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

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

Session No. 14
Thursday, 4 April 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
AT&T Center Classroom 106

T13. The Role of the Geosciences in Water Sustainability II: 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
 
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
HENRY DARCY’S LAW OF FLUID FLOW THROUGH POROUS MEDIA
BOBECK, Patricia, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, P.O. Box 161391, Austin, TX 78716, pbobeck@earthlink.net
1:55 PM
UNDERSTANDING STREAM SEDIMENT SOURCES FOR WATERSHED WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT
MUKUNDAN, Rajith, Geography, City University of New York, Kingston, NY 12401, rajith.mukundan@hunter.cuny.edu
2:15 PM
RESERVOIR SEDIMENTATION DRIVEN BY COMPLEX LANDSCAPE DYNAMICS THROUGH TIME
BERG, Matthew D.1, MCALISTER, Jason2, WILCOX, Brad3, FOX, William E.2, and ANGERER, Jay2, (1) Texas A&M University, 2138 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, mattberg@tamu.edu, (2) Temple, TX 76502, (3) Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University, MS 2138, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2126
2:35 PM
COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE CHANGES IN CLIMATIC CONDITION AND SEASONAL DROUGHT IN THE NORTH-WESTERN PART OF BANGLADESH
KHAN, Riaz Hossain, Physical and Environmental Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, NRC 3100, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, rkhan1@islander.tamucc.edu, MURGULET, Dorina, Physical and Environmental Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, NRC 3102, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, and HOQUE, Sazedul, Fisheries Technology, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Patuakhali, 8602, Bangladesh
 
2:55 PM
Break
3:10 PM
SUSTAINABILITY OF WATER REOURCES IN THE MID-HILL REGION OF CENTRAL NEPAL
DUEX, Timothy W., Geology Dept, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Box 44530, Lafayette, LA 70504, TDuex@Louisiana.edu and POUDEL, Durga D., School of Geosciences, University of Louisana at Lafayette, Box 44650, Lafayette, LA 70504
3:30 PM
SEDIMENTS, NUTRIENTS, AND FECAL MATTERS IMPAIR SURFACE WATER QUALITY IN A COASTAL AGRICULTURAL WATERSHED
POUDEL, Durga D., School of Geosciences, University of Louisana at Lafayette, Box 44650, Lafayette, LA 70504, ddpoudel@louisiana.edu
3:50 PM
LINKING NANOGEOSCIENCE WITH WATER SUSTAINABILITY: A SURFACE CHEMISTRY APPROACH FOR UNDERSTANDING THE BEHAVIOR OF MINERAL NANOPARTICLES
LAU, Boris L.T., IKUMA, Kaoru, HUANG, Rixiang, and NGUYEN, Michael L., Geology, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706, boris_lau@baylor.edu
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