Applications of Remote Sensing and Space Technologies in Water Resources Management

Friday, April 7, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

University of the District of Columbia (UDC)


The 5th National Capital Region Water Resources Symposium was held on April 7, 2017, at the University of the District of Columbia. This one-day symposium brought together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector, and non-profits to present and discuss innovations in water research, technology, policy, and management to respect and reflect the true value of water. The program included a keynote address, invited panelists, and breakout sessions featuring submitted oral and poster presentations.


Download the complete symposium program.

Download the booklet of abstracts.


Program Highlights


Dr. Tamim Younos, President, Green Water-Infrastructure Academy, University of the District of Columbia; Vice President AWRA NRC Section
2017 National Capital Region Water Resources Symposium Theme (pdf)

Keynote Speaker

Dr. John Bolten, Associate Program Manager of Water Resources, NASA Applied Sciences Program
Mapping the Blue Marble (pdf)

 Plenary Session Panelists

 Luncheon Speaker

 Kenneth D. Reid, Executive Vice President, American Water Resources Association

 Special USGS Session on Remote Sensing of Rivers and Surface Water



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