Symposium Overview

Program

Aug. 28 - Proceedings

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Welcome & Keynotes

Speakers

Panelists & Moderators

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 (Complete Transcript)

WELCOME & PURPOSED OF THE DAY

Moderator: Brigadier General (Ret.) John McMahon, PE, Past Commander / Division Engineer - Northwestern Division, US Army Corps of Engineers

Audio - Transcript

TREE WINDTHROW ON CALIFORNIA LEVEES

Dr. Chris Peterson, Professor - University of Georgia

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

SEEPAGE MODELS TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF WOODY VEGETATION ON LEVEES

Dr. Fred Tracy, Research Computer Scientist - Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

EFFECTS/PERFORMANCE OF WOODY PLANTS ON RIVER LEVEES & DIKES IN AUSTRIA

Dipl.-Ing. Walter Lammeranner, Assistant Professor / PhD candidate - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF ROOT REINFORCING EFFECTS ON SACRAMENTO RIVER LEVEES

Co-presenter: Dr. Natasha Bankhead, Fluvial Geomorphologist - Cardno ENTRIX    

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

Co-presenter: Dr. Andrew Simon, Geomorphologist - Cardno ENTRIX    

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

BURROWING MAMMAL HABITAT ASSOCIATIONS & BURROW DIMENSIONS

Dr. Dirk Van Vuren, Professor - University of California, Davis

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

T-LiDAR SURVEYING OF INTERNAL LEVEE STRUCTURES

Dr. Gerald Bawden, Research Geophysicist / Assistant Hazards Coordinator - US Geological Survey

Audio - Presentation Coming Soon - Transcript

  Afternoon SESSION I (Session Audio) (Session Transcripts)

3D MODELING TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF WOODY VEGETATION ON LEVEES

Dr. Christopher Kees, Research Hydraulic Engineer - Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers

Audio - Presentation - MARIN Experiment - Seepage Dynamics - New Model - Transcript

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MAMMAL BURROW CHARACTERIZATION & EFFECTIVENESS OF BURROW GROUTING

Diego Cobos-Roa, PhD candidate - University of California, Berkeley

Audio - Presentation - With Burrows - No Burrows - Transcript

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MODELING THE INFLUENCE OF TREES ON STABILITY BEHAVIOR OF LEVEES

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

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

  Afternoon SESSION II (Session Audio) (Session Transcripts)

MODELING THE INFLUENCE OF TREES ON SEEPAGE BEHAVIOR OF LEVEES

Diego Cobos-Roa, PhD candidate - University of California, Berkeley

Audio - Presentation - Transcript

PANEL - VEGETATION INFLUENCE ON LEVEE OPERATIONS: INSPECTIONS, FLOOD FIGHTING, & MAINTENANCE

Overview: The practical effects of vegetation on levee inspections, routine maintenance, and flood fighting, with an emphasis on current and historic experience in the US and abroad. How science can advance and improve our levee management practices to minimize potential harms while maximizing potential benefits to levee operations posed by standing vegetation.  Complete Panel Audio - Transcript

Moderator:   Dr. F. Douglas Shields, Jr., PE, D.WRE, Consulting Hydraulic Engineer, Shields Engineering LLC

 
 

Panelists:    Tom Bean, PE, CFM, Supervising Engineer, River & Floodplain Management, King County, WA -  Audio - Presentation / Dipl.-Ing. Uwe Kleber-Lerchbaumer, Deputy Director, Hydraulic Eng. Unit, Bavarian Env. Agency - Audio - Presentation / Mark List, PG, CHG, Supervising Eng. Geologist / Branch Chief - CA Dept. of Water Resources - Audio / George Sills, PE, Geotechnical Engineer - Sills Engineering LLC - Audio - Presentation

Participating Researcher(s):   Dr. Chris Peterson (University of Georgia)   

Dr. Jonathan Bray (University of California, Berkeley) /Dr. Dirk Van Vuren (University of California, Davis)