Headwaters to Ocean (H2O)

In Conservation, What River Are You Made Of? by Elizabeth Dougherty

  • H2O Conference 2011: Call for Presentations

    Deadline – February 11, 2011

    The 2011 “Headwaters to Ocean (H2O)” Conference is being organized by the California Shore and Beach Preservation Association, California Coastal Coalition, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project, Society of Wetland Scientists – Western Chapter and the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve Coastal Training Program.  www.calcoast.org

    The event will be held May 24-26, 2011 at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa on Mission Bay in San Diego, California.

    The Program Committee is seeking presentations relating to the California coast, ocean, beaches, wetlands, rivers and watersheds including but not limited to the following topic areas:

    Climate Change & Sea Level Rise-Planning & Adaptive Management
    Desalination
    Marine Debris
    Watershed Planning
    Beach Restoration
    Shoreline Preservation and Protection
    Sediment Management
    Managing for Threatened and Endangered Species
    Wetlands Restoration and Enhancement
    Community Outreach and Education
    Water Quality (TMDLs, BMPs, monitoring)
    Coastal, Wetlands and Riparian Ecology
    Littoral Processes
    Watershed Hydrology
    River Hydraulics
    Fluvial Geomorphology
    Stream/River/Creek Functions and Values
    Regulatory Framework and Process
    Legislation/Advocacy
    GIS Applications
    Coastal Engineering
    River and Wetlands Engineering
    Monitoring and Assessment
    Planning, Design, and Construction Phases
    Adaptive Management
    Conservation Biology and Biodiversity
    Endangered Species
    Invasive Species
    Regional Programs
    Ecosystems Valuation and Economics of Natural Resources
    Local Regulations/Programs

    Accepted presentations will be organized into sessions consisting of presentations of approximately 20 minutes in duration.

    If you are interested in organizing an entire conference session of four papers, please submit the title of your session, name and affiliation of the session moderator, a short description of the session (no more than 250 words), along with at least four abstracts for presentations focused on the session topic. Each abstract should identify the session for which it is being submitted.

    The program committee also is soliciting organizations interested in organizing and leading field trips to projects or resources of interest to conference participants.

    Submit Abstract  Use our online form for your submission.

    Power Point Presentations From Previous H20 Conferences

    For sponsorship and exhibitor information, or general questions, please contact Steve Aceti at steveaceti@calcoast.org.

    Conference Program Committee
    Steve Aceti, Co-Chair, California Coastal Coalition (CalCoast)
    www.calcoast.org
    steveaceti@calcoast.org

    Susan Brodeur, Co-Chair, California Shore and Beach Preservation Association
    www.csbpa.org
    Susan.Brodeur@ocparks.com

    Greg Gauthier, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project
    State Coastal Conservancy
    www.scwrp.org
    ggauthier@scc.ca.gov

    Kristen Goodrich, Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve Coastal Training Program
    www.trnerr.org kgoodrich@parks.ca.gov

    Shawn Kelly, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project
    www.scwrp.org
    skelly@scwrp.org

    Eric Stein, Society of Wetlands Scientists – Western Chapter
    http://www.sws.org/regional/western/
    erics@sccwrp.org