SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Cheryl Johnson

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Recycled Groundwater Development at Harmony Grove, San Diego County, CA Cheryl Johnson M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbajarson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The Harmony Grove Valley, located in an unincorporated area of northern San Diego County, California, is being considered as a location for underground storage, extraction, and re-use of treated,...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Shana McCarthy

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A Geochemical Evaluation of Enhanced In-Situ Bioremediation of Chlorinated Ethenes In Groundwater Shana McCartrhy M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Sites impacted with chlorinated solvents present unique technical challenges when compared to most other groundwater contaminants. Chlorinated volatile organic compounds...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Andreas Polis

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Evaluation of drill cuttings for determination of formation change using particle-size analysis, San Diego, California Andreas Polis B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Eleanore Robbins -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The Municipality of San Diego is reliant on imported water and is in need of control over future water supplies. Outside factors affecting imported supply...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Eryn Braender

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Evaluation of drill cuttings for determination of formation change using particle-size analysis, San Diego, California Andreas Polis B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Eleanore Robbins -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The Municipality of San Diego is reliant on imported water and is in need of control over future water supplies. Outside factors affecting imported supply...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Jorge Ledesma Vazquez

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Biogenic coastal deposits; Isla del Carmen, Gulf of California, Mexico Jorge Ledesma Vazquez UABC Ensenada Coastal sedimentary deposits including beach and dunes within the south-central region of the Gulf of California show a high percentage of biogenic components, up to 84%, derived from the fragmentation of organisms that, among other oceanographic factors, reflect wave energy and effect of seasonal winds. Our report shows that due to high-energy waves, coastal deposits on points or...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Wes Danskin

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Finding More Water in San Diego or How to Get Blood from a Turnip: The Story of the San Diego Hydrogeology Project Wes Danskin Research Hydrologist USGS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Many parts of the world have an increasing population, and a commensurate need for more water. But how to increase the supply when hydrogeologic information is limited? The USGS San Diego Hydrogeology project faced this quandary in 2001. What to do...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Sue Tanges

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Career Seminar Geotechnical Consultant, Geology Interpreter, and Volunteer Sue Tanges Alumni SDSU Geological Sciences Sue Tanges received her BS in Geological Sciences from SDSU in 1980. Subsequently, she started working locally for a geotechnical consulting firm and concurrently attended graduate school at SDSU. Since 1991, Sue has been the owner of Southland Geotechnical Consultants, performing geotechnical studies for new developments, such as parks, pipelines, and custom homes....

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Greg Cranham

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Career Seminar Hydrogeology / Consulting Career Overview Greg Cranham Alumni SDSU Geological Sciences Greg Cranham is a California Certified Engineering Geologist with Hargis + Associates, Inc., a hydrogeology and engineering consulting firm based in San Diego. After earning a degree in Geology from SDSU, he has conducted geological work for corporate clients in southern and central California, Arizona and Nevada. He has been with H+A for over 21 years, working on contaminated...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Anayeli Picasso

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Chloride and Nitrate Distributions in Unsaturated Alluvium, Joshua Tree, California Anayeli Picasso B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The current study will advance the evaluation of ground-water recharge within arid environments such as Joshua Tree National Park. The dry conditions of the Joshua Tree area contribute...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Anthony Fisher

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Geochemical assessment of mixing advanced treated wastewater and groundwater in the Harmony Grove Basin, Southern California Anthony Fisher ABSTRACT The Harmony Grove basin aquifer is located in San Diego California. This location is being sought after by the Rincon del Diablo Municipal Water District for storage of advanced treated wastewater (ATW). After storage, pumping of groundwater is proposed for potable reuse. The project consultant sampled and analyzed groundwater chemical...