Center for Water and Society

2016 CWS World Water Day Posters


World Water Day Posters and Videos

John Austin: “Water is our Past- Water is our Future" - A New Blue Economy” (1.7 GB video)

Panel Discussion: "Blue Economy" (2 GB video)
Moderator: Latika Gupta, School of Business and Economics
John Austin, Prima Civitas Foundation
Alex Mayer, CEE, MTU
Jim Compton, Hydrology Engineering, City of Marquette
Erin Johnston, Lake Superior Program Coordinator, KBIC
Debbie Williamson, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Green Film: "Lost Rivers"
Facilitator: Jim Compton, Hydrology Engineering, City of Marquette
Art Exhibit: "On Currents and Eddies"
Featured Artists: Philip Faulkner, Rachel Singel, Nicholas Lampert, Sarita Zaleha, and the Northwoods Kids


Student / Poster Category Poster Title Placement
Original Research
Erin Eberhard Do Nitrogen Fixation and Denitrification Co-Occur across a Gradient of Stream Nitrogen Concentrations in a Western Watershed? 1st Place - $250
Aditya Kumar Impacts of 2000-2050 Global Change on Wildfire Emissions of Mercury 2nd Place - $150
Surbhi Thakur Assessment of Air-Water Exchange of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Compounds: New Insights from a Global Database 3rd Place - $100
Andrew Baldwin Linking biocide resistance to antibiotic resistance in streams contaminated with fracking fluids  
Timothy Butler Portage Micro-biome Project  
Ashley Hendricks The Effects of Ice Cover on Fish Exposure to Methyl Mercury (MeHg)  
Carmen Leguizamon A laboratory study of the effects of the proposed biocontrol fungus Mycoleptodiscus terrestrison hybrid Eurasian watermilfoil and native macrophytes  
Hongyi Lin Spatial and Temporal Variability in PCB Levels in Lake Trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in Lake Superior from 1995 to 2009  
Trey Loonsfoot Pavement Pollutant Emissions: Feasibility of Pavement Identification from Space  
Sheelagh McCarthy Modeling Temperature & Biogeochemical Trends of Lake Superior  
Mugdha Priyadarshini Factors Controlling Fish Mercury Concentration in Regional Lakes  
Ryan Van Goethem Legacy disturbance in a lake littoral zone: effects of stamp sands on structure macrophyte communities in the Keweenaw Waterway of MI  
Hang Wang Mercury Atmospheric Deposition to and Runoff from Catchments in Michigan's Upper Peninsula  
Xinyu Ye Coupling a Regional Climate Model with a 3-D Hydrodynamic Model over the Great Lakes
Taylor Zallek Genetic Variation, Genome Size, and Herbicide Susceptibility of Invasive Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)  
Muxue Zhang Predicting Reverse Osmosis Removal of Toxicologically Relevant Unique Organics  
Coursework / Informational Posters
Julianne Mickle, David Falish, Jeremy Mack Building it Taller: Vertical Farms 1st Place - $250
Kelsey Abbott, Allen Prince, Ron Hasenbusch, Matt Wray, Alex Kispert Ford Center Water Quality Modernization Project 2nd Place - $150
Cindy Fiser Effects of pollution and overuse on coastal beach ecosystems 3rd Place - $100
Sara Beine, Jack Markosky, Andrew Simpson
Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment
Meena Chandrasekar, Lakshmanan Subramaniam
Sequential Batch Reactor
Surbhi Thaker, Nate Davis, Ray Woodworth
Invasive Species and Their Effects of Fisheries

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