Center for Water and Society

2013 CWS World Water Day Posters


Student / Poster Category Poster Title Placement
Original Research
Miles Corcoran Respiration and Consumption Rates of Lake Superior Diporeia 1st Place - $250
Julie Padilla An Evaluation of the Proposed MDEQ Water Quality Standard for Copper in the Upper Peninsula Using Two Multimetric Approaches 2nd Place - $150
Jade Ortiz Sand Accumulation in the Salmon Trout River Changes Gross Primary Production and Respiration Rates by Biofilms 3rd Place Tie - $100
Martin Hobmeier Spiny Water Flea (Bythotrephes longimanus) Impacts on Zooplankton Communities of Voyageurs National Park 3rd Place Tie - $100
Ashley A. Coble Nitrogen and Phosphorus, but not Carbon, are Quickly Taken up in Streams: Assessing Variability in Nutrient Uptake across Six Lake Superior Tributaries  
Erin Collins Impacts of moose foraging on phosphorus availability to Utricularia vulgaris  
Brian Danhoff Manistee River Tributaries as Potential Arctic Grayling Habitat  
Marcel Dijkstra An examination of interannual, seasonal and spatial dynamics in phytoplankton C:P stoichiometry in Lake Superior  
Rasika Gawde The Thermal Regime of Lake Superior: Interannual Differences in Ice-Covered and Ice-Free Years  
Rabi Gyawali Regional Regression Models for Hydro-Climate Change Impact Assessment  
Andrew Kozich A Great Lakes Cultural Model for Water-Related Values, Beliefs, and Behaviors  
Anika Kuczynski Implications of changes in Cladophora biomass in the Great Lakes: a comprehensive review of published data (1979-2010)  
Mariah Maggio Investigation of the Utility of Rapid Assessment Process for the Environmental Development Work of Peace Corps Master’s International Students  
Tony Matthys Estimating Physical Habitat Characteristics and Fish Habitat Preference within Streams: A Tool for Restoration Monitoring  
Jeremy Olach Translocation and Telemetry of Pre-Spawning Lake Sturgeon in an Upper Reach of the Menominee River  
James Olson Evaluating the Impact of Culvert Designs on Hydrologic Connectivity and Nutrient Uptake in Northern Wisconsin Streams  
Joshua R. Papacek Nutrient Limitation of Phytoplankton in Portage Lake, Michigan  
Aparupa Sengupta Antibiotic remediation from wastewater using vetiver grass and tetracycline-tolerant bacteria  
Matthew Van Grinsven Estimating Hydrological Contributions to Black Ash Wetlands in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan  
Coursework / Informational Posters
Barbara Michel - Class poster from BL4465 Plastic and Pharmaceutical Accumulation in the Great Lakes: A Local Problem with Global Impacts 1st Place - $250
Rachael Barlock Bubble Plate for Erosion Reduction  
Ankita Mandelia Analysis of PCB contamination in the Torch Lake Area of Concern  
Emma Schwaiger Environmental Impact of the Torch Lake Industrial Waterfront

About MTCWS / Research / Education / Outreach

Michigan Tech Center for Water and Society
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan, 49931-1295, USA

Center E-mail:

MTU Arts and Human Sciences | Business | Computing | Engineering | Environmental Studies | Sciences | Technology