University Of Delaware

Newark, Delaware 

Graduate study in water resources and related areas can lead to the master's and doctor's degrees at the University of Delaware. Departments involved in water resources programs include Civil & Environmental Engineering, Geography, Geology, Bioresources Engineering, Marine Studies, and Science.

Examples of current areas of research are the modeling solid waste landfill hydrology and leaching; photocatalytic oxidation for cleanup of toxic organic chemicals from ground water; herbicide retention and movement in coastal plain soils; predicting soil moisture regimes; biodegradation of petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks; and a quantitative model of riverbank erosion.

For additional information, contact:

Dr. Harry (Tripp) Shenton III, Chair
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
(302)-831-2447
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Dr. Tom Sims
Water Resources Center
(302)-831-2698 
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Dr. Blake Meyers- Chair
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
(302)-831-3418 
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