Jason Gurdak Assistant Professor of Geology, Department of Geosciences

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Presentations and Conference Proceeding Papers and Abstracts

(student authors underlined; invited talks indicated in parentheses)

Presentations

 

108. Gurdak, J.J., 2017, Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Domain), Department of Drinking Water Resources and Drinking Water, seminar titled “Predicting recharge rates and quality beneath land use and climate gradients”, Dübendorf, Switzerland, March 20.

 

107. Gurdak, J.J., 2017, Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Domain), Eawag-wide seminar titled “Beneath the surface of climate change: Managing natural climate variability toward sustainable groundwater”, Dübendorf, Switzerland, March 10.

 

106. Gurdak, J.J., 2017, ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Hydrology and Water Resources Management, invited seminar titled "A Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach toward sustainable groundwater and agroecosystems", Zurich, Switzerland, February 8.


105. Gurdak, J.J., 2017, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), Dept. of Environmental Studies, seminar titled "The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Sustainable Water and Food Systems, Coastal California"

 

104. Weeks, D., Nanus, L., Gurdak, J.J., Davis, J., 2017, Point source, transport and fate of mercury in the Cache Creek Watershed and impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services under the influence of global change (poster), Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, August 6-11, 2017.

 

103. Gurdak, J.J., 2017, Vadose zone controls on damping of climate-induced transient recharge fluxes in U.S. agroecosystems (oral), Session HS8.3.1 Vadose zone hydrology: General Session, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, April 23-28, 2017.

 

102. Gurdak, J.J., 2017, Climate variability signals in groundwater from U.S. agroecosystems (poster), Session Climate variability signals in groundwater (and unsaturated zone) archives, PAGES (Past Global Changes) 5th Open Science Meeting, Global challenges for our common future: a paleoscience perspective, Zaragoza, Spain, May 9-13, 2017.

 

101. Gurdak, J.J., 2016, American Geosciences Institute (AGI) Critical Issues Forum 2016 – Addressing Changes in Regional Groundwater Resources: Lessons from the High Plains Aquifer, Title of talk: Groundwater policy in the face of climate change. Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, Oct 27-28 (Invited Keynote Speaker)

 

100. Gurdak, J.J., 2016, Scale dependence of controls on groundwater vulnerability to nonpoint-source nitrate contamination, California Coastal Basin aquifer system (oral), Towards Sustainable Groundwater and Agriculture 2016: 2nd International Conference Linking Science and Policy, Burlingame, CA, June 28-30.

 

99. Green, T.R. and Gurdak, J.J., 2016, Challenging a trickle-down view of climate change on agriculture and groundwater (oral), Towards Sustainable Groundwater and Agriculture 2016: 2nd International Conference Linking Science and Policy, Burlingame, CA, June 28-30.

 

98. Corona, C.R., Gurdak, J.J., Dickinson, J., and Ferre, T.P. A., 2016, Climate variability and vadose zone controls on damping of transient recharge fluxes, San Francisco State University, College of Science and Engineering student showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 6.

 

97. Hejazian, M., Gurdak, J.J., Swarzenski, P., Odigie, K., and Storlazzi, C., 2016, A tale of two islands: Can atolls adapt to climate change by removing vegetation and managing aquifer recharge? Roi-Namur, Republic of the Marshall Islands, San Francisco State University, College of Science and Engineering student showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 6.

 

96. Corona, C.R., Gurdak, J.J., Dickinson, J., and Ferre, T.P. A., 2016, Climate variability and vadose zone controls on damping of transient recharge fluxes, 2016 ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation Symposium: Meet the Minds of the Future, Menlo Park, CA, May 2.

 

95. Longuevergne, L., Leblanc, M., Gurdak, J.J., Carvalho Resende, T., and Aureli, A., 2016, Assessing the impact of climate variability in large aquifers, 43rd Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) “Groundwater and Society: 60 years of IAH”, Montpellier, France, September 25-29, 2016.

 

94. Doudna, E., Nanus, L., and Gurdak, J.J., 2016, Using the Water-Energy-Food Nexus of fracking and irrigation wells to better inform sustainable groundwater management decisions in California, Association of American Geographers (AAG), Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 31, 2016.

 

93. Gurdak, J.J., 2015, Human-environmental security of the water-energy-food nexus in the Asia-Pacific coastal region, UCLA-NSF workshop “Towards Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Security in California under Changing conditions, Los Angeles, CA, December 3.

 

92. Swarzenski, P.W., Hejazian, M., Gurdak, J.J., Odigie, K., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2015, Hydrogeology and geochemistry of the freshwater lens on Roi Namur atoll, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, 2015 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18.

 

91. Corona, C.R., Gurdak, J.J., Dickinson, J.E., and Ferre, T.P.A., 2015, Climate variability and vadose zone controls on damping of transient recharge fluxes, 2015 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18.

 

90. Hejazian, M., Gurdak, J.J., Swarzenski, P., Odigie, K., 2015, Effects of Land-Use Change and Managed Aquifer Recharge on Geochemical Reactions with Implications for Groundwater Quantity and Quality in Atoll Island Aquifers, Roi-Namur, Republic of the Marshall Islands, 2015 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18.

 

89. Hejazian, M., Gurdak, J.J., Swarzenski, P. Odigie, K., 2015, A Tale of Two Islands: Influence of Artificial Recharge and Carbonon Atoll Island Carbonate Aquifers, Roi-Namur, Republic of the Marshall Islands, 2015 Geologic Society of America (GSA), Baltimore, MD.

 

88. Leblanc, M., Gurdak, J.J., Aureli, A., Carvalho-Resende, Tales, Faedo, G., and Taylor, R., 2015, Key findings on groundwater and climate change from the UNESCO-IHP GRAPHIC network, Our Common Future Under Climate Change, International Scientific Conference, abstract # P-2212a-10, July 7-10, 2015, Paris, France.

 

87. Gurdak, J.J., 2015, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado Boulder, title of talk "The out-of-sight global water crisis: A vision toward a sustainable groundwater future", Boulder, CO., March 2.

 

86. Gurdak, J.J., 2014, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nexus 2014 Conference, title of talk: "Groundwater Engineering Toward Sustainability of the Water-Food Nexus in Coastal California".

 

85. Velasco, E., Gurdak, J.J., Dickinson, J., Hanson, R.T., Ferre, P.A., and Maurer, E.P., 2014, Groundwater level response in U.S. Principal Aquifers to natural climate variability on interannual to multidecadal timescales, 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 15-19, GC11D-0593: Natural- and human-induced changes and the role of groundwater in the terrestrial water cycle.

 

84. Nanus, L., Geyer, G.E., Gurdak, J.J., Orencio, P.M., Endo, A., and Taniguchi, M., 2014, Freshwater vulnerability to nitrate contamination as an indicator of sustainability and resilience within the water-energy-food nexus of the California Coastal Basins, 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 15-19.

 

83. Taniguchi, M., Endo, A., Fujii, M., Shoji, J., Baba, K., Gurdak, J.J., Allen, D.M., Siringan, F., Delinon, R., 2014, Security of water, energy, and food nexus in Asia-Pacific region, 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 15-19.

 

82. Gurdak, J.J., Newcomer, M., Sklar, L.S., and Nanus, L., 2013, Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) with low impact development (LID) under a changing climate, 2013 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 9-13.

 

81. Taniguchi, M., Gurdak, J.J., Allen, D.M., Siringan, F., Delinon, R., Shoji, J., Fui, M., and Baba K., Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire, 2013 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 9-13.

 

80. van der Ploeg, M.J., Cendon, D.I., Haldorsen, S., Chen, J., Gurdak, J.J., Tujchneider, O., Vaikmae, R., Purtschert, R., and Ben Jemaa, N.C., 2013, Global palaeoclimate signals in climate in groundwater: the past is the key to the future, 2013 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Dec. 9-13.

 

79. Steele, G.V., Gurdak, J.J., and Hobza, C., 2013, Water movement through the unsaturated zone of the High Plains aquifer in the Central Platte Natural Resources District, Nebraska, 2008-2012, Geological Society of America (GSA), 2013 Annual Meeting, GSA Abstracts with Programs vol. 45, no. 7.  

 

78. Steele, G.V., Gurdak, J.J., and Hobza, C., 2013, Quantifying Groundwater Recharge in the Central Platte Natural Resources District, Nebraska, 2008-2012, Changes: Climate, Water, and Life on the Great Plains, Symposium 2013, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

77. Van der Ploeg, M.J., D.I. Cendón, S. Haldorsen, J. Chen, J.J. Gurdak, O. Tujchneider, R. Vaikmäe, R. Purtschert, N. Chkir Ben Jemâa, 2013, Climate impact on groundwater systems: the past is the key to the future, European Geophysical Union (EGU), Vienna, Austria, April 7-12.

 

76. Corbett, R.M., and Gurdak, J.J., 2013, Mathematical modeling of fog water deposition, San Francisco, California, San Francisco State University (SFSU) Graduate Research and Creative Works Showcase, May 2.

 

75. Lauffenburger, Z.H., and Gurdak, J.J., 2013, Recharge beneath land use and climate gradients, northern High Plains aquifer, USA, San Francisco State University (SFSU) Graduate Research and Creative Works Showcase, May 2.

 

74. Gurdak, J.J., Treidel, H., Martin-Bordes, J.L., and Taniguchi, M., 2012, Vulnerability of global groundwater resources to climate variability and change, 39th Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) “Confronting Global Change”, Niagara Falls, Canada, September 16-21, 2012.

 

73. Gurdak, J.J., and Kuss, A.J., 2012, Teleconnections in groundwater of U.S. Principal Aquifers to the non-stationarity of ENSO, NAO, PDO, and AMO, 2012 AGU Fall Meeting, December 3-7.

 

72. Newcomer, M., Gurdak, J.J., 2012, Climate variability effects on urban recharge beneath low impact development, 2012 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 3-7.

 

71. Steele, G.V., Gurdak, J.J., Hobza C., and Lauffenburger, Z.H., 2012, Groundwater movement through the unsaturated zone of the High Plains aquifer in the Central Platte Natural Resources District, Nebraska, Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting, Abstracts with Program vol. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, North Carolina, 4-7 November.

 

70. Newcomer, M., Gurdak, J.J., Sklar, L., 2012, Quantifying recharge beneath low impact development under current and future climate variability, Groundwater Resources Association of California, 21st Annual Conference, Rohnert Park, CA, October 3-5.

 

69. Gurdak, J.J., and Qi, S.L., 2012, Groundwater vulnerability to nonpoint-source nitrate in California aquifers, Groundwater Resources Association of California, 21st Annual Conf., Rohnert Park, CA, October 3-5.

 

68. Gurdak, J.J., 2012,Groundwater vulnerability to contamination and climate change: Global findings and implications for adaptation in California, Geosyntec, Oakland, CA, April 13.

 

67. Gurdak, J.J., 2012, Vulnerability of groundwater resources to climate change and implications for adaptation, Department of Geography, San Francisco State University, April 25.

 

66. Gurdak, J.J., 2012, New GRAPHIC book - Climate change effects on groundwater resources: A global synthesis of findings and recommendations, 6th World Water Forum, Session: Groundwater and climate change with a focus on Mediterranean coastal aquifers, March 12, Marseille, France.

 

2011 Presentations

65. Gurdak, J.J., and Kuss, A.J., 2011, Interannual to multidecadal climate variability and groundwater resources of the western United States, 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

 

64. Newcomer, M., and Gurdak, J.J., 2011, Recharge rates beneath low-impact design rain gardens and the influence of El Niño Southern Oscillation on urban, coastal groundwater resources, 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

 

63. Gurdak, J.J., 2012, Effects of climate change on global groundwater resources – Major findings and recommendations, Department of Geosciences, Distinguished Speaker Series, San Francisco State University, November 1.

 

62. Gurdak, J.J., and Kuss, A.J., 2011, Interannual to multidecadal climate variability and groundwater resources of California, 28th Biennial Groundwater Conference and 20th Groundwater Resources Association of California Annual Meeting “California’s Water Future Goes Underground”, Sacramento, CA, October 5-6.

 

61. Gurdak, J.J., and Newcomer, M., 2011, Preparing San Francisco State University to understand climate change effects on groundwater resources, Small Grant Awardee Presentation, Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, June 9.

 

60. Gurdak, J.J., 2011, Climate variability, recharge rates, and the High Plains aquifer, USA, 1st UNESCO-GRAPHIC Latin American-Caribbean (LAC) Seminar “Groundwater resources, climate change, and human pressures: Assessment and adaptation in Latin America and the Caribbean, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic, June 30-July 1 (Invited, travel support).

 

2010 Presentations

59. Gurdak, J.J., 2010, Effects of interannual to multidecadal climate variability on groundwater resources of the western United States, International Symposium, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), International Hydrologic Program (IHP), "Groundwater as a key for adaptation to changing climate and society", Kyoto, Japan, November 14-16, 2010.(Invited).

 

58. Haskins, M., Vollmer, F.W., Rayburn, J., and Gurdak, J.J., 2010, Structural and hydrologic implications of joint orientations in the Warner Creek and Stony Clove Drainage Basins, Catskill Mountains, Eastern New York, 2010 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

 

57. Kuss, A.J., and Gurdak, J.J., 2010, Recharge response to climate variability and implications for groundwater resources of the Central Valley aquifer, 2010 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

 

56. Everett, B., and Gurdak, J.J., 2010, Effects of climate variability and change on infiltration and recharge beneath natural grasslands in semiarid regions of the High Plains, USA, 2010 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.

 

55. Kuss, A.J., and Gurdak, J.J., 2010, The effects of interannual to multidecadal climate variability on recharge in the Central Valley aquifer of California, Groundwater Resource Association of California, 19th Annual Conference and Meeting: “Thinking outside the pipe exploring and protecting local water supplies”, Burlingame, CA, Sept. 15, 2010. 

 

54. Gurdak, J.J., 2010, Effects of interannual to multidecadal climate variability on water resources, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), 2010 Junior Faculty Forum, Boulder, CO, July 13-15.

 

53. Gurdak, J.J., 2010, Interannual to multidecadal climate variability effects on sustainable groundwater for agriculture, Toward Sustainable Groundwater in Agriculture, International Conference Linking   Science and Policy, Burlingame, CA, June 15-17.

 

52.Gurdak, J.J., 2010, Effects of interannual to multidecadal climate variability on recharge and contaminant transport, National Ground Water Association 2010 Ground Water Summit and 2010 Ground Water Protection Council Spring Meeting, Denver, CO, April 11-15, 2010.

 

51. Gurdak, J.J., 2010. Nitrate and the High Plains aquifer: Recharge, Transport, and Storage in the Vadose Zone, Nebraska Rural Water Association (NeRWA), March 23, (Invited).

 

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