Assistant Professor Andrew Luhmann along with NM Tech Geophysics colleagues Sue Bilek and Ronni Grapenthin were awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation. They will be using geophysical methods (seismometers, tiltmeters, and GPS instruments) to explore fluid flow in a karst aquifer. They are actively recruiting two new doctoral students; more information can be found here.
Assistant Professor Jesus Gomez-Velez was awarded a new grant from the US Department of Energy to study groundwater-surface water interactions.
Professor Mark Person Mark Person was awarded a new grant from the Keck Foundation. This project focuses on the role of Geofluids (oil, methane, supercritical CO2, and saline brines) as an agent in the formation of world class uranium and copper deposits within the Paradox Basin, Utah.
On August 31, the Hydrology Program Hosted the 2017 EES pool party with a lot of help from the geology program graduate students. Below are some images from the 2013 EES pool party.