Georgia Water Resources: Groundwater Storage Change and Contamination Risks

Earthzine2016 Monthly Focus Topics, GEO/GEOSS News, Original, Sections, Themed Articles

The southeastern U.S. is experiencing groundwater decline, and the local geology in southeast Georgia has increased the risk of groundwater contamination, according to research from a NASA DEVELOP team. At the University of Georgia, a team of young scientists discovered that their region’s geology and contamination patterns can predict where pollution may affect groundwater, holding clues for the future of … Read More

Investigating Groundwater in Montana Informs State Water Policy Decisions

Earthzine2016 Monthly Focus Topics, Original

The Ground Water Investigation Program at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology seeks to provide answers to communities about the status of local groundwater. This article was updated on March 1st, 2016. As in many western states, officials in Montana have long been concerned with water. Montana’s landmass is the size of Japan, and the hydrogeology of the state … Read More

Tapping Groundwater Resources—Literally! A Hypersaline Laguna Madre

EarthzineDEVELOP 2015 Fall VPS, Forecasting Wetland Cover and Species Habitat, Original

This is a part of the 2015 Fall VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category: Mapping Water Quality Project Team: Coastal Texas Water Resources II Team Location: Mobile County Health Department – Mobile, Alabama Authors: Elaina Gonsoroski Vishal Arya Jennifer Boyd Mentors/Advisors: Joe Spruce (NASA Stennis Space Center) Bernard Eichold, M.D., Dr.PH (Mobile County Health Department) Abstract: This project … Read More