Groundwater Modeling

Monday, December 4, 2017: 10:30 a.m.-5:10 p.m.

10:30 a.m.
MODFLOW Validation of FEFLOW Model to Assess Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Drive Effects: Miami Beach Case Study

Carlos Tamayo, Civil, Engineer, M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering, Florida International University, Davie, FL

10:50 a.m.
Reactive Transport Modeling: A New Paradigm in Design of In Situ Treatment Systems

Robert D. Mutch Jr., P.Hg., P.E. and Richard Carbonaro, Ph. D., P.E., Mutch Associates, LLC, Ramsey, NJ

11:10 a.m.
Developing a Regional Model of the Coastal Lowlands Aquifer System—Using Uncertainty Quantification as a Guide

Brian Clark1, Linzy Foster2, Leslie Duncan, PhD3 and Daniel Tebo2, (1)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Fayetteville, AR, (2)Texas Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Austin, TX, (3)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Nashville, TN

11:30 a.m.
Multiple Tracer Testing Approaches for Improved Groundwater Flow and Reactive Transport Modeling Input Parameters

Raymond Johnson, Ph.D.1, Paul Reimus, Ph.D.2, Aaron Tigar1, Sarah Morris1, Kara Tafoya1, William Dam3, William Frazier3, Richard Bush3 and Sam Campbell1, (1)Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc., Grand Junction, CO, (2)Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, (3)U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management, Grand Junction, CO

11:50 a.m.
Using Machine Learning to Map Redox Conditions in the Mississippi Embayment Regional Aquifer System

Katherine Knierim, PhD1, James Kingsbury2, Jeannie Barlow, PhD3, Connor Haugh2 and Brian Clark4, (1)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Little Rock, AR, (2)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Nashville, TN, (3)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Jackson, MS, (4)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Fayetteville, AR

12:10 p.m.
Lunch (provided)

1:30 p.m.
The Ozark Plateaus Groundwater Model: Parameter Effects on Forecast Uncertainty

Leslie Duncan, PhD1, Brian Clark2 and Jeremy White3, (1)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Nashville, TN, (2)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Fayetteville, AR, (3)US Geological Survey WRD Texas Water Science Center, Austin, TX

1:50 p.m.
A Devil of a Site

Karilyn Heisen, P.E.1 and Robert P. Schreiber, PE, BCEE, D.WRE2, (1)CDM Smith, Boston, MA, (2)Water Resources, CDM Smith, Boston, MA

2:10 p.m.
Predicting Arsenic in Drinking Water Wells in Glacial Aquifer in Western and Central Minnesota, USA

Melinda Erickson, PhD, PE, Sarah Elliott and Catherine Christenson, US Geological Survey, Mounds View, MN

2:30 p.m.
Groundwater Modeling for Closure of the Little Blue Run CCR Disposal Area

Brianne Hastings, P.G. and Thomas Walsh, P.G., Environmental, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Pittsburgh, PA

2:50 p.m.
Investigating Uncertainty of Groundwater/Surface-water Interactions in the Lower San Antonio River Basin, Texas

Linzy Foster1 and Jeremy White2, (1)Texas Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Austin, TX, (2)US Geological Survey WRD Texas Water Science Center, Austin, TX

3:10 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m.
Groundwater Modeling of a Deep Coastal Aquifer System in Tanzania Guided by Hydrocarbon Exploration Data

Matthew Gamache, P.E., D.WRE1, Henning Moe2 and Fridtjov Ruden3, (1)CDM Smith, Boston, MA, (2)CDM Smith, Galway, Ireland, (3)Ruden AS Geo Solutions, Engelsviken, Norway

3:50 p.m.
Regional Hydrostratigraphic Unit Modelling Using Directional MCP Simulation

Nicolas Benoit, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Quebec, QC, Canada

4:10 p.m.
Quantifying Future Groundwater Depletion, Climate Change and Irrigation Demand

Sasmita Sahoo, Ph.D.1, Tess Russo, Ph.D.1, Joshua Elliott, Ph.D.2, Tara Troy, Ph.D.3, Chetan Deva4 and Ian Foster, Ph.D.5, (1)Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, (2)University of Chicago and ANL Computation Institute, Chicago, IL, (3)Civil & Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, (4)School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, (5)Department of Computer Science and ANL Computation Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

4:30 p.m.
Groundwater and Nitrogen Modeling to Prioritize Management Strategies for Suffolk County’s Estuaries

Daniel O'Rourke, P.G.1, Mary Anne Taylor, P.E.2, Kenneth Zegel, P.E.3, Joshua Registe2 and Qitao Gao1, (1)CDM Smith, Edison, NJ, (2)CDM Smith, Woodbury, NY, (3)Office of Ecology, Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Yaphank, NY

4:50 p.m.
Benchmarking of FEHM Control Volume Finite Element Solver

Shawn Meng, M.Sc.1, Murray Fredlund, Ph.D., PE1, George Zyvoloski, Ph.D.2 and Shlomo Orr, Ph.D.3, (1)SoilVision Systems Ltd., Saskatoon, SK, Canada, (2)Las Alamos National Labs, Los Alamos, NM, (3)SRK Consulting, Calgary, AB, Canada

5:10 p.m.
Pilot Study for the Characterization of the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer near Money, Mississippi

Ryan Adams1, JR Rigby, PhD2, Wade Kress3, Andy Kass4 and Burke Minsley4, (1)Lower-Mississippi Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Nashville, TN, (2)USDA-ARS, Oxford, MS, (3)Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Nashville, TN, (4)Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO

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