2003-04 Mills Scholarship Recipients

The Texas Water Resources Institute awarded Mills Scholarships in 2003-04 to the Texas A&M University graduate students listed below.

Aaron Adams
Implications of the Distribution of Open Spaces and Porosity in Subsurface Rocks on Groundwater Resources
Proposal
Aaron Adams
Susan Baez Cazull
Investigating the Metabolic Activities of Microorganisms That Mediate Redox Reactions Through Terminal Electron Accepting Processes
Proposal
Susan Baez Cazull
Jenny Birnbaum
Effects of Brush Control Efforts on Headwater Streams and Associated Macrofauna in the Pedernales River Basin
Proposal
Jenny Birnbaum
Rachel Butzler
Measuring Effects of Changes in Reduced Freshwater Inputs on the Vegetation Communities in the Guadalupe Estuary
Proposal Presentation
Rachel Butzler
Josh Bynum
Comparing the BIOTIC (Biologically-Identified Optimal Temperature Interactive Console) and CropMan Irrigation Timing Methods to Optimize Water Use Efficiency in cotton
Proposal
Josh Bynum
Julianna Comacho
Development of a Process for the Simultaneous Arsenic Oxidation and Chromium Reduction, a Predictive Model for Arsenic Oxidation, Chromium Reduction, Sorption, Coagulation, and Flocculation
Proposal
Julianna Comacho
Marcus Crim
Characterization of the Circadian System of Alligators
Proposal
Marcus Crim
Gage Dayton
Abiotic and Biotic Factors That Affect Distribution of Amphibian Species in the Big Bend National Park and the Chihuahuan Desert in Southwestern Texas
Proposal
Gage Dayton
Daniel Dewey
Identifying Genes That Regulate the Drought-Tolerance of Zoysia Grasses and Other Turfgrasses
Proposal
Daniel Dewey
Jennifer Haye
Investigating How Levels of Colloidal Organic Matter and Dissolved Organic Matter May Affect Bivalves Along the Texas Coast
Proposal
Jennifer Haye
Rebecca Hobbs
Developing a Design Model Describing the Performance of Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment
Proposal
Rebecca Hobbs
Jimmy Kerns
Evaluating Biosolids as a Soil Amendment and Nutrient Resource for Turfgrass Establishment
Proposal
Jimmy Kerns
Christopher Markley
Arsenate Uptake by a Freshwater Cyanobacterium
Proposal
Christopher Markley
Kristin Millenbach
Investigating the Spatial and Behavioral Ecology of Whooping Cranes on the Wintering Grounds at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
Proposal
Kristin Millenbach
Anne Narayan
Foraging Distances and Forager Population Sizes of the Desert Termite
Proposal
Anne Narayan
Wendy Patzewitsch
Examining Changing Practices and Perceptions of Water Use in Texas from 1830 to the Present Time
Proposal
Wendy Patzewitsch
Melissa Romigh
Quantifying the Carbon Exchange Between the Water Column and Soils in a Tidally Influenced Riverine Mangrove Wetland in Shark River, Florida
Proposal Presentation
Melissa Romigh
Jason Schubert
Protecting and Preserving Water Resources through Planning Initiatives
Proposal
Jason Schubert
Virginia Shervette
Assessment of Essential Fish Habitat as Nurseries for Economically Important Fishes--Tools for Management and Conservation
Proposal Presentation
Virginia Shervette
Sara Thornton
Investigate the Potential to Restore Wetlands in Urban Settings
Proposal
Sara Thornton
Jeffrey Ullman
Investigating the Extent to Which Livestock and Poultry Confined Animal Feeding Operations May Introduce Hormones Into the Environment
Proposal
Jeffrey Ullman
David Waidler
Tracking the Activity of Mammals at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Center, and Creating Educational Opportunities at This Site
Proposal
David Waidler
Carrie Whitcher
Preventing Phosphorus leaching in commercial horticulture operations
Proposal
Carrie Whitcher
Steven Zeug
Influence of Hydrologic Variability and Floodplain Connectivity on Fish Populations in the Brazos River Basin
Proposal
Steven Zeug
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