2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 190
Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T160. Hydrogeophysics: Characterization and Monitoring of Subsurface Parameters and Processes

GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Geophysics Division


Kamini Singha, Fred Day-Lewis and Adam Pidlisecky, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
Geophysical Characterization of Natural Free Convection in a Coastal Sabkha
VAN DAM, Remke L.1, SIMMONS, Craig T.2, HYNDMAN, David W.3 and WOOD, Warren W.1, (1)Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, (2)School of Chemistry, Physics and Earth Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, 5001, Australia, (3)Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, rvd@msu.edu, rvd@msu.edu
8:15 AM
Delineating Groundwater Flow Paths in the Opabin Highlands, Yoho National Park, British Columbia
BENTLEY, L.R., LANGSTON, G. and HAYASHI, M., Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada, lbentley@ucalgary.ca, lbentley@ucalgary.ca
8:30 AM
Use of Towed Electromagnetic Conductivity Surveys for Reconnaissance Geophysics: An Example from Saline Lakes In the Nebraska Sand Hills
LANE Jr, John W., Branch of Geophysics, USGS, Storrs, CT 06269, WHITE, Eric A., Office of Ground Water, Branch of Geophysics, U.S. Geological Survey, 11 Sherman Place, Storrs, CT 06269, ZLOTNIK, Vitaly, Department of Geosciences, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln, 214 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340 and ONG, John T., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 214 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340, eawhite@usgs.gov, eawhite@usgs.gov
8:45 AM
Mapping Road Salt Discharge from Groundwater Using Electrical Resistivity, Mirror Lake, New Hampshire
JOHNSON, Melanie1, TORAN, Laura1, NYQUIST, Jonathan1 and ROSENBERRY, Donald2, (1)Earth and Environmental Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, (2)U.S. Geological Survey, MS 413,Bldg. 53, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225, melanie.johnson0002@temple.edu, melanie.johnson0002@temple.edu
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
GPR Evidence of the Influence of Vegetation and Structure on Subsurface Flow in An Epikarst Limestone, Edwards Plateau, Texas
SASSEN, Douglas S., The Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3115, MUNSTER, Clyde L., Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, Room 127 Hobgood Building, College Station, TX 77845 and EVERETT, Mark E., Geology/Geophysics, Texas A&M Univ, 3115 TAMU, Halbouty Bldg, College Station, TX 77843, dsassen@geo.tamu.edu, dsassen@geo.tamu.edu
9:30 AM
Exploiting the Temperature Dependence of Electrical Resistivity Measurements to Monitor Infiltration
PIDLISECKY, Adam, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada and KNIGHT, Rosemary, Geophysics, Stanford Univ, Mitchell Building, Room 360, Stanford, CA 94305, adampid@ucalgary.ca, adampid@ucalgary.ca
9:45 AM
Inferring Hydraulic Parameters In a Layered Streambed Based on TDR Measurements Made during Active Flow and Recession: Impacts of High Dimensionality and Model Structural Error
FERRE, Ty P.A., Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, 1133 E. North Campus Dr, PO Box 210011, Tucson, AZ 85721-0011, BLASCH, Kyle W., United States Geological Survey, Tucson, AZ 85719 and VRUGT, Jasper A., Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, ail Stop T003, Los Alamos, NM 87545, ty@hwr.arizona.edu, ty@hwr.arizona.edu
10:00 AM
Characterization of Non-Fickian Transport in Ground-water and Hyporheic Systems Using Electrical Geophysics
SINGHA, Kamini, Dept. of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 311 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, DAY-LEWIS, Fred, U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Branch of Geophysics, Office of Ground Water, 11 Sherman Place, Unit 5015, Storrs, CT 06269, PIDLISECKY, Adam, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada and GOOSEFF, Michael, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Bldg, University Park, PA 16802, ksingha@psu.edu, ksingha@psu.edu
10:15 AM
Application of Time-Lapse Electrical Resistivity Tomography for Monitoring Spatial and Temporal Amendment Behavior
JOHNSON, Timothy C.1, VERSTEEG, Roelof J.1, DAY-LEWIS, Frederick D.2, LANE Jr, John W.3 and MAJOR, William R.4, (1)Energy Resource Recovery and Management, Idaho National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1625, Idaho Falls, ID 83415-2107, (2)Branch of Geophysics, USGS, Storrs, CT 06269, (3)Office of Ground Water, Branch of Geophysics, U.S. Geological Survey, 11 Sherman Place, Storrs, CT 06269, (4)Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, 1100 23rd Avenue, Port Hueneme, CA 93043-4370, timothy.johnson@inl.gov, timothy.johnson@inl.gov
10:30 AM
Storativity from Seismic Waves: Using Rayliegh Waves for Seismic Efficiency Calculations
MITCHELL, Evelynn J., Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, St. Mary's University, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228, evelynn@satx.rr.com, evelynn@satx.rr.com
10:45 AM
A Markov Chain Model for Characterizing Medium Heterogeneity and Sediment Layering Structure
YE, Ming, School of Computational Science & Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, 441 Dirac Science Library, Tallahassee, FL 32306 and KHALEEL, Raziuddin, Fluor Government Group, P. O. Box 1050, Richland, WA 99352, mingye@scs.fsu.edu, mingye@scs.fsu.edu
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