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Scott Worland

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Scott Worland

Scott Worland

Office: Stevenson 5734

PMB 407702
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37240
Phone: 423-718-5581
Fax: 615-322-7012

Recent Resume / CV


M.S. Candidate, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University


B.S., Environmental Science (Biology/Geology Concentration), Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA

Research Interests

  • Hydrology
  • Groundwater-surface water interactions
  • Biogeochemical processes


Worland, S. C., K. Manoylov, and S. Mutiti (2012). Sapelo Island Freshwater Algae: A Taxonomic Survey and Evaluation of pristine habitats . Georgia College and State University (GCSU)/Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Conference on Undergraduate Research (CUR), Milledgeville, GA.

Ayers, J. C., G. George, L. Benneyworth, S. C. Worland, G. M. Hornberger, and S. L. Goodbred, Jr. (2013, October). Sources of Salinity in Surface and Ground Water in a Polder in Southwestern Bangladesh. Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Worland, S. C. (2013, November). Characterizing the Hydrostratigraphic Controls on Groundwater Discharge into the Harpeth River using Thermal Signatures and Electromagnetic Induction . Tennessee Water Resources Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.

Worland, S. C., and G. M. Hornberger (2013, December). Characterizing the Occurrence and Transport of Brackish Groundwater in Southwest Bangladesh. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.


Worland, S. C., and G. M. Hornberger. "Investigating the distribution of shallow, saline groundwater in southwest Bangladesh" (expected submission 2014 to Water Resources Research).


  • MATLAB tool that completes gaps in suspended sediment concentration data using algorithm developed by USGS TN Water Science Center (Tim Diehl)
  • MATLAB tool deployed as a Windows standalone application which assists in time series analysis of suspended sediment data

Hobbies and Interests

Epistemology, philosophical evolution, playing sports, fishing, hunting, exercise, healthy eating, and small scale farming