MODFLOW and More 2011: Integrated Hydrologic Modeling


    Organizing Committee :

      Eileen Poeter, IGWMC, Colorado School of Mines
      Reed Maxwell, Colorado School of Mines
      Mary Hill, U.S. Geological Survey
      Chunmiao Zheng, University of Alabama

    Scientific Advisory Committee :

      Eileen Poeter, IGWMC, Colorado School of Mines
      Reed Maxwell, Colorado School of Mines
      Mary Hill, U.S. Geological Survey
      Chunmiao Zheng, University of Alabama
      Charles Andrews, S.S. Papadopulos & Associates, Inc.
      David Benson, Colorado School of Mines
      Stefan Finsterle, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
      Peter Gijsbers, Deltares USA Inc.
      Christopher Green, U.S. Geological Survey
      Stefan Kollet, Meteorological Institute of the Univ. of Bonn, Germany
      Chris Langevin, US Geological Survey
      Wenpeng Li, China Institute of Geo-Environmental Monitoring, China
      Rich Niswonger, US Geological Survey
      Sorab Panday, AMEC Geomatrix Inc
      Tim Schiebe, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
      Otto Strack, University of Minnesota,
      Al Valocchi, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
      Larry Winter, University of Arizona
      Willem Jan Zaadnoordijk, Royal Haskoning, The Netherlands

    Luncheon Speakers :

      Justice Greg Hobbs, a Colorado State Supreme Court Judge for water cases

      Mazdak Arabi of Colorado State University will talk about eRAMS an open-source web technology that enhances decision makers' capacity to target conservation practices for sediment, nutrient and pesticide control.

      Douglas Woodcock of Oregon Water Resources, will speak on the controversial Klamath Basin.

    Topics include :

    • Advances in integrated hydrologic modeling
    • Using integrated models to understand and manage water supply, water quality, and ecology
    • Accounting for climate and climate change in integrated hydrologic models, including down-scaling and up-scaling
    • Issues in development and calibration of site, watershed, or regional scale models
    • Effects of biogeochemical processes on local to regional water quality
    • Modeling tools and decision support systems for integrated water management
    • New techniques and ideas for linking MODFLOW and other models to solve complex problems
    • Data collection/monitoring for model development and improved prediction
    • Local, global, and combined methods of model calibration, sensitivity analysis and parameter estimation
    • Advances and applications in the analysis of sensitivity, uncertainty, and worth of data
    • Interpreting geology through groundwater modeling
    • Stochastic approaches and applications
    • Ground-water management and remediation design optimization
    • New analytic approaches and applications
    • Code testing/performance and innovative case studies
    • New developments in graphical user interfaces, visualization and GIS software
    • Variable-density flow modeling
    • Coupling flow and transport models
    • Fracture flow
    • Comparison of alternative models and numerical methods
    • Recent Developments for PEST


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