Student River Research Symposium

2019 RMS Symposium Student Poster Session, Vancouver, WA [View Image]

While the 2020 River Management Training Symposium has been rescheduled for May 2021, to support the students that planned to share their research at this event we have created the Mountain Creeks to Metro Canals  – Online Student Research Symposium.

This will take place as a ZOOM webinar Tuesday, 12 May,  1:00 – 3:00 PM EDT.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://vcu.zoom.us/j/92284877483

We have a diverse line up of presentations that range from freshwater mussel restoration, flood modeling, and predator-prey ecology, to groundwater issues and conservation policy. We hope you can join us!

TimeStudentUniversityPresentation
1:00Katie SchmidtWelcome
1:10Jack RyanVirginia Commonwealth UniversityAssessing the feasibility of freshwater mussel restoration in urban and non-urban streams of Central Virginia
1:20Rachel HendersonVirginia Commonwealth UniversityMicrobial Source Tracking of Fecal Contamination in the James River
1:30Ryland StunkleVirginia Commonwealth UniversityFlood modelling of riverine rock pools using an unmanned aerial vehicle
1:40Richie DangVirginia Commonwealth UniversityIdentifying drivers of ecosystem production and respiration in riverine rock pools.
1:50Andrew DavidsonVirginia Commonwealth UniversityPredicting warming’s impacts on mosquito control by larval predators
2:00Riley SwansonNorthern Arizona UniversityAssessing Groundwater Resources in the Colorado River Basin: Quantifying Base Flow in the Greater Grand Canyon Region
2:10James MajorNorthern Arizona UniversityUtilizing Extant Conservation Policy to Fill Identified Gaps in Riverine Protected Areas
2:20Katie SchmidtVirginia Commonwealth UniversityLet it Flow: Restoring Dry River Reaches in the Southeast
2:30Risa ShimodaRiver Management SocietyRiver Studies & Leadership Certificate Awards
2:40Katie SchmidtClosing

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