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Rob Runkel

Rob is a Research Hydrologist with the Colorado Water Science Center

Professional Experience

  • 1992-Present Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

  • 1989-1992 Research Engineer, University of Colorado, Center for Advanced Decision Support in Water and Environmental Systems (CADSWES), Boulder, Colorado

  • 1987-1989 Hydrologist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, 1985, Computer Science and Environmental Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato

  • Master of Environmental Management, 1987, Water Resources, Duke University: Monte Carlo Analysis of the Surface Water Component for Land Disposal Restriction Determinations

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1993, Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado: Development and Application of an Equilibrium-based Simulation Model for Reactive Solute Transport in Small Streams

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Associate Editor, Water Resources Research, 2006–2014

  • Member, American Geophysical Union

  • Member, Society for Freshwater Science

  • Member, European Geosciences Union

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