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Bart Faulkner

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Bart Faulkner, Hydrologist

Phone: 580-436-8530

Bart Faulkner is a Hydrologist in the US EPA Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Ground Water and Ecosystems Restoration Division. Previous research included modeling and laboratory experiments for predicting risk of pathogen transport in soils and sediments. Current research is focused on field data collection and modeling groundwater dependency of ecosystem services, and on water quality assessment and evaluation under uncertainty.


B.S., Geology, Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado
M.S., Hydrology/Hydrogeology, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
Ph.D., Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Previous Professional Experience

US Geological Survey (Indiana), US Forest Service (Colorado and California), and Jacobs Engineering Group (Sacramento).

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Selected Publications

Faulkner, B.R., Brooks J.R., Forshay K.J., and Cline, S.P. (2012). "Hyporheic flow patterns in relation to large river floodplain attributes." Journal of Hydrology, Volumes 448-449, Pages 161-173, ISSN 0022-1694.

Faulkner, B.R., Olivas, Y, Ware, M.W., Roberts, M.G., Groves, J.F., Bates, K.S., and McCarty, S.L. (2010). Removal efficiencies and attachment coefficients for Cryptosporidium in sandy alluvial riverbank sediment. Water Research, 44:2725-2734.

Faulkner, B.R. (2008). Bayesian modeling of the assimilative capacity component of nutrient total maximum daily loads, Water Resources Research, 44, W08415, doi:10.1029/2007WR006638.

Keeley A. and Faulkner B.R. (2008). Influence of land use and watershed characteristics on protozoa contamination in a potential drinking water resources reservoir. Water Research 42(10-11):2803--2813, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2008.02.028.

Olivas Y. and Faulkner B.R. (2008). Fecal source tracking by antibiotic resistance analysis on a watershed exhibiting low resistance. Environmental Monitoring & Assessment 139(1--3):15--25.

Faulkner B.R. and M.E. Campana (2007). Compartmental model of nitrate retention in streams, Water Resources Research, 43, W02406, doi:10.1029/2006WR004920.

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