GIS in Water Resources

Fall 2011


Term Project Proposals




Ben Bass

Trends in surface water in the Murray-Darling basin

Kimberly Bittler

Runoff and phytoplankton levels in the Mission-Aransas NERR

Curtis Bixler

Watershed and terrain analysis of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia

Haley Born

Designing a dam for Blockhouse Ranch

Bryant Chambers

Impact of Urbanization in Austin, Texas

Heather Davis

Historical drought map of the Pedernales River watershed

Justin Davis

Ammonia levels at the Hornsby Bend treatment plant

Matt Dobertien

Sensitivity of the coastal ocean environment in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Kiersten Dube

Effect of rain gardens on runoff in North Austin

Marlo Gawey

Sources and sinks for geological carbon capture and sequestration

Lisa Helper

Nitrogen database for Texas

Matt Hiatt

Hydrologic and topologic study of Wax Lake Delta

Tom Hilde

Development and environmental integrity in Austin, Texas

Mary Hingst

Water sources for hydraulic fracturing in the Barnett Shale

Xianlong Hou

Uncertainty in hydrodynamic modeling of oil spills

Chris Ingenloff

Water Stability and Soil Moisture Capacity in the Lake Somerville Basin

Richard Knox

Mississippi River channel morphology

Katie Larsen

Impact of transportation facilities on urban watersheds

Katherine Lininger

Terrain and satellite imagery analysis, Madre de Dios watershed, Peru

Susan Linn

Seagrass health on the Texas Coast

Sili Liu

Water quantity and quality in the Colorado River, Texas Hill Country

Colleen Lyons

Assessing subsurface hydrology in Ntisaw, Cameroon

Katie Markovich

Multi-temporal remote sensing analysis of two salars in Northern Chile

Alexandre Martinez

Flood management in Austin

Joy Mercier

Pre- and Post-Lignite Strip Mining Waters in East Texas

Nate Meyer

Response of different soil types to precipitation

Adam Pacsi

Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations in the Houston Area

Edward Park

Sediment concentration of tributaries of the Amazon River

Poolkeshi Patel

Analysis of drought in Texas

Elisabeta Poci

Hydrology of the Drini River Basin, Albania

Johnny Sullivan

Soil moisture mapping of drought in Travis County

Lindsey Sydow

Aqueous geochemistry at Yellowstone National Park

Courtney Thomas

Stresses on Caribbean and Atlantic coral reefs

Barrett Thomas

Rainwater harvesting sizing and feasibility study

Abby Tomasek

Water quality and flow characteristics of Barton Springs

Alison Wood

Spatial distribution of pulsed environmental flows

Fengyan Yang

Linking observations data and GIS mapping

Daniel Zavala

Vulnerability of water resources of the Hill Country