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Professor of Geology (Hydrogeology), Manager, Water Resources Field Station
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1983
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
University of Connecticut,
U-4087, 1376 Storrs Road,
Storrs, CT 06269-4087
Specializing in the study of the fate and transport of ground water contamination and ground water supply sustainability. Current projects:Using GIS based analyses in evaluating spatial and temporal trends in bedrock well hydraulic characteristics and water quality; Developing methods to improve the determination of hydraulic conductivity; Evaluating the impact of on-site groundwater infiltration at service stations on contaminant source distribution; Evaluating the occurrence and sources of high levels of manganese in bedrock drinking water wells in Connecticut; Assessing temporal trends in ground water levels in Connecticut in response to global climate change; Evaluating historical trends in salt levels in surface water and ground water in Connecticut.; Developing an approach for assessing water resources in fractured crystalline bedrock and impacts of pumping on sustainability.