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Rick Langel

Geologist, Iowa Geological Survey

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Rick Langel, Geologist

Office: 104 OIGS

Phone Number: 319-335-4102

E-mail: richard-langel@uiowa.edu

Education: M.S. Geology, University of Iowa, B.S. with Distinction and Honors in Geology, University of Iowa

IGS Program Involvement:

  • Develops, maintains, and coordinates GeoSam, which is the computerized dataset of inventory of the cuttings/core library and the geological/lithological dataset.
  • Manages daily operations at the Oakdale Rock Library, which includes supervising students and facilitating guest visits to examine the Rock Library collections.
  • Develops of Geographic Information System (GIS) coverages

Research Interests:

  • Geologic database/application development
  • Groundwater processes and modeling
  • Applications of GIS data to geologic problems

Recent Publications and Project Reports:

Gannon, J.M., Witzke, B.J. , Langel, R.J, 2011, Groundwater Availability Modeling of the Silurian Aquifer in East-Central Iowa, Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Iowa Geological and Water Survey, Water Resources Investigation Report No. 5.

Gannon, J.M. and Langel, R.J., 2010, Groundwater Availability Modeling of the West Nishnabotna Aquifer in Iowa, Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Iowa Geological and Water Survey, Water Resources Investigation Report No. 3

Gannon, J.M., Langel, R.J., Bunker, B., Howes, M., 2009,  Groundwater Availability Modeling of the Cambrian-Ordovician Aquifer in Iowa, Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Iowa Geological and Water Survey, Water Resources Investigation Report No. 2A.

 

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Last modified on April 11th, 2019
Posted on July 29th, 2014