The Birdsall Fund, in combination with the Shirley J. Dreiss Memorial Fund, supports the Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecture Series on hydrogeology. 2022 Recipient Dr. Kenneth Belitz, USGS; Project titles: “The Quality of Groundwater Used for Public Supply in the Continental United States,” and “Old Problems, New Approach: Applications of Ensemble-Tree Machine Learning to Hydrogeology”
Diodato Hydrogeology Student Travel & Beer Fund
The Diodato Fund supports travel grants and memberships for student members of the Hydrogeology Division. The fund also provides support for the Hydrogeology Division Student Reception at GSA Connects.
Shirley J. Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer Fund
The Dreiss Fund, in conjunction with the Birdsall Fund, supports the Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer Series. 2022 Recipient Abraham Springer, Northern Arizona University
Hydrogeology Division Research Grant Fund
The Hydrogeology Division Fund supports the activities of the Hydrogeology Division. 2022 Recipients Julianna Martin, University of Idaho; Project title: “Laboratory Experiments for Evaluation of Solute Transport with Construction of Backfill Aquifers in Restored Coal Mine Pits, Powder River Basin” Mohammad Khorrami, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Project title: “Constraining groundwater change in Mexico […]
Brian G. Katz Environmental Research Grant in Groundwater Quality Enhancements
The Katz Fund supports graduate student research in groundwater quality standards, in particular research that leads to a better understanding of geochemical processes controlling the quality of groundwater, spring waters, spring runs, and receiving surface waters.
Kohout Early Career Award
The Kohout Award recognizes outstanding early-career achievement contributing to the hydrogeologic profession through original research and service, and for the demonstrated potential for continued excellence throughout their career. 2022 Recipient Sam Zipper, Kansas Geological Survey
LaMoreaux International Lecture Fund
The LaMoreaux International Lecture Fund supports international travel for the Hydrogeology Division Birdsall-Dreiss lecturer.
Dr. Thomas C. Winter Graduate Student Research Award
The Winter Fund supports research grants to graduate students working on hydrogeology/hydrology research projects. ****************************** A Reflection on Dr. Thomas C. Winter All of us have mentors from different stages and facets of our lives and careers. As an undergraduate geology student in a “work-study” position with the USGS, I had the good fortune […]