Friday, January 18, 2013

Students Present at American Geophysical Union Meeting

Graduate students from UT's Department of Geography and the Environment recently presented posters at the American Geophysical Union's Annual Fall Meeting, held from December 3rd-7th in San Francisco, CA. Christine Bonthius, Richard Knox, Katherine Lininger, and Edward Park presented in a session titled,"River Morphodynamics and Channel Patterns: How Do River Patterns Come to be Different?" Poster topics included: flooding patterns of the middle Araguaia River of Brazil (Lininger); morphodynamics of the Madeira River of Brazil (Bonthius); bedload transport and effective discharge of a segment of the Mississippi River (Knox); and, using remote sensing techniques to model suspended sediment concentrations in the Amazon (Park).

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