South-Central Section - 47th Annual Meeting (4-5 April 2013)

T13. The Role of the Geosciences in Water Sustainability I: Examples, Challenges, and Societal Impacts

Session No. 4
Thursday, 4 April 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
AT&T Center Classroom 106

T13. The Role of the Geosciences in Water Sustainability I: Examples, Challenges, and Societal Impacts

GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division

 

David M. Borrok, Durga D. Poudel and Johnathan R. Bumgarner, Presiding
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
4-1
8:05 AM
ASSESSING THE FEASIBILITY OF RECHARGE ENHANCEMENT FROM PLAYA LAKES ON THE TEXAS HIGH PLAINS
WEINBERG, Andrew and BACKHOUSE, Sarah, Texas Water Development Board, Austin, TX 78711, andrew.weinberg@twdb.texas.gov
4-2
8:25 AM
A FIELD STUDY TO ASSESS THE RISK OF USING REUSE WATER TO IRRIGATE TURF-COVERED SOIL
YOUNG, Michael H., Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, University Station, Box X, Austin, TX 78712, michael.young@beg.utexas.edu, GREEN, Robert, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Riverside, CA 92521, and DEVITT, Dale, School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89054
4-3
8:45 AM
IDENTIFICATION OF MUNICIPAL WATER SOURCES CONTRIBUTING TO URBAN STREAMFLOW IN AUSTIN, TX
SNATIC, Jonathan W., Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 5704 Toscana Ave, Austin, TX 78724, jwsnatic@gmail.com, BANNER, Jay L., Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, and SHARP, John M. Jr, Dept. of Geol. Science, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712
4-4
9:05 AM
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4-5
9:25 AM
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9:45 AM
Break
4-6
10:00 AM
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4-7
10:20 AM
HOW MUCH HAVE WE LOST?  AFFECTS OF URBANIZATION AND MINING ON AN ALLUVIAL AQUIFER IN CENTRAL TEXAS
JU, David, Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798, David_Ju@baylor.edu, WONG, Stephanie, Geology, Baylor University, PO Box 97354, Waco, TX 76798, and YELDERMAN, Joe C. Jr, Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place # 97354, Waco, TX 76978
4-8
10:40 AM
SUSTAINABILITY ON THE U.S./MEXICO BORDER:  1. WATER, CLIMATE, AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN A FRAGILE LANDSCAPE
HARGROVE, William L., Center for Environmental Resource Management, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968, wlhargrove@utep.edu, BORROK, David M., School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504, HEYMAN, Joseph M., Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968, and TWEEDIE, Craig W., Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968
4-9
11:00 AM
THE EVOLUTION OF SALINITY IN THE RIO GRANDE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR WATER SUSTAINABILITY
BORROK, David M., School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504, dborrok@louisiana.edu and ENGLE, Mark A., U.S. Geological Survey, El Paso, TX 79968
11:20 AM
TECHNIQUES FOR ESTIMATING RECHARGE IN ARID BASIN AQUIFERS: A CASE STUDY FROM TRANS-PECOS, TX
ROBERTSON, Wendy M., Dept. Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, C1160, Austin, TX 78712-0254, wendy_r@utexas.edu and SHARP, John M. Jr, Dept. of Geol. Science, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712
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