Students present work at Maine Water Conference

Twenty-four students from Bates, Bowdoin and the Unversity of Southern Maine presented posters at the Maine Water Conference, held at the Augusta Civic Center on March 16, 2011.

A comparison of historical and current substrate types as an indicator of ground fish abundance
Edward Ames, Andrew Bell, Cory Elowe, Catherine Johnston, Eileen Johnson, John Lichter, Elsie Thomson
Coastal Studies, Environmental Studies Program and Department of  Bowdoin College

Ecological and Economic Recovery of the Kennebec and Androscoggin Rivers, Estuary, and Nearshore Marine Environment
Andrew Bell, Henry Berghoff, Cory Elowe, Holly Jacobson, Catherine Johnston, Benjamin Towne, John Lichter,
Department of Biology
, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

A Quantitative Examination of Maine’s Water Quality Classification History
Susan Davies1, Nathan Kane2
1 Water Quality Standards Coordinator, Maine DEP, Augusta, Maine
2 Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

Comparison of Maine’s impaired and urban impaired streams: an analysis of contamination, concentration, and distribution in Southern Maine.
Joshua Keough, Jessica Barilone, Karen Wilson, Theodore Willis, Joseph Staples, Lucile Benedict.  Environmental Science, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, Maine

Analyzing storm surge and sea level rise to determine coastal vulnerability in Brunswick and Harpswell
Melissa Anson, Krista Bahm, Philip Camill, Maryellen Hearn, Eileen Johnson, Elizabeth LePage, Tom Marcello, Christopher Mawhinney, Leah Wang
Environmental Studies Program, Bowdoin College

Use of Archival Datasets to Determine Seasonal Changes in Androscoggin Water Quality: 1943-2004
Jennifer Lindelof, Beverly Johnson, Mathieu Duvall, Kat Stefko
Department of Geology, Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, and the Bates Imaging and Computing Center, Bates College, Lewiston, Main

Delineation of Urban Stream Watersheds using GIS: Drainage Area and contaminants in south central Maine
Laura Reading, Miranda Beaubien, Karen Willis, Theodore Willis, Joseph Staples, Lucille Benedict

Response Bias in Homeowner Surveys: Who Cares About the Penobscot River?
Zachary Ross1, Lynne Lewis1, Kathleen Bell2
1 Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
2 School of Economics, University of Maine, Orono, Maine

Nitrogen Isotopes in Lake Sediments from the Androscoggin Watershed: a Proxy for Anadramous Fish Runs?
Beverly J. Johnson, Dava C. Wool
Geology Dept., Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

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