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   Dave Evans

  Professor of Hydrogeology &
          Department Chair
  Tel. (916)-278-6337

  B.A. Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley, 1982
  M.S. Geophysics, University of Kansas, 1984
  Ph.D. Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, 1989
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Teaching and Research Interests

I have research and teaching interests in groundwater hydrology and borehole geophysics.  In addition to my academic experience, I have served on regulatory review teams, consulted on water supply and contamination problems in fractured rock environments, and have provided expert opinion to state agencies and private companies. 

Courses I Teach

Hydrogeology (GEOL 127). 
Advanced Hydrogeology (GEOL 227)
Applied Geophysics (GEOL 218)
Groundwater Modeling (GEOL 208)
Contaminant Hydrogeology (GEOL 204)

Natural Disasters (GEOL 7)

Workshops I Teach

Fractured Rock Hydrology
Groundwater Modeling

Introduction to Contaminant Transport by Groundwater 

Recent Publications

Saleh, D. K. , Kratzer, C. R., Green, C., and Evans, D. G., (2009). Using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) to Simulate Runoff in Mustang Creek Basin, California, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5031, 28 p.

Downing, B.D., Bergamaschi, B.A., Evans, D.G., and Boss, E. (2009). Assessing contribution of DOC from sediments to a drinking-water reservoir using optical profiling, Lakes and Reservoir Management, 24, 381-391.

W.P. Anderson, Jr. and D.G. Evans, (2007). On the interpretation of recharge estimates based on steady-state model calibrations, Ground Water, 45(4), 499-505.

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Department of Geology
CSUS Box 6043
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6043
Phone: 916-278-6337
Fax: 916-278-4650