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Assistant Professor

Education:

  • BA, William Paterson University
    —Anthropology
  • MA, Florida Atlantic University
    —Anthropology (Archaeology)
  • PhD, Florida Atlantic University
    —Geosciences (Hydrogeophysics)

Courses Taught:

GEOS 102 Dynamic Earth Lab 
GEOS 202 Quantitative Methods in Geoscience  

GEOS 203 Surficial Methods

GEOS 312 Hydrogeology
GEOS 407/8 Carbonate Seminar and Field Workshop
GEOS 481 Environmental Geophysics

Professional Interests:

Environmental Geophysicist. Specializing in Hydrogeophysics with emphasis in carbonate aquifer characterization and wetland studies.

Selected Publications:

  • Mount,G.J., Comas, X., Wright, W., and McClellan, M. D., 2015. Delineation of macroporous zones in the unsaturated portion of the Miami Limestone using ground penetrating radar, Miami Dade County, Florida. Journal of Hydrology, 527(0): 872-883.  doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.05.053
  • Mount, G.J., and Comas, X., 2014. Estimating porosity and solid dielectric permittivity in the Miami Limestone using high frequency ground penetrating radar (GPR) measurements at the laboratory scale. Water Resources Research, WR014947, doi: 10.1002/2013WR014947
  • Mount, G.J., Comas, X., Cunningham, K.J., 2014.  Characterization of the porosity distribution in the upper part of the karst Biscayne aquifer using common offset ground penetrating radar, Everglades National Park, Florida.  Journal of Hydrology, 515(0): 223-236.doi: 10.1016/j.hydrol.2014.04.048.

Published Abstracts:

  • Mount, G.J., Comas, X, Wright, W., and McClellan, M. D. Using Ground penetrating radar (GPR) to image spatial variability of porosity in the Miami Limestone. Poster presented at Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) 2015. Coral Springs, Florida. 21-23 April 2015.
  • McClellan, M. D., Wright, W., Shahan, T., Sharpe, N., Mount, G.J., Comas, X. Spatial Variability in Biogenic Gas Releases from Subtropical Peat Monoliths is Revealed from High Frequency Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Wright, W., Mount, G.J., McClellan, M. D., Comas, X., Seasonal biogenic gas dynamics in the Florida Everglades are revealed using hydrogeophysical methods. Poster presented at Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) 2015. Coral Springs, Florida. 21-23 April 2015.
  • Mount, G.J., Comas, X, Wright, W., and McClellan, M. D. Lab Scale Modeling of Porosity in the Miami Limestone Using High Frequency Ground Penetrating Radar. Abstract: EP23B-3604. Poster presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 December 2014.
  • McClellan, M.D., Comas, X., Wright, W., and Mount, G.J. Estimating Carbon Stocks Along Depressional Wetlands Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) in the Disney Wilderness Preserve (Orlando, Florida). Abstract: B31C-0029. Poster presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 December 2014.
  • Wright, W., Mount, G.J., McClellan, M. D., Comas, X., Multiple season, field scale exploration of biogenic gas dynamics in two peat soils of the Florida Everglades using hydrogeophysics. Abstract: B31C-0034. Poster presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 December 2014.



  • Geoscience Department
  • Walsh Hall, Room 111
    302 East Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2379
  • Fax: 724-357-6208
  • Office Hours
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  • T: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:50–4:30 p.m.
  • W: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:30–4:30 p.m.
  • Th: 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:50–4:30 p.m.
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