Deposition of Nitrogen and Sulfur to Louisiana Water Bodies

Hao Guo, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803, hguo8@lsu.edu; Fenglin Han, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803, fhan3@lsu.edu; and Hongliang Zhang, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803, hlzhang@lsu.edu. Wet …

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Basic Water Resource Information Made Easy—Avoiding Overload and Underload: Water Resource Fact Sheets for Each of Louisiana’s Parishes

Vincent E. White, United States Geological Survey, 3535 South Sherwood Forest Blvd. Suite 120, Baton Rouge, LA 70816: vwhite@usgs.gov The United State Geological Survey/Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Water Resources of Louisiana Parishes project has passed the half-way mark towards achieving this goal with the publication of 34 online …

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Agricultural Irrigation Water Management Using Soil Moisture Sensors in Row Crops

Stacia L. Davis, Louisiana State University, Agricultural Center Red River Research Station, 262 Research Station Drive, Bossier City, LA, 71112: sdavis@agcenter.lsu.edu Soil moisture sensor systems can be effective tools in agricultural irrigation water management plans by helping the producer to select irrigation initiation, alleviating stress within the growing season, and …

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From Geophysical Well Logs to Hydrogeological Model: Learning Through a Visual and Technology Intensive Course

Carrier, A., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, acarr18@lsu.edu; Choi, M., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, mchoi2@lsu.edu,; Gowdy, S., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, sgowdy2@lsu.edu; Hoefeld, R., Department of Geology …

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Modeling Water Quality in Breton Sound Estuary, LA

Kelin Hu, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803: khu@lsu.edu; Q. Jim Chen, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803: qchen@lsu.edu; and Hongqing Wang, USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803: wangh@usgs.gov How will freshwater diversion projects and sea level rise affect ecosystem structure and functions in …

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Applications of Immersed Boundary Methods in Hydrodynamic Simulations

Ning Zhang, Department of Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, McNeese State University, Xiao Han, Department of Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, McNeese State University; and Susan Regmi, Department of Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, McNeese State University Two immersed boundary methods (IBM) have been developed previously by the authors for …

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Soil Microbiology – Key to Sustainable Water Resources

J. Rodney Dickerson, P.E., Dickerson Consultants, LLC, P.O. Box 338, Homer, LA 71040 : jrodneyd@bellsouth.net The total mass of the microbiology in soil exceeds all other life on the planet combined, several times, yet very little is actually known about how bacteria function outside of specific areas of scientific interest, …

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Evaluation of the Quality of Diverted Water from the Red Bayou for Irrigation in Northwest Louisiana”

Changyoon Jeong, Red River Research Station, AgCenter, Louisiana State University, Bossier City, LA 71112, cjeong@agcenter.lsu.edu; and Ernest Girouard, Louisiana Master Farmer Program, AgCenter, Louisiana State University, Rayne, LA 70578, EGirouard@agcenter.lsu.edu Water availability is one of the major limitations to crop production and sustainability in many regions. In most cases, water …

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Wastewater Management and Induced Seismicity

Keith B. Hall, Paul M. Herbert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803: keith.hall@law.lsu.edu Oil and gas activities in the United States generate large volumes of wastewater—about 890 billion gallons of wastewater in 2012.  Some of this water is wastewater from hydraulic fracturing operations (sometimes called “flowback”), but …

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