Teaching and research on the fate, transport, and remediation of contaminants in groundwater

Field Methods Course: students learning how to read a water level meter to the nearest 1,000th of a meter at the flush-mount wells behind Lapham Hall at UW Milwaukee.

Road Salt Project showing annual mass discharge of chloride at two locations along the Root River in Racine, Wisconsin

Uranium Mobility Project: Graduate students Kendal Hoss (back) and Rakiba Sultana (front) preparing a 200-gallon solution of injection fluid for a single-well push-pull test at a uranium-contaminated field site in Riverton, Wyoming in the summer 2021

Field Methods Course showing students stream gauging on the Milwaukee River at Hubbard Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Uranium Mobility Project showing laboratory experimental setup of flow-though column device containing uranium-contaminated sediments and groundwater in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Road Salt Project showing Anna Sniadach (geosciences undergrad) presents her research project, “Assessing Methods for Analyzing Total Dissolved Solids: Looking into Water Samples from the Root River in Racine County, WI”

Uranium Mobility Project showing pre-test isoconcentration profile map of uranium (mg/kg) on aquifer sediments (5% nitric acid leached) above and below baseflow water table (≈ 4.5 ft bgs, ≈ 1.4 m bgs) along A to A’ transect (Fig. 4), bgs = below ground surface, distance from A to A’ is 20 ft (6.1 m), depth is 13 ft (4.0 m).