Symposium Overview

Program

Aug. 28 - Proceedings

Aug. 29 - Proceedings

Aug. 30 - Proceedings

Welcome & Keynotes

Speakers

Panelists & Moderators

Sponsors

Organizers

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 (Complete Transcript)

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION TO THE SYMPOSIUM

Moderator: Benjamin Carter, Farmer / Past President - Central Valley Flood Protection Board

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WELCOME ADDRESS

Congresswoman Doris O. Matsui - Fifth Congressional District of CA, US House of Representatives

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FRAMING THE ISSUE & ROLE OF SCIENCE - A NATURAL RESOURCE AGENCY PERSPECTIVE

William Stelle, Regional Administrator - Northwest Region, NOAA Fisheries Service

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FRAMING THE ISSUE & ROLE OF SCIENCE - A PACIFIC NORTHWEST STATE PERSPECTIVE

Colonel (Ret.) Anthony Wright, Executive Director - Washington State Puget Sound Partnership

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OVERVIEW OF ERDC RESEARCH

Dr. Maureen Corcoran, Research Geologist - Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), US Army Corps of Engineers

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TREE ROOT ARCHITECTURAL PATTERNS & GEOTECHNICAL ROLES IN LEVEES

Co-presenter: Dr. Alison Berry, Professor, University of California, Davis

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Co-presenter: Shih-Ming Chung, PhD candidate, University of California, Davis

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ROOT PULLOUT FIELD TESTS

Bryant Robbins, Geotechnical Engineer - Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

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CHARACTERIZING THE DEVELOPMENT & DECOMPOSITION OF WOODY ROOT SYSTEMS IN FRENCH EARTHEN DIKES

Dr. Caroline Zanetti, PE, Researcher - IRSTEA

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EFFECT OF LIVE & DECOMPOSING TREE ROOTS ON LEVEE SEEPAGE: OBSERVATIONS OF FULL-SCALE FIELD TESTING

Michelle Shriro, PE, PhD candidate - University of California, Berkeley

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

  AFTERNOON SESSION II (Session Audio) (Session Transcripts)

RISKS OF RISK

Dr. Raymond Seed, PE, Professor - University of California, Berkeley

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PANEL - PUBLIC SAFETY, RISK MANAGEMENT, & VEGETATION

Overview: Quantifying risk & making risk-based decisions for public safety. How science can advance andimprove levee risk management practices incorporating consideration of risks posed by woody vegetation.   Complete Panel Audio - Transcript

Moderator:    Major General (Ret.) Don Riley, PE, Sr. Vice President / Director of Business Development, Dawson & Associates - Audio - Presentation

 
 

Panelists:  Joseph Countryman*, Board Member, CVFPB - Audio / Dr. Raymond Seed, PE, Professor, UC Berkeley / Richard Millet, PE, GE, Vice President, URS Corporation - Audio - Presentation / Dr. David Bowles, PE, PH, D.WRE, F.ASCE, Managing Principal, RAC Engineers and Economists - Audio - Presentation

Participating Researcher:  Dr. Nicholas Sitar, Professor - UC Berkeley   

*Joseph Countryman clarifies statement made during this panel discussion regarding the basis of PL 84-99 decertification - Audio