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Submissions from 2022

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When High-Water-Use Neighbors Move In: Farming Pecans in Valencia County, New Mexico, Tylee M. Griego

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NM Stat § 7-36-20: Disconnected Land and Water Policy in a Climate-Altered Peri-Urban Fringe, Annalise Porter

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Diatom Response to Different Hydrologic Sources in Alpine Streams: A Teton Range Case Study, Shannon Weld

Submissions from 2021

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Characterizing and Assessing the Hydrological Connection of Sawyer Fen to Nearby Bluewater Creek in the Zuni Mountains, New Mexico, Luke Collis

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How Do Dairy Feedlot Size and Land Use Practices Affect Groundwater Quality Over Time? A Preliminary Study in New Mexico, Nancy J. McDuffie

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Impact of Riverside Drains on Surface-Water and Ground Water Interactions in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico: Implications to the Sustainability of Native Cottonwoods (Populus deltoides ssp. wislizenii) and Native Species, Gerardo Rodriguez

Submissions from 2020

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The Role of Regulatory Agencies in the Frequency and Occurrence of Health-Based Violations at Public Water Systems in the United States, Rose Afandi

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The Relationships Between Benthic Macroinvertebrate and Local Water Quality and Physical Habitat Characteristics in the Rio Chama, New Mexico, Monika Hobbs

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Measuring Variability of a Moderate Snowpack Across a Forest Stand Boundary in the Sandia Mountains, Adrian Marziliano

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Horton Complex Stormwater Analysis and Management Plan, Bradley D. Meyer

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Examining Transmission Loss Availability for Basin Aquifer Recharge from Perennial Streams in the Chuska Mountains on the Navajo Nation, Griffin Nuzzo

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Who Decides: Is Water Life or Capital? Contesting Visions of Western Water Management in the 21st Century, Ceorl Unknown

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Factors Affecting a Riparian Cottonwood Stand Die-off Along the Rio Grande Pueblo of Santa Ana New Mexico, USA, Hannah A. Varani

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment of Navajo Nation Water Resources in the San Juan River Basin, NM: Utilizing Traditional Navajo Ecological Knowledge, Kirena Elana Yanibaa Tsosie

Submissions from 2019

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Quantifying the Extent of Wildfire Impacted Streams in the Western United States, Grady Ball

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Irrigation Forbearance in the Middle Rio Grande: Using Remote Sensing to Improve Investments, Trevor Birt

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Inventory of Restoration Needs of National Forest Lands of the Contiguous United States: An Assessment Using Watershed and Terrestrial Ecosystem Classification Tools, Kevin Carns

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Preservation Protocols for Maintaining Species Stability of Arsenic, Chromium, and Selenium in Water Samples, Contessa Lowery

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Save Money, Save Water; Developing a Risk Model for Leak Detection and Pipe Replacement Using Spatial Analysis, Angelique Desiree Maldonado

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Water Security and Wildfire in Municipal Source Watersheds of the Western United States, Mattjew V. Segura

Submissions from 2018

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Opportunities to Enhance Environmental Flows on the Rio Chama, Anjali Bean

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An Update and Analysis of the Corrales Bosque Preserve Vegetation Map, Brett Feldhahn

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A real-time data monitoring prototype protocol to advance environmental management through a citizen science approach– A case study in Nepal, Corinne Fox

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Surface-water groundwater interactions in the Middle Rio Grande, NM Implications for bank storage and native species, Tom Heller

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How a Brownfield Redevelopment Planning Effort in Gallup Resulted in A New Regulation for Vapor Intrusion in New Mexico, Michelle G. Hunter

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To Rebate or Not To Rebate: The Influences and Deterrents for Residential Customers to Participate in Water Authority Rebates, Meagan Virginia Oldham

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Providing Water for a Forgotten People: A Waterline Assessment of the Former Bennett Freeze Area, Nikki Rae Tulley

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Bank Erosion Control: Rio Pueblo de Taos, Noelani Eba-jah-mi Villa

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Comparison of Methodologies of Using Colorimetry to Detect Low Concentrations of Bromide as a Hydrologic Tracer, Emily Wolf

Submissions from 2017

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Mapping the Albuquerque Aquifer’s Potentiometric Surface in 2016, Lucas Curry

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Diatom community response to an acidic, ambient temperature, geothermal gradient, April Fox

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The Cost of Direct and Indirect Potable Water Reuse in a Medium Sized Inland Community, Jason Glenn Herman

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Diatom communities of travertine-precipitating springs on a gradient of anthropogenic disturbance in the Sandia Mountains, New Mexico, Kathryn E. Mendoza

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Analyzing the Rio Chama Flow Project’s Capacity to Implement Adaptive Management, Avery Olshefski

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Investigation of physical and chemical characteristics of soils from high, moderate, low and unburned severity areas following the 2011 Las Conchas fire, Amanda A. Otieno

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Middle Rio Grande Surface and Well Water Quality and the Health Implications to Humans, Juan Carlos Peña-Philippides

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Feasibility of Rainwater Catchment in the Taos Mesa Community in Northern New Mexico, Miranda Rivera

Remotely-measured Evapotranspiration of a Restoration Landscape at Bosque del Apache NWR, William Lazar Tintor

Submissions from 2016

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Sensitivity of one-dimensional hydrologic model simulations: A model study of Lemes Canyon, New Mexico, Christopher W. Babis

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Predictions of Ponderosa Pine Resiliency to Climate Change in the Cebolla Canyon Watershed, New Mexico, Breana N. Chavez

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Where's the water? Using geospatial tools to facilitate water wheeling for the Central Arizona Project, Sara M. Gerlitz

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Managing the risks to groundwater resources during coalbed methane development in a rural community., Kathryn Q. Gilen

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Measuring the Effect of Urban Development on Runoff Volumes in Albuquerque, NM, Rachel Hertzman

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Assessing the geomorphological effects of ungulate exclosures on high elevation streams in the Valles Caldera National Preserve, New Mexico, Ryan Kelly

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Linking forests to faucets: Investigating alternative approaches for securing long-term funding for watershed restoration in New Mexico., Edward Neil McCorkindale IV

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Effects of the ground heat flux on snowpack ablation in a semi-arid mountain climate, Chad Mickschl

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Student preconceptions of arid, urban watershed management and how experiential learning might contribute to conceptual change., Rachel Aliyah Thomas

Submissions from 2015

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Route 66 Open Space: Environmental Inventory and Restoration Plan, Joseph A. Affinati

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Geochemical analysis and modeling for an artificial aquifer recharge study in the shallow zone squifer near Pojoaque, New Mexico., Edward-James (E.J.) Anderson

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Chemical interactions and mobility of uranium near abandoned mine wastes at Rio Paguate, Laguna New Mexico, Cherie L. De Vore

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Evaluation of the Geochemical Stability of the Sandia Canyon Wetland, Brian M. Iacona

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Assessing nitrate levels in the private well water of the Albuquerque and Espanola Basins, Meredith Porter

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Connecting stakeholders to water information : an assessment of New Mexico's leading water resources websites, Kathryn Cydne Schulte

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Understanding Trends in the New Mexico Dairy Industry, and Accounting for Direct and Indirect Water Use in Dairy Productions, Schuyler Smith

Submissions from 2014

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Examining the Rights-of-Way Process for Indian Allotment Lands Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, Bernadette Benally Fontenelle

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Estimation of Suspended-sediment Concentration Using Instream Turbidity as a Surrogate in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, Jeb E. Brown

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Presence of Total and Hexavalent Chromium in Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Water Supply and Correlation with Other Constituents, Martha A. Hall

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Analysis of EPA Radionuclide Data from Water Samples on the Navajo Nation, Helenes Henderson

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Use of Incentive-Based Pricing: Cataloguing Current Water Rate Structures and Analyzing Community Adopter Characteristics for Select Municipalities in New Mexico, Ashley M. Hooper

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Past, Present, Future: The Evolution of a Wetland Treatment System in Dutchman Canyon on Vermejo Park Ranch, Zoe Isaacson

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The Domestic Well Exemption in the West: A Case Study of Santa Fe's Municipal Ordinance, Maxine N. Paul

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The Pueblo of Santa Clara (Kha P'o Owinge) resilience project : maintaining identity while preparing for an uncertain future, Matthew J. Piccarello

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Modeling acequia water use in the Rio Hondo Watershed, Sandeep Sabu

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Inundation Patterns and Their Effect on the Physical and Hydraulic Properties of Floodplain Soils in the Middle Rio Grande Floodplain, Sophie J. Stauffer

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Evidence of ground water contamination by on-site wastewater systems, Miriam Wamsley

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Comparison of Electrofishing Fish Surveys and Angler Observation on Three Reaches of the Upper Rio Grande, Barry Weinstock

Submissions from 2013

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Challenges, constraints and opportunities associated with development of a watershed-based stormwater permit in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, Molly Blumhoefer

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Evaluating the potential for establishment of two aquatic invasive plants in New Mexico, Constance Jones

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The microbial link in ecosystem processing in the East Fork of the Jemez River : extracellular enzyme response to habitat, seasonal fluctuations, and wildfire disturbance, Susan G. Kutvirt

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An investigation of groundwater age at the Shiprock, NM UMTRCA site, Bryan Lawlis

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Assessing change and resilience in a northern New Mexico acequia irrigation community, Amy R. Miller

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Revegetation guidelines for stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) closure in central New Mexico, Jennifer Payne-Ross

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Groundwater, economic, and legal analysis of a proposed diversion from the San Agustin Basin of New Mexico, David J. Reese

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Salinity of the lower middle Rio Grande, Socorro County, New Mexico, Belle T. Rehder

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Multi-year measurement of wholestream metabolism in a snowmelt-dominated montane ecosystem, Betsy Shafer

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Sources and controls of arsenic in the Santa Fe embayment, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, Karen Torres

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Interpolation of rainfall for the Albuquerque area : a comparison to the Primary Local Climatological Data Site, Christopher N. Wolff

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Interpretation of the potentiometric surface along the Rio Grande at selected locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jeffrey Worthington

Submissions from 2012

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Soil radionuclide concentrations and preliminary stormwater model assessment at Material Disposal Area G, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Marquis B. Childs

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Impacts of Potential Development on Groundwater Resources in the Community of Cutter, New Mexico., Chance Coats

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Development of a water conservation plan for the Town of Buena Vista, Colorado, Rachel Friedman

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Estimating phreatophyte evapotranspiration from Diel groundwater fluctuations in the middle Rio Grande Bosque, Christian Gunning

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Wetland and riparian management plan, Alcalde/Velarde Valley, Upper Rio Grande, New Mexico, Jessica C. Johnston

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Benefits and costs of diverting 0.2 MGD influent from Los Alamos County wastewater system to Los Alamos National Laboratory Sanitary Wastewater System., Claire Kerven

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Distribution of uranium and other trace constituents in drainages downstream from reclaimed uranium mines in Cove wash, Arizona, Terri Lynn Lameman Austin

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Sustainable water supply for the Village of Kpandu Dafor, Volta Region, Ghana, Amy Louise

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Adaptive management for the Middle Rio Grande Endangered Species Collaborative Program : analysis and issues, Ralph Monfort

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An analysis of the Los Padillas Wildlife Sanctuary : A place-based environmental education model, Mariana Padilla

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Measuring acequia functionality : developing a tool for assessing New Mexico's community-Based irrigation systems, Marcos A. Roybal

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Channel rehabilitation to increase aquatic habitat and reestablish floodplain connectivity on the Upper Gila River, Eric Scherff

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Suitability assessment of non-potable water resources in the western United States for future thermoelectric cooling needs, Katie Zemlick

Submissions from 2011

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Erosion potential of the main branch of the Piedras Marcadas Watershed, Petroglyph National Monument, New Mexico, Elaine S. Brouillard

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Pharmaceutically active compounds in residential and hospital effluent, municipal wastewater, and the Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Kathryn D. Brown

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Identifying barriers to low impact development and green infrastructure in the Albuquerque Area, Katherine LaBadie

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Integrating external costs into water utility asset management : an application of the threshold break rate method, Megan Marsee

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Past and present solid waste landfills in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Terry Nelson

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Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in stormwater from the Pajarito Plateau, northern New Mexico., Marwin Shendo

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Comparison of two riparian assessment surveys : Proper Functioning Condition and the New Mexico Watershed Watch Riparian Survey, Katherine A. Smith

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Analysis of the mixing of treated effluent discharge, surface water and shallow ground water using anionic constituents, Gary Stansifer

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An analysis of Navajo Nation snow courses and snowpack data in the Chuska Mountains, Lani Tsinnajinnie