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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

Title

PhD student, Environmental Engineering–Hydrology
Fellow, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment

Education

M.S.  Vanderbilt University, Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2014
B.S. Georgia College, Environmental Sciences, 2012

Research Interests

Water use science: Translational hydrology, rational choice theory, water conservation system dynamics

Hydrology: Transport processes, stochastic hydrology, surface water-groundwater interactions, biogeochemical processes

Presentations

Worland, S.C, R. Bennartz, J. Murphy, T. Merrick, M.W. Bradley, G.M. Hornberger (2014-forthcoming). Vegetation Response and Streamflow Anomalies: Exploring the Modulating Effect of Watershed Storage as Estimated by a Regionalized Baseflow Index. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting

Worland, S.C. (Nov 2014). Water Conservation in American Cities. Water Resources Technical Advisory Committee, TN Department of Conservation, invited speaker.

Worland, S.C, Hornberger, G (2013). Characterizing the Occurrence and Transport of Brackish Groundwater in Southwest Bangladesh. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting

Worland, S.C, Hornberger, G (2013). Characterizing the Hydrostratigraphic Controls on Groundwater Discharge into the Harpeth River Using Thermal Signatures, numerical modelling and Electromagnetic Induction. 2013 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. Montgomery Bell State Park, TN.

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

Worland, S.C, Manoylov, K, Mutiti, S. (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

Publications

Worland, S.C, R. Bennartz, J. Murphy, T. Merrick, M.W. Bradley, G.M. Hornberger. “Exploring the Modulating Effect of Land Cover and Regional Hydrology on NDVI Anomalies During a Drought in TN.” Geophysical Research Letters (In prep, 2014).

Worland, Scott C., George M. Hornberger.  "Source, Transport, and Evolution of Saline Groundwater in a Shallow Holocene Aquifer on the Tidal Deltaplain of Southwest Bangladesh." Water Resources Research (Submitted, August 2014).

Worland, S. C. "Source, Transport, and Evolution of Saline Groundwater in a Shallow Holocene Aquifer on the Tidal Deltaplain of Southwest Bangladesh." Master’s Thesis, Vanderbilt University (2014).

Tools

Deployable standalone MATLAB 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.

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