Michael Gooseff (he, him)


  • Co-Director, Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program
  • PI, McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER

Departments / Academic Programs


  • PhD: University of Colorado Boulder, 2001
  • MS: University of Colorado Boulder, 1998
  • BCE: Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996

Research Programs, Labs, and Groups

Contact Information

(Office) 303 735-5333
SEEC room N135


Stream-groundwater interactions; contaminant transport/fate; polar responses to climate change; ecosystem processes in polar landscapes; aquatic biogeochemical cycling; water quality modeling


  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Alumni Association, 2012
  • Harry West Teaching Award, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Penn State University, 2012
  • Fellow, Geological Society of America, 2018