November 13, 2015

Took some students out to sample the Santa Ana River for metals content.

September 19, 2015

This was a great location to sample shallow aquifer gases.   Note the gas well not too far in the background.  

September 9, 2015

We sampled on a local Middle School this day.  As part of out work, we showed several classrooms of children what we we sample...and what it might mean.  They were so engaged and asked great questions.   I hope they became interested in their own water quality...

September 8, 2015

We work in rural areas a lot and often have animals get interested in what we are doing.  This time, it is cows...Moo!

August 21, 2015

North Dakota is real is going well.   We will eventually go to colorado for some work before heading home.   It will be more than a month on the road.   I miss my bed.

August 12, 2015

We are starting by sampling salt springs and some surface waters near the edge of the Basin.  

August 10, 2015

We are on our way to North Dakota and Colorado for Fieldwork.  Montana is really pretty.

May 30, 2015

Students presenting their research at the College of Science student research symposium.   So proud of them for their hard work.

January 24, 2015

I took several students to some oil seeps in Towsley Canyon (NW LA County).  Aside from the oil, there is hyper saline water also discharging.   I think it comes from a very deep and old (30 million years old) source.  Inmterestingly, there are springs near by that als...

July 22, 2014

We often get interested animals when we sample their water.   Donkeys, Cows, Sheep...Oh My!

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