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 - Mike Verrier

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Developing a Scientific Procedure for Community-Based Landslide Hazard Mapping and Introducing Landslide Education Methods for Rural Communities in Central Java, Indonesia Mike Verrier B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. Eric Frost and Dr. Dwikorita Karnawati -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Central Java, Indonesia is located north of the Sunda arc where the...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Larry Buchanan

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Geology of the San Cristobal Deposit Dr. Buchanan earned his PhD in Economic Geology in 1979 and taught university level geology for several years before the romance of prospecting drew him back to the field. After several notable gold and silver discoveries, he capped his career in 2006 by winning the coveted Thayer Lindsley Award for the San Cristobal silver discovery. Larry will talk about that Discovery. He will also describe the transformation of the village and living conditions...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Scott Burns

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Cataclysms on the Columbia, the Great Missoula Floods Scott Burns Department of Geology Portland State University One of the greatest set of geological events to ever have occurred in North America was given the name, the Missoula Floods. The floods originated when an ice dam broke in upper Idaho liberating waters impounded in back of it in Montana, scouring out large sections of eastern Washington and the lower Columbia River drainage basin. The talk will focus on the incredible story...

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...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Michael Verrier

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An overview of the KKN program at Universitas Gadjah Mada from an international perspective and the opportunity for further undergraduate exchange from San Diego State University Michael Verrier Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Summary This seminar will be about my experience as an international exchange student from the Geological Sciences Department at San Diego State University (SDSU) participating in the community hazard mitigation field camp...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Brianne Rohrer

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Indications of release of constituents into groundwater in San Diego County's South Chollas Landfill Brianne Rohrer Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson ABSTRACT Landfills in San Diego County were not required to be lined until the 1970's, and accepted hazardous waste until the 1990's. South Chollas landfill was designed as an unlined landfill and stopped receiving waste in 1981. The by-products of trash degradation in the South Chollas Landfill produced volatile organic compounds such a...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Heather O'Brien

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Water Chemistry in Two Multi-Depth Monitoring Wells in San Diego, California: A Comparison of Core Extracted Pore Water Versus Multiple Depth Well Samples Heather O'Brien ABSTRACT In 2001, the United States Geological Survey, in partnership with Sweetwater Authority and the City of San Diego, began a study to assess the geology and hydrology of the San Diego area. In addition to collecting surface water samples, seven multi-depth wells have been installed by USGS into the San Diego...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - David O'Leary

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Movement of water infiltrated from a recharge basin to wells David O'Leary M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson Monday, April 25th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Local surface water and stormflow runoff were infiltrated intermittently from a 40 hectare basin between September 2003 and September 2007 to determine the feasibility of recharging...