Current Personnel

Laboratory Director


Dr. Adam M. Milewski
Principal Investigator
Associate Professor
CV
SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:

-Understanding recharge dynamics in arid systems (e.g., freshwater inland lenses, ephemeral channels, mountain-front)

-Evaluation and use of satellite remote sensing in solving complex geologic and hydrologic problems.

-Examining the impacts of natural and anthropogenic changes on local to global water cycles.

-Assessing multi-scalar water availability and resiliency.

-Developing technology-driven research, teaching, and training applications.

Michael C. Durham
Principal Research Associate
Ph.D Student
CV

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:

-Development of enhanced hydrologic measurements for use in Physically Ungauged Basins (PUBs).

-Characterization of transmission losses in arid environments.

-Integration of soil temperature probes and remote sensing techniques to better understand Wadi characteristics.

-Assessment of satellite remote sensing based hydrologic models within the arid environments.

Rachel R. Rotz
Ph.D. Student
CV

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:

-Characterizing inland freshwater lenses via physical laboratory models.

-Remote sensing applications for hyper-arid and arid environments.

-Desert hydrology and physiographic variation through space and time.

-Water resource identification and development in water scarce regions.

-Identification of water in the solar system.

Abigail Knapp
M.S. Student
CV

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:

-Remote sensing techniques for monitoring freshwater harmful algal blooms

-Integrating datasets across temporal and spatial resolutions

-Statistical analysis of lake systems for water quality monitoring

Holly Hutcheson
M.S. Student
CV

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:

– Anthropegenic influences on water systems

– Flood and drought prediction using hydrologic models

– Global-scale hydrology