2001 AWRA Alaska Section Conference Proceedings
April 4-6, 2001 - Fairbanks, Alaska.
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  • Flooding Issues in the Fairbanks North Star Borough"
    Moderator: Clarke Milne, Nortech Environmental and Engineering Consultants
    Presentations by panel members will be followed by question and answer session:
    • Jim Aldrich, Michael Baker Jr., Hydrologic Overview of Area
    • John Schaake, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Moose Creek Dam Operations Dam Operations Overview, NOAA - Auke Bay Fisheries Laboratory
    • Clark Milne, Nortech Environmental and Engineering Consultants History of combined professional efforts, University of Alaska Fairbanks
    • Nadine Hargesheimer, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Special Assistant to the Mayor
    • Bernardo Hernandez, Deputy Planning Director, Community Planning Department, Fairbanks North Star Borough - He will present a paper on "Citizen Participation Used to Address Ground-Water Flooding in the Fairbanks North Star Borough"

SPECIAL SESSION: ISO Compliance and Environmental Management Systems: Why are they a Good Business Decision?

  • The ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard and Associated Implementation Issues - Robert Newman, EMS Program Manager, OASIS Environmental
  • Environmental Management Systems Make Good $ense - Bill Smyth, Compliance Assistance Program, ADEC
  • BPXA Environmental Management System - Brad Chastain, HSE Management Systems Coordinator, BP Exploration, Alaska
  • ISO 14001's International Benefits: The Case of Venezuela - Johnny Mendez, GW Scientific
  • Using Applicant-Assisted Adjudications to Unplug the Water Rights Pipeline - James Munter, CGWP, J.A. Munter Consulting
  • Survey of industrial water use ont he North Slope - Pamela A. Miller, Wildlife Biologist, Arctic Connections


  • Current and Future Water Use ont he North Slope
    Moderator: Douglas Kane, UAF
    • Cash Fay, Permitting Advisor, BP Exploration, Alaska
    • Christy Everett, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Program - Fairbanks
    • William A. Morris, Habitat Biologist, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
    • Deb Moore, Northern Alaska Environmental Center
    • Tribal Interest TBD
    • North Slope Borough (invited)
    • Bureau of Land Management (invited)

  • Gearing up for BP Seasonal Study Projects, A Contractors Guide to North Slope Travel Requirements - Allison Taylor, OASIS Environmental/BPXA

GROUNDWATER SESSION: Cosponsored by the Alaska Groundwater Association

  • Tidally Influenced Ground-Water and Surface-Water Interactions in the Lower Kenai River, Alaska - Michael Lilly, GW Scientific
  • Ground-Water Variations at Ester Dome - Emily Doucha, Water and Environmental Research Center, University of Alaska
  • Snowmelt Modeling of the North American Arctic Snowmelt Season, Spring 2000 - Brandon J. Peltier, Water and Environmental Research Center, University of Alaska
  • Correlations Between Temperature, Soil Moisture and Water Levels: Fort Wainwright, Alaska - Larry Hinzman, University of Alaska
  • Upwelling in Spring Fed Streams: A Characteristic Study of Three Tanana Basin Streams - Johnny Mendez, GW Scientific