MODFLOW and More 2013: Translating Science into Practice

 Organizing Committee:

    Reed Maxwell, IGWMC, Colorado School of Mines
    Mary Hill, U.S. Geological Survey
    Chunmiao Zheng, University of Alabama
    Matt Tonkin, S.S. Papadopulos & Assoc., Inc.

Scientific Advisory Committee :

    Reed Maxwell, IGWMC, Colorado School of Mines
    Mary Hill, U.S. Geological Survey
    Chunmiao Zheng, University of Alabama
    Matt Tonkin, S.S. Papadopulos & Assoc., Inc.
    Charles Andrews, S.S. Papadopulos & Associates, Inc.
    Brian Barnett, Sinclair Knight Merz, Australia
    David Benson, Colorado School of Mines
    Nicole DeNovio, Golder Associates Inc.
    Qingyun Duan, Beijing Normal University, China
    Stefan Finsterle, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    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
    Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, Colorado School of Mines
    Sorab Panday, AMEC Geomatrix Inc
    Willem A. Schreüder, Principia Mathematica, Inc.
    Otto Strack, University of Minnesota
    Al Valocchi, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

Luncheon Speakers:

    Translational Ecology
    William H. Schlesinger, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

    Water law versus economic efficiency in surface-groundwater administration
    Charles Howe, University of Colorado Boulder

    Emerging Groundwater Problems in the Energy-Water Nexus
    Timothy Scheibe, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Topics include:

  • Integrated modeling to understand and manage water supply, water quality, and ecology
  • Optimization and uncertainty in support of resource management and remediation design
  • Sensitivity and Calibration Analysis: Their Use and Presentation
  • Advances in integrated hydrologic modeling
  • Integrating surface water and groundwater MODELERS: sharing insights and ideas for assimilating data and models
  • Using models to identify data needs and guide data acquisition
  • Modeling groundwater dependent ecosystems
  • Implications of human activities on water quantity and quality
  • Working together: scientists, stakeholders and decision makers
  • Using models to inform policy making
  • Simulation Code Verification, Benchmarking and Intercomparisons
  • Modeling of mines: applications and issues
  • The Analytic Element Method: Developments and Applications
  • Promoting transparency and reproducibility: examples and perspectives
  • Fracture Flow Modeling
  • Unsaturated Zone and Multiphase Modeling
  • Coupled flow and Transport Modeling
  • Geochemical and Biogeochemical Reactive Transport Modeling
  • Variable-density flow modeling
  • New developments in graphical user interfaces, visualization and GIS software
  • Programming Resources for model developers
  • Arid Land Groundwater Resource Issues