in Coarse-Bedded Streams with Channel Gradient, Runoff Yield, Basin Area, and Subsurface FinesKristin Bunte, Colorado State UniversityEvaluation of the HSR Model as a River Engineering ToolEdward Brauer, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersIdentifying Sediment Sources in the Sediment TMDL ProcessAllen Gellis, U.S. Geological Survey 10B Dam Removal/Rehabilitation 2Brian Wahlin, WEST Consultants, Inc.; Brian Fox, USBRDam Removal Analysis Guidelines for SedimentTimothy Randle, Bureau of Reclamation; Jennifer Bountry, Bureau of ReclamationExample Applications of the Dam Removal Analysis Guidelines for SedimentJennifer Bountry, USBR; Tim Randle, USBRRole of Adaptive Sediment Management in Elwha Dam RemovalJennifer Bountry, Bureau of ReclamationElwha River Restoration: Reservoir Sediment Modeling in a GIS FrameworkTimothy Randle, Bureau of Reclamation 10C Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainability 4Kent Collins, USBR; Henry Hu, WEST Consultants, Inc.Negotiating Hydrologic Uncertainty in Long Term Reservoir Sediment Models: Simulating Arghandab Reservoir Deposition with HEC-RASStanford Gibson, USACE; Daniel Pridal, USACESediment Monitoring During Short-Term Drawdowns of Fall Creek Lake, Upper Willamette Basin, OregonLiam Schenk, USGS; Heather Bragg, USGSTime Series and Geospatial Data Integration for Reservoir Sedimentation Study that Incorporates Multiple Sedimentation Models and Rates for Convergent ValidationNathaniel Todea, USDA NRCS 10D Regional Watershed Management 1David Varyu, USBR; Will Veatch, USACEAccounting for Imperfect Reservoir Operations in the Truckee River SystemCaleb Erkman, Precision Water Resources EngineeringUnderstanding Drivers of Sediment Loads in a Morphologically Active Watershed: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Watershed ManagementAmanda Stone, BairdMiddle Mississippi River Sedimentation Analysis at Tributary JunctionsLisa C. Andes, Saint Louis UniversityInnovative Sediment Management Method to Reduce DredgingTimothy Welp, USACE 10E GIS and Water Resources ManagementChristopher Dunn, USACE; Chuck Davis, WEST Consultants, Inc.Geomorphic and Hydrologic Analysis of Mescal Arroyo Using GIS and HEC Geo-HMSVincent Benoit, Bureau of ReclamationIntegrating GIS with AnnAGNPS Watershed Model for Optimal Placement of Conservation Practices in Agricultural WatershedHenrique Momm, Middle Tennessee State University; Leah Kraemer, Middle Tennessee State UniversityUse of AnnAGNPS and Remotely-Sensed Data in Watershed Conservation Management PlanningRonald Bingner, USDA-ARSReal-Time Forecasting Using HEC-HMS and MetVueMyles McManus, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 10F Management and Decision-Making Models 3Victor Huang, USBR; Victor Hom, NOAAA Framework for Monitoring the Great Lakes Water Balance ErrorJames Lewis, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersRiver Restoration Decision Analysis - 2D Hydrodynamic Approach to Project PrioritiesDavid (DJ) Bandrowski, Yurok TribeTAPER: A Real-time Decision Support Tool for Balanced Flood Operation of the Arkansas River in Tulsa DistrictJennifer Steffen, Corps of Engineers; Jody Stringer, Corps of EngineersIntegrating Hydrologic and River Operations Modeling with Explicit Simulation of Groundwater and Surface-Water ExchangeEric Morway, U.S. Geological Survey
10:00-10:30
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11A Earth Embankment Erosion PredictionGreg Norris, NRCS; Robert Wells, USDA-ARSWinDAM C Earthen Embankment Internal Erosion Analysis SoftwareKarl K. Visser, USDA-NRCSChanges in the Acoustic Response of Soils as a Function of Grass CoverBlake Armstrong, University of MississippiComparing Process-Based Breach Models for Earthen Embankments Subjected to Internal ErosionRonald Tejral, USDA Agricultural Research Service 11D Regional Watershed Management 2Andrew Ritchie, USGS; Jonathan Czuba, U. of MNEffectiveness of Channel Improvement Work on the Mississippi RiverRichard McComas, USACESimulation of Streamflow and Sediment Mobility in the Missouri River near Bismarck, North DakotaRochelle Nustad, U.S. Geological SurveyDeveloping a New Stream Metric for Comparing Stream Function Using a Bank-Floodplain Sediment Budget: a Case Study of Three Piedmont StreamsEdward Schenk, USGSAutomated Updates to 2D Hydrologic Models for Open-pit MiningChristopher M. Smemoe, Aquaveo, LLC 11F Management and Decision-Making Models 4Mary Andrews, NOAA; Marie Garsjo, NRCS (ret.)Low Water Planning in the Columbia River BasinThomas Chisholm, U. S. Army Corps of EngineersModelling Extreme Flood Hydrology for Grand Coulee Dam through Collaboration with Multiple Government Agencies, Universities, and the Private SectorFrank Dworak, Bureau of ReclamationDevelopment and Validation of a 2D Dam Break Process ModelYafei Jia, The University of Mississippi
12:00-13:00
LUNCH on your own
13:00-17:00
Short CoursesJeff BradleyShort Course—Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model Application (PDH-6.5). Thursday, April 23, 10:30am—5:30 pm, $55. Instructors: , ,Tuscany3. Instructors: Dr. Dennis Flanagan; Dr. Jim Frankenberger, USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Soil Erosion Research Lab, W. Lafayette, INShort Course—Basic Principles and Data Needs of Sediment Transport Modeling (PDH-4). Thursday, April 23, 1:00pm—5:00pm, $25.,Tuscany 4. Instructors: Dr. Blair Greimann ; Dr. Yong Lai, U.S. Bureau of ReclamationShort Course—Best Practices for Continuous Suspended-sediment Monitoring Using Acoustic Surrogates (PDH-4). Thursday, April 23, 1:00pm—5:00pm, $35. Instructor:Tuscany 5. Instructor: Mark Landers , USGSShort Course—Sediment Transport in Stream Channel Design (PDH-4). Thursday, April 23, 1:00pm—5:00pm, $35.Tuscany 6. Instructor: Dr. Peter Wilcock, Dept. of Watershed Sciences, Utah State UniversityShort Course—Sediment Transport Modeling using FLOWSED and POWERSED for Assessment and Design (PDH-4). Thursday, April 23 1:00pm—5:00pm, $35.Tuscany D. Instructors: Dr. Dave Rosgen, Wildland Hydrology, Fort Collins, CO; George Athanasakes, Stantec, Louisville, KY

 

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