2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 77
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

J1. A Celebration of Soil Science, Solute Transport, and National-Scale Water-Quality Research: In Honor of Jacob Rubin

GSA Hydrogeology Division; S01 Soil Physics


David Stonestrom, Jean M. Bahr and Jack E. Barbash, Conveners/Advocates
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Start Time
1:30 PM
Jacob Rubin and Evapotranspiration Research in the U.S. Geological Survey
WEEKS, Edwin P., U.S. Geological Survey, PO Box 25046, MS 413, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO 80225, epweeks@usgs.gov, epweeks@usgs.gov
1:45 PM
Jake Rubin's Continuing Influence on ET Research In the U.S. Geological Survey
STANNARD, David I., Water Resources Discipline, U. S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, Mail Stop 413, Bldg. 53, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO 80225, distanna@usgs.gov, distanna@usgs.gov
2:00 PM
Recharge Analyses In a Desert Groundwater Basin
STEPHENS, Daniel B., Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc, 6020 Academy Rd NE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3315 and UMSTOT, Todd, Daniel B Stephens & Associates, Inc, 6020 Academy Rd NE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3315, dan.stephens@dbstephens.com, dan.stephens@dbstephens.com
2:15 PM
Reactive Transport of Hexavalent Uranium in Ground Water with Variable Geochemical Conditions
CURTIS, Gary P., U. S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, MS 409, Menlo Park, CA 94025, DAVIS, James A., U. S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, MS 465, Menlo Park, CA 94025 and KOHLER, Matthias, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, gpcurtis@usgs.gov, gpcurtis@usgs.gov
2:30 PM
Quantifying Subsurface Reactive Transport of Arsenic Using a Combination of Hydrogeologic, Geochemical, and Biological Approaches
SCHREIBER, Madeline E., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 1405 Perry St, Blacksburg, VA 24061, mschreib@vt.edu, mschreib@vt.edu
2:45 PM
Conceptual Model of Potential Radionuclide Transport in the Saturated Zone at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
ARNOLD, Bill W., Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, MS 0778, Albuquerque, NM 87185 and KELKAR, Sharad, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Hydrology, Geochemistry & Geology, Los Alamos National Lab, EES-6, MS T003, Los Alamos, NM 87545, bwarnol@sandia.gov, bwarnol@sandia.gov
3:00 PM
Soil-Plant Interactions Explaining Long-Term Plutonium Transport Experiments at the Savannah River Site
MOLZ, Fred J.1, DEMIRKANLI, Deniz I.1, KAPLAN, Daniel I.2 and FJELD, Robert A.1, (1)Environmental Engineering & Earth Science, Clemson University, 342 Computer Court, Anderson, SC 29625, (2)Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC 29808, fredi@clemson.edu, fredi@clemson.edu
3:15 PM
Scientifically Based, National-Scale Water-Quality Assessment—Jacob Rubin's Vision
HIRSCH, Robert M., U.S. Geol Survey, 409 National Center, USGS, Reston, VA 20192, rhirsch@usgs.gov, rhirsch@usgs.gov
3:30 PM
Estimates of Watershed-Scale Nitrate Fate In Agricultural Settings: An Example of National Water Quality Studies First Envisioned In 1985
ESSAID, Hedeff I., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, MCCARTHY, Kathleen A., U.S. Geological Survey, 2130 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97201 and BAKER, Nancy T., U.S. Geological Survey, 5957 Lakeside Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46278, hiessaid@usgs.gov, hiessaid@usgs.gov
3:45 PM
Nitrate Contamination of Shallow Agricultural Ground Waters at the Local and National Scale
BEKINS, Barbara A. and GREEN, Christopher T., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, ctgreen@usgs.gov, ctgreen@usgs.gov
4:00 PM
Nitrate in Ground Water of the San Joaquin Valley, California: Evolution of Understanding
DOMAGALSKI, Joseph1, BUROW, Karen R.2 and DUBROVSKY, Neil M.2, (1)U.S. Geological Survey, 6000 J Street, Placer Hall, Sacramento, CA 95819, (2)US Geological Survey, WRD, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819-6129, joed@usgs.gov, joed@usgs.gov
4:15 PM
Source and Transport Controls on the Movement of Nitrate to Public Supply Wells in Selected Principal Aquifers of the United States
MCMAHON, Peter B., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 415 Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO 80225, BÖHLKE, J.K., U.S. Geological Survey, 431 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20192, KAUFFMAN, Leon J., U.S. Geological Survey, 810 Bear Tavern Rd, West Trenton, NJ 08628, KIPP, Kenneth L., U.S. Geol Survey, Denver, CO 80225, LANDON, Matthew, U.S. Geological Survey, 4165 Spruance Rd., Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92101, CRANDALL, Christy A., U.S. Geological Survey, 2639 North Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303, BUROW, Karen R., US Geological Survey, WRD, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819-6129 and BROWN, Craig J., US Geological Survey, WRD, 101 Pitkin St, East Hartford, CT 06108, pmcmahon@usgs.gov, pmcmahon@usgs.gov
4:30 PM
Volatile Organic Compounds in Ground Water – 15 Years of Research by the U.S. Geological Survey
MORAN, Michael James, U.S. Geological Survey, 160 N. Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV 89052 and ZOGORSKI, John S., U.S. Geological Survey, 1608 Mountain View Road, Rapid City, SD 57702, mjmoran@usgs.gov, mjmoran@usgs.gov
4:45 PM
California's Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment Program: Reflecting the Legacy and Contributions of Jacob Rubin
BELITZ, Kenneth, U.S. Geological Survey, 4165 Spruance Road, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92101, kbelitz@usgs.gov, kbelitz@usgs.gov
5:00 PM
Designing Ground-Water Sampling Strategies for Water Quality Assessment: Evaluating the Trade-off Between Status and Trend Assessment
WAGNER, Brian J., Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Mail Stop 420, Menlo Park, CA 94025, bjwagner@usgs.gov, bjwagner@usgs.gov