Education
 

Past Darcy Lecturers

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2017 — Kamini Singha, Ph.D. 

singha"A Tale of Two Porosities: Exploring Why Contaminant Transport Doesn’t Always Behave the Way It Should" and "The Critical Role of Trees in Critical Zone Science: An Exploration of Water Fluxes in the Earth’s Permeable Skin​"

2016 — Ty Ferré, Ph. D.​

ferre“Seeing Things Differently: Rethinking the Relationship Between Data, Models, and Decision-Making” 

 

 

 

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2015 — Rainer H. Helmig, Ph.D.

helmig-2“Evaluating the Competitive Use of the Subsurface: The Influence of Energy Storage and Production in Groundwater” and “Modeling and Analysis of Soil-Moisture Processes in the Subsurface: The Influence of Evaporation and Salt Precipitation in Groundwater”

 

 

 

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2014 — Dorthe Wildenschild, Ph.D.

d_wildenschild_color“What Happens in the Pore, No Longer Stays in the Pore: Opportunities and Limitations for Porous Media Characterization and Process Quantification Using X-ray Tomography” and “Optimizing Capillary Trapping as a Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Strategy: Pore-Scale Findings in Support of Larger-Scale Implementation”

 

 

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2013 — David L. Rudolph, Ph.D.

rudolph-david-l-web"Managing Groundwater Beneath the Agricultural Landscape"

 

 

 

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2012 — S. Majid Hassanizadeh, Ph.D.

hassanizadeh_s_majid-sm"Transport of Viruses in Partially Saturated Soil and Groundwater" and "Capillarity in Porous Media, on Micro- and Macroscale, Revisited"

 

 

 

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2011 — Stephen E. Silliman, Ph.D.

silliman_stephen"Development of Reliable Hydrologic Data Sets in Difficult Environments: Case Studies from Benin, West Africa" and "Characterization of a Complex, Sole-Source Aquifer System in Benin, West Africa"

 

 

 

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2010 — Timothy Scheibe, Ph.D.

scheibe_timothy"Beyond the Black Box: Integrating Advanced Characterization of Microbial Processes with Subsurface Reactive Transport Models" and "Quantifying Flow and Reactive Transport in the Heterogeneous Subsurface Environment: From Pores to Porous Media and Facies to Aquifers"

2009 — Peter Cook, Ph.D.

cook_peter"Environmental Tracers in Modern Hydrogeology: Reducing Uncertainty in Groundwater Flow Estimation"

 

 

 

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2008 — Michael Celia, Ph.D.

celia"Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option"

 

 

 

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2007 — James J. Butler Jr., Ph.D.

butler-web"Getting the Information Ground Water Modelers Need: A Report from the Field" and "What the Heck Is a Phreatophyte? A Field Investigation of Ecohydrologic Processes in Stream-Aquifer Systems"

 

 

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2006 — Eileen Poeter, Ph.D.

poeter06"All Models Are Wrong: How Do We Know Which Are Useful?"

 

 

 

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2005 — Kip Solomon, Ph.D.

KipSolomon"Inert Gas Tracers in Ground Water"

 

 

 

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2004 — Allen M. Shapiro, Ph.D.

shapiro"Recent Advances in Characterizing Ground Water Flow and Chemical Transport in Fractured Rock: From Cores to Kilometers"

 

 

 

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2003 — Richelle Allen-King, Ph.D.

allen"A Hydrogeochemist's Perspective on Organic Contaminant Transport in Ground Water" and "Ground and Surface Water Contributions to Chemical Mass Discharge: Considering the Problem at Field and Basin Scales"

 

 

 

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2002 — David Hyndman, Ph.D.

02darcy"Efficient Large-Scale Bioremediation in a Heterogeneous Aquifer: The Schoolcraft Bioaugmentation Experiment"

 

 

 

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2001 — Mary C. Hill, Ph.D.

hill"Guidelines for Effective Model Calibration (Any Model!)"

 

 

 

 

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2000 — M. James Hendry, Ph.D.

hendry"Transport and Geochemical Controls on Solutes in Clay Aquitards"

 

 

 

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1999 — Scott Tyler, Ph.D.

tyler"Ground Water Recharge in Arid Regions: Questions About Today and the Past"

 

 

 

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1998 — Barbara Sherwood-Lollar, Ph.D.

slollar"Stable Carbon Isotopes: Tools for Direction of the Origin and Fate of the Environmental Contaminants"

 

 

 

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1997 — Philip C. Bennett, Ph.D.

bennett"Water, Microbes, and Rocks: The Geochemical Ecology of Contaminated Ground Water"

 

 

 

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1996 — Linda Abriola, Ph.D.

abriola"Organic Liquid Contaminant Entrapment and Persistence in the Subsurface: Interphase Mass Transfer Limitations and Implications for Remediation"

 

 

 

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1995 — Paul Hsieh, Ph.D.

hsieh"A Multidisciplinary, Multiscale Investigation of Fluid Flow and Solute Transport in Fractured Crystalline Rocks: Finds from the Mirror Lake Site, New Hampshire"

 

 

 

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1994 — Edward Sudicky, Ph.D.

sudicky"Contaminant Migration in Complex-Structure Porous and Fractured-Porous Geologic Media: A Simulation Perspective"

 

 

 

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1993 — Mary Jo Baedecker, Ph.D.

baedecker"The Fate of Organic Compounds and Geochemical Processes in Contaminated Aquifers"

 

 

 

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1992 — John Wilson, Ph.D.

wilson"Visualization of Ground Water Flow and Transport Through a Microscope"

 

 

 

 

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1991 — Stephen Wheatcraft, Ph.D.

wcraft"Fractal Approaches to Modeling Geologic Variability in Aquifers"

 

 

 

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1990 — Ralph C. Heath, Ph.D.

heath"Hydrogeology and Hazardous Waste Disposal"

 

 

 

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1989 — Randy L. Bassett, Ph.D.

basitt"The Utility of Chemical Modeling, With and Without Advection, in Natural and Environmentally Stressed Hydrologic Systems"

 

 

 

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1988 — Thomas A. Prickett, Ph.D.

prickett"Practical Aspects of Ground Water Modeling"

 

 

 

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1987 — John A. Cherry, Ph.D.

cherry"Contaminant Migration Processes: A Field Perspective"