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ECI Conference: Fifty Years of Watershed Modeling; Past, Present and Future

September 24-26, 2012, Boulder, CO
Conference Program with Links to Presentations

Session I – PAST

The evolution of watershed modeling from the Stanford model to BASINS
Tony Donigian (AQUA TERRA)

The history and evolution of the EPA SWMM
Wayne Huber (Oregon State University) and Larry Roesner (Colorado State University)

Watershed model development for assessment of agricultural land use and management
Jeff Arnold (USDA/ARS)

Watershed model development within the USGS
Steve Markstrom (USGS)

Watershed model development within the USACOE
Pat Deliman (ACOE/ERDC) and Bill Sharffenberg (HEC)


Session II – PRESENT

Chesapeake Bay watershed model evolution over 30 years
Lewis Linker (US EPA/CBP Modeling Director), Gary Shenk (EPA)

Lake Tahoe Modeling – Comprehensive system analysis and management - (Missing)
John Reuter (University of California Davis) and John Riverson (Tetra Tech)

Regional SWAT application in the Texas Gulf for Conservation Policy Assessment
Jeff Arnold (USDA/ARS)

SWMM 5 – A Case Study of Model Redevelopment
Lew Rossman (US EPA/ORD)

WinSLAMM: Integrating Stormwater Management and Green Technologies
Robert Pitt (University of Alabama)

SUSTAIN: Urban Modeling Systems Integrating Optimization and Economics
Joong Lee (US EPA/ORD) and John Riverson (Tetra Tech)

National Data – Linking Models and Data in Regional Applications
Jack Kittle and Paul Hummel (both AQUA TERRA)

SSOAP Toolbox – Evolution and Applications
Srini Vallabhaneni (CDM Smith)

Modeling urban watersheds impacted by CSOs and SSOs
Ted Burgess (CDM Smith)

Watershed modeling for impact assessment on U.S. Military Installations
John Imhoff and Tony Donigian (both AQUA TERRA)

Improving watershed models through stakeholder involvement
Laura Weintraub (Limno-Tech, Inc.)

Modeling and the assessment of waters: Impacts of nutrient loading
Tim Wool (US EPA/ORD)

Use of HSPF and SWAT Watershed Models for Climate Response Simulation
Jonathan Butcher (Tetra Tech)



Session III – FUTURE

The Future of Watershed Modeling
Rick Hooper (CUAHSI)

The dialog between field scientist and watershed modeler
Jeff McDonnell (University of Saskatchewan / Oregon State University)

The right answer for the right reason
Jerad Bales (USGS/Chief Scientists of Hydro)

Challenges for conducting regulatory water quality modeling: Keeping up in a rapidly shifting scientific and political environment
Michael Haire (US EPA/OWOW)

HydroShare: An online, collaborative environment for the sharing of hydrologic data and models
Dave Tarboton (Utah State University)

Coupling hydrologic models with weather and climate models for seamless predictions
David J. Gochis (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Towards a national water modeling system
Don Cline (Chief, Hydrology Laboratory, National Weather Service, NOAA)

Petascale hydrologic modeling: Needs and challenges
Fred Ogden (University of Wyoming)

Enabling distributed hydrologic prediction through radar detection of rainfall
Baxter Vieux (University of Oklahoma)

SWMM5/PCSWMM combined 1D-2D modeling: Applications to urban flooding
Rob James and Bill James (CHI)

Beyond the desktop: Embedded modeling and cloud-based real-time monitoring and control
Marcus Quigley (Geosyntec)

New developments for parameterizing models for forecasting and uncertainty
Christine Shoemaker (Cornell University)

Bottom-up approaches to optimize urban water supply, wastewater, stormwater, reuse, and watershed network systems
James Heaney (University of Florida)

Modeling the integrated urban water system
Larry Roesner (Colorado State University)

Critical gaps in operational watershed modeling
Ken Potter (University of Wisconsin)