Member Symposium: Aquatic Entomology for the Protection of Water Resources

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 5 ABC (Austin Convention Center)
Alan Leslie
Dessie Underwood
Wendy L. Willis
Robert Smith

8:20 AM
Comparing insect and fish assemblage responses to urbanization for sustainable management of stream ecosystems
Robert Smith, University of Massachusetts ; Allison Roy, University of Massachusetts
8:40 AM
Use of TITAN on aquatic insect communities
Ryan King, Baylor University
9:00 AM
Underwater with a hand lens in the rivers of Cape Horn, Chile; ecology, biocultural conservation, and education at the top of the world (55°S)
James Kennedy, Universidad de Magallanes ; Tamara Contador, Universidad de Magallanes Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity ; Ricardo Rozzi, Universidad de Magallanes Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
9:40 AM
The role of metamorphosis in regulating metal flux from aquatic to terrestrial food webs
Jeff Wesner, University of South Dakota ; Johanna Kraus, U.S. Geological Survey ; Travis Schmidt, U.S. Geological Survey ; David Walters, U.S. Geological Survey ; William Clements, Colorado State University
10:00 AM
Using bioassessment in highly urbanized areas – a case study of Southern California
Dessie Underwood, California State University, Long Beach
10:20 AM
Characterizing biological integrity using benthic macroinvertebrate communities as indicators within the San Gabriel River watershed
Wendy Willis, Aquatic Bioassay & Consulting Laboratories, inc. ; Scott Johnson, Aquatic Bioassay & Consulting Laboratories, inc. ; Kristy Morris, Council for Watershed Health
10:40 AM
Biomonitoring of Streams and Rivers: A 2-week short course for students in aquatic entomology and ecology
Richard Merritt, Michigan State University ; Michael G. Kaufman, Michigan State University
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