Slides Presented at the Second Conference on Water Resource Sustainability Issues on Tropical Islands

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SESSION A • Sustainability Groundwater and Watershed Studies, Part 1 — Session Chair: Henry Smith

A01 Nathan C. Habana, John W. Jenson, and Stephen B. Gingerich. Exploring Best-Practice Capacities of the Northern Guam Lens Aquifer

A03 Paula A. Cutillo. Determining Groundwater Sustainability—A Public-Trust Resource Perspective


SESSION C • Protection Strategies for Island Watersheds and Aquifers — Session Chair: Jorge Rivera-Santos

C02 Shahram Khosrowpanah, Mark Lander, Sydonia Manibusan, Bill Whitman, and John Jocson. Watershed Management: Ugum, Piti-Asan, Geus Watershed

C03 Scot K. Izuka. Assessing Groundwater Availability in Hawai‘i’s Diverse Hydrogeologic Settings

C05 Robert E. Bourke, Natalie Waters, and Jordan Moniuszko. Kaelepulu: An Investigation of Flow Restoration, Mixing and Exchange in an Urbanized Estuary to Help Define Restoration Alternatives


SESSION D • Water Quality: Application of Techology and Adaptive Management — Session Chair: Roger Fujioka

D01 Joseph D. Rouse. Studies of Enhancement of Sewage Treatment and Composting of Sludge on Yap Island


SESSION E • Water Quality: Surface Water — Session Chair: Roger Fujioka

E01 Stanley B. Grant (invited), Asal Askarizadeh, and Megan A. Rippy. From Rain Tanks to Catchments: Use of Low- Impact Development to Address Hydrologic Symptoms of the Urban Stream Syndrome

E02 Pedro J. Tarafa, Sheila Arias, Leroy Goñez, and O. Marcelo Suarez. Micro- and Nanosized Titanium Dioxide Particles Immobilized in Sintered Recycled Glass for the Degradation of Trihalomethane Precursors from Surface Waters


SESSION G • Climate Change and Variability and Impacts on Water Resources, Part 1 — Session Chair: Stephen Anthony

G02 Pao-Shin Chu, Chris O’Conner, Pang-Chi Hsu, and Kevin Kodama. Variability of Hawaiian Winter Rainfall During La Niña Events

G03 Md. Rashed Chowdhury. Water, Climate, and Local Governance: Experience from the Pacific Islands

Lunch/Speaker: Senator Thomas Ada (invited)


SESSION H • Coastal Groundwater — Session Chair: Shahram Khosrowpanah

H02 Isaac Santos (invited). Tropical Islands as Submarine Groundwater Discharge Hotspots

H03 Henrietta Dulai, Alana Kleven, Kathleen C. Ruttenberg, Rebecca A. Briggs, and Florence I.M. Thomas. Submarine Groundwater Discharge and Corresponding Nutrient Fluxes in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu

H04 Craig R. Glenn, Joseph J. Kennedy, Henrietta Dulai, Paul G. Lucey, Jacque L. Kelly, and Joseph K. Fackrell. Coupling Aerial Infrared Imaging from Aircraft and Drone with Radon Time Series for Mapping and Quantifying Groundwater and Nutrient Discharge from Coastal Aquifers


SESSION J • Sustainability Groundwater and Watershed Studies, Part 2 — Session Chair: Henry Smith

J01 M. Kirs, E.A. Kearns, S.M. Castillo, D.V. Lim, and R.S. Fujioka. High-Volume Ultrafiltration: Going Beyond Indicator Bacteria


SESSION K • Sustainability Groundwater and Watershed Studies, Part 3 — Session Chair: Earl Greene

K01 Kolja Rotzoll, Scot K. Izuka, Tracy Nishikawa, Michael N. Fienen, and Aly I. El-Kadi. Quantifying Effects of Humans and Climate on Groundwater Resources Through Modeling of Volcanic-Rock Aquifers of Hawaii

K02 Leroy F. Heitz and Shahram Khosrowpanah. Using a Geographic Information System to Predict Flow Duration Curves at Ungaged Stream Sites in Guam


SESSION L • Sustainability Integrated Programs—SessionChair: EarlGreene

L01 David Sumner for Rafael W. Rodriguez (invited). Water Resource Sustainability Issues—Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands


SESSION M • Managing Demands and Supplies, Including Water Conservation and Reuse — Session Chair: Shahram Khosrowpanah

M03 Daniele Spirandelli, Michael Roberts, Kimberly Burnett, and Christopher Wada. Toward an Understanding of Residential Water Conservation Behaviors on Oahu