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Person Details: Dorothy Vesper

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Superfund Research Program

Dorothy Vesper

West Virginia University
Department of Geology and Geography
G37 Brooks Hall
98 Beechurst Ave.
Morgantown, West Virginia 26506
Email: dorothy.vesper@mail.wvu.edu

Projects

Publications

  • Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Loch-Caruso R, Giese RW, Padilla IY, Vesper D, Kaeli D, Sheahan TC, Brown P, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN. Team science applied to environmental health research: karst hydrogeology and preterm birth in Puerto Rico. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health. Advances in Karst Science. Springer International Publishing,

2023

2022

  • Downey AR, Riddell JL, Padilla IY, Vesper D. 2022. Storage and distribution of organic carbon in cave sediments: examples from two caves in the northern karst region of Puerto Rico. Environ Earth Sci 82(36):doi:10.1007/s12665-022-10720-2

2018

  • Shokri M, Vesper D, Herman EK, Rajic L, Hetrick KL, Padilla IY, Alshawabkeh AN. 2018. Bulk Chemistry of Karst Sediment Deposits. In: 15th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst. Shepherdstown, WV.
  • Vesper D, Smaldone D, Feller DJ. 2018. Assessing the relative vulnerability of sensitive karst habitats containing rare, threatened, and endangered species in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Park Science 34(1):60-69.

2017

  • Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Loch-Caruso R, Giese RW, Padilla IY, Vesper D, Kaeli D, Sheahan TC, Brown P, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN. 2017. Team science applied to environmental health research: karst hydrogeology and preterm birth in Puerto Rico. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health: Beyond Case Studies. Springer, New York, NY. pp.17-25.
  • Padilla IY, Vesper D. 2017. Fate, transport, and exposure of emerging and legacy contaminants in karst systems: state of knowledge and uncertainty. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health: Beyond Case Studies. Springer, New York, NY. pp.33-49.
  • Vesper D, Bravo-Ruiz H, Laskoskie AF, Edenborn HM. 2017. Development and testing of hydrogel beads as potential floating tracers of contaminant movement in karst aquifers. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health: Beyond Case Studies. Springer, New York, NY. pp.145-153.

2014

2013

2012

  • Ciblak A, Mao X, Padilla IY, Vesper D, Alshawabkeh I, Alshawabkeh AN. 2012. Electrode effects on temporal changes in electrolyte pH and redox potential for water treatment. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 47(5):718-726. doi:10.1080/10934529.2012.660088 PMID:22416866 PMCID:PMC3329560
  • Ghasemizadeh R, Hellweger F, Butscher C, Padilla IY, Vesper D, Field M, Alshawabkeh AN. 2012. Review: Groundwater flow and transport modeling of karst aquifers, with particular reference to the North Coast Limestone aquifer system of Puerto Rico. Hydrogeology Journal 20(8):1441-1461. doi:10.1007/s10040-012-0897-4 PMID:23645996 PMCID:PMC3640320
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