University of Wisconsin–Madison

Fall Poster Session

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 @ The Discovery Building, 330 N Orchard St.

Please join us for the annual Water@UW-Madison Fall Poster Session, a free event featuring research, art, and activities about water in the UW-Madison community. The session will take place on Tuesday, October 24th from 3-5 pm at the Discovery Building at 330 N Orchard St. The event is free and open to the public and will include:

  • Posters featuring the work of UW faculty, students, and water resource professionals
  • Refreshments and a cash bar
  • Opportunities to network with people from all over the UW-Madison Water Community

Registration is not required to attend the event. If you have any questions please contact Jack Cotrone at water@mailplus.wisc.edu

Thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract! We are pleased to feature over 30 posters from over a dozen campus departments and partner organizations. Below is the complete list of posters that will be featured at the event:

Featured Posters

EVALUATION OF SEASON-AHEAD PRECIPITATION PREDICTIONS AT VARIOUS SCALES: KOGA WATERSHED, BLUE NILE BASIN, ETHIOPIA; Sarah Alexander, Graduate Student, Civil & Environmental Engineering

EFFECTS OF REDUCED GROUNDWATER INPUTS ON HIGH-QUALITY CALCAREOUS FEN; David Bart, Associate Professor, Planning & Landscape Architecture

ENHANCING COASTAL RESILIENCE IN SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN; Adam Bechle, Post Doc, Wisconsin Sea Grant

EXPANDING CITIZEN SCIENCE IN THE UPPER SUGAR RIVER WATERSHED: VOLUNTEER DRAGONFLY MONITORING; Robert Bohanan, Outreach Program Manager, North Temperate Lakes LTER & WISCIENCE

DEVELOPING TOOLS TO BETTER MODEL AND MONITOR THE IMPACTS OF GROUNDWATER DRAWDOWN IN WISCONSIN FEN WETLANDS; Eric Booth, Assistant Scientist, Agronomy, Civil & Environmental Engineering

SPATIAL EARLY WARNING INDICATORS OF CYANOBACTERIA BLOOMS IN LAKES; Vince Butitta, Graduate Student, Center for Limnology

HOW TO DRIVE TRAFFIC TO AN OUTREACH WEBSITE; Tim Campbell, Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist, University of Wisconsin Extension

DEVELOPING ACCELEROMETERS AS A TOOL TO MONITOR DROUGHT RESPONSE OF TEMPERATE TREES IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN; Dominick Cirruzzi, PhD Student, Geological Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

2,4-DICHLOROPHENOCYACTEIC ACID HERBICIDE FORMULATION DMA4®IVM REDUCES THE CORTISOL STRESS RESPONSE IN LARVAL FATHEAD MINNOWS (PIMEPHALES PROMELAS); Gavin Dehnert, PhD Student, Biology

CONNECTING ECOLOGY WITH RHETORIC FOR FRESHWATER RESEARCH, PEDAGOGY, AND ENGAGEMENT; Caroline Gottschalk Druschke, Assistant Professor, English

SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL VARIATION OF SEDIMENT AND PHOSPHORUS IN GREEN LAKE’S WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS; Sarah Fuller, MS Student, Biological Systems Engineering

FROM VOLUNTEER DATA TO WISCONSIN’S 2014 STATEWIDE SATELLITE WATER CLARITY COMPOSITE; Daniela Gurlin, Natural Resources Research Scientist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

AQUATIC PLANTS: A KEY TO A HEALTHY LAKE WINGRA; Ian Krauss, Friends of Lake Wingra

PRECIPITATION ERROR CHARACTERIZATION FOR EXTREME EVENTS AND APPLICATIONS FOR HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL HAZARDS; Samantha Hartke, Master’s Student, Civil & Environmental Engineering

IMPACT OF SEDIMENT CHEMISTRY AND SOLID-PHASE MERCURY SPECIATION ON MERCURY BIOAVAILABILITY IN THE ST. LOUIS RIVER ESTUARY; Marissa Kneer, Graduate Student, Environmental Chemistry & Technology

HOW TO IDENTIFY COMMON MACROSCOPIC ALGAE IN WISCONSIN’S LAKES; Gina LaLiberte, Water Resource Management Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

USE OF MERCURY STABLE ISOTOPE SIGNATURES TO ASCERTAIN SOURCES TO PISCIVOROUS GREAT LAKES FISH; Ryan Lepak, Graduate Student, Environmental Chemistry & Technology

INNOVATIVE FLOW MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR STREAM DISCHARGE NEAR HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES: WIDE-ANGLE OBLIQUE AUTOMATED STREAMFLOW IMAGING SYSTEM (WI-OASIS); Yuli Liu, Graduate Student, Civil & Environmental Engineering

SPATIOTEMPORAL VARIABILITY OF CARBON DIOXIDE AND METHANE IN A EUTROPHIC LAKE; Luke Loken, Graduate Student, Center for Limnology

WICCI WATER RESOURCES WORKING GROUP WORKSHOP; Madeline Magee, Post Doc, Center for Limnology

EFFECT OF SOLUTION CONDITIONS ON REACTIVE OXIDANT PRODUCTION DURING CHLORINE PHOTOLYSIS; Devon Manley-Bulman, Graduate Student, Environmental Chemistry & Technology

EFFECT OF AQUIFER CONDITIONS ON RADIUM IN THE CAMBRIAN-ORDOVICIAN AQUIFER; Madeleine Matthews, Graduate Student, Environmental Chemistry & Technology

COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR BEAVER DAM LAKE; 2016 Water Resources Management MS Cohort, The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

YOUTH ENGAGEMENT AND AWARENESS IN NATURAL RESOURCE CAREERS USING DIGITAL MOBILE TOOLS; Caitlin Graham, R Justin Hougham, UW Extension, Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center

A TOOL TO RECEIVE DAILY PLANT EVAPOTRANSPIRATION (ET) DATA FOR IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT; John Panuska, Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

CYANOBACTERIAL HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS: RESULTS FROM WISCONSIN’S MULTI-YEAR PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM; Dawn Perkins, Environmental Toxicologist, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

DISTRIBUTION OF MERCURY-METHYLATING MICROBES ALONG SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL REDOX GRADIENTS IN A FRESHWATER LAKE; Ben Peterson, PhD Student, Environmental Chemistry & Technology

LAND OCEAN 54 YEAR CYCLE; Robert Reuschlein, Student, The Real Economy Institute

17 YEARS OF BACTERIAL COMMUNITY DYNAMICS IN LAKE MENDOTA; Robin Rohwer, PhD Student, Environmental Chemistry & Technology

ENVIRONMENTAL DATA INITIATIVE: ACCELERATING THE PUBLISHING AND REUSE OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA; Colin Smith, Information Manager, Environmental Data Initiative

IMPROVING DETECTION OF A SEASONALLY DYNAMIC INVASIVE SPECIES (BYTHOTREPHES LONGIMANUS) IN WISCONSIN LAKES; Michael Spear, PhD Student, Center for Limnology

FLOATING BOG INTERCEPTOR (FBI) GARDENS FOR WETLAND EROSION PROTECTION; Brent Teske, Graduate Student, Civil & Environmental Engineering

MAPPING DIFFERENCES IN HYDROLOGIC FLUX SENSITIVITY DUE TO HETEROGENEITY IN URBAN PARCEL DEVELOPMENT; Carolyn Voter, PhD Candidate, Civil & Environmental Engineering

LINKING GROUNDWATER AND CLIMATE TO UNDERSTAND LONG-TERM LAKE LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS IN WISCONSIN; Zhixuan Wu, Student, Planning & Landscape Architecture

Poster Requirements

All posters must meet the following requirements:

  • Poster dimensions no larger than 46″x 46″
  • Boards for mounting will be provided at the event
  • The mounting of the display must be able to be completed by 2:30 and removed by 5:30 on the day of the event**
  • During the poster session, one person must remain at the display to answer questions or engage attendees on the contents of the display
  • The poster should present information in a visually appealing way and be accessible to a general audience
  • No vulgar, explicit, or otherwise inappropriate content, please
  • Please note outlets may not be available, if you want to use a laptop it will need to run off the battery

** Detailed information on poster set-up and location at the event will be sent to you following approval of your abstract