Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Bucknell University’s Susquehanna River Symposium Now Accepting Presentation Proposals

The Susquehanna River Symposium at Bucknell University in the Elaine Langone Center in Lewisburg, Union County on October 26-27 is now accepting abstracts for presentations.  The deadline for submissions is September 30.
This year’s Symposium theme is Science, Conservation and Heritage.
Abstracts for both oral and poster presentations are being sought from all interested parties, including faculty, students, professionals, state and federal environmental agencies, conservancies, watershed groups, and regulators.  
Example topics include, but are not limited to:
-- Cultural heritage and land use history; legacy alterations to the watershed
-- Indigenous wisdom and native approaches to sustainable watershed management
-- The hydrology, ecology, and natural history of lakes, marshes, and bogs
-- Headwater regions, small stream habitats, tributary-mainstem connections; spatial and temporal variability within and across watersheds
-- Hydroclimatology of extreme events;  climate change in the mid-Atlantic region
aquatic ecology, river or stream metabolism, and ecosystem process and function
-- Hydrogeology, karst, and groundwater resources and remediation
-- Terrestrial ecosystems, forests, meadows, and the riparian corridor
-- Urban hydrology and new approaches stormwater management
-- Economic and water policy factors to consider sustainable watershed management
-- Water quality, river chemistry and pollution; and emerging contaminants
-- Fluvial geomorphology and processes; stream restoration and river engineering
-- Oil and natural gas development
-- River-bay-estuary-ocean connections; deltaic and brackish environments; coastal flooding and/or erosion issues
-- River towns and communities
-- Ecosystem services and assessing the economic value of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems
-- Watershed planning and sustainability; community awareness and education
Click Here to submit an abstract.  Questions should be directed to Benjamin Hayes by sending email to: or call 570-577-1830, or Sean Reese by sending email to: or call 570-577-3699.
For more information, visit the Susquehanna River Symposium webpage.
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