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Peterson

Eric Wade Peterson

Professor of Geology,
Interim Department Chair

Office Address: 439 FSA
Office Phone: (309) 438-7865
Office Hours:
Email: Contact Eric Peterson (ewpeter)
Website: Visit Eric Peterson’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
GEO287.12Independent Study - Geology   
GEO298.11Professional Practice,Internship in Environmental Geography   
GEO299.01Independent Honor Study   
GEO360.01Groundwater Geology M W F 08:00 - 08:50FSA 0433
GEO400.01Independent Study   
GEO498.01Professional Practice in Applied Geography   
GEO499.01Independent Research for the Masters Thesis   
GEO499.11Independent Research for the Masters Thesis   
GEO499.901Independent Research for the Masters Thesis Final Year   
Teaching Interests:
Introduction to Groundwater Modeling, Applied Groundwater Modeling, Groundwater Geology, Hydrology, Karst Hydrogeology, Principles of Geology.
Research Interests:
Research Interests: Surface water – ground water interaction within the hyporheic zone of low gradient streams and in karst systems, fluid flow and thermal transport modeling, and physical processes of karst systems.

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Education:
University of South Dakota, B.S. 1995
University of South Dakota, M.A. 1997 (Mathematics)
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, M.S. 1998
University of Missouri-Columbia, Ph.D. 2002
Selected Publications:
Beach, V, and Peterson, E.W., 2013, Variation of Hyporheic Temperature Profiles in a Low Gradient Third-order Agricultural Stream - A Statistical Approach: Open Journal of Modern Hydroology, v. 3, p. 55-66, DOI:  10.4236/ojmh.2013.32008

Peterson, E. W., and Benning, C., 2013, Factors influencing nitrate within a low-gradient agricultural stream: Environmental Earth Sciences, v.68, no. 5, p. 1233-1245, DOI:10.1007/s12665-012-1821-x


Lanning, A., and Peterson, E. W., 2012, Evaluating Subdivisions for Identifying Extraneous Flow in Separate Sanitary Sewer Systems: Journal of Water Resource and Protection, v. 4, no. 6, p. 334-341, DOI:10.4236/jwarp.2012.46037

Jacoby, B. S., Peterson, E. W., and Dogwiler, T., 2011, Identifying the Stream Erosion Potential of Cave Levels in Carter Cave State Resort Park, Kentucky, USA: Journal of Geographic Information Systems, v. 3, no. 4, p. 323-333.10.4236/jgis.2011.34030


Jacoby, B. S., Peterson, E. W., Dogwiler, T., and Kostelnick, J. C., 2011, Estimating the Timing of Cave Level Development with GIS: Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers, v. 11, p. 52-61


Peterson, E., Dogwiler, T., and Harlan, L., 2011, Using GIS to identify cave levels and discern the speleogenesis of the Carter Caves karst area, Kentucky, in Kuniansky, E. L., ed., U.S. Geological Survey Karst Interest Group Proceedings, Fayetteville, Arkansas (April 26-29, 2011), Volume Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5031: Reston, Virginia, United States Geological Survey, p. 94-103

Peterson, E., and Hughes, K., 2011, Temporal Stability of Cave Sediments, in Kuniansky, E. L., ed., U.S. Geological Survey Karst Interest Group Proceedings, Fayetteville, Arkansas (April 26-29, 2011), Volume Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5031: Reston, Virginia, United States Geological Survey, p. 57-65

Wicks, C. M., Noltie, D. B., Peterson, E. W., and Dogwiler, T. J., 2010, Disturbances in the habitat of Macrocotyle glandulosa (Kenk): Ecohydrology, v. 3, p. 116-125 DOI: 110.1002/eco.1102.10.1002/eco.

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Department of Geography - Geology
Normal, Il 61790-4400
Phone: (309) 438-7649