8th Annual Española Basin Workshop: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
The Link between Science and Water Policy
Jemez Room, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Galisteo Basin Fieldtrip: Wednesday, March 4th, 2009
|DAY 1: Tuesday, March 3, 2009|
Pick up badges, programs and sign in; poster set up and viewing
|8:30-8:45||Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Who is EBTAG (Española Basin Technical Advisory Group) and why the Española Basin workshops? Claudia Borchert, EBTAG Chair
|8:45-9:45||Case Study 1: How Domestic Wells Impact the Water Resources of the Española Basin
|10:00-11:00||Case Study 2: Oil and Gas Drilling in the Española Basin area (Galisteo and Rio Arriba)
|11:00-12:00||Case Study 3: City of Española Water Supply Dilemma
|12:00-1:30 p.m.||Lunch Break (food available for purchase at the cafeteria next door)|
|1:30-2:30||Collaborative three-dimensional conceptualization and visualization of the Española Basin
|2:30-4:30||Poster Session (North Jemez Room)
[Invited and Volunteered Posters. Abstract deadline Feb. 13, 2009]
|GALISTEO BASIN FIELD TRIP|
|8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.||Theme: Geology of Galisteo Basin Aquifers
Field Trip Leaders: Alvis Lisenbee, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and Karen Torres, Santa Fe County Hydrologist
Meeting Place & Time: Allsups gas station South of I-25 and Hwy 599. MEET at 8:30 a.m. to consolidate participants into fewer vechicles.
Maximum Number of People: 50
Logistical Notes: No food or beverages will be provided. Most stops will be next to paved roads but parking will be limited. Wear clothing appropriate for being outside!
Description: The trip will constitute a hands-on look at the strata which comprise most aquifers (poor ones generally) for the area. Varying portions of them would be penetrated by the proposed oil tests in the Galisteo Basin.
Field Trip Route: The route will follow Los Cerrillos Road from Santa Fe to near Cerrillos.