Sustainable Groundwater Development Using GIS and Groundwater Modeling
Presenter: Karen Griffin O'Connor, PG, Senior Scientist, Olsson Associates
Karen has more than 15 years of experience managing multidisciplinary projects focused in the fields of geology and hydrogeology. She received her bachelor’s degree in geology from Smith College and her master’s degree from the University of California Santa Barbara. She currently works on the Hydrogeology Team for Olsson Associates in Lincoln, Nebraska. Her current passion is redevelopment of Brownfield sites implementing new technologies to protect and restore our surface water and groundwater resources.
Overview: Learn how GIS mapping and groundwater modeling are being used to help promote sustainable groundwater development. The webinar will present project case studies of GIS work with two Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) in Nebraska, and the results from a groundwater model developed specifically to evaluate the potential impacts of new high capacity wells near the community of Hastings, Nebraska.
Length: 53 minutes