Proceedings of the International Conference on Marine and Freshwater Environments (iMFE 2014) - Our Water, Our Future

Table of Contents

Climate Change, Energy Systems and Emission Reduction (CCE)

Possible Impacts of Climate Changes on Freshwater in Coastal Aquifers
Mohsen M Sherif, Ahmed Sefelnasr, Abdel Azim Ebraheem, Akbar Javadi

Statistical Downscaling of Rainfall using Large-Scale Predictors: Dynamic Model Outputs vs. Reanalysis Data
Yan Lu, P.V. Mandapaka, C.C. Kuo, T. Y. Gan, Xiaosheng Qin

Environmental and Marine Biotechnology (EMB)

Algae Involved Generation of Compost
Yujiao Wang, Baiyu Zhang, Tahir Husain

Biosurfactant Production by Rhodococcus Erythropolis Sp. SB-1A Isolated from North Atlantic Ocean: Study on the Influence of Environmental Conditions
Tong Cao, Baiyu Zhang, Bing Chen, Qinhong Cai, He Zhang, Zhiwen Zhu, Kedong Zhang

Research on Passive Contaminant Transport in a Vegetated Channel
Fatima Jahra, Yoshihisa Kawahara

Environmental Modeling, Risk Assessment and Decision Making (EMR)

Comparison of Autoregressive Moving Average and State Space Methods for Monthly Time Series Modelling of Labrador and South-East Quebec River Flows
Carrisa Sparkes, Leonard M. Lye, Susan Richter

Development of a risk rank model for environmental risk assessment of abrupt water pollution accidents - with the case of Laoguan River Basin
Ke Zhang, Renzhi Liu, Zhijiao Zhang

Evaluation of the Causal Relationship between Variables Using a Probabilistic Approach for Water Quality Management
Jianxun He

Lattice Boltzmann Method for the Advection and Diffusion Equation in Shallow Water
Haifei Liu, Yu Ding

Long-Term Dependence of Annual Peak Flows of Canadian Rivers: Two Decades Later
Leonard M. Lye, Heri Sulistiyono

Numerical simulations of oil spill trajectories in the Danjiangkou Reservoir in China
Libin Chen, Zhifeng Yang, Haifei Liu, Chunhui Li

Optimal PM2.5 emission reduction strategies for an industrial park based on China’s 12th five-year plan on air pollution prevention and control
Wencong Yue, Yanpeng Cai, Qiangqiang Rong

Optimizing Water Quality Sampling Through Application Of Real Time Ionic Concentration Regression Models
Shibly Rahman, Renee Paterson

Parametric functional analysis of variance for fish biodiversity
Tonio Di Battista, Francesca Fortuna, Fabrizio Maturo

Peak flow prediction using fuzzy linear regression: Case study of the Bow River
Usman T Khan, Caterina Valeo

Predicting Dissolved Oxygen Concentration in Urban Watersheds: A Comparison of Fuzzy Number Based and Bayesian Data-Driven Approaches
Usman T Khan, Caterina Valeo

System Dynamics Modeling Of Socioeconomic Development Mode Associated With Water Usage In Baiyangdian Lake, Northern China

Uncertainty analysis for propagation effects from statistical downscaling to hydrological modelingUncertainty analysis for propagation effects from statistical downscaling to hydrological modeling
Hongjing Wu, Bing Chen

Water Supply-Demand Management under Climate Change
Tianyi Xu, Xiaosheng Qin

Marine Oil Spill Response and Countermeasures (MOS)

An Agent-based Simulation-optimization Coupling Approach for Device Allocation and Operation Control in Response to Offshore Oil Spills
Pu Li, Bing Chen, Zelin Li, Liang Jing

Modelling the Effects of Chemical Dispersant on the Fate of Spilled Oil: Case Study of a Hypothetical Spill near Saint John, NB
Haibo Niu, Rujun Yang, Yongsheng Wu, Kenneth Lee

Use of CFD in Ocean Engineering
Dexin Zhan, Worakanok Thanyamanta, David Molyneux

Bio-dispersant produced by a Rhodococcus erythropolis mutant as an oil spill response
Qinhong Cai, Baiyu Zhang, Bing Chen, Tong Cao, Ze Lv

Marine Resource Management and Sustainable Development (MRM)

Characterization of Microbial Community Structure Associated with Pollution in Xiaoqing River Sediment
Jialin Li, Tao Zou, Shuxian Yu, Song Qin

Offsetting the Destruction of Marine Fish Habitat During Coastal Development Projects in Canada
Lica Christensen, Joe Wroblewski

Water Resources Assessment and Management for Nuclear Power Plants in China
Xiaowen Ding, Wei Wang, Guohe Huang, Qingwei Chen, Guoliang Wei

Ocean Observation and Pollution Mitigation (OOP)

A GIS-based Spatiotemporal Study of the Variability of Water Quality Parameters in the Dubai Creek
Tarig A Ali, Maruf Mortula, Serter Atabay, Ehsan Navadeh

Intelligent Multiparameter Fiber-Optic Sensing for Ocean Observation
Qiying Chen, Liqiu Men

Mapping of Chlorophyll-A in the Dubai Creek Area Using WorldView-2 Imagery and Field Data
Abdallah R Bachir, Tarig A Ali, Maruf Mortula

Mass Balance Simulation for Wetlands and Estuaries Management
Bumshick Shin, Kyuhan Kim

Opto-Microfluidics for Monitoring Salinity and Temperature of Sea Water
Daiying Zhang, Liqiu Men, Qiying Chen

Oil Spill Environmental Forensics and Chemical Fingerprinting (OEC)

Behavior of Corexit dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Qinhong Cai, Baiyu Zhang, Bing Chen, Pu Li, Xing Song, Zhiwen Zhu

Others (OTH)

Cuttings Transport Evaluation in Deviated Wells
Majeed Olasunkanmi Abimbola, Godwin Chukwu, Faisal Khan

Role of Hydro in Support of Modern Power Grids
Philip Charles Helwig

Sea-Land Integrated Pollution Control Mode applied to Beidaihe Offshore Area
Zhijiao Zhang, Renzhi Liu, Yanwei Zhao

Persistent and Emerging Contaminants (PEC)

Study on Water-Atmosphere Interface Distribution and Concentration Fluctuation Intensities of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Great Lake
Long Jiang, Lin Liu, Yang Li, Yu Li

Subsurface Contamination and Remediation (SCR)

A Study on Pollution in Livestock and Poultry Breeding in Shiyan City
Jia junxiang, Li chunhui, Jia xiaoli, xu meng

Water and Wastewater Treatment (WWT)

Biosorption of Silver using Metal-Imprinted Thiourea-Modified Glutaraldehyde-Crosslinked O-Carboxymethyl Chitosan Beads
Meng Zhang, Yan Zhang, Robert Helleur

Cu, Zn and As pollution of river insect, plant and water along the metal mine tailing in Waidani area, Okayama prefecture, Japan
Hiroyuki Ii

Membrane fouling remediation in ultrafiltration of latex contaminated water and wastewater
Amira Abdelrasoul, Huu Doan, Ali Lohi

Sludge Blanket Anaerobic membrane bioreactor (SB-AnMBR) Treatment of Prehydrolysis Liquor from the Dissolving Pulp Industry
Mayur Milan Kale, Kripa Singh

Photocatalytic degradation of naphthalene in offshore produced water: comparison of immobilized and suspended TiO2
Bo Liu, Bing Chen, Kenneth Lee, Baiyu Zhang, Yinchen Ma, Liang Jing

Water Management in Harsh and Arctic Environments (WMH)

An Integrated System Planning and Process Control System for Marine Wastewater Management
Liang Jing, Bing Chen, Baiyu Zhang, Pu Li

Water Safety and Public Health (WSP)

Potential Health Risks of Contaminants in Private Groundwater Sources in Newfoundland and Labrador
Kalen Kelley Thomson, Atanu Sarkar, Tom J Cooper

Trace Element Analysis of Water with Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Liqiu Men, Daiying Zhang, Qiying Chen

Water Insecurity in Indigenous Canada: A Case Study of Illness, Neglect, and Urgency
Maura C Hanrahan, Atanu Sarkar, Amy M Hudson

Water Resources Security Evaluation Based on Matter Element Model in the Yellow River Basin
Jia xiaoli, Li chunhui, Jia Junxiang, Meng Xu

Watersheds, Wetlands and Estuaries Management (WWE)

Influence of Soil Drought Stress on C, N and P Stoichiometry of Tamarix Chinensis Lour. in Yellow River Delta, China
Qiangqiang Rong, Jingtao Liu, Yanpeng Cai, Zhaohua Lu, Zhenzhen Zhao, Wencong Yue, Jiangbao Xia