21st Century Watershed Technology Conference and Workshop Improving Water Quality and the Environment Conference Proceedings, 3-9 December 2016, IKIAM Universidad Regional Amazonica Quito, Ecuador

  1. Mermaid: A New Computer Algorithm Applied to the Classification of Shellfish Growing Areas of Virginia, USA
    Authors:   Fred S. Conte, Abbas Ahmadi
    Keywords:   Aquaculture, Computer software, Decision support system, Diagnosis, Fecal coliform, Sanitation model, Shellfish harvesting.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016001
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  2. Computer modeling of beef cattle grazing under changing climate, land use, and markets
    Authors:   Ali Saleh, Oscar Gallego, Narayanan Kannan, Arango Miguel, Edward Osei
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016002
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  3. Inclusion of Riparian Wetland Module (RWM) into the SWAT Model for Assessment of Wetland Hydrological Benefits
    Authors:   Sangchul Lee, Ali M. Sadeghi, In-Young Yeo, Megan W. Lang, Greg W. McCarty
    Keywords:   Riparian Wetland Module (RWM), SWAT Mode, SWAT-RW Wetland Hydrology
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016003
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  4. Fetching Water through technology catchers on Peasant Communities in Galte, Guamote, Province of Chimborazo, Ecuador
    Keywords:   water deficit; precipitation; evapotranspiration, evaporation.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016005
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    Authors:   Fabián Alberto Gordillo, José Miguel Guzmán, Eduardo Francisco Chávez
    Keywords:   Organic fertilizers, heavy metals, soil, compost.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016007
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  6. Predicting Water Quality based on Multiple Classifier Systems
    Authors:   Iván D López, Cristian H Valencia, Juan C Corrales
    Keywords:   Classification, Machine Learning, Multiple Classifier Systems, Water Quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016008
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  7. General effects of forest fires on water quality and quantity
    Authors:   Juan Carlos Escobar
    Keywords:   Drinking water, forest fire, peak flow, physicochemichal parameters, standards, water quality, water quantity, water yield, and wildfire.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016009
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  8. Organic soil improvement with pellets produced from poultry manure, an alternative to chemical fertilizers in order to reduce the soil and water pollution
    Authors:   María Belén Vallejo Vargas, Stefan Breitenmoser, José L. Pantoja, Andrés Felipe Cadena Reyes
    Keywords:   Poultry manure, Pollution, Pelletization, Nutrient management, Improve crop growth.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016010
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  9. Scenario analysis on impacts of climate change on flow and nutrient loads in the Mediterranean Onkaparinga catchment, South Australia: Coupling global climate models with SWAT
    Authors:   Manoj Kumar Shrestha, Friedrich Recknagel, Wayne Meyer
    Keywords:   Climate change scenarios; flow and nutrient loads; GCM; Mediterranean catchment; SWAT.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016011
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  10. Water Management and habitat suitability study along the Ocmulgee river
    Authors:   Natalia V Bhattacharjee, Joshua R Willis, Kenneth W Swinson, Ernest W Tollner
    Keywords:   ecosystem, hydraulic engineering, modeling, water management, water flow.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016012
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  11. Isotope signatures to trace the origin and fate of nitrate from an agricultural sub catchment within Soyang Lake Watershed, South Korea
    Authors:   Silvia Parra, Gerhard Gebauer
    Keywords:   Atmospheric deposition, biogeochemical, denitrification, hydrological, microbial nitrification, monsoon, nitrate abundance, stable isotopes.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016014
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  12. Hydrological implications at mesohabitat scale on aquatic macroinvertebrates communities of Andean rivers of southern Ecuador: towards the determination of environmental flow
    Authors:   Vimos-Lojano, D.J., Francisco Martínez-Capel, Henrietta Hampel, Raúl F. Vázquez
    Keywords:   Andean streams, ecological responses, EPT taxa, hydrodrological indices, mesohabitat.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016015
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  13. Environmental characterization and potential zoning for coffee production in the Andes of southern Ecuador
    Authors:   Yesenia M. Chamba, E. Daniel Capa, Pablo A. Ochoa
    Keywords:   Biophysical characterization, Coffea arabica L, GIS, potential zoning, scales of plot and watershed
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2016016
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