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Christopher Zahasky

Expert in hydrogeology, energy resources, and challenges at the energy-water nexus

Assistant Professor, Department of Geoscience College of Letters and Science — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @ChrisZahasky


  • Contaminant hydrogeology - the study of how fluids and contaminants (e.g. PFAS, bacteria, chemical spills) enter and travel through the subsurface
  • Carbon capture and storage - a technology for mitigating emissions from fossil fuel power plants and large industrial point sources
  • Conventional and unconventional energy resources - hydraulic fracturing processes for extracting shale gas and oil, geothermal energy production, and nuclear waste storage