Drought, Groundwater Management, and Long-Term Groundwater Sustainability in the Western United States: Assessment, Monitoring, Modeling, Planning, Management, and Policy I

Monday, 14 December 2015: 16:00-18:00
3011 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Thomas Harter, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
Conveners:  Helen E Dahlke1, Bridget R Scanlon2 and Samuel Sandoval Solis1, (1)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States(2)Univ Texas Austin, Austin, TX, United States
Chairs:  Bridget R Scanlon, University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, Austin, TX, United States and Samuel Sandoval Solis, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Helen E Dahlke, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States
Recent Assessment of Groundwater Conditions and Management in California (Invited) (67363)
Abdul Khan, California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA, United States
Groundwater Storage vs. Surface Water Storage – Why Sustainability Requires a Different Management Framework (78924)
Steffen Mehl1 and Jeff C Davids1,2, (1)California State University Chico, Chico, CA, United States, (2)Davids Engineering; H2oTech, Chico, CA, United States
Drought, Land-Use Change, and Water Availability in California’s Central Valley (Invited) (79269)
Claudia C Faunt, U.S. Geological Survey, CA WSC, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA, United States
Prediction of Water-level Changes and Water Use in the High Plains Aquifer from Radar Precipitation (64695)
Donald O Whittemore1, James J Butler Jr2 and Blake B Wilson2, (1)University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States, (2)University of Kansas, Kansas Geological Survey, Lawrence, KS, United States
California Groundwater Management During Drought: Existing and Future Regulatory Approaches (Invited) (67524)
Erik Ekdahl, California State Water Resources Control Board, Sacramento, CA, United States
Understanding Groundwater Data Collection, Use, and Sharing Practices for Sustainable Groundwater Management in California (83196)
Tara Moran1, Janet Martinez1, Amanda Cravens1, Leon Szeptycki1, Marci DuPraw2 and David Ceppos2, (1)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)Center for Collaborative Policy, Sacramento, CA, United States
California’s Adjudicated Groundwater Basins: History, Current Conditions, Potential Reforms (83562)
Ruth Langridge, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Guidelines for Groundwater Governance in California: A Framework for Evaluation of Local Options (Invited) (82976)
Michael Kiparsky, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
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