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. 296
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T138. New Strategies for Survival and Transport of Pathogens in Soils, Surface Waters, and Aquifers

GSA Hydrogeology Division; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Melissa Lenczewski, Jean McLain and Kimberly Cook, Advocates
Paper #
Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Microbial Transport Under Riverbank Filtration
PILLAI, Suresh, Food Safety and Environmental Microbiology Program, Texas A & M University, 418B Kleberg Center, College Station, TX 77843-2472, s-pillai@tamu.edu, s-pillai@tamu.edu
8:35 AM
Microbial Water Quality Indicators in Groundwater Wells along a Rural- to Urban-Gradient in the Semiarid Southwest
MCLAIN, Jean E.T., USDA-ARS, US Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center, 21881 N. Cardon Lane, Maricopa, AZ 85238, ROCK, Channah M., Maricopa Agricultural Center, University of Arizona, 37860 W Smith-Enke Road, Maricopa, AZ 85238, MCINTOSH, Jennifer C., Dept. of Hydrology and Water Resources, and USGS Adjunct Research Geologist, University of Arizona, 1133 E. James E. Rogers Way, Tucson, AZ 85716, LOHSE, Kathleen A., Geosciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209, MEIXNER, Thomas, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 and BROOKS, Paul D., Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, Univ of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, jean.mclain@ars.usda.gov, jean.mclain@ars.usda.gov
8:50 AM
Investigating Fecal Contamination Pathways to An Unconfined Sandy Aquifer in Bangladesh
KNAPPETT, Peter S.K.1, MCKAY, Larry D.2, LAYTON, Alice3, HASAN, Md. Mahmudul4, WILLIAMS, Dan3, SERRE, Marc L.5, AHMED, Kazi Matin6, CULLIGAN, Patricia J.7, BAND, Lawrence E.8 and MAILLOUX, Brian J.9, (1)Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, (2)Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, (3)Center for Environmental Biotechnology, UT Knoxville, 676 Dabeny-Beuhler Hall, 1416 Circle Dr, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37931, (4)Geology, University of Dhaka, Curzon Hall Campus, Dhaka, 1000, Bangladesh, (5)University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3220, (6)Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, 1000, Bangladesh, (7)Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University, Room 626, 500 W. 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, (8)University of North Carolina, CB#6116, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3220, (9)Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, pknappet@utk.edu, pknappet@utk.edu
9:05 AM
Evaluation of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis Transport In Saturated Porous Media
COOK, Kimberly L.1, BOLSTER, Carl H.1 and WALKER, Sharon L.2, (1)USDA-ARS, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, (2)Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside, B355 Bourns Hall, Riversity, CA 92521, kim.cook@ars.usda.gov, kim.cook@ars.usda.gov
9:20 AM
Microbial Transport Under River Bank Filtration Conditions
ABBASZADEGAN, Morteza, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, ECG Room 252, Tempe, AZ 85287, abbaszadegan@asu.edu, abbaszadegan@asu.edu
9:40 AM
9:55 AM
Influence of Microbial Community Diversity on Survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 In Two Contrasting Soils
IBEKWE, Abasiofoiok Mark, USDA-ARS, U.S. SALINITY LAB, 450 W. BIG SPRINGS RD, Riverside, CA CA 92507 and PAPIERNIK, Sharon K., USDA-ARS, North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory, Morris, MN 56267, Mark.Ibekwe@ars.usda.gov, Mark.Ibekwe@ars.usda.gov
10:15 AM
Distribution and Diversity of Escherichia and Salmonella Isolates Obtained from Beef Cattle Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
RICE, William C. and PURDY, Charles W., CPRL, USDA, ARS, P. O. Drawer 10, Bushland, TX 79012, William.Rice@ars.usda.gov, William.Rice@ars.usda.gov
10:30 AM
Pathogen Source Characterization and Groundwater Occurrence in CAFOs
LI, Xunde, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, WATANABE, Naoko, Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, ATWILL, E. Rob, University of California - Davis, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, BERGAMASCHI, Brian, California Water Science Center, United States Geological Survey, 6000 J. Street, Placer Hall, Sacramento, CA 95819 and HARTER, Thomas, Dept. Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California - Davis, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, xdli@ucdavis.edu, xdli@ucdavis.edu
10:45 AM
Monitoring Parasitic Disease Transmission through Radar Altimetry and Hydrologic Modeling: Schistosomiasis in Poyang Lake, China
MCCANDLESS, Melanie Caroline1, IBARAKI, Motomu2, LEE, Hyongki2, LIANG, Song3 and SHUM, C.K.1, (1)School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Lab, 125 S. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, (2)School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1308, (3)College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, A332C Starling-Loving Hall, 320 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, mccandless.12@osu.edu, mccandless.12@osu.edu
11:00 AM
SWISS - Innovative Discrete Interval Sampling Technology for Detection and Assessment of Pathogens and Contaminants in Soils and Ground Water
WEIKEL, Ethan O., Senior Hydrogeologist, Science Applications International, 1129 Business Parkway South, Suite 10, Westminster, MD 21157 and SHEDD, Brian P., Hydrogeologist, Kleinfelder, 1340 Charwood Road, Suite I, Hanover, MD 21076, weikele@saic.com, weikele@saic.com
11:15 AM
Concluding Remarks
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