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Palmer will discuss the impact of climate change on water resources. He will frame the problem in context and present an overview of climate change: global and regional. He will outline the hydrologic impacts of climate change. Next, he will...
2011-04-15
2011-04-15
2007-05-08
Gustanski will discuss putting a pricetag on water rights. She will describe the development of an ecosystem services model.
2011-04-15
2011-04-15
2007-05-15
Booth will present a comparative analysis of Issaquah Creek (Washington) and Santa Paula Creek (California) watersheds. He will discuss these two watersheds, including their geological structures, hillslope stability, and erosion processes. He...
2011-04-15
2011-04-15
2007-05-29
Bolton will present a history of the Engineers Without Borders program. She will outline their mission and review the UW Student Chapter history. One of the UW projects, a multi-faceted effort in Yanayo, Bolivia, will be described in greater...
2011-04-18
2011-04-18
2007-01-09
Smith-Nilson will present an overview of the water crisis facing the world. She will begin with a discussion of water as the world's top health problem. She will show the links between water and poverty. She will explain how water projects can be...
2011-04-18
2011-04-18
2007-01-23
Roberts will present an introduction to the problem of bacteria in aquaculture and fish farming. She will focus on aquaculture associated bacteria and bacterial movement in the surrounding environment. She will discuss the impact of antibiotics...
2011-04-19
2011-04-19
2007-01-30
Austin will present an overview of PATH, the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health. He will provide context for PATH's Safe Water Program, including water, sanitation, and hygiene issues. He will discuss water contaminants and their health...
2011-04-19
2011-04-19
2007-02-13
Mayer will discuss disease ecology and the role of infectious diseases in West Africa. He will focus on waterborne diseases, as they are the most common. He will illustrate his points with case studies. More information is available on Mayer's...
2011-04-19
2011-04-19
2007-02-20
Apambire will provide an overview of global water and health. There is an unmet basic human need for access to an improved water supply and sanitation. He will outline the common water-related diseases. He will describe how water, sanitation, and...
2011-04-19
2011-04-19
2007-02-27
Riparian forests are part of a complex and interconnected ecosystem that extends from the headwaters to the estuaries. This presentation describes elements of silvicultural systems for riparian buffers on agricultural lands in large floodplains of...
2011-04-20
2011-04-20
2006-10-03
Manuwal will provide an introduction to riparian habitat, including its functions for wildlife. He will discuss how major concerns over the effects of harvesting and grazing has led to restoration efforts. Finally, he will describe a study that...
2011-04-20
2011-04-20
2006-10-10
Brewer will present the Hood Canal Coordinating Council's approach to salmon recovery planning. He will outline recommended actions impacting hatcheries, harvest, and habitat. In particular, he will focus on land use and development issues. For...
2011-04-20
2011-04-20
2006-10-17
Benefit-cost analysis is as natural to economists as breathing—which sometimes gets us into trouble when we try to ply our trade in a data vacuum. In the data-poor real world, the practice of benefit-cost analysis often becomes one of using...
2011-04-20
2011-04-20
2006-10-24
Fox will discuss the following questions: 1. What is reclaimed water? 2. Why do we care? 3. What should we care about? He will ask: What problems are we trying to solve? Is the proposed solution the right one for the problem? How much does it cost...
2011-04-20
2011-04-20
2006-10-31
Lee will introduce social marketing. She will review issues that can benefit from social marketing. She will present steps to follow in the planning process, and outline 12 principles for success.
2011-04-20
2011-04-20
2006-11-28
Vogt will discuss subtropical rainforests, using the Luquillo Experimental Forest of Puerto Rico as an example. The major disturbances of this forest are hurricanes and deforestation. Vogt will discuss the impact of hurricanes and droughts on the...
2011-04-20
2011-04-20
2006-12-05
O'Neal is the Project Manager for the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board for their Reach Scale Effectiveness Monitoring Program. She will give a brief overview of the program and then move directly into reporting statitstics and sample...
2011-04-21
2011-04-21
2006-03-28
Scholz will discuss one of the major threats to our oceans: non-point source pollution. He will discuss the effects of non-point source pollution on Pacific salmon.
2011-04-21
2011-04-21
2006-04-11
Shaffer will provide an overview of the Elwha watershed. She will describe the impact of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams on the Elwha nearshore area, in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Finally, she will review several projects related to the future...
2011-04-21
2011-04-21
2006-04-25
Peplow will talk about the situation facing the indigenous and tribal people in Suriname. He will introduce the concept of environmental justice as it applies to resource development, indigenous rights, and the ideology of scientific research....
2011-04-22
2011-04-22
2006-04-18
Palmer will review global, regional, and local evidence of climate change. He will discuss how to evaluate the impacts of climate change. He will describe two studies: the Seattle Climate Change Study and the Snohomish Basin Climate Change Study....
2011-04-22
2011-04-22
2006-05-09
Edmonds will present an overview of headwater streams. He will discuss stream chemistry studies, including the effects of excess nitrogen inputs in the biogeochemical cycle. Next, he will describe in detail four stream chemistry studies over the...
2011-04-25
2011-04-25
2006-05-16
Conquest and Ralph will introduce stream and watershed monitoring efforts, including the purpose of monitoring and an evaluation of how we are doing. They will provide an overview of watershed processes. They will review persistent challenges....
2011-04-25
2011-04-25
2006-05-30
Torgersen will describe a study investigating coastal cutthroat trout. He will evaluate landscape disturbance, spatial patterns, and explanatory models. Finally, he will offer conclusions about the links between geology, geomorphology, and fish...
2011-04-25
2011-04-25
2006-01-10
Gale will begin with an overview of water issues in the developing world. It's all about money: massive investment is needed, but long-term investments can be scarce. Privatization has become a term that creates conflict, so Gale will present the...
2011-04-25
2011-04-25
2006-01-31
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