2011 Science & Environmental Summit

Monday, January 31

Keynote Address (Monday)

This keynote address was given by Shawn Garvin of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Mid-Atlantic Region and Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-NJ

YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/DEESTUARY#p/a/u/4/0uT0Zy_H-T

Session 1 Green City, Clean Waters (Monday)
This lecture was given by Christopher Crockett, director of planning and research for the the Philadelphia Water Department, during the Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit. It took place on January 31, 2011, at the Grand Hotel in Cape May, New Jersey, and it is entitled “Green City, Clean Waters: Philadelphia’s vision for meeting regulatory obligations while helping to revitalize the City.”

YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/DEESTUARY#p/a/u/5/T6BWrJnclNo

Session 2 Water Quality & Quantity (Monday)
1:15 Lyn O’Hare, Matt Bixler ACHIEVING WATERSHED IMPROVEMENTS THROUGH SOURCE WATER PROTECTION (7) Presentation
1:30 Eric Vowinkel   THE DELAWARE BASIN DEMONSTRATION PROJECT OF THE NATIONAL MONITORING NETWORK FOR COASTAL WATERS AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES-RELATIONS AMONG DISSOLVED OXYGEN, BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND, NUTRIENTS, AND SHAD POPULATIONS (32) Presentation
1:45 Andrew J. Thuman, Biswarup Guha, Ruta Rugabandana MURDERKILL RIVER NUTRIENT & DISSOLVED OXYGEN STUDY: THE ROLE OF TIDAL WATER QUALITY MODELING (77) Presentation
2:00 Yoana Voynova, Jonathan H. Sharp, Matthew J. Oliver SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL ANOMALIES DUE TO COASTAL UPWELLING IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (99) Presentation
2:15 A. Ronald MacGillivray EMERGING CONTAMINANTS IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (95) Presentation
2:30 John Callahan, A. Scott Andres A WEB-BASED MAPPING SYSTEM FOR THE DELIVERY OF HYDROGEOLOGIC DATA FOR DELAWARE (44) Presentation
Session 3 Social Media 101 for Scientists & Organizations (Monday 1:15)
Speaker: Whitney Hoffman, Hoffman Digital Media, LLC
Why social media is important to your work, and how to use it to help build awareness for your projects.

YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXQozNYtlzY

Session 4 – Climate Change (Monday)
3:00 Simon Engelhart, Benjamin P. Horton, W. Richard Peltier, Kelvin Ramsey HOLOCENE RELATIVE SEA LEVELS AND PALEOGEOGRAPHIES OF THE DELAWARE RIVER ESTUARY: IMPLICATIONS FOR CURRENT RATES OF SEA-LEVEL CHANGE (56) Presentation
3:15 Steve Gill, Allison Allen, Carolyn Lindley, William Sweet, Chris Zervas LONG-TERM VARIATIONS IN TIDAL CHARACTERISTICS AND SEA LEVEL IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (38) Presentation
3:30 Ray Najjar CLIMATE PROJECTIONS FOR THE WATERSHED OF THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (57) Presentation
3:45 Danielle Kreeger, Jennifer Adkins, Priscilla Cole CLIMATE ADAPTATION IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY: RESULTS FROM THE CLIMATE READY ESTUARIES PILOT (16) Presentation
4:00 Nathaniel B. Weston RESPONSE OF SALT-MARSH AND TIDAL FRESHWATER MARSHES IN THE DELAWARE RIVER ESTUARY TO SEA-LEVEL RISE AND SALT-WATER INTRUSION (73) Presentation
4:15 Dorina Frizzera A COASTAL VULNERABILITY INDEX FOR THE DELAWARE BAY:
A PILOT STUDY FOR NEW JERSEY COASTAL COMMUNITIES (68)
Presentation
4:30 John Callahan, Daniel J. Leathers, David R. Legates, John H. Talley, Kevin R. Brinson, Linden S. Wolf A PROTOTYPE COASTAL FLOOD MONITORING SYSTEM FOR DELAWARE (52) Presentation
4:45 Kelly Valencik, Jennifer Holmes   SURVEY SAYS: SEA LEVEL RISE NEEDS ATTENTION & ACTION IN DELAWARE (70) Presentation
Session 5 – Easy Web-based Tools for Projects (Monday)
3:00 Speaker:  Whitney Hoffman, Hoffman Digital Media, LLC “Producing audio or video podcasts as part of a larger education or marketing strategy that are designed to gain more attention and support for projects.”
4:30 Lisa Tossey Getting Social – Creating and Building a Social Media Presence on the Web Presentation
4:45 Lisa Wool, Tom Davidock Improving Watershed Communication: Using a Website for Public and Partner Outreach. Presentation

Tuesday, February 1

Session 7 – Energy in the Delaware Estuary
Moderator: Jennifer Adkins (PDE)

Plenary: Jonathan H. Sharp
“Dramatic Long Term Changes in Delaware Estuary Environmental Conditions Explained Using Consistent Water Quality Monitoring”

Presentation
Session 8 – The Delaware Estuary Benthos (Tuesday)
11:00 William Burton IDENTIFYING THE HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION OF JUVENILE HORSESHOE CRABS IN DELAWARE BAY (6) Presentation
11:15 Nicole A. Raineault, Art Trembanis, Doug C. Miller SMALL-SCALE HARD-BOTTOM BENTHIC DIVERSITY IN DELAWARE BAY (12) Presentation
11:30 Richard W. Greene AN ASSESSMENT OF SEDIMENT METALS DATA FROM THE DELAWARE ESTUARY BENTHIC INVENTORY (60) Presentation
11:45 John A. Madsen   RELEVANCE OF THE GEOLOGIC SETTING OF THE DELAWARE ESTUARY TO OFFSHORE WIND SITES  (64) Presentation
Session 9 – Multiple Stressors in Rivers and Estuaries (Tuesday)
11:00 Julie Becker, Teresa Mendez-Quigley, Kelly Anderson, Paula Conolly SAFER PHARMACEUTICAL DISPOSAL PRACTICES THROUGH A PILOT PROGRAM FOR CONSUMERS (35) Presentation
11:15 Gregory J. Cavallo, Thomas J. Fikslin Evaluation of PCB and Dioxin/Furan (DxF) Concentrations in Sediment Samples from the Delaware Estuary (46) Presentation
11:30 David Velinsky, Don Charles, Christopher Sommerfield, Richard Greene, Thomas Fikslin TIDAL MARSHES IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY: HISTORICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF CHEMICAL LOADINGS. (69) Presentation
11:45 Robert W. Scarborough, Bartholomew Wilson, David Carter SUPPORTING SCIENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT AT THE USFWS COASTAL DELAWARE REFUGE COMPLEX AND SURROUNDING DELAWARE BAY MARSHES (72) Presentation
12:00 Greg Murphy, Todd Morrison, Barry Baker, Vincent Pellerito, Ralph Stahl, Jr., Robert Hoke APPLICATION OF A RELATIVE RISK MODEL FOR NATURAL RESOURCE ASSESSMENT IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (19) Presentation
The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters Speaker: Eric Eckl, Environmental Communications Consultant, Water Words That Works
Session 10 – Living Resources (Tuesday)
1:30 Mary Allessio Leck, Charles Leck BIODIVERSITY OVERVIEW — HAMILTON – TRENTON – BORDENTOWN MARSH
(62)
Presentation
1:45 Emma Melvin ADDRESSING AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES IN UPLAND WATERWAYS: THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS (9) Presentation
2:00 Martha Corrozi Narvaez, Gerald J. Kauffman, Robert Lonsdorf RESTORATION OF SHAD AND ANANDROMOUS FISH TO THE WHITE CLAY CREEK NATIONAL WILD AND SCENIC RIVER (30) Presentation
2:15 Harold M. Brundage, John C. O’Herron , Lisa Calvo ACOUSTIC TELEMETRY STUDIES OF THE DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENT OF JUVENILE STURGEONS IN THE DELAWARE RIVER AND ESTUARY (112) Presentation
2:30 Joshua Moody, David Bushek, Danielle Kreeger EXPLORING THE ROLE OF RIBBED MUSSELS (GEUKENSIA DEMISSA) IN SALT MARSH STABILIZATION
(40)
Presentation
2:45 David R. Smith, Nancy L. Jackson, Karl F. Nordstrom, Penelope S. Pooler HIERARCHICAL SELECTION OF HORSESHOE CRAB SPAWNING HABITAT: A SANDY BEACH IS THE LAST THING ON THEIR GANGLIA
(76)
Presentation
3:00 Mark L. Botton, Robert E. Loveland REFLECTIONS ON FIVE DECADES OF HORSESHOE CRAB SCIENCE IN DELAWARE BAY: WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH (13) Presentation
Session 11 – Combat Communications for Conservationists (Tuesday)
Speaker: Eric Eckl, Environmental Communications Consultant: The World Outside, What They Say About Why Your Work Matters
Session 12 – Restoration & Enhancement/Conservation (Tuesday)
3:30 Laura Whalen, Danielle Kreeger, Simeon Hahn, Paul Racette A SCIENCE-BASED REGIONAL RESTORATION APPROACH IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY:OVERVIEW (85) Presentation
3:40 Paul Racette, Laura Whalen, Danielle Kreeger, Simeon Hahn A SCIENCE-BASED REGIONAL RESTORATION APPROACH IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY: URBAN WATERFRONT CASESTUDY. (10) Presentation
3:50 Scott E. Bush, Christine J. Potts CONCEPTUAL ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION OF TWO URBAN WATERFRONT PARCELS IN THE BRIDESBURG SECTION OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (93) Presentation
4:05 Joe Berg WATERSHED RESTROATION, TRADE-OFFS BETWEEN HEADWATER RESTORATION PROJECTS AND DEOWNSTREAM CONFLUENCE PROJECTS, AND THE CONCEPT OF REGENERATIVE DESIGN (80) Presentation
4:20 Jane Fava, Kathy Bergmann, Aaron Clauser BRANDYWINE VALLEY ASSOCIATION’S RED STREAM BLUE PROGRAM: A WORKING MODEL FOR STREAM RESTORATION (11) Presentation
4:35 Will Hohman WETLAND GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN ALONG THE DELAWARE RIVER: A PROJECT HARMONIZING STORMWATER MANAGEMENT, POLLUTANT REMOVAL, AND NATIVE SPECIES HABITAT ENHANCEMENTS WITH THE EBB & FLOW OF HUMAN IMPACTS ON OUR ENVIRONMENT. (104) Presentation
4:50 Jessica Anderson, Linda Rink IF WE BUILD IT, THEY WILL BOAT: HOW RAISING AWARENESS OF RIVER RECREATION AND PROVIDING BOATING OPPORTUNITIES WILL INCREASE RECREATIONAL USE AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE TIDAL DELAWARE RIVER (83) Presentation
Session 13 – More than a Message: Planning a Communications Effort for Results You Can Measure
Speaker: Eric Eckl, Environmental Communications Consultant: Combat Communications for Conservationists

Wednesday, February 2

Session 15 – Ecological Linkages and Functions (Wednesday)
9:00 Chris Sommerfield, David J. Velinsky UNDERSTANDING TIDAL MARSH ACCRETION IN DELAWARE ESTUARY (45) Presentation
9:15 Robert Chant, Maria Aristizabal, Chris Sommerfield THE ROLE OF STRATIFICATION IN CONTROLING SALT FLUX, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT AND PRIMARY PRODUCTION IN DELAWARE BAY (42) Presentation
9:30 Anna L. Hermes, Elisabeth L. Sikes ASSESSING SOURCES AND SINKS OF CARBON IN DELAWARE BAY: A BIOGEOCHEMICAL APPROACH (98) Presentation
9:45 Justin Meschter, Nathaniel B. Weston SEDIMENT AND HEAVY-METAL DEPOSITION IN TIDAL FRESHWATER AND SALTWATER MARSHES IN THE DELAWARE RIVER ESTUARY: TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL PATTERNS OF DEPOSITION AND POSSIBLE IMPACT OF SEA-LEVEL RISE ON RATES OF DEPOSITION (115) Presentation
10:00 David Walsh, Christopher Sommerfield, J. Bailey Smith, Jeffrey Gebert HISTORICAL BATHYMETRIC MORPHOLOGY OF THE DELAWARE ESTUARY, A COMPONENT IN DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE SEDIMENT BUDGET (110) Presentation
10:15 J. Bailey Smith DELAWARE ESTUARY REGIONAL SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT PLANNING EFFORT: A 16-MONTH STATUS REPORT OF OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES (3) Presentation
Session 16 – Design Principles for Scientific Products (Wednesday)
Speakers: Caroline Wicks, EcoCheck (NOAA-UMCES Partnership) & Joanna Woerner, Integration & Application Network, Science Communicators
Session 17 – Wetlands & Other Habitats (Wednesday)
10:45 Robert B. Coxe STATE OF DELAWARE VEGETATION COMMUNITY AND LAND COVER MAP (8) Presentation
11:00 Dave Bushek, Danielle Kreeger, Laura Whalen, Josh Moody, Angela Padeletti MUSSEL POWERED LIVING SHORELINES FOR SALT MARSH EROSION CONTROL (25) Presentation
11:15 Joseph Smith, Robert Allen A retrospective look at sea-level rise induced habitat changes at the forest-wetland fringe along the Delaware Bay, New Jersey (27) Presentation
11:30 Jeffrey C. Cornwell, Michael S. Owen DENITRIFICATION IN DELAWARE BAY TIDAL M ARSHES AND CREEKS (123) Presentation
11:45 Tracy Elsey-Quirk, A. Smyth, M. Piehler, B. P. Horton,  J. Mead, D. J. Velinsky DENITRIFICATION IN AN URBAN TIDAL FRESH WATER WETLAND OF THE DELAWARE (53) Presentation
12:00 Tiffany Witwer, Michael Usai, Laurie Machung, Sandeep Mehrotra, Kevin Ward WATER QUALITY ENHANCEMENT AND FLOOD ATTENUATION THROUGH WETLAND RESTORAION AND CREATION IN A NEW YORK CITY WATERSHED  (75) Presentation
12:15 Thomas McKenna A SIMPLE MODEL FOR EVALUATING TIDAL INUNDATION OF WETLANDS IN THE MURDERKILL ESTUARY (KENT COUNTY, DELAWARE) (111) Presentation
Session 18 – Using Conceptual Diagrams to Communicate Science (Wednesday)
Speakers: Caroline Wicks, EcoCheck (NOAA-UMCES Partnership) & Joanna Woerner, Integration & Application Network, Science Communicators
Session 19 – Wetlands (Part 2) (Wednesday)
1:45 Andrew Homsey, Richard T. Field, Jo Young-Heon, Geri Pepe, Kurt Philipp METHODS FOR QUANTIFYING TIDAL WETLAND CHANGES IN DELAWARE’S INLAND BAYS (1937 to 2007) (47) Presentation
2:00 Alison Rogerson, Amy D. Jacobs, Andrew M. Howard DELAWARE’S WETLAND TRENDS AND CONDITION ASSESSMENT (28) Presentation
2:15 Drexel Siok, Bartholomew Wilson, Robert W. Scarborough, David Carter MARSH VULNERABILITY INDEX: ASSESSING HEALTH OF DELAWARE’S MARSHES. (102) Presentation
2:30 Danielle Kreeger, Martha Maxwell-Doyle, Amy Deller Jacobs, Angela Padeletti, Tracy Quirk, Thomas Belton, Dorina Frizzera THE MID-ATLANTIC COASTAL WETLAND ASSESSMENT: INTEGRATED MONITORING OF TIDAL WETLANDS FOR WATER QUALITY AND HABITAT MANAGEMENT AND RESTORATION PLANNING (119) Presentation
Session 20 – Oysters (Wednesday)
1:45 Eileen Hofmann, David Bushek, Susan Ford, Ximing Guo, Eric Powell, Dale Haidvogel, John Wilkin, John Klinck UNDERSTANDING HOW DISEASE AND ENVIRONMENT COMBINE TO STRUCTURE RESISTANCE IN ESTUARINE POPULATIONS (36) Presentation
2:00 Eric N. Powell, Klinck, Guo, Hofmann, Ford, Bushek CAN OYSTERS DEVELOP RESISTANCE TO DERMO DISEASE IN THE FIELD: EVALUATION USING A GENE-BASED POPULATION DYNAMICS MODEL (1) Presentation
2:15 Diego Narváez, John Klinck, Eric Powell, Eileen Hofmann, John Wilkin, Dale Haidvogel HOW DOES ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABILITY AFFECT THE DISPERSION OF OYSTER LARVAE?: A NUMERICAL STUDY FOR DELAWARE BAY (15) Presentation
2:30 Zhiren Wang, David Bushek, Susan Ford, Eric Powell, Dale Haidvogel, John Wilkin INTER-ANNUAL VARIABILITY IN CIRCULATION AND WATER PROPERTIES IN DELAWARE BAY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO DISEASE PREVALENCE (59) Presentation
Session 21 – Hot Topics (Wednesday)
3:00 Maya K. van Rossum RIVER VALUES:  THE VALUES OF A CLEAN AND HEALTHY DELAWARE RIVER (18) Presentation
3:15 Gerald J. Kauffman SOCIOECONOMIC VALUE OF THE DELAWARE ESTUARY: A HARD-WORKING RIVER AND BAY (41) Presentation
3:30 John Callahan DEVELOPMENT OF A GIS DATABASE IN A MARINE SPATIAL PLANNING CONTEXT FOR OFFSHORE WIND POWER FOR DELAWARE. (106) Presentation
3:45 Desmond M. Kahn CUMULATIVE IMPACT OF INDUSTRIAL WATER INTAKES IN THE DELAWARE RIVER ON THE DELAWARE RIVER SPAWNING STOCK OF STRIPED BASS (125) Presentation
4:00 Rachael Muir FEDERAL AND REGIONAL EFFORTS RELATED TO MARCELLUS SHALE EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION Presentation
4:15 Ashlie Strackbein, Rachel Dawson FEDERAL OPPORTUNITIES TO MAXIMIZE WATERSHED CONSERVATION:  DELAWARE RIVER BASIN TASK FORCE AND DELAWARE RIVER BASIN CONSERVATION ACT (66) Presentation

 

PDFPosters Abstract

Session 1 – Green City, Clean Waters
Glen Abrams, Michael Leff GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE COMES OF AGE (29) PDF
Michael Leff, Laura Whalen, Robert Lonsdorf, Shandor Szalay, Jim Thorne, Diane Rosencrance, Mike McGeehin, Flavia Rutkosky, Donna Suevo, Joe Berg, Jamie Blaine, Marisa Ranieri, Gerald Bright, Richard McCorkle REGIONAL RESTORATION INITIATIVE:  CASE STUDY ON HEADWATER STREAMS (89) PDF
Session 2 – Water Quality & Quantity
Patricia Wnek APPLICATION OF NOAA, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES IN SUPPORT OF ECOSYSTEMS (2) PDF
Daniel Duval, Christopher K. Sommerfield COMPARISON OF HISTORICAL AND RECENT SEDIMENT LOADS OF THE DELAWARE RIVER (31) PDF
Julie Becker IDENTIFYING STAKEHOLDERS’ PRACTICES AND CONCERNS ABOUT PHARMACEUTICALS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY (34) PDF
Lisa Wool, Arthur Holst GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE AND NONPOINT SOURCE POLLUTION REDUCTION EDUCATION AT THE PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL FLOWER SHOW (54) PDF
Sandeep Mehrotra, James Garin, Nick Barbaro, Dana Gumb, Tiffany Witwer HYDROLOGIC AND HYDRAULIC MODELING FOR GREEN STORMWATER PRACTICES (113) PDF
Tiffany Witwer, James Garin, Dana Gumb, James Rossi, Sandeep Mehrotra SUCCESSFUL MAINTENANCE OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE FOR STORMWATER MANAGEMENT:  NEW YORK CITY’S STATEN ISLAND BLUEBELT (114) PDF
Session 4 – Climate Change
Daniel J. Leathers, David Legates, John Talley,  John Callahan, Kevin Brinson, Linden Wolf A DATA GAP ANALYSIS AND INLAND INUNDATION SURVEY FOR THE DELAWARE COASTLINE (51) PDF
Chris Miller THE CAPE MAY PLANT MATERIALS CENTER-DEVELOPING PLANTTECHNOLOGIES FOR A CHANGING CLIMATE (71) PDF
Session 8 – The Delaware Estuary Benthos
Douglas C. Miller, Angela Padeletti BENTHIC INDICATORS DERIVED FROM THE 2008 DELAWARE ESTUARY BENTHIC INVENTORY (DEBI) SAMPLING (74) PDF
Session 10 – Living Resources
Emily Suzanne Maung, Douglas C. Miller PREDICTING THE EFFECTS OF METHOPRENE APPLICATION ON HORSESHOE CRAB POPULATIONS IN DELAWARE (33) PDF
Steven H. Pearson, Harold W. Avery RESOURCE OVERLAP AND POTENTIAL COMPETITION BETWEEN INVASIVE RED-EARED SLIDER TURTLES AND NATIVE RED-BELLIED TURTLES IN PENNSYLVANIA (48) PDF
Julia Stone, Hal Avery, James Spotila, Walter Bien DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF NON-NATIVE RED-EARED SLIDER TURTLES (TRACHEMYS SCRIPTA ELEGANS) AND NATIVE RED-BELLIED TURTLES (PSEUDEMYS RUBRIVENTRIS) (49) PDF
Heidi Wood-Tucker, Angela Padeletti, Michael DeHaven, Charles Owens, Catherine M. Gatenby, Danielle Kreeger, William Lellis, Steven G. Hughes LABORATORY CULTURE OF THE LIGHTFOOT MUSSEL, Elliptio complanata (116) PDF
Thomas M. Grothues, Joseph Dobarro, Rose Petrecca, Hal Brundage, John C. O’Herron, Lisa Calvo ACOUSTIC MAPPING OF STURGEON AND THEIR CRITICAL HABITATS IN THE DELAWARE RIVER AND ESTUARY FROM A MULTI-SENSORED AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE (117) PDF
Danielle Kreeger, Roger Thomas, Eric Powell SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL VARIABILITY IN OYSTER FOOD QUALITY IN THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (91) PDF
Roger Thomas, Danielle Kreeger, Sylvan Klein, Angela Padeletti, Zoe Ruge, Matthew Gray, Catherine Gatenby OCCURRENCE OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS (UNIONIDAE) IN SURVEYED STREAMS OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, 2000-2010.  (92) PDF
Danielle Kreeger, Roger Thomas, Sylvan Klein, Angela Padeletti, William Lellis RECENT DISCOVERIES OF RARE FRESHWATER MUSSELS (UNIONIDAE) IN THE URBAN CORRIDOR OF THE DELAWARE ESTUARY. (78) PDF
Paula Zelanko, Nathan H. Rice, David Velinsky Using carbon and nitrogen stable isotope of osprey (Pandion haliaetus) to infer historic ecosystem characteristics within the Delaware Bay (131) PDF
Session 12 – Restoration & Enhancement/Conservation
Kathy Bergmann, Jane Fava, Aaron Clauser MONITORING STREAMBANK RESTORATION THROUGH A BANK EROSION AND DEPOSITION PROTOCOL (43) PDF
Sherestha Saini, Nancy L. Jackson, Karl F. Nordstrom BULKHEAD CONFIGURATIONS and HORSESHOE CRAB SPAWNING ON SANDY SHORELINES IN DELAWARE BAY, NEW JERSEY (55) PDF
Mike Haberland, Craig McGee, Pat Rector, Sandra Goodrow RETROFITTING DETENTION BASINS IN CHERRY HILL, NJ (61) PDF
Angela T Padeletti, Danielle Kreeger, Steven G. Hughes, Heidi Tucker-Wood FRESHWATER MUSSEL RECOVERY:  A CORE COMPONENT OF WATERSHED-WIDE  BIVALVE RESTORATION (81) PDF
Ron Smith, Karen Sprinsky, and the students from the Environmental Science Program at Haddonfield Memorial High School Ecological Restoration: Practice, Science and Education, Using Restoration Projects in the Cooper River Park to Improve (127) PDF
Laura S. Whalen, Karen Johnson CORPORATE & COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM (CESP).  (86) PDF
Laura Whalen, Karen Johnson RAIN GARDENS FOR THE BAYS – ST. JONES WATERSHED CASE STUDY (90) PDF
Session 13 – More than a Message: Planning Communications Efforts for Results you can Measure
Ronald L. Ohrel, Jr,  Elizabeth Boyle, Tamara Beeson, and Lisa Tossey WHAT’S THAT BIG PINWHEEL ALL ABOUT? COMMUNICATING TO THE PUBLIC ABOUT ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESEARCH (21) PDF
Session 15 – Ecological Linkages and Functions
Mara Aristizabal, Robert Chant A NUMERICAL STUDY OF THE CIRCULATION, STRATIFICATION AND SALT FLUXEX IN DELAWARE BAY ESTUARY (5) PDF
Ramona Stammermann, Michael Piasecki A NUMERICAL APPROACH TO STUDY SEDIMENT TRANSPORT PROCESSES IN MARSHES OF THE DELAWARE BAY (22) PDF
Session 17 – Wetlands & Other Habitats
Alison B. Rogerson, Amy D. Jacobs, Andrew M. Howard THE USE OF TWO WETLAND RAPID ASSESSMENT METHODS IN DELAWARE (39) PDF
Ramona Stammermann, Michael Piasecki GENERATING NUMERICAL MODEL GRIDS OF MARSHES WITH THE USE OF LIDAR DATA (23) PDF
Ellen Creveling, Su Fanok, Mari-Beth DeLucia CONDITION OF FRESHWATER SYSTEMS OF THE DELAWARE RIVER BASIN: A GIS ASSESSMENT (108) PDF
Tracy Elsey-Quirk, R. Thomas, D.J. Velinsky, Danielle Kreeger, Angela Padeletti, Martha Maxwell-Doyle INITIATION OF LONG-TERM MONITORING IN WETLANDS ALONG DELAWARE AND BARNEGAT BAYS (65) PDF
Kathleen Strakosch Walz, Stephen Domber DEVELOPING A WETLAND CONDITION MONITORING NETWORK FOR NEW JERSEY: APPLICATION OF NEW ASSESSMENT METHODS (101) PDF
Kelly Somers and Danielle Kreeger The contribution of land use practices to changes in tidal wetland condition and configuration in representative Delaware Estuary marshes (129) PDF
Session 20 – Oysters
Elizabeth Diamond, David Bushek DO SCAVENGERS INFLUENCE DERMO DISEASE TRANSMISSION AMONG DELAWARE BAY OYSTERS? (20) PDF
David Bushek, Susan Ford, Iris Burt, Emily Scarpa and Brenda Landau MSX AND DERMO DISEASE IN DELAWARE BAY OYSTERS:  THE ROLE OF DISEASE REFUGIA (37) PDF
Kurt M. Cheng, David Bushek USING RIBBED MUSSELS AS SENTINELS FOR DERMO DISEASE IN DELAWARE BAY (105) PDF
Ximing Guo, Coren Milbury, Liusuo Zhang, Yongping Wang, David Bushek and Susan Ford. GENETIC STRUCTURE OF EASTERN OYSTER POPULATIONS IN DELAWARE BAY (118) PDF
Session 21 – Hot Topics
S. Stephen Platt The New Dreaded “F” Word … Fracking.  Is The Hydraulic Fracturing Process The Real Cause For Concern In Unconventional Shale Gas Development? (67) PDF
V. Lyle Trumbull, Will Meeks, Mark Ray, Steven Alexander, Ronald Chiarello, Al Pfister, Larry Malizzi, Jason Ayers, Grant Matthews, Robert Tawes, Jason Kase, Calvin Douglas, and Don Wendt THE NATURAL RESOURCE ADVISOR PROGRAM: AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO PROTECT NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES DURING THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL RESPONSE (79) PDF
Donna W. Pitz, Patty Elkis ECONOMIC VALUE OF PROTECTED OPEN SPACE IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA (107) PDF
Dave Jungblut “Keeping it Real -High School Science Curriculum”-
Hurricane Katrina and BP Oil Spill inspire creative curriculum (128)
PDF
Priscilla Cole, Danielle Kreeger NATURAL CAPITAL AT THE PARTNERSHIP FOR THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (88) PDF
Jennifer A. Adkins PDE ALLIANCE PROMOTES TOP PRIORITIES FOR THE ESTUARY (124) PDF
Special Poster Session – 2011 Technical Report for the Estuary and Basin (TREB)
Kreeger, Kilham OVERVIEW OF THE 2011 STATE OF THE DELAWARE ESTUARY AND BASIN TECHNICAL REPORT (121) PDF
Jessica Rittler Sanchez, Jerry Kauffman, Andrew Homsey, Karen Reavy Land use changes in the Delawrae River Baisn (130) PDF
John Yagecic ASSESSMENT OF WATER QUALITY INDICATORS FOR THE STATE OF THE ESTUARY / STATE OF THE BASIN REPORTS (94) PDF
Jeffrey A. Gebert INTEGRATION OF SEDIMENT BUDGET AND DYNAMICS RESEARCH WITH AN RSM (REGIONAL SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT) INITIATIVE FOR THE DELAWARE ESTUARY (103) PDF
Douglas C. Miller, Angela Padeletti Benthic indicators derived from the 2008 Delaware Estuary Benthic Invetory (DEBI) sampling (74) PDF
Kreeger, Strait and Padeletti TIDAL WETLAND INDICATORS FOR THE 2011 STATE OF THE DELAWARE ESTUARY AND BASIN TECHNICAL REPORT (122) PDF
Gerald Bright, Dave Burke , Robert Limbeck , Jerry Mohler Delaware Estuary Non-Tidal Living Resources: Status and Trends (50) PDF
Laura S. Whalen, Simeon Hahn, Renee Searfoss, Paul Racette, Anthony Dvarkus, Danielle Kreeger, Kenneth Strait, Joe Berg , Dorina Frizzer RESTORATION SECTION OF THE STATE OF THE ESTUARY REPORT (87) PDF