With sessions that cover the spectrum of GIS in Water Resources, including:
Nonpoint Source Loading
Land Use Change and Impacts on Runoff
Stream & Watershed Data Development and Storage DFIRM Development
Ground Water Vulnerability Evapotranspiration Tools & Techniques in Flood Plain and Inundation Mapping National Hydrography Dataset (NHD)
Disaster Preparedness & Response LIDAR Data Coastal Flood Plain
Modeling & Mapping Stream Restoration & Aquatic Resources Public Water Distribution Systems SWAT & Agriculture
...the conference will appeal to:
- Water Resources and GIS professionals from engineering, academia, government, and consulting practices,
- Policy makers and elected officials in water resources related positions,
- Water utility and infrastructure owners and operators,
- Faculty and students from GIS and water resource programs at colleges and universities,
- Members of related associations who focus on ecology, wetlands, forestry, ground water or water conservation, and
- Members of watershed groups and other water-related volunteer organizations!
The complete program and registration information are available now at http://www.awra.org/meetings/Houston2006/index.html. Make plans now to attend.
Founded in 1964, the American Water Resources Association is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources management, research, and education. It's mission is to advance multidisciplinary water resources education, management and research.