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Publications

  • McNeeley, Tessendorf, Lazrus, Heikkila, Ferguson, Arrigo, Attari, Cianfrani, Dilling, J.J. Gurdak, Kampf, Kauneckis, Kirchhoff, Lee, Lintner, Mahoney, Opitz-Stapleton, Ray, South, A. Stubblefield and Brugger. Forthcoming. Catalyzing frontiers in water-climate-society research: A view from early career scientists and junior faculty. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society.

  • Gurdak, J., G. Geyer, L. Nanus, M. Taniguchi and C. Corona. 2016. Scale dependence of controls on groundwater vulnerability in the water–energy–food nexus, California Coastal Basin aquifer system. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies.

  • Wada, C., K. Burnett and J. Gurdak. 2016. Sustainable Agriculture Irrigation Management. Sustainable Agriculture Research 5: 76.

  • Newcomer, M., J. Gurdak, L. Sklar and L. Nanus. 2014. Urban recharge beneath low impact development and effects of climate variability and change. Water Resources Research 50: 1716-1734.

  • Klove, B., P. Ala-Aho, G. Bertrand, J. Gurdak, H. Kupfersberger, J. Kvaerner, T. Muotka, H. Mykra, E. Preda and P. Rossi. 2014. Climate change impacts on groundwater and dependent ecosystems. Journal of Hydrology 518: 250-266.

  • Kuss, A. and J. Gurdak. 2014. Groundwater level response in US principal aquifers to ENSO, NAO, PDO, and AMO. Journal of Hydrology 519: 1939-1952.

  • Taniguchi, M., D. Allen and J. Gurdak. 2013. Optimizing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 94: 500-500.

  • Gurdak, J. and S. Qi. 2012. Vulnerability of recently recharged groundwater in principal [corrected] aquifers of the United States to nitrate contamination. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 6004.

  • Gurdak, J. and S. Qi. 2012. Correction to Vulnerability of Recently Recharged Groundwater in Principle [sic] Aquifers of the United States to Nitrate Contamination. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 7925.

  • Gurdak, J. and S. Qi. 2012. Vulnerability of Recently Recharged Groundwater in Principle Aquifers of the United States To Nitrate Contamination. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 6004-6012.

  • Taylor, R., B. Scanlon, P. Döll, M. Rodell, R. Beek, Y. Wada, L. Longuevergne, M. Leblanc, J. Famiglietti and M. Edmunds. 2012. Ground water and climate change. Nature Climate Change 3: 322-329.

  • Treidel, H., J. Martin-Bordes and J. Gurdak. 2011. Climate Change Effects on Groundwater Resources. .

  • Holman, I., M. Rivas-Casado, J. Bloomfield and J. Gurdak. 2011. Identifying non-stationary groundwater level response to North Atlantic ocean-atmosphere teleconnection patterns using wavelet coherence. Hydrogeology Journal 19: 1269-1278.

  • Gurdak, J.J., P. McMahon and B. Bruce. 2011. Vulnerability of groundwater quality to human activity and climate change and variability, High Plains aquifer, USA. In Climate change effects on groundwater resources: A global synthesis of findings and recommendations, edited by H. Treidel, J. Martin-Bordes and J. Gurdak. Taylor and Francis.

  • Treidel, Holger, Jason J Gurdak and Jose Luis Martin-Bordes. 2011. Climate change effects on groundwater resources: A global synthesis of findings and recommendations. Taylor and Francis publising.

  • Clark, Brian, R. Hart and J.J. Gurdak. 2011. Groundwater availability of the Mississippi Embayment. Technical Report No. Professional Paper 1785. U.S. Geological Survey, .

  • Holman, I., M. Rivas-Casado, J. Bloomfield and J.J. Gurdak. 2011. Identifying non-stationary groundwater level response to North Atlantic ocean-atmosphere teleconnection patterns using wavelet coherence. Hydrogeology Journal doi:10.1007/s10040-011-0755-9.

  • Green, T., M. Taniguchi, H. Kooi, J. Gurdak, D. Allen, K. Hiscock, H. Treidel and A. Aureli. 2011. Beneath the surface of global change. Journal of Hydrology 405: 532-560.

  • Gurdak, J. and C. Roe. 2010. Review. Hydrogeology Journal 18: 1747-1772.

  • Gurdak, J. and C. Roe. 2010. Review: Recharge rates and chemistry beneath playas of the High Plains aquifer, USA. Hydrogeology Journal 18: 1747-1772.

  • Gurdak, J.J., M. Walvoord and P. McMahon. 2009. Susceptibility to enhanced chemical migration from depression-focused preferential flow, High Plains aquifer. Vadose Zone Journal 7: 1172–1184.

  • Gurdak, Jason, R Hanson, Timothy Green, Geological Survey (U.S.) and Geological Survey (U.S.). Office of Global Change. 2009. Effects of climate variability and change on groundwater resources of the United States. [Reston, Va.]

  • Gurdak, Jason, Cassia Roe, Playa Lakes Joint Venture and Geological Survey (U.S.). 2009. Recharge rates and chemistry beneath playas of the High Plains Aquifer. Reston, Va

  • Gurdak, Jason, Sharon Qi, Michael Geisler, Geological Survey (U.S.) and U.S. Geological Survey Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science. 2009. Estimating prediction uncertainty from geographical information system raster processing. Reston, Va

  • Gurdak, Jason, National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.) and Geological Survey (U.S.). 2009. Water quality in the High Plains Aquifer, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming, 1999-2004. Reston, Va

  • McMahon, P., K. Burow, L. Kauffman, S. Eberts, J. Bohlke, J.J. Gurdak and J. Gurdak. 2008. Simulated response of water quality in public supply wells to land use change. Water Resources Research, doi:10.1029/2007WR006731.

  • Gurdak, Jason. 2008. Ground-Water Vulnerability: Non-point source contamination, climate variability, and the High Plains aquifer. Saarbrücken: VDM.

  • Gurdak, J., R. Hanson, P. McMahon, B. Bruce, J. McCray, G. Thyne and R. Reedy. 2007. Climate Variability Controls on Unsaturated Water and Chemical Movement, High Plains Aquifer, USA. Vadose Zone Journal 6: 533-547.

  • Gurdak, J.J., R. Hanson, P. McMahon, B. Bruce, J. McCray, G. Thyne and R. Reedy. 2007. Climate variability controls on unsaturated water and chemical movement, High Plains aquifer, USA. Vadose Zone Journal 6: 533-547.

  • Gurdak, J., J. McCray, G. Thyne and S. Qi. 2007. Latin Hypercube Approach to Estimate Uncertainty in Ground Water Vulnerability. Ground Water 45: 348-361.

  • McMahon, P., K. Dennehy, B. Bruce, J. Bohlke, R. Michel, J.J. Gurdak and D. Hurlbut. 2006. Storage and transit time of chemicals in thick unsaturated zones under rangeland and irrigated cropland, High Plains, United States. Water Resources Research doi:10.1029/2005WR004417.

  • Qi, Sharon, Jason Gurdak and Geological Survey (U.S.). 2006. Percentage of probability of nonpoint-source nitrate contamination of recently recharged ground water in the High Plains aquifer. Denver, Colo

  • Gurdak, Jason, Adrienne Greve, Norman Spahr, National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.), Gunnison (Colo.) and Geological Survey (U.S.). 2002. Water-quality data analysis of the upper Gunnison River watershed, Colorado, 1989-99. Denver, Colo

  • Gurdak, Jason, Norman Spahr, Richard Szmajter and National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.). 2002. Traveltime characteristics of Gore Creek and Black Gore Creek, Upper Colorado River Basin, Colorado. Denver, Colo

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Educational Background

  • 2006 – Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines (Geochemistry)

  • 1999 – M.S., Colorado School of Mines (Environmental Science and Engineering)

  • 1998 – B.S., Bates College (Geology)

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Grants

  • Effects of climate change and land use on ground-water recharge to the Central Platte Basin, Nebraska

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Positions & Honors

  • 2009 to present – Associated Faculty, Environmental Studies Program, San Francisco State University

  • 2009 to present – Assistant Professor of Geology, San Francisco State University, Department of Geosciences

  • 1999 to 2009 – Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Discipline

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