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USDA National Insights and Action

   Green, Timothy
Challenging a trickle-down view of climate change on agriculture and groundwater
   Gollehon, Noel
Evaluating NRCS Water Conservation Practice Impacts over the Ogallala Aquifer
   Wallander, Steven
USDA Conservation Programs and Groundwater – Advances in Data and Modeling
   Dobrowolski, James
USDA-NIFA’s Water for Agriculture: A mechanism to fund a broader portfolio in groundwater sustainability.
   Bjorneberg, David
Water quality trends in irrigation return flow from a southern Idaho watershed.

Climate Change

   Holley, Cameron
Markets, Groundwater and Law: Water Reform Lessons from Australia
   Bartholomeus, Ruud
Matching agricultural freshwater supply and demand: using industrial and domestic treated wastewater for sub-irrigation purposes
   Richey, Alexandra
Quantifying the Role of Agricultural Groundwater Use for Drought Mitigation
   Knapp, Keith
Sustainability economics of groundwater usage and management: a perspective from environmental macroeconomics
   Fogg, Graham
The Case for Subsurface Storage of Water in Agricultural Basins
   Aryal, Ballav
The economic value of emergency groundwater pumping during drought: The Yakima Basin, Washington State
   Bertone Oehninger, Ernst
The effects of climate change on groundwater extraction for agriculture and land-use change
   Miliband, Wes
The Future Of Agriculture In A Changing World With Less Water And More Regulations
   Liu, Min
Trends in extreme droughts and their impact on grain yield in China over the past 50 years

Emerging Contaminants

   Chaves, Henrique
An Index for Evaluating the Risk of Water Contamination by Pesticides: Development and Validation
   Burow, Karen
Decadal-scale changes in uranium and bicarbonate concentrations in groundwater in the U.S.: Effects of irrigation on the mobilization of uranium
   Mas-Pla, Josep
Exploring the origin and migration of antibiotics in aquifers to evaluate their impact on groundwater resources quality
   Sutton, Nora
   Lapen, David
Veterinary antibiotic, pathogen, and antibiotic resistance genes in tile effluent and shallow groundwater following manure application: Influence of controlled tile drainage

Energy/Biofuel-Groundwater Nexus

   Hoherd, Charlie
Designing Production wells to Optimize Performance and Efficiency
   Arnold, Brad
Evaluating the Effects of Over Pumping and Drought on Water Supply Well Production Capacities and Pumping Costs
   Karlen, Douglas
Groundwater, Bioenergy and Soil Health – Is the Nexus Sustainable?
   Möller, Gregory
N-E-W Tech™: Advancing the Agricultural Circular Economy at the Nutrient-Energy-Water Nexus with Technology Innovation
   Malone, Robert
RZWQM simulations of nitrate loss to subsurface drains from a Midwest bioenergy production system

Environmental Justice

   Ramadugu, Ratnakar
Experiences of Participatory Irrigation Managementin the APWELL Project
   Dahlquist-Willard, Ruth
Groundwater challenges faced by Southeast Asian smallholder farmers in Fresno County, California
   Shivakoti, Binaya
Groundwater for more resilient agriculture in the Lower Mekong: governance challenges and lessons at the local level
   Mendez Barrientos, Linda
Understanding the timing and duration of implementation processes of groundwater management plans (GMPs) under AB3030 in California

Groundwater Governance

   Aly, Osvaldo
Aquifer System Urucuia: governance and integrated water management in the São Francisco River Basin - Brazil's Northeast
   Alley, William
Connecting Regional Groundwater Assessments, Agriculture, and Groundwater Governance
   Eppinger, Silvan
Evolution of groundwater law in Arizona and Jordan – legal dimension of the groundwater revolution and implications for the groundwater crisis of the 21st century
   Megdal, Sharon
Framing the Issues Associated with Groundwater Governance and Agriculture in the United States
   Dobbin, Kristin
From Integrated Regional Water Management to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: Lessons on institutionalizing participation to achieve the Human Right to Water in California
   Garner, Eric
Managing Groundwater In a Time of Increasing Demand and Changing Climate
   Overhouse, Ashley
Mexico’s emerging illegal groundwater market: The product of corruption and neoliberal regulations
   Bartlett, Gina
Negotiating agriculture representation in decision making on groundwater sustainability
   Berg, Carolyn
New Model for Groundwater Management in Rural-Agricultural Basins
   Hunecke, Claudia
Towards understanding the role of Social Capital within Adoption Decision Processes: An application to adoption of irrigation technology

Groundwater Management

   Clausnitzer, Volker
Balancing of interests in polder dewatering: A starring role for an integrated groundwater-surface water model
   Joseph, Trevor
Building Capacity for Regional Sustainability with SGMA
   Shilling, Fraser
California Almond Water Footprint
   Schmidt, Kirk
California Groundwater Management - the 21st Century Gordian Knot
   Garcia, Kristin
California’s New Groundwater Management Laws, and Strategies to Avoid Adverse Impacts on Agriculture in Urbanizing Communities
   Perrone, Debra
California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: A Perspective Looking Across the South-Western US
   Mehl, Steffen
Can California Groundwater be Sustainably Managed with Agricultural Water Transfers? Effects on Aquifer Declines, Energy, and Food Production
   Kacimov, Anvar
Control of Topology of Water Fluxes in Arid Agriculture: Amalgamation of Subsurface Irrigation, Managed Aquifer Recharge and Engineered Soil Substrate
   Medellin-Azuara, Josue
Economics of Long Term Groundwater: A Case Study for the Tulare Lake Basin, California
   Famiglietti, Jay
Enhancing groundwater management capabilities in California’s Central Valley - generating high-resolution groundwater maps from GRACE and in situ data
   Sneed, Michelle
Evolution of Water Availability and Land Subsidence in California’s San Joaquin Valley
   Vrain, Emilie
Factors influencing the adoption of water pollution mitigation measures by farmers in England
   Parker, Timothy
Groundwater Management in Mexico – Embarking on New Horizons?
   Cehrs, David
Groundwater Management: Past, Present, and Future in the Upper Kings Basin of the Central Valley, California
   Gailey, Robert
Hydro-Economic Analysis for Sustainable Groundwater Management
   Illangasekare, Tissa
Incorporating land-atmospheric-vegetation feedbacks into subsurface models used for agriculture water management.
   Brozovic, Nicholas
Innovations in Agricultural Groundwater Management: Smart Markets for Transferable Pumping Rights
   Langridge, Ruth
Institutional Approaches to Manage Groundwater in California:Evaluating Special Act Districts and Court Adjudications
   Kretsinger Grabert, Vicki
Napa County Groundwater Resources: A Comprehensive Program to Ensure Sustainability
   Boyce, Scott
New MODFLOW’s One-Water Hydrologic Flow Model and Application to Conjunctive Use of the Rio Grande River and Transboundary Aquifers
   Scherberg, Jacob
Numerical evaluation of managed aquifer recharge as a conjunctive water resource management tool in the Walla Walla Basin
   Mountjoy, Daniel
On-Farm Recharge: Acceptance and use by farmers and water managers in the San Joaquin Valley, California
   Melton, Forrest
Operational Mapping of Evapotranspiration over Agricultural Land in the California Central Valley
   Abrishamchi, Ahmad
Planning for Sustainable Management of Groundwater Resources, Case Study: Nishapur plain in Iran
   Kendall, Anthony
Quantifying the Impacts of Irrigation Technology Adoption on Water Resources in the High Plains Aquifer
   Holley, Cameron
Regulating Water Bore Drillers: Lessons from Australia
   Kimmelshue, Joel
Remotely Sensed Crop Mapping Applications for Water Resource Management and Decision Support
   Loaiciga, Hugo
Safe yield of large and small aquifers in agricultural regions
   Ekdahl, Erik
State Implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)
   Gamon, Daniel
Summary of Managed Aquifer Recharge Concepts and Planning Methods
   Matsumoto, Sandi
Sustainable Groundwater Management: What We Can Learn from California’s Central Valley Streams
   Bachand, Philip
The challenges of integrating groundwater in a significant way into California’s water supply portfolio
   Archer, Kelly
The exportation of agricultural water in California and other arid regions of the US.
   Jain, Meha
The relative influence of groundwater versus surface irrigation sources for agricultural production in India
   Reinelt, Peter
To Maximize Net Benefits, Abolish or Limit Water Data Confidentiality to 1-5 Years
   Huntington, Justin
Towards development of a complete Landsat evapotranspiration and energy balance archive to support agricultural consumptive water use reporting and prediction in the Central Valley, CA
   Lockwood, Brian
Working toward Sustainable Groundwater Resources in an Uncertain Future

Groundwater Pollution in Animal Farming

   Frey, Steven
Evaluating the influence of tile drainage management on shallow groundwater resources
   Iwanyshyn, Mike
Investigating Livestock Manure Storage Facility Impacts on Groundwater in Alberta, Canada
   Young, Megan
Stable isotopes as indicators of sources and processes influencing nitrate distributions in groundwater beneath dairy farms in California
   Angermann, Till
The Central Valley Dairy Representative Monitoring Program – Insight from 4 Years of Monitoring and Special Studies
   Campbell, Marsha
What Will It Take To Protect Groundwater Quality Under California Central Valley Dairies?

Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions

   Wagner, Brian
Addressing Model Uncertainty in Groundwater-Management Modeling: A Case Study from the Upper Klamath Basin, Oregon and California.
   Penny, Gopal
Anthropogenic depletion of water resources in the TG Halli catchment near Bangalore, India
   Pollock, Michael
Ecosystem-based Groundwater Recharge to Help Farmers and Fish: Why California Needs 10,000 More Dams
   Sood, Aditya
Global Scale Study for Determining Groundwater Contribution to Environmental Flows and Sustainable Groundwater Abstraction Limits for SDGs
   Kassenaar, Dirk
Incorporating a dynamic irrigation demand module into an integrated groundwater/surface water model to assess drought sustainability
   Ta, Jenny
Informing Restoration Practice Through Estimation of Groundwater-Surface Water Time Lags With Windowed Cross-Correlation
   Harter, Thomas
Managing the Groundwater-Surface Water Interface under California’s new GroundwaterLaw
   Fienen, Michael
Potatoes and Trout: Groundwater Model Optimization to Balance Agricultural and Ecosystem Stakeholder Needs in the Little Plover River Basin, Wisconsin
   Tolley, Douglas
Predicted Impacts of Conjunctive Water Management on Late Summer Streamflow in an Agricultural Groundwater Basin with Limited Storage, Scott Valley, CA
   Essaid, Hedeff
Watershed modeling to evaluate the impact of irrigated agriculture on surface water – groundwater interactions


   Juvvadi, Devi Prasad
Drought Governance and Response Strategies including Mission Kakatiya in Telangana, India
   Smilovic, Mikhail
Field kites: Evaluating supplemental irrigation with climate change
   MacEwan, Duncan
Hydroeconomic Modeling of Sustainable Groundwater Management
   Kraft, George
Irrigation Impacts in the Northern Great Lake States
   Andrews, Charles
Models to Inform Policy on Agricultural Groundwater Use in the Upper Midwest


   Young, Charles
Implementing California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act: Farmer Perceptions and the Balance of Groundwater and Economic Sustainability
   Pavelic, Paul
Options for viable small-scale groundwater irrigation systems in the least-developed, water-rich case of Lao PDR
   Dar, Aaditya
The Groundwater Constraint: Responses to Falling Water Tables in India
   Rempel, Jenny
The Importance of Rural, Farmworking Communities in Advancing Policy Solutions that Address Agricultural Pollution of Groundwater

Managed Aquifer Recharge

   Turner, Joseph
Aquifer Studies and Recharge Assessment of the Northern California Lower Tuscan Aquifer System
   Sandoval, Samuel
Economic Analysis of Groundwater Banking on Agricultural Lands in California
   Zuurbier, Koen
Freshwater storage in brackish-saline aquifers for irrigation water supply: a bottomless pit or a fountain of gold?
   Dahlke, Helen
Historic, Current, and Future Availability of Surface Water for Agricultural Groundwater Banking in the Central Valley, California
   Dorn, Linda
Integrated Modeling of In-Lieu Groundwater Recharge Using Recycled Water for Agriculture-Maximizing Benefits to Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems and Sustainable Groundwater Management
   Dahlke, Helen
Potential for managed aquifer recharge on alfalfa crop land in California.
   Mueller, Karin
Soil water repellency - a concern for groundwater recharge and quality?
   Fisher, Andy
Stormwater Runoff Analysis for Placement of Managed Aquifer Recharge Projects in Santa Cruz and Northern Monterey Counties, California
   Bachand, Philip
The McMullin Project: The Justification and Process to bring On-Farm Flood Capture from Concept to Implementation

Managing Groundwater Quality

   Kretsinger Grabert, Vicki
A Flow and Transport Model Developed as a Salt and Nitrate Management Analysis Tool for a Management Zone in California’s Eastern Kings Subbasin
   Dahan, Ofer
Direct monitoring of agriculture impact on groundwater quality
   Rudolph, David
Groundwater remediation for nitrate contamination in public supply wells: Challenge of the non-point source
   Kandelous, Maziar
Nitrate sensitive salinity management
   Hoogeveen, Marga
Nitrogen surplus key factor in relation between farm practices and water quality
   Quin, Bert
Reducing environmental N losses and increasing N uptake on grazed dairy farms with simple, low cost detection and treatment of fresh cow urine patches
   Heller, Noah
Selective Groundwater Extraction for Agricultural Yield Optimization
   Singh, Ranvir
Sensitive Catchments – Managing Nutrient Pathways and their Attenuation in NZ Agricultural Catchments
   Hall, L. Flint
Tools for monitoring and evaluating potential sources of nitrates to ground water, Eastern Idaho

Nitrate Monitoring and Modeling

   Nolan, Bernard
A statistical learning framework for groundwater nitrate models of the Central Valley, California
   Thorling, Lærke
Knowledge based protection of groundwater through monitoring and modelling of nitrate in groundwater in rural areas
   Gurdak, Jason
Scale dependence of controls on groundwater vulnerability to nonpoint-source nitrate contamination, California Coastal Basin aquifer system
   Fraters, Dico
Use of early warning monitoring systems for groundwater protection in a policy decision context
   Rozemeijer, Joachim
Will our traditions for groundwater sampling in agricultural settings survive the 21st century?

Nitrate Policy

   Vægter, Bo
Action plans to protect groundwater from pesticide pollution in Aarhus, Denmark
   Wattel, Esther
Agricultural emission reduction policy and its effect on groundwater quality in nature areas in The Netherlands over the past 25 years
   Porta, Lisa
CA Central Valley Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program: The Sacramento Valley Rice Growers Approach to Groundwater Quality Management
   Cativiela, Jean-Pierre
Changing California’s groundwater policies and implementation strategies could increase opportunities for protecting drinking water while improving dairy farm environmental performance.
   Graversgaard, Morten
Development of sustainability strategies in the agri-food system-regional nitrogen management
   McDowell, Richard
Does variable rate irrigation decrease the loss of water quality contaminants from grazed dairy farming?
   van den Brink, Cors
Harmonizing agriculture and vulnerable drinking water abstractions in Overijssel, the Netherlands: a collaborative approach
   Greenhalgh, Suzie
Managing freshwater resources: insights from New Zealand’s policy experience with managing the impacts of agricultural non-point sources.
   Schroeter, Angela
Nitrate in Groundwater – Implementing Groundwater Monitoring Requirements for Irrigated Agriculture and Ensuring Safe Drinking Water in the Central Coast Region of California
   Stern, Virginia
Nitrates, Groundwater and Drinking Water - A Tale of Two Communities

Nitrogen Losses to Groundwater

   Danielescu, Serban
A combined approach for understanding nitrogen loading to groundwater from a field under potato production in Prince Edward Island
   Ransom, Katherine
Bayesian Nitrate Source Apportionment to Individual Groundwater Wells in the Central Valley by Use of Elemental and Isotopic Tracers
   Lindsey, Bruce
Decadal Changes in Agricultural Contaminants in Groundwater in the United States, 1988-2015
   Green, Christopher
Efficient data-driven estimation of nitrate transport and reactions in groundwater using a vertical flux model
   Burke, Sean
Groundwater nitrate concentrations in the Permo-Triassic aquifer of the Eden Valley, UK
   Reading, Lucy
Groundwater pathways for nutrient transport from agricultural land to the Great Barrier Reef
   Visser, Ate
Hydrogeochemical characterization in relation to nitrate concentrations in Central Valley (California, USA) domestic wells
   Masarik, Kevin
Spatial and temporal variability of nitrate in Wisconsin’s groundwater
   Liptzin, Daniel
The California Nitrogen Assessment: Implications for the Future of Groundwater Resources


   Hakim, Abdul
Approach to Reduce Drought in California
   Jiang, Yefang
Assessing the effects of buckwheat as a wireworm control crop on groundwater quality
   Shumet, Abebe
Assessing the impact of existing and future water demand on economic and environmental aspects (case study from Rift valley lake basin, Ethiopia
   Baram, Shahar
Can Nitrate Leaching form an Orchard Be Accurately Estimated?
   Mas-Pla, Josep
Characterization of agricultural nitrate pollution in a Mediterranean region: what should be the next step to deal with this environmental problem?
   Ghasemizadeh, Mehdi
Combined analysis of time-varying sensitivity and identifiability indices to diagnose the response of complex environmental models
   Pavelic, Paul
Community owned village ponds to mitigate floods and meet local irrigation demands: A novel conjunctive water use management approach
   Villholth, Karen
Contribution of Sustainable and Unsustainable Groundwater Use to Global Food Production
   McClain, Cynthia
Cr(VI) and nitrate in groundwater and sediments of the southwestern Sacramento Valley, California, USA
   Marsh, Brian
Does following the recommended potato nitrogen fertility guideline contribute to groundwater contamination?
   Mukhayer, Harum
Drawing the Line: Borders and Boundaries Governing Conjunctive Use
   Valverde Flores, Martha
   Abdo, Maria Teresa
   Prakash, Pavithra
Estimating Applied Water in Alfalfa using the IWFM Demand Calculator Model
   Carey, Barbara
Evaluation of N mass balance and soil nitrate as indicators of N leaching to groundwater in a Pacific Northwest dairy grass field
   Bruhis, Noa
   Foolad, Foad
Exploring relationship between evapotranspiration and groundwater level fluctuations in different land covers
   Boy Roura, Merce
Fate and persistence of emerging contaminants and multi-resistant bacteria in the continuum surface water - groundwater (the PERSIST Project)
   Parsons, Taryn
Fate of Nitrogen on California Dairies as Measured by Regulatory Reporting
   Harter, Thomas
Field Scale Groundwater Nitrate Loading Model for the Central Valley, California, 1945-Current
   Mehl, Steffen
FREEWAT, a HORIZON 2020 project to build open source tools for water management: a European perspective
   Ariyama, Jiro
Groundwater and Nitrogen Recharge Model for the On-Farm Flood Flow Capture Project in California
   D'Elia, Amanda
Groundwater Nitrate Attenuation and Changes in Groundwater Quality Across a California Delta Floodplain
Groundwater Protection and Raising of Farmers Awareness
   Guo, Zhilin
Groundwater salinization due to hydraulic closure in Tulare Basin over a long term time scale
   Juvvadi, Devi Prasad
Impact of Community Based Tank Management in Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Telangana states in India
   Urban, Daniel
Improved irrigation scheduling through airborne detection of water stress
   Sato, Takeshi
Improvement of phytoremediation by using chelating agents
   Thorling. Lærke
Indicators to identify the source of pesticide contamination to groundwater
   Urbanc, Janko
Influence of agriculture on the groundwater chemical status in Slovenian alluvial plains
   Maples, Stephen
Intercomparison of C2VSim and CVHM Groundwater Budgets for DWR Subregions in the Central Valley
   Kiparsky, Michael
Luncheon Keynote on Groundwater and the Future of Groundwater Management in Agriculture
   Fisher, Andrew
Nitrogen cycling and water quality improvement during managed aquifer recharge: Experiments using reactive barrier technology
   Klassen, Parry
Nitrogen Fertilization in Central Valley Crops: Answering the question “Are we doing it Right?”
   Abdo, Maria Teresa
   Ross, Karen
Plenary 11
   Burns, Gordon
Plenary 12
   Belitz, Kenneth
Plenary 22
   Ludwig, Gabriele
Plenary 24
   Mills, Ann
Plenary 31
   Conant, Bernadette
Plenary 41
   Cativiela, J.P.
Plenary 42
   Alley, William
Plenary 43
   Villholth, Karen
Plenary 45
   Holley, Cameron
Plenary 46
   Hyndman, David
Quantifying the Impact of Human activities on Water Sustainability and Crop Yields across the High Plains Aquifer using Process-Based Models
   Oltjen, James
Quantifying Water Dynamics for Cattle Grazing California Rangelands
   Diamantopoulos, Efstathios
Regional scale simulations of nitrate movement through the vadose zone using Hydrus 1D
   Bartholomeus, Ruud
Sub-irrigation with waste water: a soil column experiment to foresee and mitigate clogging
   Hasan, Mohammad
The impacts of piped water on water quality, sanitation, hygiene and health in rural households of north-western Bangladesh - a quasi-experimental analysis
   LaHue, Gabriel
The influence of the recent California drought on water table levels in the Sacramento Valley
   Döll, Petra
The irrigation-groundwater nexus at the global scale
   Teo, E.
Using a GIS to develop distributed stormwater collection systems linked to managed aquifer recharge
   Halpenny, Morgan
Using High Frequency Pump Monitoring to Reduce Energy Consumption
   Højberg, Anker
Utilizing natural nitrogen reduction in national regulation
   Aly, Osvaldo
Water Security, productive restructuring and land use at Sepé Tiaraju settlement, São Paulo State, Brazil
   Gruere, Guillaume
What policies to manage groundwater use in agriculture? Lessons from a study of OECD countries.

Salinity Policy

   Lawal, Nurudeen
   Stringfellow, William
Produced Water from Oil & Gas Fields as a Potential Source of Irrigation Water
   Knapp, Keith
Regional management of a stock pollutant: agricultural drainwater
   Benli, Bogachan
Soil leaching in saline areas. Is it the best practice for salinity management in agriculture? A case study from the Aral Sea Basin, Central Asia
   Rijnaarts, Prof. Dr. ir Huub
The Netherlands Water Nexus Research Program: Brackish water as a resource for solving Agricultural and Industrial fresh water needs.


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