New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute

New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute

Student Water Research Awards 2016-2017

 eNews ArticleProject ReportFull TitleAuthors
November
2016
Final ReportCharacterization of Pathogenic Bacterial Regrowth and Impairment Potential along the Rio Grande near AlbuquerqueJames Fluke, UNM, master's student (Ricardo Gonzalez-Pinzon)
Final ReportImproved Meteorological Infrastructure for Water Management in the Middle and Lower Rio Grande, New MexicoGarrett Gibson, NMSU, bachelor’s student, (Salim Bawazir)
February
2016
Economic performance of water conservation and storage capacity development to adapt to climate in the American SouthwestBefekadu Habteyes, NMSU, PhD student (Frank Ward)
March
2016
Integrated geological, geophysical, and hydrological study of field-scale fault-zone cementation and permeabilityJohnny Hinojosa, NM Tech, master's student (Peter Mozley)
Final ReportMonitoring water quality parameters within a known range of Western River Cooters (Pseudemys gorzugi) within Black River DrainageAndrew Letter, ENMU, master's student (Ivana Mali)
July
2017
Final ReportPost Wildfire Geomorphic and Hydrological Effects in the Upper Santa Fe Municipal WatershedManuel Lopez, NMSU, master's student (Daniel Dugas)
Final ReportUranium Abatement for Contaminated, Limited Water Resources Using Clay PelletsNhat Nguyen, NMSU, bachelor’s student (Antonio Lara)
July
2017
Final ReportCharacterization of metals in soil contributions to runoff events following wildfiresAmanda Otieno, UNM, master’s student (Rebecca Bixby)
June
2017
Final ReportDeveloping the Water‐Budget and Calculating the Recharge for the Mesilla Bolson AquiferPooneh Pahlavani, NMSU, master’s student (Zohrab Samani)
Solar Energy Assisted Water Purification: Incorporation of an Environmentally Benign Porous Graphitized Carbon Nitride (g-C3N4) photocatalyst with Graphitized Polyacrylonitrile (g-PAN) for Efficient Oxidation of Toxic Arsenite [As(III)]Stephanie Richins, NMSU, bachelor’s student (Hongmai Luo)
August
2017
Final ReportEffects of NRCS and BLM Conservation Practices on Plant and Soil Biological Communities and Hydrologic Processes in the Rio Puerco WatershedJeremy Schallner, NMSU, master's student (Amy Ganguli)
Final ReportA lab and pilot scale comparison of attached growth and suspended culture for the algal remediation of arsenic from waterChase Stearnes, UNM, bachelor’s student (Andrew Schuler)
Final ReportGila National Forest Stream Temperature and Intermittency Monitoring Network for
Species of Special Interest
Tyler Wallin, NMSU, master's student (Colleen Caldwell)
Final ReportPore-Scale Transport of Strontium and Chromate During Dynamic Water Content Changes in the Unsaturated ZoneWilliam Weaver, NMSU, PhD student (Lambis Papelis)
Final ReportSpatial prediction of soil hydraulic properties accounting for variable wildfire burn severity, Valles Caldera, New MexicoMichael Wine, NM Tech, PhD student (Daniel Cadol)
February
2017
Is there a relationship between tree canopy cover change on the landscape and the discharge of Gallinas Creek through time (from 1939 to 2015) in Las Vegas, NM?Behnaz Yekkeh, NMHU, master's student (Edward Martinez)
May
2017
Final ReportSan Jose Mining District Groundwater InvestigationMoticha Yellowman, NMSU, bachelor’s student (Antonio Lara)

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