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SWAMP - OIMA Brown Bag Seminar Series

SWAMP - OIMA Brown Bag Seminar Series

About the Brown Bag Seminars

The Office of Information Management and Analysis (OIMA) is pleased to announce that it has organized a monthly Brown Bag Seminar series for 2017. All staff and the public interested in water quality data analysis and monitoring are invited to attend. The seminars can be attended either in person or via GlobalMeet, an online webcast of the Water Boards. The seminar dates, location, and GlobalMeet details will be distributed via email and posted on this webpage. Email announcements will be sent out every month three weeks before the seminar date.

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Prior Year's Seminars: 2016

2017 Brown Bag Seminars

Date/Time Speaker Title Location GlobalMeet
Thursday, January 26
12:00-12:30 PM
Dr. Andrew B. Gray
Assistant Professor
University of California Riverside
Suspended Sediment and Sediment Associated Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment CalEPA Building
1001 “I” St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Conference Room 1510, 15th Floor
Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 434385

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Thursday, February 23
12:00-12:30 PM
Dr. Martice Vasquez, Ph.D. Senior Environmental Scientist Supervisor

CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, Office of Spill Prevention & Response, Laboratory Program
Continuous Low Level Aquatic Monitoring (C.L.A.M.) Samplers for Pesticide Screening in Urban Runoff: Development and Validation of an Analytical Approach CalEPA Building 1001 "I" St Sacramento, CA 95814

Training Room 2 East/West, 2nd Floor
Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday, March 30
12:00-12:30 PM

Jonathan Todd,
John Todd Ecological Design

Ecological Strategies for Water Remediation and Toxic Algae Control CalEPA Building 1001 "I" St Sacramento, CA 95814

Training Room 2 East/West, 2nd Floor

Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday, April 27
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, May 25
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, June 29
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, July 27
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, August 31
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, September 28
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, October 26
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, November 30
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Thursday, December 28
12:00-12:30 PM
TBA TBA TBA TBA

2016 Brown Bag Seminars

Date/Time Speaker Title Location GlobalMeet
Thursday, January 28
12:00-12:30 PM
Beverley Anderson-Abbs
(State Water Resources Control Board)
California Assessment and Support Strategy for Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms CalEPA Building
1001 “I” St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor
Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 434385

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Thursday, February 25
12:00-12:30 PM
Keith Maruya, Ph.D., Principal Scientist Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) Enhancing Water Quality Monitoring to Address Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) TBA Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Wednesday, March 30
12:00-12:30 PM
Scott Dusterhoff, Ph. D., Lead Geomorphologist San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) RipZET: A GIS-based Decision Support Tool for Determining Functional Riparian Width CalEPA Building
1001 “I” St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor

Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday, April 28
12:00-12:30 PM
Karen Worcester, Senior Environmental Scientist
Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
Healthy Watershed Assessment Tools for the Central Coast of California CalEPA Building
1001 “I” St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Conference Room 1510, 15th Floor

Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday, May 26
12:00-12:30 PM
Bryn Phillips, Research Specialist
Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis
Interpretation of Toxicity and Contaminant Monitoring Data: Case Studies from the Stream Pollution Trends Program (SPoT) CalEPA Building
1001 “I” St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor
Phone (toll free):
1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday,
June 30
12:00-12:30 PM
Calvin Yang
Environmental Scientist
State Water Resources Control Board
Overview of Calculating
California Stream Condition Index (CSCI) Scores using GIS and R
CalEPA Building
1001 "I" St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor

Phone (toll free): 1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday,
July 28
12:00-12:30 PM
Rebecca Sutton, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI)
Microplastic Contamination in San Francisco Bay CalEPA Building
1001 "I" St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor

Phone (toll free): 1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday,
August 25
12:00-12:30 PM
Eric Stein, Principal Scientist, Biology Department Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) Setting Instream Flow Targets in California Using Biological Community Health Indices CalEPA Building
1001 "I" St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor
Phone (toll free): 1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday,
September 29
12:00-12:30 PM
Anne-Cooper Doherty, Ph.D.
Environmental Scientist
Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products Program: Asking the Question CalEPA Building
1001 "I" St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor
Phone (toll free): 1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday,
October 27
12:00-12:30 PM
Terry McNabb CLM, Aquatic Biologist Aquatechnex The Growing Threat of Toxic Algae and Management Solutions CalEPA Building 1001 "I" St Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2 East/West, 2nd Floor
Phone (toll free): 1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Wednesday,
November 30
12:00-12:30 PM
Andrew Rehn
Aquatic Entomologist
CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW)
Bioassessment of CA Streams: An Overview of Statewide Programs & the Use of Biological & Habitat Indices Together for Better Understanding of Stream Health CalEPA Building
1001 “I” St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Conference Room 1510, 15th Floor
Phone (toll free): 1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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Thursday,
December 29
12:00-12:30 PM
Melissa Morris
Senior Environmental Scientist
SWAMP Information Management & Quality Assurance, SWRCB
Good Data: Exploring Quality Assurance for Open Environmental Data

CalEPA Building
1001 “I” St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Training 2
East/West, 2nd Floor

Phone (toll free): 1-877-820-7831

Guest Passcode: 378390

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