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The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) held its 5th Science and Environmental Summit on January 27-30, 2013 at the Grand Hotel and Convention Center in Cape May, N.J. Themed Weathering Change - Shifting Environments, Shifting Policies, Shifting Needs, this conference sought to create more effective partnerships and sharing information among scientists, outreach specialists, resource managers, and others with an interest in the prosperity of the Delaware Estuary.
Several DRBC staff members participated in the Summit as panel moderators or presenters. Presentations that were given are linked below:
Monday, January 28--
- Session 1: The State of the Delaware Estuary and River Basin
- Presenters: John Yagecic and David Sayers, "Assessment of Water Quantity and Quality Indicators in the 2012 TREB" (pdf 825 KB)
- Session 4: Water Quality and Quantity, Moderated by Dr. Tom Fikslin (and Tom Belton, NJDEP)
- Presenter: John Yagecic, "Temporally Dynamic Representations of Delaware Basin Continuous Data Sets" (pdf 1.4 MB)
- Presenters: Greg Cavallo, Dr. Tom Fikslin, Dr. Namsoo Suk, and Dr. Ron MacGillivray (also w/Douglas Haltmeier), "Assessment of Metals in Estuarine Waters" (pdf 884 KB)
- Poster: Greg Cavallo, Dr. Tom Fikslin, and Dr. Namsoo Suk, "Clean Hands Metals Sampling Techniques" (pdf 202 KB)
Tuesday, January 29--
- Session 7 Panel: Managing Shifting Environments - Is a Paradigm Shift Needed?
- Panel Members: Carol Collier, DRBC Executive Director; other panel participants included DRBC Alternate Commissioner Kelly Heffner, PADEP (also w/Sarah W. Cooksey, DNREC, Jill Lipoti, NJDEP, and Shawn M. Garvin, USEPA Reg. 3)
- Session 9: Monitoring and Assessment, Moderated by Dr. Jessica Sanchez (and Jim Eisenhardt, CardnoENDRIX)
Wednesday, January 30--
- Session 20: Hot Topics
- Presenters: Dr. Tom Fikslin and Dr. Ron MacGillivray (also w/John Jackson, David Funk, and Christopher Nally), "Toxicity Testing in Ambient Water Quality Assessment" (pdf 3.26 MB)
For more information, including a detailed program, please visit http://delawareestuary.org/Science_Environmental.