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Annual Technical Presentations Meeting - SFWMD/USGS Cooperative Program

Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Please note: these presentations have not received Director’s approval and are subject to revision.

Storch Conference Room
8:30 - 8:45 Coffee and donuts
8:45 - 8:50 Welcome and Introductions: John Mulliken, Deputy Department Director, Water Supply
8:50 - 9:00 SFWMD Comments: Chip Merriam, Deputy Executive Director, Water Resources
9:00 - 9:10 USGS Comments: Carl Goodwin, Director, FL Integrated Science Center - Miami
9:10 - 9:25 FY04 Co-op projects: Maggie Irrizary, USGS, Deputy Director FL Integrated Science Center - Miami
9:25 - 9:30 Break

 


 

Session A: Hydrogeology 9:30 - 12:20 Storch Conference Room
Hydraulic characterization of the Biscayne Aquifer in Miami-Dade Kevin Cunningham
Salt-water interface in Broward County Alyssa Dausman
Tracer test at the Northwest Wellfield in Miami-Dade Bob Renken
Salinity patterns and sediment runoff within Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve Mike Byrne
Everglades ET measurement and modeling Ed German
Coupling groundwater and surface water flow and transport - TIME/SICS Eric Swain

 

Session B: Ecology 9:30 - 12:20 2A Bridge Conference Room
Impacts of hydrologic restoration on three estuarine communities Carole McIvor
Avian ecology (limpkins/spoonbills) Nick Funicelli /Jerry Lorenz
Influence of hydrology on freshwater fishes Bill Loftus
American alligator ecology/use of amphibians as indicators for restoration success Kenneth Rice
Empirical studies in support of a pink shrimp simulation model for Florida Bay Mike Robblee
Fresh water discharge into Florida Bay Clinton Hittle

 


 

~~ 12:20 - 1:30 Lunch and Poster Session ~~
Note: Many of the speakers on this page presented posters in addition to their talks. Other posters included: James Snyder (Fire ecology) and David Chin (Urban Hydrology)

 


 

Session C: Landscape and Ecology 1:30 - 3:30 Storch Conference Room
Paleosalinity as a key for success criteria in south FL restoration Lynn Wingard
Dynamics of land margin ecosystems in south Florida Tom Smith
High accuracy elevation data collection Greg Desmond
Bathymetry and sediment characterization Mark Hansen
Geophysical Monitoring of the Southwest Florida Coast (talk included a slideshow of resistivity-water-quality-depth sections) Dave Fitterman
ATLSS hydrologic scenarios in the Everglades Don DeAngelis

 

Session D: Data 1:30 - 3:30 2A Bridge Conference Room
South Florida Information Access (SOFIA) geospatial interface Roy Sonenshein
SW Florida coastal and wetland systems monitoring Eduardo Patino
SOFIA Information management: metadata management and maintenance Heather Henkel
The Florida ET network David Sumner
Analysis of historical water quality data: LNWR and Big Cypress Ben McPherson


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