33 Habitat & Water Quality I

Wednesday, September 15, 2010: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
316 (Convention Center)
Margaret H. Murphy, PhD
8:00 AM
Increased water temperatures from four climate-change scenarios: Implications for selected fishes of the San Francisco estuary and watershed
Larry R. Brown, PhD, U.S. Geological Survey; William A. Bennett, PhD, Bodega Marine Laboratory
Evaluating benefits to American shad of habitat restored by dam removals on a North Carolina river (Withdrawn)
8:40 AM
Mapping habitat in navigable streams using low-cost side scan sonar
Adam Kaeser, Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Thomas Litts, Georgia Department of Natural Resources
9:00 AM
Effect of rate of change during diel temperature fluctuations on growth, acute and chronic stress, and pathology of multiple warm water fish species
William Eldridge, PhD, Stroud Water Research Center; Bern Sweeney, PhD, Stroud Water Research Center; Mac Law, DVM, PhD, Dipl., ACVP, North Carolina State University
9:20 AM
Riverine substrate classification using recreational-grade side-scan sonar imagery: trade-offs between accuracy and processing complexity
John D. Hook, University of Georgia; Nathan P. Nibbelink, University of Georgia; Douglas L. Peterson, PhD, University of Georgia
9:40 AM
Anadromous fish at the arid urban edge - status of steelhead populations and habitat in Malibu Creek, Los Angeles County
Sabrina Lynn Drill, PhD, University of California Cooperative Extension; Rosi Dagit, RCD of the Santa Monica Mountains; Sandra Albers, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains; Alison Lipman, Heal the Bay; Kevin Jontz, Heal the Bay
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
Shovel ready: Recovery act restoration lessons learned
Robin J. Bruckner, National Marine Fisheries Service
10:40 AM
Restoration of streams and fish communities: Possibilities and challenges
Armin J. Peter, PhD, Eawag Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
11:00 AM
Dwarf wedgemussel habitat study on the upper Delaware river
Piotr Parasiewicz, PhD, Rushing Rivers Institute; Joseph Rogers, Rushing Rivers Institute
11:20 AM
Modeling potential fish densities using existing fish observations, TNC/NHDplus habitat attributes and neural-network models
Joseph Rogers, Rushing Rivers Institute; Piotr Parasiewicz, PhD, Rushing Rivers Institute
11:40 AM
Effects of selenium on larval bluegill survivorship in Mud River Reservoir, WV
Alison Anderson, West Virginia University; Patricia Mazik, U.S. Geological Survey, West Virginia University
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