Integrated Groundwater Management Project​

October 24th Morning: Understanding and Quantifying Natural Aquifer Recharge Process

7:45 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration / Meet & Greet

8:30 – 9:05 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions (UA VPR, COE Dean, NOAA, and AWI)

9:05 – 9:15 a.m.

Introduction to the GW security workshop (UA team)

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Lesson learned from the Mississippi Alluvial Valley Project (MAP) and Mississippi Embayment Regional Aquifer Study (MERAS), Wade Kress (USGS)                                              (Click for presentation)  (Click for Abstract) 

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Estimation of diffuse recharge and groundwater storage changes through land surface modeling and GRACE/GRACE-FO data assimilation, Bailing Li (NASA)                         (Click for presentation)  (Click for Abstract)

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Beverage Break

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Estimated groundwater use in the United States and a national perspective on the availability of data to support water use estimates, Cheryl Dieter (USGS)                          (Click for presentation)  (Click for Abstract)

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Approaches to high-resolution, regional-scale groundwater storage quantification, Soumendra Bhanja (Oak Ridge National Lab)    (Click for presentation)  (Click for Abstract)

11:45 a.m – 12:00 p.m.

The concept of net inflow concept, an alternate approach for conducting groundwater balance studies using pumping and water-level measurements, Jim Butler (Kansas Geological Survey)                                  (Presentation not available)  (Click for Abstract)

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Roundtable discussion on groundwater recharge and water balance assessments

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch Buffet