Analysis, Design and Management of Ecological Services

The American Ecological Engineering Society

Fourth Annual Meeting

Fayetteville, Arkansas

June 9-12, 2004

 

 

 

Poster Session 1: ECOLOGICAL MACHINARY

 

Session Leader: David Tilley

Email: dtilley@umd.edu

 

 

1A.  Ecological Process Fundamentals of Ecological Machinery

         David Austin, Scott Wallace

            Email: davida@goodwater.com

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)  

 

1B.  The treatment of dairy wastewater at different loading rates with an   

        ecologically engineered system

         Angelique Keppler, Jay Martin

            Email: keppler.8@osu.edu

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§         Poster (Freehand)

 

1C.  Use of an ecological treatment system (ETS) for removal of nutrients,

        solids and pathogens from dairy wash-water

        Stephanie Lansing, Jay Martin

            Email: lipe.2@osu.edu

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§         Poster (PDF)

 

1D.  Sewage Treatment Simulation in a Greenhouse-Based Ecomachine

        Priti Ganeshan, S. Greene, M. Walsh, D. Blersch and P. Kangas

            Email: pganeshan@wam.umd.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

1E.  Control of lethal poisons with soil ecosystem machinery

         David Tilley and P. Ganeshan

            Email: dtilley@umd.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

1F.  Canmine drainage treatment Wetlands do more than improve water  

       quality?

       Robert W. Nairn, Clint Porter

            Email: nairn@ou.edu

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1G.  Cation Exchange Capacity Rules Treatment Performance in Flood and

        Drain Wastewater Treatment Wetlands

        David Austin

            Email: davida@goodwater.com

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

1H.  Neutral Mine Drainage Treatment with Constructed Wetlands

        Mark W. Fitch, Joel G. Burken, Chang Ye

            Email: burken@umr.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

1I.  Constructed Wetlands for the Pre-treatment of Drinking Water Obtained

      from Abandoned, Flooded, Underground Coal Mines

      Curtis J. Varnell, Thomas McGuire

            Email: cvarnel@uark.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

1J.  Using Ants as Bioindicators of Habitat Quality in Raingardens

       Emily Ayers, Luc Hebou, Karen Needham

            Email: emayers@umd.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

1K.  Conceptual Basis for Ecological Prosthetics as a Subclass of

        Technoecosystem Engineering

        David Blersch

Email: dblersch@wam.umd.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

1L.  Water Depth, Vegetation, and Pollutant Removal in a Constructed  

       Wetland Treating Aquaculture Effluent 

         Brian E. Dyson, Kim D. Jones, Ron Rosati

            Email: bdyson@even.tamuk.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

 

 


Poster Session 2: ECOLOGICAL SERVICES

 

Session Chair: Dan Storm

Email: dstorm@okstate.edu

 

 

2A.  The Role of Ecological Engineering in Addressing TMDLs

         Dale White and Tim Granata

Email: white.45@osu.edu

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2B.  Monitoring sediment transport and geomorphology changes

        associated with dam removal  

         Fang Cheng, Tim Granata

Email: cheng.206@osu.edu

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

2C.  A Tool for Communicating the What, Why and How of Floodplain

       Systems

        D.A. Farver D. Mecklenburg

Email: dfarver@uark.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

2D.  Spatial modeling of spawning habitat use by walleye (Sander vitreus)  

        in rivers

         Daniel Gillenwater

Email: gillernwater.15@osu.edu

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2E.  Natural Channel Design Applications for Restoring Streams in North

       Carolina

       Greg Jennings, Dan Clinton, David Bidelspach, Barbara Doll

            Email: greg_jennings@ncsu.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

2F.  Restoring Active Channel – Floodplain Connections: Case Studies and

       Research Opportunities

       Mark R. Tompkins, P.E.

Email: mark@markrtompkins.com

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

 

2G. An Integrated Model for Evaluating the Hydrology, Hydrodynamics,

       Water Quality and Ecology of a Wetland in the Colorado River Delta

 

        Kate Huckelbridge, John A. Dracup, Mark T. Stacey

            Email: katehuck@ce.berkeley.edu

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

2H. Assessing agricultural watershed management measures for effects

       one ecological services

        F. D. Shields, Eddy J. Langendoen, Martin W. Doyle

            Email: dshields@msa-oxford.ars.usda.gov

§         Abstract

 

2I. Development of an ecological unit model for the

     sandusky river watershed

     Cynthia Smith.

            Email: smith.2409@osu.edu

§         Abstract

 

2J.  GIS modeling for watersheds and river restoration

        Juan Wang and Tim Granata

            Email:  wang.881@osu.edu

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Poster Session 3: MONITORING AND MANAGING IN-

                               STREAM ECOLOGICAL SERVICES 

 

Session Chair: Brian Haggard

Email: haggard@uark.edu

 

 

3A.  Seasonal Changes in the Limiting Nutrients of Phytoplankton and Periphyton in Lake Eucha, Northeast Oklahoma, USA

            R.S. Avery, B.E. Haggard, M.D. Matlock, S.M. Wiliamson

            Email: ravery@uark.edu

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3B.  Stream Nutrient Retention Efficiency in an Enriched System

        Brian E. Haggard, Emily H. Stanley and Daniel E. Storm

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

3C.  Developing Ecologically Sound Engineering Design Criteria for Small   

       Stream Crossings to Provide Adequate Fish Passage

        Heidi Millington and David K. Gattie

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3D.  Dam Removal as a Solution to Increase River Water Quality

        Matthew Nechvatal and Dr. Timothy Granata, PhD

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

3E.  Quantification of Internal Phosphorus Load in Beaver Lake, Northwest     

       Arkansas under Aerobic and Anarobic Conditions

        S. Sen, B. E. Haggard, I. Chaubey, T. Costello, M.D. Matlock, and K. Bryre

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

3F.  Comparison of two methods for modeling monthly TP yield from a  

        watershed

         K. L. White, I. Chaubey, B. E. Haggard, M. D. Matlock

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

 

 

3G.  Nutrient influx with sedimentation in a hydrologically restored

        bottomland hardwood forest in Midwestern US

         Li Zhang and William J. Mitsch

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§         Poster (PDF)

 

3H. Ecological Services Restoration Project Blossom Way Creek, Rogers,   

       Arkansas 

       R. Morgan; E. Cummings; S. Ekka; G. Goh; A. Ludwig; M. Matlock; A.

       McAllister; M. Nelson; B. Schaffer;  C. Thompson

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

3I. Algal Growth with Nutrient Limitation Compared to Light-Limiting

Conditions in Ozark Streams

 

            Andrea Ludwig, Marty Matlock, Brian Haggard, Bob Morgan, PE

            Email: aludwig@uark.edu

§         Presentation (PowerPoint)

 

 

 

 

Poster Session 4: FROM SCIENCE TO POLICY: 

                               ECOLOGICAL SERVICES DECISION

                               SUPPORT SYSTEMS

                               

Session Chair: Indrajeet Chaubey

Email: chaubey@uark.edu

 

 

4A.  Ecological Engineering:  Science to Policy.

         Hillary S. Tanner, David K. Gattie, J. Victoria Collins

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

4B.  NMDESS: A Decision Support System for Nutrient Management, 

  E. Mutlu, I. Chaubey, M.D. Matlock, B.E. Haggard, D.E. Storm, M. White

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

4C.  A GIS-based Decision Support System for Beaver Lake watershed

         Sudhanshu S. Panda; Indrajeet Chaubey; Marty D. Matlock; Brian E. Haggard; Kati L. White

§         Abstract

§         Poster  (PowerPoint)

 

 

 

 

Poster Session 5: MODELING, DESIGN, AND ANALYSIS  

                               OF COMPLEX ECOSYSTEMS

 

Session Chair: David Gattie

Email: dgattie@engr.uga.edu

 

5A.  Emergy and Ecological Engineering: Theory, Concepts, and                    Applications for the evaluation of ecological services

        Mark T. Brown

Email: mtb@ufl.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

5B. Ecosystem health and sustainability of an indigenous agroforestry  

       system in Chiapas, Mexico

        Stewart A.W. Diemont and Jay F. Martin

Email: diemont.1@osu.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

5C. Balancing Wildlife Needs and Nitrate Removal in Constructed

       Wetlands:  The Case of the Irvine Ranch Water District’s San Joaquin  

       Wildlife Sanctuary.

       Maia S. Fleming-Singer and Alexander J. Horne

Email: maia@stillwatersci.com

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

5D. A model for predicting spectral signature of suspended sediments

        Vijay Garg and Indrajeet Chaubey

            Email: garg@uark.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

5E.  Analysis of Ecosystem as a Network of Environments

        David K. Gattie

            Email: dgattie@engr.uga.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

5F.  Analysis and modeling of complex flow in a stormwater treatment  

       wetland

        Jeff Holland, Jay Martin, Tim Granata, Larry Brown, Virginie   

        Bouchard, Martin Quigley

Email: Holland.144@osu.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

5G. A DECISION MAKING TOOL FOR SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY:    HARVEST PATTERNS AND BIODIVERSITY RISK

      J. Michael Reed, David W. Desrochers, and Stephen H. Levine

            Email: stephen.levine@tufts.edu

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

5H.  Integrated Regional Wetland Monitoring Pilot Project

         Stuart Siegel, Philip Bachand, Jeremy Lowe, N. Maggi Kelly, Thomas Parker, John    

         Callaway, Michael Vasey, Nadav Nur, Gary Page, Joshua Collins, Michael May, Stephen

         Bollens, Charles Simenstad, Peter Moyle, Edward Carpenter, Richard Dugdale, Frances

         Wilkerson

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5I. Understanding Ecological Self-Design through Network Environ  

     Analysis and Design Theory

      Jeff  Turk, David K. Gattie 

Email: jturk@gc.peachnet.edu

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§         Poster(PowerPoint)

 

5J. Emergy, Transformity, and Network Analysis of Everglades Ecosystems

      Matthew Cohen, Eliana Bardi, Mark Brown and Wes Ingwersen

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§         Poster  (PowerPoint)

 

 

 

 

Poster Session 6: ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

                               EDUCATION

 

Session Chair: Scott Osborn

Email: gsosborn@uark.edu

 

 

6A.  Ecological Engineering Education and Research at the University of

       Oklahoma

       Robert W. Nairn, Robert C. Knox, and John A. Myers

            Email: nairn@ou.edu

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6B.  The Network Construct as a Foundation for Developing an Ecological

        Engineering Science

         David K. Gattie

            Email: dgattie@engr.uga.edu

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

6C.  Creating a Module for Ecological Engineering Design Courses

           Jay Martin

              Email: martin.1130@osu.e        

§         Abstract

 

 

 

 

Poster Session 7: PHYTOREMEDIATION

 

Session Chair:  Steve McCutcheon

Email:  mccutcheon.steven@epa.gov

 

 

7A.  Transcriptional Profiling Of Arabidopsis Thaliana Root Responses To

        Munitions

         Drew R. Ekman, W. Walter Lorenz, Alan E. Przybyla, N. Lee Wolfe, Steven C. McCucteon,   

         Jeffrey F.D. Dean

Email: mccutcheon.steven@epa.gov

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

7B. Phytotransformation pathways of the energetic material TNT

        Subramanian, M., Hangsik, M., Rollo, S., Oliver, D., Shanks, J.V

            Email: murali@iastate.edu

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

7C. Voc Uptake And Volatilization By Plants: Ecological Site Investigation

        Joel G. Burken, Garrett C. Struckhoff, John Schumacher

            Email: burken@umr.edu

§         Abstract

§         Poster (PDF)

 

7D. Enhanced Rhizosphere Degradation Of Persistent Organic Pollutants

        Amanda W. Gilbertson, Joel G. Burken,

            Email: Amanda@umr.edu

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§         Poster (PDF)

 

7E. Waste Management Using Trees: Wastewater, Leachate, and

      Groundwater Irrigation

        J.L. Jordahl, M.F. Madison, J.K. Smesrud, H.M. Emond, and M.Q. Cotton, CH2M Hill

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

7F. Phytoremediation of a Perchloroethylene Contaminated Site in LaSalle,

      Illinois with Populus Clones-A Field Evaluation

       J.G. Isebrands, D.L. Rockwood, R. B. Hall, Angela Lindner, A. Pacheco, Neil Brown, and  

       R.M. Lange

            Email: efcllc@athenet.net

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

 

7G. A Containment and Phytoremediation Strategy for the Management of

       Tritium-Contaminated Groundwater at the Savannah River Site, SC

       USA

        Daniel R. Hitchcock, Christopher D. Barton, Karin T. Rebel, Julian Singer, John C. Seaman,

        J. Dan Strawbridge, Susan J. Riha, and John I. Blake

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

7H. Biochemical basis for environmental management of aircraft deicing

       waste using vegetation

        Sigifredo Castro, Kenneth Dokken, Lawrence C. Davis, and Larry E. Erickson

            Email: scastro@ksu.edu

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§         Poster (PowerPoint)

 

7I. Joint Interagency Phytoremediation Research Program

      Mitch Lasat

            Email: Lasat.Mitch@epamail.epa.gov

§         Abstract

§         Poster  (PowerPoint)

 

 

 

Plenary Speakers:

 

 

1. The Existential Pleasures of Ecological Engineering

    Patrick Kangas

            Email:  pk31@umail.umd.edu

§         Abstract

 

2. Designing Recombinant Ecologies

    Stephen Luoni

             

§         Abstract

 

3.  An Integrated, Conceptual Framework For Sustainable Water Resources

     Management: Engineers, Soft Sciences and the Hard Reality of Water  

     Management.

      Kent Thornton

            Email: kwt@ftn-assoc.com

§         Abstract

 

4.  The Business of Ecological Engineering: Progress and Prospects

            Jim Bays

Email: Jim.Bays@CH2M.com

§         Abstract

 

 

5.  Self-Engineering in Phytoremediation:  A relationship with

     EcologicalEngineering

      Steve McCutcheon

            Email: mccutcheon.steven@epa.gov

§         Slide Show (PowerPoint)