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Steven Knobbe

Research Assistant, Geohydrology, Kansas Geological Survey

Address Information:

Kansas Geological Survey
1930 Constant Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66047-3724
Phone: (785) 864-2111
Fax: (785) 864-5317
E-mail: sknobbe@kgs.ku.edu

Education:

Professional Experience:

Interest and Expertise:

High-resolution site characterization methods, including fiber optic distributed temperature sensing (FO-DTS) for stream-aquifer interactions and aquifer characterization, and direct push (DP) tools, such as DP permeameter (DPP), DP injection logger (DPIL), high-resolution K (HRK) probe, and DP nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) probe.

Recent Papers:

Liu, G., Butler, J.J., Jr., Reboulet, E.C., and Knobbe, S., in press, Hydraulic conductivity profiling with direct-push methods: Grundwasser, 17(1).

Liu, G., Butler, J.J., Jr., Bohling, G.C., Reboulet, E., Knobbe, S., and Hyndman, D.W., 2009, A new method for high-resolution characterization of hydraulic conductivity, Water Resour. Res., 45, W08202, doi:10.1029/2009WR008319.

Recent Abstracts:

Steve Knobbe, Gaisheng Liu, James J. Butler, Jr., and Edward C. Reboulet, 2012, A New Thermal Method for Characterizing Groundwater Flux Variations (abs.): NGWA Ground Water Summit 2012, May 6-10, 2012, Garden Grove, CA.

Liu, G., Knobbe, S., Butler, J.J., Jr., and Reboulet, E.C., 2011, A New Thermal Method for High-resolution Aquifer Characterization (abs.): American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Dec. 5-9, 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Bohling, G.C., Liu, G., Knobbe, S., Reboulet, E.C., and Butler, J.J., Jr., 2011, A modified approach for direct-push hydraulic profiling in formations of moderate to high hydraulic conductivity (abs.): American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Dec. 5-9, 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Bohling, G.C., Liu, G., Knobbe, S.J., Reboulet, E.C., Hyndman, D.W., Dietrich, Peter, and Butler, J.J., Jr., 2010, Comparative Geostatistical Analysis of Flowmeter and Direct-Push Hydraulic Conductivity Profiles at the MADE Site (abs.): American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Dec. 13-17, 2010, San Francisco, CA.

Bohling, G.C., Liu, G., Butler, J.J., Jr., Reboulet, E.C., and Knobbe, S.J., 2010, Centimeter-scale characterization of hydraulic conductivity at the MADE Site using direct-push techniques (abs.): Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts.

Butler, J.J., Jr., Liu, G., Knobbe, S., Bohling, G.C., and Reboulet, E.C., 2010, A new direct-push method for high-resolution characterization of spatial variations in hydraulic conductivity (abs.): 2010 Ground Water Summit and 2010 Ground Water Protection Council Spring Meeting, Abstract #7174.


Kansas Geological Survey, Geohydrology Section
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