Student Platform Award
Organization and Content:
Organization and Content:
- Abstract provides an accurate synopsis of justification, objectives, results, and conclusions.
- Introduction provides sufficient justification, background, and rationale for the research.
- Objectives of the research, methods and techniques used were explained well; transitions between sections were delivered smoothly.
- Scientific merit, originality, and independence of the research.
- Conclusions summarized the presentation and directed attention to the main points.
- Quality and clarity of the visual aids.
- Clarity of the presentation of ideas and concepts.
- Audibility, tone, and enthusiasm of voice.
- Platform presence and eye contact.
- Time management and the ability of the presenter to answer questions from the audience.
- Selection Process
|2019 Graduate||Carolyn Voter||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Soil Amendment as a Green-Infrastructure Practice in Residential Areas|
|2019 Graduate||Dominick Ciruzzi||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Trees as Hydrologic Sensors: Evaluating Tree Rings to Reconstruct Historic Groundwater Levels in Central and Northern Wisconsin|
|2018 Graduate||Madeleine Mathews||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Geochemical Study of Aquifer Conditions on Radium in the Cambrian-Ordovician Aquifer|
|2018 Graduate||John Reimer||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Flood Risk and Warnings for the Yahara River Chain of Lakes (RCL)|
|2018 Undergraduate||Nicholas Potter||University of Wisconsin–Parkside||Pike River Geomorphic and Water Quality Study||2017 Graduate||Melanie Stock||University of Wisconsin–Madison||Reducing winter phosphorus losses from dairy agroecosystems through tillage and manure application timing|
|2015 Graduate||Adam Bechle||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Real-Time Water Imaging System (RTWIS): A Ground-based Water Quality Monitoring Tool|
|2015 Undergraduate||Bree Bender||University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point||Denitrification removal potential and limitations in small sized reservoirs|
|2014 Graduate||Stephen M. Sellwood||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Evaluating Aquifer Flow Conditions Using Heat as an In-Well Tracer|
|2014 Undergraduate||Kyra Fitzgerald & Dana Gibson||University of Wisconsin-Platteville Civil and Environmental Engineering||Passive Stormwater Agricultural Runoff Sampling|
|2013||Samuel C. Zipper||University of Wisconsin-Madison||A Comparison of Stormwater Detention Capabilities of Four Neighboring Wetland Swales|
|2012||Jeffrey F. Miller||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Shallow Groundwater Impacts on Corn Biophysics and Yield during a Drought, Yahara River Watershed, Wisconsin|
|2011||Nathan C. Magnusson||University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee||Assessing the Effect of Pleistocene Glaciation on the Water Supply of Eastern|
|2010||Eric G. Booth||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Controls on the Soil Moisture Regime of a Restored Floodplain, East Branch Pecatonica River: A Field and Modeling Investigation|
|2009||Richard S. Deitchman||University of Wisconsin-Madison, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies||Characterization of Groundwater Flux Using Ground-based Thermal Remote Sensing at the Seepage Face|
|2008||Damion S. Drover||University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Department of Biology and Microbiology||Nitrate retention in a Central Sand Plains stream: incorporation of focused discharge in a mass balance model|
|2008||Rachel M. Wilberding||University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of Geosciences||Anthropogenic Effects of Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent on Shallow Groundwater and Streams of Southeastern Wisconsin|
|2003||Lori E. Schmidt||University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee||Delineation of High Salinity Conditions in the Cambro-Ordovician Aquifer of Eastern Wisconsin|
|2003||Ingrid L. Ekstrom||University of Wisconsin-Madison||Response of Redox Conditions to Air Sparging in a Geochemically Heterogeneous Groundwater System|
|2002||Paul F. Juckem||University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics||Conceptual Groundwater Model of the Coon Creek Watershed, Wisconsin|
|2002||Jeff Stelzer||University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources||Effect of Lake Drawdown on Shallow Groundwater Flow and Chemistry in Tri-Lakes, Adams County, Wisconsin|