Alums Publish Book on History of Hydrogeology

Posted on 08.23.2015

U of I Geology Alumni Joe Rosenshein (PhD, 1967) and John Moore (PhD, 1960) have published a book titled, "History of Hydrogeology in the United States, 2nd Edition ". It traces the development of hydrogeology from 1776 to 2010 and provides a comprehensive perspective on the development of the science, discuss education and influence of professional societies, groundwater contamination, and chemical hydrology. Many Illinois graduates helped in the preparation of the book. These include George White (Professor of Geology), George B. Maxey (Professor of Geology), William Back (BS, 1948), John Bredehoeft (PhD, 1962), and Jack Sharp (PhD, 1974). Copies of the book can be purchased from the National Groundwater Association for $50. Members $40. Book Cover