Alex R Fiore

Biography

Alex R. Fiore is a hydrologist with the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center specializing in aquifer characterization and the development of hydrogeologic frameworks for groundwater studies.

 

Education:

M.S. in Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, 2014

B.S. in Geological Sciences, Minor in Geography, Rutgers University, 2011

 

Project websites:

Hydrologic conditions that initiate shallow landslides in the Atlantic Highlands of New Jersey

Flow and transport processes of CVOCs and PFCs in heterogeneous aquifers

 

Reports and Publications:

Fiore, A.R., Voronin, L.M., and Wieben, C.M, 2018, Hydrogeology of, simulation of groundwater flow in, and potential effects of sea-level rise on the Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer system in the vicinity of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5135, 59 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/SIR20175135

Ashland, F.X., Fiore, A.R., and Reilly, P.A., 2017, Characterizing meteorological and hydrologic conditions associated with shallow landslide initiation in the coastal bluffs of the Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, in De Graff, J.V., and Shakur, A., eds. Landslides: Putting Experience, Knowledge and Emerging Technologies into Practice: Proceedings of the 3rd North American Symposium on Landslides, Roanoke, V.A., June 4–8, 2017, Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists Special Publication 27, p. 461–472, ISBN: 978-0-9897253-7-8. [Link to PDF]

Reilly, P.A., Ashland, F.X., and Fiore, A.R., 2017, Landslide monitoring in the Atlantic Highlands area, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3068, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173068.

Fiore, A.R., 2016, Aquifer heterogeneity and the importance of calibrating ground-penetrating radar data in environmental investigations, in Gagliano, M.P. and Macaoay Ferguson, S., eds., Shallow Subsurface Geophysical Applications in Environmental Geology: 33rd Annual Field Guide and Conference Proceedings of the Geological Association of New Jersey, October 14-15, 2016, Trenton, N.J., p. 59-65.

Fiore, A.R., 2016, Hydrogeologic barriers to the infiltration of treated wastewater at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Land Application Site, Burlington County, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016–5065, 83 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20165065.

Fiore, A.R., 2014, Transmissivity and storage coefficient estimates from slug tests, Naval Air Warfare Center, West Trenton, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1020, 12 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141020.

 

Data:

Fiore, A.R., 2018, Raw ground-penetrating radar data, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey, 2014-15: U.S Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7JH3KBD.

Fiore, A.R., and Voronin, L.M., 2018, MODFLOW-2005 model used to evaluate the potential effects of sea-level rise on the Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer system in the vicinity of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey: U.S Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F76W98JB.

Fiore, A.R., Ashland, F.X., and Reilly, P.A., 2017, Groundwater levels, soil moisture, precipitation, and slope movement in the coastal bluffs of the Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, 2015-2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release,  https://doi.org/10.5066/F7959FQB.

 

Selected Abstracts:

Fiore, A.R., Ashland, F.X., and Reilly, P.A., 2018, Insights on shallow landslide initiation based on hydrologic monitoring in the Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 50, No. 2, https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2018NE-310900.

Goode, D.J., Imbrigiotta, T.E., Hseih, P.A., Kiekkaefer, R.L., Masse, M.M., Allen-King, R.A., Fiore, A.R., Lacombe, P.J., Lorah, M.M., Akob, D.M., Shapiro, A.M, Haase, K.B., and Tiedeman, C.R., 2017, In-situ characterization of processes controlling long-term release of CVOCs from low-permeability zones: National Groundwater Association Conference on Fractured Rock and Groundwater, Burlington, VT, October 2-3, 2017. [Link]

Imbrigiotta, T.E., Goode, D.J., Hseih, P.A., Allen-King, R.A., Kiekkaefer, R.L., Masse, M.M., Fiore, A.R., Lacombe, P.J., Lorah, M.M., Akob, D.M., Shapiro, A.M, Haase, K.B., and Tiedeman, C.R., 2017, Field measurement of sorption coefficients and rates of diffusion, biodegradation, and abiotic degradation in the rock matrix: National Groundwater Association Conference on Fractured Rock and Groundwater, Burlington, VT, October 2-3, 2017. [Link]

Rucker, C.R., Crawford, M.M., Ashland, F.X., and Fiore, A.R., 2017, Electrical resistivity imaging of a multiple rockslide, Pittsburgh, PA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 49, No. 2, https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2017NE-291280.

Fiore, A.R., and Reilly, T.J., 2015, Verification of geophysical and hydraulic testing using sediment cores to identify hydrogeologic limitations of wastewater infiltration land application facilities prior to construction: lessons learned within the New Jersey Coastal Plain: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.659. [Link]

Fiore, A.R., 2014, Can slug tests detect biofouling in biostimulation wells?: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 46, No. 2, p.123. [Link]