Ethics for Geoscientists Engineers

William H. Schramm, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, 602 N 5th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4312, billschramm@la.gov Professional ethics incorporates and expands on societal rules for a well-defined group of specialized, highly trained and educated persons in a specific career field. The ethics for professionals are particularly developed to address …

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The Licensing of Geoscientists in Louisiana

John E. Johnston III, Chairman, Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists, 9643 Brookline Ave., Ste. 101, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, hammer@lsu.edu Extended Abstract The Louisiana Legislature passed Act 974, the “Louisiana Professional Geoscience Practice Act” during the 2010 session. This legislation established the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists, which has since …

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Securing Texas’ Water Supply for a Drought Proof Future – The Regional Water Supply Planning Process in Texas

Bech Bruun, Chairman, Texas Water Development Board, 1700 North Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701 bech.bruun@twdb.texas.gov; and Michael V. Reedy, Principal and Vice President, Freese and Nichols, Inc.10497 Town and Country Way, Suite 600,Houston, Texas 77024 mvr@freese.com In response to the drought of the 1950s, and in recognition of the need …

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10th Annual Louisiana Groundwater, Surface Water and Water Resources Symposium

10th Annual Louisiana Groundwater, Surface Water and Water Resources Symposium Dalton Woods Auditorium, Energy, Coast & Environmental Building Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge   Thursday March 24, 2016 Dalton Auditorium 8:30 am           Opening remarks Water Resources Management I  8:35 am           Thomas Van Biersel “Current Status of Interstate Water …

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Accepted Titles/Abstracts

10th Annual Louisiana Groundwater, Surface Water and Water Resources Symposium, March 24-25, 2016   Title Author and Affiliation A geospatial framework for cataloguing and analyzing surface water and groundwater withdraw information Fabiane Barato, School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Whitney P. Broussard III, Institute for Coastal Ecology and Engineering, University of …

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