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. 73
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

J11. Agriculture, Aquifers, and Climate Change

A04 Extension Education; GSA Hydrogeology Division


Hans Kok, Ken Rainwater, Mark D. Tomer and William W. Simpkins, Conveners/Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
A Regional Analysis of Groundwater Depletion for the Ogallala Aquifer in Texas
MULLIGAN, Kevin1, BARBATO, Lucia1, WARREN, Ada1, VAN NICE, Chris1 and RAINWATER, Ken2, (1)Center for Geospatial Technology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-3132, (2)Department of Civil Engineering, Texas Tech Univ, Lubbock, TX 79409-1022, kevin.mulligan@ttu.edu, kevin.mulligan@ttu.edu
8:20 AM
The Role of Agriculture in the Diminishing Ogallala Aquifer on the Southern High Plains: A Hydrogeologic Perspective
REEVES, Judy A., Cirrus Associates, Lubbock, TX 79407, jreeves@cirrusassociates.com, jreeves@cirrusassociates.com
8:35 AM
Impact on Agriculture of the Declining Ogallala Aquifer
JOHNSON, Jeffrey W., WHEELER-COOK, Erin and GUERRERO, Bridget, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, Box 42132, Lubbock, TX 79409, jeff.johnson@ttu.edu, jeff.johnson@ttu.edu
8:50 AM
Limited Irrigation Response of No-till Cropping Systems for the High Plains
HERGERT, Gary W. and NIELSEN, Rex A., Panhandle R&E Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, ghergert1@unl.edu, ghergert1@unl.edu
9:05 AM
Managing Irrigated Corn with Diminished Well Capacity
SCHLEGEL, Alan, Southwest Research Extension Center, Kansas State University, Southwest Res. Ext. Center, 1474 State Highway 96, Tribune, KS 67879 and STONE, Loyd, Dep. of Agronomy, Kansas State University, 2004 Throckmorton Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, schlegel@ksu.edu, schlegel@ksu.edu
9:20 AM
Taking The E Out Of ET
KLEIN, Robert, Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska, 402 West State Farm Road, North Platte, NE 69101, rklein1@unl.edu, rklein1@unl.edu
9:35 AM
9:50 AM
A Response to Sustainable Crop Production In a Region Facing a Decline In Groundwater Aquifer Levels
ESSAH, Samuel Y.C., Horticulture, Colorado State University, San Luis Valley Res. Center, 0249 East Rd. 9 N, Center, CO 81125 and DELGADO, Jorge A., Soil Plant Nutrient Research Unit, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 2150 Center Avenue, Building D, Suite 100, Fort Collins, CO 80526, sessah@lamar.colostate.edu, sessah@lamar.colostate.edu
10:05 AM
Groundwater Modeling of the Southern High Plains Aquifer - Effects of Pre- and Post-Development Recharge on Water Availability
BLANDFORD, T. Neil1, KUCHANUR, Muthu1 and SMITH, Richard2, (1)Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc, 6020 Academy, NE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87109, (2)Texas Water Development Board, 1700 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78711-3231, nblandford@dbstephens.com, nblandford@dbstephens.com
10:20 AM
Evaluating the Influences of Climate Change and Land Use Change on River Discharge and Water Quality in Minnesota
MULLA, D.J., Soil, Water & Climate, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, 439 Borlaug Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108, NANGIA, V., Geography, University of Guelph, Hutt 344, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada and GOWDA, Prasanna H., Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS, P.O. Drawer 10, Bushland, TX 79012-0010, mulla003@umn.edu, mulla003@umn.edu
10:35 AM
Can An Ecohydrologic Analysis Distinguish Land-Use and Climate-Change Effects on Watershed Hydrology?
TOMER, Mark D., National Soil Tilth Laboratory, USDA-ARS, 2110 University Blvd, Ames, IA 50011-3120 and SCHILLING, Keith E., Iowa Geological and Water Survey, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 109 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1319, mark.tomer@ars.usda.gov, mark.tomer@ars.usda.gov
10:50 AM
Climate as the Main Driver for Rapid Filling of Lake Pepin
GUPTA, Satish C., Dept. of Soil, Water, & Climate, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, St. Paul, MN 55108, JOHNSON, Heather O., Minnesota Department of Agriculture, 625 Robert Street North, St. Paul, MN 55155, VECCHIA, Aldo, USGS, 821 East Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503, ZVOMUYA, Francis, Dept. of Soil Science, Univ. of Manitoba, 362 Ellis Bldg, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada and SPODEN, Greg, Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, St. Paul, MN 55108, sgupta@umn.edu, sgupta@umn.edu
11:05 AM
Modeling the Hydrologic Response of a Lake Complex to Climate Change
LIU, Ganming, School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 125 S. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210 and SCHWARTZ, Franklin W., School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, liu.669@osu.edu, liu.669@osu.edu
11:20 AM
11:35 AM
Concluding Remarks