Greg Mount

  • Greg MountAssociate Professor

    Education:

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

    Courses Taught:

    GEOS 101 Dynamic Earth
    GEOS 102 Dynamic Earth Lab  
    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.

    Projects:

    GP Extra: A geoscience pathway field experience in near-surface geophysics to promote recruitment and retention of transitional students in quantitative geosciences. NSF award #1701013 July 2017-2020. Award amount: $380,755.00 (Acting as CO-PI).

    Selected Publications:

    • Guo, L., Mount, G.J., Hudson, S., Lin, H., Levia, D. 2020. Pairing geophysical techniques improves understanding of the near-surface Critical Zone: visualization and confirmation of preferential infiltration of stemflow along coarse roots. Geoderma, 357 (2020) 113953 Doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.113953
    • Mount, G.J., and Davenport, C. 2019. Marine shell artifacts from the Boyer Survey of Lake Okeechobee. The Florida Anthropologist 72(4): 187-207.
    • Guo, L., Lin, H., Fan, B., Nyquist, J., Toran, L., Mount, G.J. 2019. Preferential flow through shallow fractured bedrock and a 3D fill-and-spill model of hillslope subsurface hydrology. Journal of Hydrology, 576(0): 430-442. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.06.070
    • Li, L., DiBiase, R., Del Vecchio, J.M., Marcon, V., Hoagland, B., Xiao, D., Wayman, C., Tang, Q., He, Y., Silverhart, P., Forsythe, B., Williams, J.Z., Shapich, D., Mount, G.J., Kaye, J., Guo, L., Lin, H., Dere, A., Brubaker, K., Kaye, M., Davis, K.J., Brantley, S.L. 2018. Investigating the Effect of Lithology and Agriculture at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory (SSHCZO): The Garner Run and Cole Farm Subcatchments. Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180063. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.2136/vzj2018.03.0063
    • 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.

    Selected Abstracts:

    (* denotes students)

    • Tarzona, A.,* Castelo, A.,* Del Vecchio, J., Donaldson, Y.,* Cambiero, J.,* Murray, H.,* Hayes, J., Mount, G.J., Keating, K., Brantley, S., Nyquist, J., Imaging the structure of solifluction lobes in the Garner Run subcatchment of the SSHCZO using 2D seismic refraction tomography. PCPG Undergraduate Student Research Poster Session and Competition. Harrisburg, Pa. 25 Feb 2020.
    • Rodriguez, A.,* Cambiero, J.,* Tarzona, A.,* Murray, H.,* Donaldson, Y.,* Del Vecchio, J., Hayes, J., Mount, G.J., Keating, K., Brantley, S., Nyquist, J., DiBiase, R. The use of ERT to image Solifluction lobes in the Garner Run subcatchment of the SSHCZO. Abstract NS21C-0835 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec 2019. Poster.
    • Keating, K., Mount, G.J., O’Connell, K., Hayes, J., Brantley, S.L., Gates, A., Nyquist. J., Iverson, E. Broadening Participation and Engagement of Underrepresented Minorities in the Geosciences Through a Near Surface Geophysics Field Experience. Abstract ED34A-04 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. Oral.
    • Cambiero, J.,* Silverhart, P., Donaldson, Y.,* Tarzona, A.,* Murray, H.,* Keating, K., Mount, G.J., Hayes, J., Brantley, S., DiBiase, R., Nyquist, J. The use of ERI and seismic refraction to constrain soil depth and geologic structure at the Cole Farms agriculture site in the SSHCZO. Abstract NS21C-0836 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. Poster.
    • Tarzona, A.,* Castelo, A.,* Del Vecchio, J., Donaldson, Y.,* Cambiero, J.,* Murray, H.,* Hayes, J., Mount, G.J., Keating, K., Brantley, S., Nyquist, J., Imaging the structure of solifluction lobes in the Garner Run subcatchment of the SSHCZO using 2D seismic refraction tomography. Abstract NS21C-0834 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. Poster.
    • Silverhart, P., DiBiase, R., Walter, R., Mount, G.J., Keating, K., Hayes, J. Land use versus climate controls on erosion at a farmed headwater catchment in central Pennsylvania. Abstract EP53F-2206 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. Poster.
    • Ma, L., Accardo, N., Nyblade, A., Mount, G.J., Brantley, S. 2D seismic imaging in the Susquehanna Shale Hills critical zone observatory: New constraints on subsurface structure and weathering. Abstract NS23A-02 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. Oral.
    • Mount, G.J., Dere, A., Sharretts, T., Investigating the hydrologic impact of relic terraces using near-surface geophysics in intensively managed critical zones. Abstract NS21C-0827 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. Poster.
    • Sirianni, M., Comas, X., Coronado-Molina, C., Rudnick, D., Mount, G.J., Investigating the effects of salinization in peat soils of the southwestern Everglades: implications for carbon fluxes and soil collapse during sea level rise. Abstract GC43A-01 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec. Oral.