Jeffrey King

Biography

Jeffrey King is a Research Hydrologist with the Florida Water Science Center in southern Florida.  King is primarily interested in the role that physical processes play in driving chemical and biological processes in water bodies and within hydrologic systems.  King earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering from the University of Florida in 2007, a Master of Science degree in Environmental Water Resources Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1995, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida in 1993.

 

Selected Project Experience

2009-present

Development and analyses of hydraulic tomography and seismic profiling at the North District Wastewater Treatment Plant, Miami-Dade County, Florida

2007-present

Investigation of fate and transport of deep-well injectate at the North District Wastewater Treatment Plant, Miami-Dade County, Florida

2005-2009

Investigation of selective mechanisms for benthic water flux and submarine groundwater discharge generation in coastal waters, including the development of new analytical models

2001-2008

Numerical modeling of flow in porous media using a curvilinear, boundary-fitted coordinate system

2001-2005

Numerical modeling of the Indian River Lagoon, Florida

1999-2001

Development of the Alafia River Watershed Management Plan, Hillsborough County and Polk County, Florida

1999-2001

Hydrologic analyses and design of the Tampa Bay Regional Water Treatment Plant, Hillsborough County, Florida

1999-2001

Development of the Lake Olivia Management Plan, Orange County, Florida

1998-1999

Bridge hydraulic analyses of the Appalachian Corridor H Highway Alignment Bridge across Shavers Fork, Tucker County, West Virginia

1998-1999

Bridge hydraulic analyses of a temporary bridge adjacent to the James Rumsey Bridge over the Potomac River, Shepherdstown, West Virginia

1995-1999

Assessment of Federal flood hazards

1995-1999

Documentation of the National Flood Frequency Program

 

 

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

J4.    King, J.N. 2012. Synthesis of benthic flux components in the Patos Lagoon coastal zone, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilWater Resources Research, 48, W12530. doi:10.1029/2011WR011477 

J3.    King, J.N., A.J. Mehta, R.G. Dean. 2010. Analytical models for the groundwater tidal prism and associated benthic water fluxHydrogeology Journal, Vol 18, No 1, pp 203-215. doi:10.1007/s10040-009-0519-y. Invited. Special issue on saltwater freshwater interactions in coastal aquifers. 

J2.    King, J.N., A.J. Mehta, R.G. Dean. 2009. Generalized analytical model for benthic water flux forced by surface-gravity wavesJournal of Geophysical Research—Oceans, 114, C04004. doi:10.1029/2008JC005116 

J1.    Webb, B.M., J.N. King, B. Tutak, A. Valle-Levinson. 2007. Flow structure at a trifurcation near a North Florida inletContinental Shelf Research, Vol 27, No 10-11, pp 1528-1547. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.01.021 

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapter

King, J.N. 2012. "Analytical characterization of selective benthic flux components in estuarine and coastal waters", Chapter 17 of Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystem Modeling edited by D. Baird and A.J. Mehta, Volume  9 in Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science edited by E. Wolanski and D.S. McLusky, Elsevier, New York.

 

Technical Reports

T9.    Parsons Engineering Science. 2002.  Alafia River watershed management planMap Appendix 2, Parsons Corporation, Tampa, for the Hillsborough County Stormwater Management Section, 25 plates.

T8.    Parsons Engineering Science. 2002.  Alafia River watershed management planMap Appendix 1, Parsons Corporation, Tampa, for the Hillsborough County Stormwater Management Section, 23 plates.

T7.    Parsons Engineering Science. 2002.  Alafia River watershed management planVolume 3, Alternative Analyses, Parsons Corporation, Tampa, for the Hillsborough County Stormwater Management Section, 343p.

T6.    Parsons Engineering Science. 2002.  Alafia River watershed management planVolume 2, Water Quality, Natural Systems, and Water Supply, Parsons Corporation, Tampa, for the Hillsborough County Stormwater Management Section, 290p.

T5.    Parsons Engineering Science. 2002.  Alafia River watershed management planVolume 1, Introduction and Flood Control, Parsons Corporation, Tampa, for the Hillsborough County Stormwater Management Section, 581p.

T4.    King, J.N., K. Kuhlman, G. Morrison. 2000. Phase I: Lake Olivia management plan: Parsons Corporation, Tampa, for the Orange County Environmental Protection Division and the South Florida Water Management District, approximately 150 p.

T3.    King, J.N. 1999. Hydrologic and hydraulic analyses at the Tampa Bay Regional Water Treatment Plant: Parsons Corporation, Tampa, for Tampa Bay Water, approximately 300 p.

T2.    King, J.N. 1997. Bridge hydraulics report, Appalachian Corridor H Highway over Shavers Fork, Tucker County, West Virginia: Michael Baker Corporation, Tampa, for the West Virginia Department of Transportation, approximately 300 p.

T1.    King, J.N. 1997. Bridge hydraulics report, temporary bridge adjacent to the old James Rumsey Bridge over the Potomac River, Shepherdstown, West Virginia: Michael Baker Corporation, Tampa, for the West Virginia Department of Transportation, approximately 300 p.

Dissertation

King, J.N. 2007. Selective mechanisms for benthic water flux generation in coastal waters. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation, Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering ProgramCivil and Coastal Engineering DepartmentUniversity of Florida, 231 pages. University of Florida Library, Gainesville, Florida.

Other Works

F13.   Covington, M.D., D.H. Doctor, J.N. King, C.M. Wicks. 2011. Research in karst: a model for future directions in hydrologic science?American Geophysical UnionHydrology Section Newsletter, Summer.

F12.   Mason, R.R., L.A. Fuste, J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 2001. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural and Urban Areas in North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey FS-007-00.

F11.   Mason, R.R., L.A. Fuste, J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 2001. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural Areas in Maryland: U.S. Geological Survey  FS-098-01.

F10.   Mason, R.R., L.A. Fuste, J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 2000. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural Areas in New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey  FS-055-00.

F9.    Mason, R.R., L.A. Fuste, J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 2000. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural Areas in Hawaii, Island of Oahu: U.S. Geological Survey FS-004-00.

F8.    Mason, R.R., L.A. Fuste, J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 2000. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural and Urban Areas in South Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey FS-001-00.

F7.    Sumioka, S.S., Mason, R.R., J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 2000. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural Areas on the Island of Tutuila, American Samoa: U.S. Geological Survey FS-008-00.

F6.    Mason, R.R., J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 1999. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey FS-111-98.

F5.    Mason, R.R., J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 1999. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural and Urban Areas in Alabama: U.S. Geological Survey FS-088-97.

F4.    Mason, R.R., Ries III, K.G., J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 1999. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural Areas in Utah: U.S. Geological Survey FS-124-98.

F3.    Mason, R.R., Ries III, K.G., J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 1999. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural Areas in Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey  FS-123-98.

F2.    Mason, R.R., Turner, L.P., J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 1999. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural and Urban Areas in Georgia: U.S. Geological Survey FS-169-98.

F1.    Mason, R.R., J.N. King, W.O. Thomas. 1998. The National Flood Frequency Program – Methods for Estimating Flood Magnitude and Frequency in Rural Areas in Arkansas: U.S. Geological Survey FS-128-97.

Conference Proceedings

P16.  King, J.N., K.J. Cunningham, A.L. Foster.  2011. Observation of a distinct transition in transport response to injection stress in the Floridan aquifer system, Southeastern Florida, USA:  Abstract H13A-1174 presented at the 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec. 1 page. 

P15.  King, J.N., K.J. Cunningham, C. Walker, R.S. Reese. 2011. Do seismically-imaged sag structures in Biscayne National Park influence submarine groundwater discharge?: Proceedings of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, 21st Biennial Conference: Societies, estuaries and coasts: Adapting to change, November, Daytona Beach, Florida. 1 page. 

P14.  Cunningham, K.J, C. Walker, J.N. King. 2011. Eocene-Miocene karst seismic-sag structural systems in the southeastern Florida platform:  Proceedings of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Convention, Houston, Texas. 1 page.

P13.  King, J.N. 2010. Geophysical conceptual model for benthic flux and submarine groundwater discharge:  Abstract H43A-1203 presented at the 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec. 1 page.

P12.  King, J.N. 2010. Analytical models of benthic flux and submarine groundwater discharge driven by forces that generate the groundwater tidal prism: application to Patos Lagoon coastal zone, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilInvited.  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 91, Number 26, Meeting of the Americas Supplement, Abstract H34A-01. Foz do Iguassu, Brazil. 1 page.

P11.  King, J.N., A.L. Foster, L.K. Brakefield, V. Walsh. 2010. Monitoring, modeling, management, and mitigation: potential for densification, subsurface disposal, and transport of buoyant wastewater treatment plant effluent in Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 91, Number 26, Meeting of the Americas Supplement, Abstract H41C-08. Foz do Iguassu, Brazil. 1 page.

P10.  Foster, A.L., J.N. King, B.G. Katz 2010. Using Organic Wastewater Compounds as Tracers for Subsurface Disposal and Transport of Buoyant Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent in Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 91, Number 26, Meeting of the Americas Supplement, Abstract H41C-07. Foz do Iguassu, Brazil. 1 page.

P9.    King, J.N., V. Walsh, K.J. Cunningham, F.S. Evans, C.D. Langevin, A. Dausman. 2009. Analytical models of the transport of deep-well injectate at the North District Wastewater Treatment Plant, Miami-Dade County, Florida, U.S.A.:  Eos, Vol. 90, Number 52, 29 December 2009, Fall Meet. Supl., Abstract H21C-0869, 1 page.

P8.    King, J.N. 2008. Analytical benthic flux model forced by surface-gravity waves: Application to the South Atlantic Bight:  Invited. 20th Saltwater Intrusion Meeting, Naples, Florida, C.D. Langevin, L. Lebbe, M. Bakker, C. Voss, Editors, Institute of Food and Agricultural Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, pp 117-120.

P7.    King, J.N. 2008. Validation of MODFLOW in a curvilinear, boundary-fitted coordinate system: MODFLOW and More 2008: Ground Water and Public Policy, Golden, Colorado, E. Poeter, M. Hill, and C. Zheng, Editors, International Ground Water Modeling Center, Colorado School of Mines, pp 93-97.

P6.    King, J.N. and others. 2003. A Comparison of advection schemes in variable-density, highly conductive, ground water domains:  Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Boston, Massachusetts, K. Bathe Editor, Article 754, Elsevier, The Netherlands, 6 p. 

P5.    Kim, T., D. Christian, J.N. King, and others. 2002.  Modeling the effect of reduced freshwater and nutrient loading on salinity, hypoxia, seagrass in Tampa Bay:  Proceedings of A Water Budget for Tampa Bay: Sources, Trends, and Effects, St. Petersburg, Florida, 6 p. 

P4.    King, J.N. 2000. Development of a watershed management plan:  Proceedings of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, Austin, Texas, 6 p.

P3.    King, J.N. 2000. Flood hazard risk assessment and the design storm:  Proceedings of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, Austin, Texas, 6 p.

P2.    King, J.N. 1998. Two assumptions used in the development of Einstein’s bed-load function: Proceedings of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7 p.

P1.    Thomas, W.O., J.N. King, M. Grimm. 1998. Regional flood frequency analysis in the plains region of Colorado and Kansas: Proceedings of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 6 p.

Conference Session Moderation

S2.    Abarca, E., J. Luo, J.N. King, M. Dentz, E.D. Swain. 2010. Coastal Hydrogeology: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Characterization of Variable-Density Systems:  Sessions H43A at the 2010 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California, USA.

 

S1.    King, J.N., E.D. Swain, E. Abarca, J. Luo, M. Dentz. 2010. Coastal Hydrogeology: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Characterization of Variable-Density Systems:  Sessions H42A at the 2010 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California, USA.

Lectures

L27.   King, J.N., K.J. Cunningham, C. Walker, R.S. Reese. 2011. Do seismically-imaged sag structures in Biscayne National Park influence submarine groundwater discharge?: 21st Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation: Societies, estuaries and coasts: Adapting to change, November, Daytona Beach, Florida. 

L26.  Cunningham, K.J, C. Walker, J.N. King. 2011. Eocene-Miocene karst seismic-sag structural systems in the southeastern Florida platform:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, Houston, Texas.

L25.   King, J.N. 2011. Quantitative analysis of temperature data: SEAWAT modeling.  Distributed Temperature Sensing Workshop (GG1695), USGS, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  [Invited]

L24.   King, J.N., L.K. Brakefield.  2011. Target processes in Florida: benthic flux.  Distributed Temperature Sensing Workshop (GG1695), USGS, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  [Invited]

L23.   King, J.N. 2010. An overview of southern Florida's karst hydrogeology.  Everglades Research and Education Center, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, in Belle Glade, Florida.  [Invited]

L22.   Sumner, D.M., R.M. Spechler , King, J.N. 2010. Deep-well injection. Orlando Utilities Commission, Orlando, Florida.  [Invited]

L21.   King, J.N. 2010. Analytical models of benthic flux and submarine groundwater discharge driven by forces that generate the groundwater tidal prism: application to Patos Lagoon Coastal Zone, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: American Geophysical Union Meeting of the Americas, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil.  [Invited]

L20.   King, J.N., A.L. Foster, L.K. Brakefield, V. Walsh. 2010. Monitoring, modeling, management, and mitigation: Potential for densification, subsurface disposal, and transport of buoyant wastewater treatment plant effluent in Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA: American Geophysical Union Meeting of the Americas, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil. 

L19.   Foster, A.L., J.N. King, B.G. Katz 2010. Using Organic Wastewater Compounds as Tracers for Subsurface Disposal and Transport of Buoyant Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent in Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA: American Geophysical Union Meeting of the Americas, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil.

L18.   King, J.N. 2010. Karst hydrogeology in the southeastern United States: the Biscayne Aquifer and the Floridan Aquifer System. United Nations Educational, Science & Cultural Organization Institute for Water Education, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  [Invited]

L17.   King, J.N. 2009. Injectate densification with seawater.  Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Underground Injection Control Working Group, Wekiwa Springs, Florida.  [Invited]

L16.   King, J.N. 2008. Analytical benthic flux model forced by surface-gravity waves: application to the South Atlantic Bight.  20th Saltwater Intrusion Meeting, Naples, Florida.  [Invited]

L15.   King, J.N. 2008. Validation of MODFLOW in a curvilinear, boundary-fitted coordinate system:  MODFLOW and More 2008: Ground Water and Public Policy, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado. 

L14.   King, J.N. 2007. Benthic flux driven by waves over porous media. University of Florida Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering Seminar Series. Gainesville, Florida.  [Invited]

L13.   King, J.N. 2007. Physical factors that influence benthic flux in an estuary. USGS. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  [Invited]

L12.   King, J.N., B.M. Webb, B. Tutak, J. Marin. 2006. Residual flow in a north Florida tidal inlet. University of Florida Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering Seminar Series. Gainesville, Florida.  [Invited]

L11.   King, J.N. 2005. Benthic flux: a non-point source pollutant loading mechanism. St. Johns River Water Management District. Palatka, Florida.  [Invited]

L10.   King, J.N. 2005. Benthic flux: a surface water – ground water interaction process; with application to the Indian River Lagoon, Florida, USA. University of Florida Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering Seminar Series. Gainesville, Florida.  [Invited]

L9.     King, J.N. 2003. A comparison of advection schemes in variable-density, highly conductive, groundwater domains. Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts. 

L8.     King, J.N. 2000. Development of a watershed management plan.  Association of State Floodplain Managers, Austin, Texas. 

L7.     King, J.N. 2000. Flood hazard risk assessment and the design storm.  Association of State Floodplain Managers, Austin, Texas. 

L6.     King, J.N. 2000. Alafia River watershed management plan charette.  (Presentation to shareholders and stakeholders.)  Hillsborough County Department of Public Works, Tampa, Florida.  [Invited]

L5.     King, J.N. 2000. Lake Olivia management plan.  (Presentation to shareholders and stakeholders.)  Orange County Environmental Protection Division, Orlando, Florida.  [Invited]

L4.     King, J.N. 2000. Watershed management planning.  (Presentation to County interest group.)  Hillsborough County Department of Public Works, Tampa, Florida.  [Invited]

L3.     King, J.N. 1998. Two assumptions used in the development of Einstein’s bed-load function.  Association of State Floodplain Managers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

L2.     Thomas, W.O., M. Grimm, J.N. King, 1998. Regional flood frequency analysis in the plains region of Colorado and Kansas.  Association of State Floodplain Managers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

L1.     King, J.N. 1998. National flood insurance program regulations & letters of map change.  Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region VIII, CAPSHMO, Denver, Colorado.  [Invited]

Web Sites

W7.   King, J.N. 2010. Calculator: Benthic Flux and Submarine Groundwater Discharge Component Forced by Surface Gravity Waves on a Dual-Unit System. U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Discipline. http://fl.water.usgs.gov/sgd/qbf.wave.pb.2unit.html

W6.   King, J.N. 2010. Calculator: Benthic Flux and Submarine Groundwater Discharge Component Forced by Surface Gravity Waves on a Single-Unit Medium of Finite Thickness. U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Discipline. http://fl.water.usgs.gov/sgd/qbf.wave.pb.finite.html

W5.   King, J.N. 2010. Calculator: Benthic Flux and Submarine Groundwater Discharge Component Forced by Surface Gravity Waves on a Single-Unit Medium of Infinite Thickness. U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Discipline. http://fl.water.usgs.gov/sgd/qbf.wave.pb.infinite.html

W4.   King, J.N. 2010. Benthic Flux and Submarine Groundwater Discharge Calculators. U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Discipline. http://fl.water.usgs.gov/sgd/

W3.   King, J.N. 2008.  Numerical Modeling Program.  U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Discipline.  http://fl.water.usgs.gov/numerical/index.html

W2.   King, J.N. 2008.  FISC Scientists.  U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Discipline.  http://fl.water.usgs.gov/numerical/scientists.html

W1.   King, J.N. 2008.  Geographic Area of Investigation.  U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resource Discipline.  http://fl.water.usgs.gov/numerical/geographic.html

Committee Service

2010-2012: American Geophysical Union Hydrology Section Groundwater Technical Advisory Committee

2010:        Interagency Modeling Center Review Team, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and South Florida Water Management District

2002-2003: Water Management Advisory Committee, City of Gainesville, Florida, serving the elected City Commission

Editorial Service

Since 2008:        International Journal of Ecology & Development – Associate Editor

Since 2010:        AQUAmundi – Associate Editor

Professional Registration and Association Membership

Since 2010:        Affiliate Florida Climate Institute

Since 2010:        Member International Association of Hydrogeologists

Since 2008:        Member American Geophysical Union

Since 2007:        Member USGS RGEG Research Scientist Program

Since 1999:        Licensed Professional Engineer – Florida

Subject of Media

8/15/2000 Tampa Tribune:   "Pinning Down the Alafia", by Susan M. Green