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DNR Presentations

(See also: DNR Publications)

Conference and Workshop Presentations

Robyn Ball, Philippe E. Tissot, John Adams, G. Beate Zimmer, and Blair Sterba-Boatwright, "ANN Predictive Water Temperature Modeling of Cold Water Events in a Shallow Lagoon", presentation at the 5th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to Environmental Sciences, San Antonio, Texas. January 2007.PDF

Robyn Ball, “Understanding Conditions that Precede a Fish Kill in the Laguna Madre”, presentation at the 14th Annual South Texas, Mathematics Consortium, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, February 25th, 2006, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Zimmer, G. Beate, Phillipe E. Tissot, Jeremy Flores, Zack Bowles, Alexey L. Sadovski, Carl Steidley, "Water Level Forecasting Along the Texas Coast: Interdisciplinary Research With Undergraduates," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, CD-ROM Session 1165, Portland, Oregon, June, 2005.

Steidley, Carl, Rush, Richard, Thomas, David, Tissot, Philippe, Sadovski, Alex, Bachnak, Ray, "Signal Post-Processing as Applied to Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON) Data," Proceedings of the Seventh Controls and Applications Conference of The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), Cancun, Mexico, May 2005.

Alexey Sadovski, Carl Steidley, Aimee Mostella, Philippe Tissot, and Beate Zimmer “Real Time Web Availibility of Statistical Models for Water Levels Along the Texas Coastline”, submitted to the 2nd International conference on informatics in control, automation and robotics, Spain, 2005.

Alexey Sadovski, Carl Steidley, Garry Jeffress and Philippe Tissot, “Multi Objective Decisions for Artificial Intelligence Systems Based on Ratings”, accepted for presentation at 17th IMACS World Congress Scientific Computation, Applied Mathematics and Simulation, Paris, France, July 11 - 15, 2005.

J.S. Adams and E. Meza, "Texas and Mexico, Coastal Ocean Observation Network", presented at the Ecosystemas Costero del Golfo de Mexico conference, Boca del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico, 30 June-2 July, 2004.

J.S. Adams, "Division of Nearshore Research, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, An Overview", presented at the Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting, Port Aransas, Texas, April 2005.

D. Prouty and P.E. Tissot, “Using Artificial Neural Networks for Predicting Storm Surge Propagation in the North Sea and the Thames Estuary", presentated at the 4th conference on the Application of Artificial Intelligence to Environmental Science, San Diego, California, January 9-13, 2005.

P.E. Tissot, S. Duff, G. Jeffress and P. Michaud, “DNR-TCOON: An Integrated Observation and Operational Forecasts System for the Gulf of Mexico”, submitted for presentation at the Symposium on Living in the Coastal Zone, San Diego, California, January 9-13, 2005

P.E. Tissot, S. Duff, A. Mostella and K. Duraisamy, “Performance and Comparison of Water Level Forecasting Models for the Texas Gulf Coast” invited presentation at the Corpus Christi Weather Forecasting 2004 Coastal Flood workshop, Corpus Christi, Texas, November 17th, 2004.

P.E. Tissot, D.T. Cox, A. Sadovski, P. Michaud and S. Duff, “Performance and Comparison of Water Level Forecasting Models for the Texas Ports and Waterways” presentation at the PORTS 2004 Conference, Houston, TX, May 23-26, 2004.

P.E. Tissot, “Neural Network Modeling and the Texas Coastal ocean Observation Network”, presentation at the Fourth Seminar on Selected Topics of Applied Mathematics on Ocean Engineering, Mexico City, Mexico, May 28, 2003.

Jeffress, P.E. Tissot, P. Michaud, and J. Champane, “Modeling and Computational Simulation of Water Levels in the Corpus Christi Bay Based on Real-Time Data”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer, Communication, and Control Technologies, CCCT 03.

Sadovski, A., et al., "Statistical and Neural Network Analysis to Predict Water Levels in Estuaries and Shallow Waters of the Gulf of Mexico", presentation to ???, May 2003. PPT

A.L. Sadovski, P. Michaud, C. Steidley, J. Tishmack, K. Torres, A. Mostella, "Integration of Statistics and Harmonic Analysis to Predict Water Level in Estuaries and Shallow Waters of the Gulf of Mexico", presentation at the MATA International Conference (Cancun, Mexico), April 2003. PPT

A.L. Sadovski, J. Tishmack, and K. Torres, "Web-Based Predictions of Tides and Water Levels Using Multivariate Statistical Modeling", presentation at the SIAM Conferences on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences (Austin, Texas), March 17-20, 2003.

P.E. Tissot, D.T. Cox, and P.R. Michaud, "Optimization and Performance of a Neural Network Model Forecasting Water Levels for the Corpus Christi, Texas, Estuary", 3rd Conference on the Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Environmental Science, Long Beach, California, February 2003. PPT

W.D. James, P.E. Tissot, A. Ghatak-Roy, T. Hossain, B.J. Mac Donald?, J. Bernard, and C. Wang, “Evaluation of Copper Migration in Silicon Oxide Layers by Neutron Activation Analysis”, invited talk to the 2002 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting, Washington, DC.

A.R. Patrick, W.G. Colllins, P.E. Tissot, A. Drikitis, J. Stearns, P. Michaud, D. Cox, “Use of the NCEP Meso Eta? Data in a Water Level Predicting Neural Network” Proceedings of the 19th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/15th AMS Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 12-16 August 2002, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 369-372, 2002.

P.E. Tissot, “Origin, Measurement, and Environmental Applications of Radioactivity in South Texas", Invited talk to the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Public Lecture Series, Kingsville, Texas, March 21, 2002.

P. Michaud, “The Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network”, presentation at the Harte Research Institute Gulf of Mexico Planning Workshop (Corpus Christi, Texas), December 12-13, 2001. PPT

P.E. Tissot, D.T. Cox, and P. Michaud, “Neural Network Forecasting of Storm Surges along the Gulf of Mexico”, proceedings of WAVES 2001, The Fourth International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis (San Francisco, California), September 2001. PPT PDF

Y.T. Nam, D.T. Cox, P.E Tissot, and P. Michaud, “Observations of tides and storm surges along the Gulf of Mexico”, proceedings of WAVES 2001, The Fourth International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis (San Francisco, California), September 2001.

P.E. Tissot, J. Perez, F. J. Kelly, J. Bonner, and P. Michaud, "Dynamic Neural Network Modeling of HF Radar Current Maps for the Forecasting of Oil Spill Trajectories", Twenty-fourth Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada), June 2001.

P. Michaud, “Data and Tidal Datum Processing in the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network”, invited presentation to the 2001 RONMAC Workshop (Antigua, Guatemala), May 2001.

P. Michaud, “Real-time Data from the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network”, Southern Region Marine Forecaster Workshop (Corpus Christi, Texas), March 2001.

P.E. Tissot, D.T. Cox, and P. Michaud, “Water Level Changes on the Texas Coast”, invited presentation to the quarterly meeting of the Intra Coastal Waterway (ICW) Users Meeting (Corpus Christi, Texas), January 2001.

P.E. Tissot, P. Michaud, and D. Cox, “A New Real Time Model for the Forecasting of Water Level Changes”, invited presentation at the Texas Gulf Coast Emergency Manager Association Conference (Corpus Christi, Texas), October 2000.

Collaborative presentations

Dawn Lalmansingh, P.E. Tissot and Richard Hay, "Neural Network Modeling of Spring Levels Linked to a Karst Aquifer: Case Study of the Comal Springs", accepted for poster presentation to the National Groundwater Association 2005 Ground Water Summit, San Antonio, Texas, April 17-20.

K. Tai, P.E. Tissot, R. Hay and B. Sterba-Boatwright, "Study of Spatial and Temporal Correlations between Spring Flows and Precipitations for a Central Texas Aquifer", accepted for presentation to the National Groundwater Association 2005 Ground Water Summit, San Antonio, Texas, April 17-20.

K. Tai, P. E. Tissot, R. Hay and B. Sterba-Boatwright, “Study of Spatial and Temporal Correlations between Spring Flows and Precipitations for a Central Texas Aquifer”, presented at the 2004 National Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, Montreal, Canada, November 12-13, 2004. Awarded a gold ribbon for excellent poster presentation.

N. Cook, P.E. Tissot and J. Mott, ”ANN Forecasting of Indicator Bacteria Counts in Corpus Christi Bay”, presented at the 2004 National Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, Montreal, Canada, November 12-13, 2004. Awarded a gold ribbon for excellent poster presentation.

K. Tai, P. E. Tissot, R. Hay and B. Sterba-Boatwright, “Study of Spatial and Temporal Correlations between Spring Flows and Precipitations for a Central Texas Aquifer”, poster presentation at the 2nd Annual TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium, Corpus Christi, Texas October 16, 2004.

I. Arreola, P. E. Tissot, and J. Adams, “Historical Assessment of NORM in Brine Water Discharge through Sediment Core Analysis”, poster presentation at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Fourth Undergraduate Research Seminar, Corpus Christi, Texas, October 9, 2004 and the 2nd Annual TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium, Corpus Christi, Texas October 16, 2004.

K. Tai, P. E. Tissot, R. Hay and B. Sterba-Boatwright, “Study of Spatial and Temporal Correlations between Spring Flows and Precipitations for a Central Texas Aquifer”, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Fourth Undergraduate Research Seminar, Corpus Christi, Texas, October 9, 2004. (This presentation won third place in the oral presentation competition).

M. Beaman and P.E. Tissot, “Radon in Groundwater of the South Texas Uranium District”, presentation at the 2004 ESRI Education User Conference, San Diego, California, August 9–13, 2004.

Dawn Lalmansingh, P.E. Tissot and Richard Hayes, “Neural Network Modeling of Spring Levels Linked to a Karst Aquifer: Case Study of the Comal Springs“, 2004 Meeting of the Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Corpus Christi, Texas, April 1-3, 2004. PPT

J. Telleria, M.H. Willingham, B. Newgard, P. E. Tissot, “Contamination of Mexican Hollow? Assessment of Radionuclide Transport from Open-Pit Uranium Mines through Creek Bed Sediment Analysis” submitted for presentation at the 2003 National Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, Los Angeles, California, November 16, 2003.

M.H. Willingham, C.S. Smith, B.A. Dolan, P.E. Tissot, “Evaluation of the Surface Transport of NORM from Former Uranium Mines through Sediment Core Analysis”, abstracts of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 24th Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 9-13, p. 280, 2003.

B.A. Dolan, M.H. Willingham, P.E. Tissot, “Meteorological Impact on Soil Radon Exhalation in the Context of a Former South Texas Uranium Mine” abstracts of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 24th Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 9-13, p. 218, 2003.

B.A. Dolan, M.H. Willingham, J. Brandt and P.E. Tissot, “Impact of meteorological conditions on soil radon exhalation within the context of a former south Texas uranium mine”, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 2003 Undergraduate Research Seminar, Corpus Christi, Texas, November 8, 2003.

M.H. Willingham, C. Smith, B. A. Dolan and P.E. Tissot, “Evaluation of the Surface Transport of NORM from Former Uranium Mines Through Sediment Core Analysis”, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 2003 Undergraduate Research Seminar, Corpus Christi, Texas, November 8, 2003. (This presentation won second place in the oral presentation competition).

B. Newgard, J. Telleria, M. Willingham, P. Tissot, “Assessment of Radionuclide Concentration and Radiochronological Dating of Sediments in Oso Bay, Texas”, presentation at the 2003 Summer Undergraduate Research Focus Symposium, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas, August 8, 2003.

J. Telleria, M. Willingham, P. Tissot, B. Newgard, C. Smith, “The Question of Mexican Hollow Assessment of Radionuclide Transport from Open-Pit Uranium Mines”, presentation at the 2003 Summer Undergraduate Research Focus Symposium, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas, August 8, 2003.

B.A. Dolan, M.H. Willingham, P.E. Tissot, “Impact of Meteorological Conditions on Soil Radon Exhalation within the Context of a Former Uranium Mine”, NOAA Expanding Opportunities Conference, Tallahassee, Florida, March 2003. This presentation won first place in the Undergraduate competition. (http://www.weather.gov/com/nwsfocus/fs040703.htm)

B.A. Dolan, and P. Louchouarn, “Control of Nonindigenous Species Invasions of Coastal Waters: Application of Dissolved Lignin to the Testing of Ballast Water Exchange Efficiency.” National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 4th Annual Expanding Opportunities Conference. Tallahassee, Florida. March 2003.

P.E. Tissot, "Present Trends in the Application of Artificial Intelligence to Environmental Systems", summary of visit to Long Beach conference. PPT

P. Michaud, "Division of Nearshore Research, Tides, and Tide Forecasting", presentation for ESCI-3351 class, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, March 4, 2003. PPT

G. Jeffress, and P. Michaud, "The Division of Nearshore Research and TCOON", presentation for the Center for Coastal Studies, Corpus Christi, Texas, February 4, 2003. PPT

J. Gutierrez, D.T. Cox, P. Tissot, and P.R. Michaud, "Accuracy of tidal predictions on the Texas Gulf Coast: Seasonal variations and return periods for extreme water level fluctuations forced by non-tropical storms", technical report for Coastal Management Program, September 2002. DOC PDF

P. Michaud, “The Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network”, presentation at the Texas Association for Institutional Research Annual Conference (Corpus Christi, Texas), February 20-22, 2002.

P. Michaud, "The Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network", presentation for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Corpus Christi, Texas, June 11, 2002. PPT

P. Michaud, "The Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network", presentation for the Engineering Technology Society, Corpus Christi, Texas, January 24, 2002. PPT

C. Smith, P. E. Tissot, P. Louchouarn, M. Beaman, R.L. Parker, M. Williams, J. Brandenberger, B. Herbert, and P. Michaud, “Have Radionuclides Released from the South Texas Uranium Mines Affected Lake Corpus Christi?” invited presentation to the 2002 National Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, Galveston, Texas, November 16, 2002, p. 31. This presentation was selected for an award (3rd place, ecology).

C.M. Smith, P.E. Tissot, M. Beaman, R.L. Parker, J.M. Brandenberger, M. Williams, P. Louchouarn, B. Herbert, and P.R. Michaud, “Historical Environmental Impact of Uranium Mining Through the Gamma Ray Analysis of Livestock Pond Sediments”, 2002 Annual Geological Society of America Meeting, October 27-30, 2002, Denver, CO, p.416.

M. Beaman, P.E. Tissot and J. Brandt, “Kopplin Gamma Radiation Survey”, 2002 ESRI User Conference, Redlands, CA.

H. Riddles, B.A. Dolan, B. Herbert, and P. Louchouarn, “An Isotopic Biogeochemical Assessment of Shifts in Organic Matter Inputs to Lake Corpus Christi Subsequent to Its Impoundment.” University of Texas-Medical Branch 16th Undergraduate Research Symposium. Galveston, Texas. February 2002.

M. Williams & P. Tissot, “Development of a method to create homogeneous sediment standards for use in calibration of gamma ray spectroscopy and application to estuarine sediment cores“, presented at the 16th Biennial Estuarine Research Federation Conference (ERF 2001) in St. Petersburg Florida, November 4-8, 2001. This poster presentation was selected as one of the four outstanding undergraduate posters of the conference (runner up).

M. Beaman, P. Tissot, and J. Brandt “Kopplin Gamma Radiation Survey” presented at the 2001 South Texas Environmental Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, October 2001.

P. Michaud, "The Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network", presentation for the Harte Research Institute Advisory Committee, Corpus Christi, Texas, October 16, 2001. PPT

P. Michaud, "Understanding Tidal Datums", Conrad Blucher Institute, Corpus Christi, Texas, February 09, 2001. PPT

C.K. Shum, D. Brzezinska, S. Ge, B. Hazelton, Y. Yi, C. Zhao, M. Bevis, H. Hocke, J. Wickert, G. Jeffress, D. Martin, and M. Szabados "The Use of GPS For Measuring Water Vapor and Sea Level", Paper 7.2, "Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems", American Meteorological Society Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, January, 2001.

J. Brandenberger, P. Louchouarn, J. Bonner, B. Herbert, P. Tissot, P. Michaud, and M. Beaman, “Trace Metal Concentrations in Sediments of Nueces Bay System”, presentation to the 8th Annual South Texas Environmental Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, October 2000.

R.L Parker, B.E. Herbert, P.E. Tissot, and G. Ussery, “Gamma Spectroscopy of Livestock Pond Sediments from the Falls City, Texas, UMTRA Site: Scrutiny of DOE Contamination Classification”, presentation at the 1999 Annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado, October 25-28, 1999.

D.E. Ayres, T. Berchelmann, G.A. Jeffress, O.B. Nye Jr., K. Russell, S.S. Elliott, "Workplace Exercices for GIS Education in Community Colleges", Abstract, First Interantional Conference on GIS Education, Ypsilanti, MI, october, 1998.

Student Presentations

Robyn Ball, Philippe E. Tissot, John Adams, G. Beate Zimmer, and Blair Sterba-Boatwright, "Artificial Neural Network Predictive Water Temperature Modeling of Cold Water Events in the Laguna Madre", presentation at the Graduate Student Association Research Symposium, Corpus Christi, Texas. 21 April 2007.

K. Duraisamy and P.E. Tissot, “Cross Station Now-casting Using Artificial Neural Networks in a Shallow Embayment”, poster presentation at the 2nd Annual TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium, Corpus Christi, Texas October 16, 2004.

A. Mostella, A.L. Sadovski, S. Duff, P. Michaud, P. Tissot, C. Steidley, "Comparison of Gap Interpolation Methodologies for Water Level Time Series using Perl/PDL", presentation at the XIV International Symposium on Mathematical Methods Applied to the Sciences, San Pedro, Costa Rica, February 18, 2004. PPT

Z. Bowles, P.E. Tissot, P. Michaud, A. Sadovski, S. Duff and C. Steidley, "Engineered Training Sets: Enhancing the Learning Power of Artificial Neural Networks for Water Level Forecasts", XI Vth? International Symposium on Mathematical Methods Applied to the Sciences (XIV SIMMAC), San Jose, Costa Rica, February 17-20, 2004. PPT

Z. Bowles, P.E. Tissot, P. Michaud and A. Sadovski “Artificial Neural Network Predictions of Water Levels in a Gulf of Mexico Shallow Embayment”, Third International Conference on Multivariate Approximation Theory and Applications (MATA), Cancun, Mexico, April 29 2003. PPT

K. Torres, "Regression Models for Predictions of Water Levels in the Shallow Waters of the Gulf of Mexico", presentation at the 17th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (Salt Lake City, Utah), March 13-15, 2003.

K. Torres, "Regression Models for Predictions of Water Levels in the Shallow Waters of the Gulf of Mexico", presentation at the South Texas Mathematics Consortium Meeting (Kingsville, Texas), February 1, 2003.

J. Stearns, P.E. Tissot, P. Michaud, W.G. Colllins, and A.R. Patrick, “Comparison of Meso Eta? Wind Forecasts with TCOON Measurements along the Coast of Texas” Proceedings of the 19th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/15th AMS Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 12-16 August 2002, San Antonio, Texas, pp. J141-J144, 2002.

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