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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Posters will be on display Monday, from 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM (Poster Presenters will be at their posters from 5:00 PM–6:30 PM during the Opening Networking Reception) and Tuesday, 8:30 AM –3:30 PM.  Note: The The Presenter is in BOLD type immediately following the paper title. Co-authors are listed in parentheses.  Professional Development Hours (PDHs) are available.

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  1. Analysis of Water Distribution--Transportation Interface Connectivity Responding to Network Geometric Morphology - Noha Abdel-Mottaleb, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (co-author:  Q. Zhang)
  2. Best Practices of Field and Remote Sensing Data Processing Techniques for Satisfactory Land Use/Land Cover Mapping - Tedros Berhane, Pegasus Technical Services Inc, Cincinnati, OH (co-author:  C. Lane)
  3. Septic Area Threat Estimation with indexing - Edward Carter, St Johns River Water Mgmt. Dist., Gainesville, FL
  4. Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program Habitat Restoration Needs Project - Allison Conner, Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, Punta Gorda, FL and B.J. Quinton, ESA, Tampa, FL  (co-authors:  J. Hecker, C. Warn, D. Robison, B. Solomon)
  5. Property Appraisal Data for Detection of Agricultural Land Use Change in Florida - Cortney Cortez, The Balmoral Group, Winter Park, FL
  6. Predicting Wetland Distributions Using Publicly-available USGS 3DEP LiDAR Data and USDA NAIP Imagery - Christopher DeRolph, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, TN
  7. Modeling Lacustrine Habitat in Response to Changes in Stage to Support Water Resources Management - Sandra Fox, St Johns River Water Mgmt. Dist., Palatka, FL (co-authors:  A. Sutherland, S. Brandt-Williams, J. Chamberlain)
  8. Can Citizen Science be used to Develop a Predictive Model for Water Quality? - Seth George, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA (co-authors:  D. Dooley, M. Devine, D. Dooley)
  9. NHDPlus Catchments and WBD Hydrologic Units as Building Blocks for Stream‐Water‐Quality Modeling Analysis and Reporting - Craig Johnston, U.S. Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH (co-author:  R. Moore)
  10. Uses of LiDAR Data in a Local Government - Sarita Karki, Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL (co-authors:  F. Hartless, J. Gao)
  11. Development of an Integrated Flow Model to Monitor Overland Flow and Contaminant Transport - Mehrnoosh Mahmoudi, Applied Research Center, Miami, FL
  12. Effects of Climate Change Modeling on Olsen Creek, WA Bridge Replacement Design - Katherine Messick, WEST Consultants, Inc., Bellevue, WA (co-author:  S. Fowler)
  13. Delaware River Island Dynamics Determined from GIS and Historical Aerial Imagery - Lauren Onatzevitch, Lafayette College, Easton, PA (co-authors:  D. Brandes)
  14. High-Resolution Wetland Identification Using LiDAR Derivatives and Random Forest Classification - Gina O'Neil, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (co-author:  J. Goodall)
  15. Real-Time Flood Mapping Tool for Faster Hydraulic Calibration - Jonathan Penney. AIR Worldwide, Inc., Boston, MA (co-author:  M. Hergott)
  16. Development of a Watershed Scale Model of Mercury Contamination and Flux in East Fork Poplar Creek, Oak Ridge, Tennessee – Presented by Christopher DeRolph for Mark Peterson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN(co-authors:  D. Watson, C. Derolph, R. McManamay, S. Brooks, M. Mayes, and T. Mathews)
  17. Using Watershed Boundaries to Map Adverse Human Health Outcomes: Examples from Nebraska, USA – Jagadeesh Puvvula, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE (co-authors:  B Corley, S. Bartelt-Hunt, E. Rogan, D. Coulter, J. Sparks, L. Baccaglinia,  A.S. Kolok.)
  18. Identification of Error Terms in Regional Water Budgets - Samuel Saxe, U. S. Geological Survey, Golden, CO (co-authors:  W. Farmer, L. Hay)
  19. The Power of a Flow Network in Hydrographic Datasets - Jacob Schmitz, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO (co-authors:  T. Buxton Torres, C. Ritmiller)
  20. Monitoring Habitat Enhancement at the Landscape Scale - Brian Shepard, Clean Water Services, Hillsboro, OR
  21. Identifying and Removing DTM-derived Levee Features For An Undefended View of Flood Risk - James Simard, AIR Worldwide, Hanover, MA
  22. Modeling Flood Risk Potential in WV - Michael Strager, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV (co-author:  N. Zegre)
  23. GIS-based Small Hydropower Potential Estimation using Geographically Driven Streamflows and Hydrologic Parameters - Ho-Young Sun, Dankook University, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (co-authors:  J.Kim, J.Kim, Y.Kang, B.Kang)
  24. A Comparison of Pesticide Frequency and Total Concentrations to the Intensity of Estimated Pesticide Use Within Agricultural Land Uses in Florida's Ambient Freshwaters 2015-2017 - Nathan Woeber, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, FL
  25. Status and Trends of Nitrogen Loads to Estuaries of the Conterminous U.S. - Mingde You, ORISE at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Atlantic Ecology Division, Narragansett, RI (co-authors:  N. Detenbeck, D. Torre, D. Schwede, T. Plessel)