Dr. Adam M. Milewski
-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
-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
-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.
-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
– Anthropegenic influences on water systems
– Flood and drought prediction using hydrologic models
– Global-scale hydrology
-Hydrologic remote sensing for regional scale analysis
-Sustainable groundwater resource development
-Groundwater recharge dynamics and evolution