Heather L Welch

Heather L Welch

Hydrologist/Center Reports Specialist

Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center

Email: hllott@usgs.gov
Phone: 601-933-2924
Fax: 601-933-2901

Address:
308 Airport Rd.
Jackson, MS 39208


Expertise

Biography

1999, Texas A&M University, M.S., Department of Geosciences - Environmental Geochemistry

1997, Millsaps College, B.S. Geology

 

Publications

Kingsbury, James A.; Barlow, Jeannie R.; Katz, Brian G.; Welch, Heather L.; Tollett, Roland W.; Fahlquist, Lynne S., 2015. The quality of our Nation's waters: water quality in the Mississippi embayment-Texas coastal uplands aquifer system and Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer, south-central United States, 1994-2008. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1356, Report: viii, 72 p.; Appendix 3

Welch, Heather L., 2015. Occurrence of pesticides in groundwater underlying areas of high-density row-crop production in Alabama, 2009-2013. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5014, Report: iv, 35 p.; 2 Appendices

Welch, Heather L.; Coupe, Richard H.; Aulenbach, Brent T., 2014. Concentrations and transport of suspended sediment, nutrients, and pesticides in the lower Mississippi-Atchafalaya River subbasin during the 2011 Mississippi River flood, April through July. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5100, v, 44 p.

Welch, Heather L.; Barnes, Kimberlee K., 2013. Streamflow characterization and summary of water-quality data collection during the Mississippi River flood, April through July 2011. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1106, v, 27 p.; 8 Appendixes

Katz, Brian G.; Kingsbury, James A.; Welch, Heather L.; Tollett, Roland W., 2012. Processes affecting geochemistry and contaminant movement in the middle Claiborne aquifer of the Mississippi embayment aquifer system. Springer , 22 p. [Link]

Welch, Heather L.; Green, Christopher T.; Coupe, Richard H., 2011. The fate and transport of nitrate in shallow groundwater in northwestern Mississippi, USA. Springer , 14 p. [Link]

Welch, Heather L.; Green, Christopher T.; Rebich, Richard A.; Barlow, Jeannie R. B.; Hicks, Matthew B., 2010. Unintended consequences of biofuels production?The effects of large-scale crop conversion on water quality and quantity. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1229, 6 p. [Link]

Welch, Heather L.; Kingsbury, James A.; Tollett, Roland W.; Seanor, Ronald C., 2009. Quality of Shallow Groundwater and Drinking Water in the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal Uplands Aquifer System and the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer, South-Central United States, 1994-2004. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5091, x, 53 p. [Link]

Burt, David E., Jr.; Welch, Heather L., 2007. Quality of Water in Selected Wells, Harrison County, Mississippi, 1997-2005. Geological Survey (U.S.) Open-File Report 2007-1287, v, 16 p. [Link]

Moss, Carol P.; Welch, Heather L., 2006. U.S. Geological Survey studies quality of drinking-water supplies in the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal Uplands principal aquifer. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2005-3133, 1 folded sheet ([4] p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm.

Rebich, Richard A.; Welch, Heather L.; Coupe, Richard H., 2004. Evaluation of water-quality and habitat assessment data to determine ranges in stream conditions in the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain of northwestern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 2003-4251, v, 47 p. : ill., col. maps ; 28 cm. [Link]

Science and Products

Publications

Filter Total Items: 7
[title_1]
Year Published: 2012

Processes affecting geochemistry and contaminant movement in the middle Claiborne aquifer of the Mississippi embayment aquifer system

Katz, Brian G.; Kingsbury, James A.; Welch, Heather L.; Tollett, Roland W.
Processes affecting geochemistry and contaminant movement in the middle Claiborne aquifer of the Mississippi embayment aquifer system; 2012; Article; Journal; Environmental Earth Sciences; Katz, Brian G.; Kingsbury, James A.; Welch, Heather L.; Tollett, Roland W.
[title_1]
Year Published: 2011

The fate and transport of nitrate in shallow groundwater in northwestern Mississippi, USA

Welch, Heather L.; Green, Christopher T.; Coupe, Richard H.
The fate and transport of nitrate in shallow groundwater in northwestern Mississippi, USA; 2011; Article; Journal; Hydrogeology Journal; Welch, Heather L.; Green, Christopher T.; Coupe, Richard H.
[title_1]
Year Published: 2010

Unintended consequences of biofuels production?The effects of large-scale crop conversion on water quality and quantity

Welch, Heather L.; Green, Christopher T.; Rebich, Richard A.; Barlow, Jeannie R.B.; Hicks, Matthew B.
Unintended consequences of biofuels production?The effects of large-scale crop conversion on water quality and quantity; 2010; OFR; 2010-1229; Welch, H.L., Green, C.T., and Coupe, R.H., 2009. The fate and transport of nitrate through the unsaturated zone at a site in northwestern Mississippi in Geological Society of America 2009 Annual Meeting, Proceedings: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, volume 41, number 7, p. 29. Green, C.T., Welch, H., and Coupe, R., 2009. Multi-tracer analysis of vertical nitrate fluxes in the Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer, in Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 90 (52), Fall meeting, Abstract H31C-0799.; Welch, Heather L.; Green, Christopher T.; Rebich, Richard A.; Barlow, Jeannie R. B.; Hicks, Matthew B.
[title_1]
Year Published: 2009

Quality of Shallow Groundwater and Drinking Water in the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal Uplands Aquifer System and the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer, South-Central United States, 1994-2004

Welch, Heather L.; Kingsbury, James A.; Tollett, Roland W.; Seanor, Ronald C.
Quality of Shallow Groundwater and Drinking Water in the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal Uplands Aquifer System and the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer, South-Central United States, 1994-2004; 2009; SIR; 2009-5091; Welch, Heather L.; Kingsbury, James A.; Tollett, Roland W.; Seanor, Ronald C.
[title_1]
Year Published: 2007

Quality of Water in Selected Wells, Harrison County, Mississippi, 1997-2005

Burt, David E.; Welch, Heather L.
Quality of Water in Selected Wells, Harrison County, Mississippi, 1997-2005; 2007; OFR; 2007-1287; Burt, David E., Jr.; Welch, Heather L.
[title_1]
Year Published: 2006

U.S. Geological Survey studies quality of drinking-water supplies in the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal Uplands principal aquifer

Moss, Carol P.; Welch, Heather L.
U.S. Geological Survey studies quality of drinking-water supplies in the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal Uplands principal aquifer; 2006; FS; 2005-3133; Moss, Carol P.; Welch, Heather L.
[title_1]
Year Published: 2004

Evaluation of water-quality and habitat assessment data to determine ranges in stream conditions in the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain of northwestern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas

Rebich, Richard A.; Welch, Heather L.; Coupe, Richard H.
Evaluation of water-quality and habitat assessment data to determine ranges in stream conditions in the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain of northwestern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas; 2004; WRI; 2003-4251; Rebich, Richard A.; Welch, Heather L.; Coupe, Richard H.