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bullet Monday, April 4th  
Session 1: North Slope Hydrology & Water Use - I 1:15 - 2:45 pm up
Horacio Toniolo presentation Hydrologic field observations on three major rivers in the North Slope Foothills region citation
Erica Betts presentation Linking North Slope Climate, Hydrology, and Fish Migration citation
Chris Arp presentation The Hydrology and Ice-cover of Teshekpuk Lake in a Changing Arctic Climate citation
Anna Liljedahl presentation The role of low- and high centered polygons on arctic wetland water balance citation
Session 2: North Slope Hydrology & Water Use - II 3:30 - 5 pm up
Greta Burkart presentation A New Hydroclimatological Database and Network Analysis for Arctic Alaska: AQUABASE II citation
Kristina Plett presentation Current Water Management Practices and Guidelines for Water Users on the North Slope of Alaska citation
Horacio Toniolo presentation Practical Applications of Ice Growth Simulation Tools to Help with Adaptive Water Management of Arctic Lakes citation
Michael Lilly presentation Designing Adaptive Management Approaches for Summer Water Use of Arctic Lakes citation

bullet Tuesday, April 5th  
Session 3: Mining & Water - From Permitting to Monitoring 8 - 9:30 am up
William McGee presentation Water Quality and Water Management at Hard Rock Mines citation
Charlotte Mackay presentation Successful Coexistence of Mining and Fish citation
Dudley Reiser presentation Evaluating effects of potential flow modifications on fish habitats in the vicinity of the Pebble Project citation
Session 4 - Mining & Water - Monitoring and Looking Back 10:15 - 11:15 am up
Bill Morris presentation Aquatic Bio-Monitoring at the Red Dog and Fort Knox Mines, Alaska citation
Bob Ourso presentation Water quality and biology of streams draining abandoned and reclaimed mined lands in the Kantishna Hills area, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska citation
James Munter presentation A retrospective view of the water connections of the Kennecott Mines and Copper River Salmon 100 years after the first ore shipments citation
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm up
Ed Fogels presentation Large Mines: Overview of six and the challenges and successes with a focus on water quality issues
Session 5 - Fish in Our Rivers - Management and Education 1:30 - 3:00 pm up
Mike Cox presentation Using Hydrodynamic Modeling and Fish Passage Windows to Evaluate Barriers in River Systems Under Changing Climate Regimes citation
Sean Reiss Brennan   The Trans-Alaskan Strontium Isotope Survey (TASIS) – geochemically characterizing Alaskan watersheds to track salmon migrations citation
Joe Klein presentation Summary of Instream Protection in Alaska citation
Amber Bethe presentation Fish Habitat Restoration and Education in Alaska citation
Session 6 - Water Sources for Alaska 3:30 - 5:00 pm up
Tereza Bendlova presentation Sources of Drinking Water in Alaskan Villages citation
Colin Kikuchi presentation Spatially telescoping measurements for efficient characterization of groundwater contribution along a small stream in south-central Alaska citation
Colin Kikuchi presentation Shallow Groundwater in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Alaska: Spring 2011 Update
Ann Marie Larquier presentation Glacial Influences on Water Resources of the Eklutna Basin, Alaska citation
Session 7 - Poster Session and Reception 6:00 - 8:30 pm up
Abhijit Chatterjee   Biosorption of Cd (II) from single and binary metal solutions using protonated citrus peels in a fixed bed column reactor citation
Christy Everett presentation Tanana Valley Adopt A Stream Program: Managing our Watershed One Volunteer at a Time citation
Joel Homan   Arctic Snow Distribution Patterns at the Watershed Scale citation
Chas Jones presentation Integrating remote sensing, field studies, and traditional knowledge to assess hazardous river conditions citation
Joshua Koch presentation Seasonality in water, carbon, and nitrogen fluxes from an upland boreal catchment underlain by continuous permafrost citation
Heather McBride   Balancing Preservation & Development of Aquatic Resources citation
John Mumm presentation Profusions of Evaporation Pan Observations on the Alaskan North Slope citation
Charles Podolak   Influences on the current planform of the braided Toklat River, Alaska citation
Eric Rothwell presentation Using Hydrology Equations to Estimate a Water Budget and Examine Data Gaps, Eyak Lake, AK citation
Catlin Stevens   Monitoring Turbidity in Goldstream Creek, Alaska for TMDL Development citation
Emily Youcha   Simulations of discharges at Arctic Alaskan runoff basins using minimal input data sets citation
Sveta Stuefer   Using snow fences to augment fresh water supplies in the arctic lakes citation
Mark McBroom   RiverSystems: Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modeling and Flood Hazard Mapping Tools in Support of FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) citation

bullet Wednesday, April 6th  

Session 8 - Alaskan Hydropower - Opportunities Large & Small 8:00 - 9:30 am up
Robin Beebee presentation Susitna Hydroelectric: Past, Present, and Future citation
Horacio Toniolo presentation A comprehensive approach to estimate hydrokinetic resources on the Tanana river at Nenana, Alaska citation
Dave Brailey presentation Establishing Hydroelectric Networks for Assessing Small Stream and River Hydropower Potential, Cosmos Hills, Alaska citation
Session 9 - Alaskan Hydropower - Optimizing under Uncertainty 10:00 - 11:30 am up
Katrina Bennett presentation Understanding the impacts of changing hydro-climate extremes to hydropower resources in SE Alaska citation
Jessica Cherry presentation Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Hydropower Systems: results from Southeast Alaska and Scandinavia providing lessons for Susitna citation
Edmund Parvin presentation Optimization of Bradley Lake Hydropower using Lake Elevation Rule Curve Modeling citation
Dudley Reiser presentation Selecting appropriate techniques for evaluating effects of hydroelectric project development and operation on aquatic resources citation
Session 10 - Flooding, Foreign Invaders, and Future Research 12:45 - 1:45 pm up
Jason Mouw presentation Hydrologic controls on the recruitment of riparian plants and the maintenance of flood plain wildlife habitat citation
Robin Beebee presentation Floodplain Mapping on a Braided Northern River, Alaska Considering Debris, Ice and Groundwater citation
Amy Larsen presentation Potential impacts of Elodea canadensis on freshwater ecosystems of Alaska citation
Bill Schnabel presentation Overview of Current Research Efforts and Interests at the UAF Water and Environmental Research Center citation