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Susa Stonedahl, PhD

Assistant Professor


Dr. Stonedahl teaches physics courses and has a professional interest in hyporheic exchange (water flowing through sediments in natural streams).

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Areas of Professional Interest


  • Hyporheic Exchange
  • Environmental Geophysics
  • Undergraduate Research

Research

Undergraduate Projects


Investigating the Effect of Noisy Permeability Distributions on Hyporheic Flow (School Year 2013-2014): In this modeling study we examined the effect of additional variability due to noise on permeability grid cells and how this effects hyporhiec flow. This student presented his research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Lexington Kentucky.

Stream Planform Identification (Summer 2013): We looked into ways of obtaining a detailed outline of a section of Black Hawk Creek using photogrametric and manual methods. Students presented this research at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco and at the Fifth Annual Illinois-Iowa ACS Undergraduate Research Conference here at SAU.

Impact on Hyporheic flow of Hydraulic Conductivity variability (Summer 2012): We layered sand in the lab and measured the resulting hydraulic conductivity values and modeled the effect this would have on hyporheic flow. Blog


Recent Publications


Journal Articles (Refereed)
Stonedahl, S.H., Harvey, J.W., and Packman, A.I., 2013, Interactions between hyporheic flow produced by stream meanders, bars, and dunes, Water Resour. Res., 49, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20400.

Stonedahl, S.H., Harvey, J.W., Detty, J., Aubeneau, A., and Packman, A.I., 2012, Physical controls and predictability of stream hyporheic flow evaluated with a multi-scale model, Water Resour. Res., 48, 10, doi: 10.1029/2011WR011582.

Harvey, J.W., Drummond, J.D., Martin, R.L., McPhillips, L.E., Packman, A.I., Jerolmack, D.J., Stonedahl, S.H., Aubeneau, A.F., Sawyer, A.H., Larsen, L.G., and Tobias, C.R., 2012, Hydrogeomorphology of the hyporheic zone: Stream solute and fine particle interactions with a dynamic streambed, J. Geophys. Res., 117, G00N11: Doi: 10.1029/2012JG002043.


More About Dr. Shi

Courses Taught

Physics 203
Physics 204
Physics 253

Presentations

Stonedahl, S.H., Stonedahl, F., Lohberg, M., Lusk, K., and Miller, M., 2013, Photogrammetric Method and Software for Stream Planform Identification. Abstract H43E-1500, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 12, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

Stonedahl, S.H., Cooper, D.G., Everingham, J.M., Kracium, M.D., and Stonedahl, F., 2012, Quantifying the impact on hyporheic flow of assuming homogenous hydraulic conductivity distributions within permeameters. Abstract H13I-06, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 3, 2012, San Francisco, CA

By Students:
Godfrey, M. and Stonedahl, S. H. 2014, Investigating the Effect of Noisy Permeability Distributions on Hyporheic Flow. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 4, 2014 Lexington, KY

Lohberg, M., Lusk, K., Miller, D., Stonedahl, F., and Stonedahl, S.H., 2013, Investigating Methods of Stream Planform Identification. Abstract ED33D-0794, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 11, 2013, San Francisco, CA.

Lusk, K., Lohberg, M., Miller, D., Stonedahl, F., and Stonedahl, S. H., 2013, Investigating Photogrammetric Methods for Stream Planform Identification. Fifth Annual Illinois-Iowa ACS Undergraduate Research Conference November 16, 2013 Davenport, IA

Contact


Susa Stonedahl

Engineering and Physics
Hayes Hall
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-6493
StonedahlSusaH@sau.edu

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