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1970, (Chemistry) California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo,
1973, (Geology) University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
1975, (Geology) University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa
AND RESEARCH AREAS
Geology/Geochemistry, Contaminant Hydrology and Fractured Rock
systems: contamination and remediation of ground water. Fate and
transport of organic chemicals in ground water, soils and surface
water. Flow of water, oil and gas in fractured rock systems. Ground
Showers, William J. Genna, Bernard; Mcdade, Timothy; Bolich, Rick; Fountain, John C., 2008, Nitrate contamination in groundwater on an urbanized dairy farm. Environmental Science and Technology, v 42, n 13, Jul 1, 2008, p 4683-4688.
Bergslien, E.T. and J. C. Fountain (2008) Examining the utility of eposy replicas of single, natural fractures in dolostone for visualization experiments. Hydrogeology Journal, Volume 16, Number 1 / February, 2008, p. 43-53.
Elisa Bergslien and John Fountain (2006) The effect of changes in surface wettability on two-phase saturated flow in horizontal replicas of single natural fractures. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, Volume 88, Issues 3-4, Pages 153-180.
Israel, Daniel W.; Showers, William J.; Fountain, Matthew; Fountain, John, 2005, Nitrate movement in shallow ground water from swine-lagoon-effluent spray fields managed under current application regulations. Journal of Environmental Quality, v 34, n 5, September/October, 2005, p 1828-1842.
NRC, 2005, Contaminants in the Subsurface: Source Zone Assessment and Remediation
Committee on Source Removal of Contaminants in the Subsurface, National Research Council 384 pages, 6 x 9, 2004 (J.C. Fountain, Chair) http://books.nap.edu/catalog/11146.html.