Appendix B Biographical Sketches

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

ARMANDO J. CARBONELL, Chair, is Executive Director of the Cape Cod Commission. Currently he is on leave as a Loeb Fellow in Advanced Environmental Studies at Harvard University (1992–1993). On Cape Cod he has overseen the development of programs in strategic regional planning, ground water and marine resources protection, environmental design, geographic information systems, and land use control during the past eight years. He received his A.B. in Geography from Clark University and was a Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering of Johns Hopkins University.

HUGO F. THOMAS, Chair (through 3/22/91), holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Missouri and is the state geologist of Connecticut. Previously he was on the faculty of the University of Connecticut. He is interested in the study and implementation of new techniques for using natural resources data in land and water decision making. For example, his agency is in the forefront of the use of Geographic Information Systems for planning. Dr. Thomas is a former member of the Water Science and Technology Board.

WILLIAM M. ALLEY is a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia. He received a B.S. from Colorado School of Mines, an M.S. from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. From



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Ground Water Vulnerability Assessment: Contamination Potential Under Conditions of Uncertainty Appendix B Biographical Sketches COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARMANDO J. CARBONELL, Chair, is Executive Director of the Cape Cod Commission. Currently he is on leave as a Loeb Fellow in Advanced Environmental Studies at Harvard University (1992–1993). On Cape Cod he has overseen the development of programs in strategic regional planning, ground water and marine resources protection, environmental design, geographic information systems, and land use control during the past eight years. He received his A.B. in Geography from Clark University and was a Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering of Johns Hopkins University. HUGO F. THOMAS, Chair (through 3/22/91), holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Missouri and is the state geologist of Connecticut. Previously he was on the faculty of the University of Connecticut. He is interested in the study and implementation of new techniques for using natural resources data in land and water decision making. For example, his agency is in the forefront of the use of Geographic Information Systems for planning. Dr. Thomas is a former member of the Water Science and Technology Board. WILLIAM M. ALLEY is a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia. He received a B.S. from Colorado School of Mines, an M.S. from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. From

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Ground Water Vulnerability Assessment: Contamination Potential Under Conditions of Uncertainty 1986 to 1990, Dr. Alley was ground-water coordinator for the pilot National Water Quality Assessment Program. His research interests are in regional assessment of ground water quality and surface and ground water interactions. LAWRENCE G. BATTEN is a Technical Marketing Representative for Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in Boulder, Colorado, where he is involved in development of GIS applications in a variety of environmental and demographic fields. He has previously held positions at TYDAC Technologies and the U.S. Geological Survey. He received his B.S. in Earth Science from the University of South Dakota. Pertinent areas of research that Mr. Batten has pursued include drainage basin characterization and hydrologic modeling. CHERYL K. CONTANT is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Iowa. She received her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University. Her current research examines the farm practice and water quality implications of alternative nonpoint pollution policies and effectiveness of field demonstration programs. PAMELA G. DOCTOR is the Staff Scientist and Manager for the Site Characterization and Assessment Section of Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories, where she oversees the work of field geologists and hydrologists and performance and risk assessment modelers doing research in hazardous waste management and remediation. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University. Areas of interest for Dr. Doctor include environmental sampling and analysis, statistical problems of fatios in environmental radionuclide research, and biological effects studies. ANTHONY S. DONIGIAN, JR. is President and Principal Engineer of AQUA TERRA Consultants. He received a B.A. in Engineering Sciences and a B.S. in Engineering from Dartmouth College, and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University. His recent research and applications studies have concentrated on the movement of contaminants through the vadose zone, ground water contamination by pesticides and hazardous wastes, model validation issues and procedures, and the evaluation of control alternatives such as best management practices, conservation tillage, and remedial actions at waste sites. ROBERT H. DOWDY received his Ph.D. in Soil Science from Michigan State University, his M.S. in Agronomy from the University of Kentucky, and his B.S. in Agriculture from Berea College. Currently, he is a Soil Scientist with the Agricultural Research Service, USDA, and Professor of Soil Chemistry at the University of Minnesota. Research interests of Dr. Dowdy include ground water quality, plant root development, quantitative analyses of soil clay minerals, and pesticide movement under irrigated potato production.

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Ground Water Vulnerability Assessment: Contamination Potential Under Conditions of Uncertainty KEITH LOAGUE (through 4/29/92) received his Ph.D. in Hydrology from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Soil Hydrology at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Loague's research has focused on simulating the hydrological response of near-surface systems and model evaluation. P. SURESH C. RAO received a Ph.D. in Soil Physics in 1974 from the University of Hawaii. Currently, he is a graduate research professor in the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida. His research interests are in the development and field testing of process-level models for predicting the fate of pollutants in soils and ground water. He has worked with state and federal agencies in providing scientific bases for environmental regulatory policy. Dr. Rao served on the Committee on Ground Water Modeling Assessment, 1987-1988, and as a member of the Water Science and Technology Board, 1988-1991. DONALD I. SIEGEL is an Associate Professor of Geology at Syracuse University where he teaches graduate courses in hydrogeology and aqueous geochemistry. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in geology from the University of Rhode Island and Penn State University, respectively, and a Ph.D. in Hydrogeology from the University of Minnesota. His research interests are in solute transport at both local and regional scales, wetland-ground water interaction, and paleohydrogeology. GALE W. TESELLE received his M.A. in Geography in 1968 from the University of Nebraska. Currently he is the Director of the Resource Inventory and Geographic Information Systems Division, USDA-Soil Conservation Service. The division is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of national resource inventories, cartography, geographic information systems, and remote sensing technologies. Mr. TeSelle was Chair of the Geographic Data Standards Working Group of the Federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on Digital Cartography from 1983 to 1991. ROBERTO R. TESO is a Senior Environmental Research Scientist with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. He received his B.S. in Agriculture and Agronomy and his M.S. in Crop Protection from the University of Arizona, Tucson. Mr. Teso's research endeavors have included field and laboratory investigations of techniques for monitoring pesticide residues in soil and drainage waters, and the development of soil survey, geographic coordinate, and well log databases and their applications to ground water contamination issues. SCOTT R. YATES received his B.S. in Geology/Hydrology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison; his M.S. in Hydrology from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; and his Ph.D. in Soil Physics/Mathematics from the University of Arizona. He is currently a Soil Scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture—Agricultural Research Service

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Ground Water Vulnerability Assessment: Contamination Potential Under Conditions of Uncertainty and is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Soil and Environmental Science at the University of California, Riverside. Some specializations of Dr. Yates include soil physics and hydrology; spatial variability and geostatistical methods; modeling the transport of microorganisms; and analytical and numerical solution methods applied to hydrologic and soil physical problems. JAMES R. WALLIS (through 10/18/91) received his B.S. in forestry from the University of New Brunswick, his M.S. from Oregon State University, and his Ph.D. in Soil Morphology from University of California, Berkeley. Currently he is a Research Staff Member at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, where he has been since 1967. Previously, he held positions in hydrology and forestry with the U.S. Forest Service, Montana State University, and elsewhere. His principal interests are in mathematical models applied to hydrology, soils, forestry, and land management. He has lectured at many different universities and has addressed many issues relevant to estimates of extreme floods. He has served on many NRC committees and is a former member of the Water Science and Technology Board. COMMITTEE STAFF PATRICIA L. CICERO received her B.A. in Mathematics from Kenyon College. She worked as Senior Project Assistant at the National Research Council's Water Science and Technology Board (WSTB). Currently, she is attending the University of Wisconsin, Madison for her master's in Water Resources Management. Ms. Cicero has worked on a variety of studies at the WSTB, including ones on international soil and water research and development, wastewater management in coastal urban areas, techniques for assessing ground water vulnerability, and the environmental effects of the operations at Glen Canyon Dam on the lower Colorado River. SARAH CONNICK earned her A.B. in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College and her M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. She is a Senior Staff Officer with the National Research Council's (NRC) WSTB where she directs studies of wastewater management in coastal urban areas, techniques for assessing ground water vulnerability, and Antarctic policy and science. Prior to joining the WSTB staff, Ms. Connick was a Staff Officer for the NRC's Committee to Provide Interim Oversight of the Department of Energy Nuclear Weapons Complex.