David F. Boutt

Associate Professor, Hydrogeology 

Department of Geosciences, UMass-Amherst

B.S., Env. Geosciences, Michigan State University, 1997

M.S., Hydrogeology, Michigan State University, 1999

Ph.D., Hydrology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2004

Curriculum Vitae

Contact: dboutt <at> geo.umass.edu, (413) 545-2724

Research Interests:

Recent Publications:

  1. Doan, M.L., Conin, M., Henry, P., Wiersberg, T., Boutt, D.F., Buchs, D., Saffer, D., McNeill, L., and D. Cukur., Quantification of Free Gas in the Kumano Forearc Basin detected from Borehole Physical Properties: IODP NanTroSEIZE drilling Site C0009, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyt., 12, Q0AD06, doi:10.1029/2010GC003284.
  2. *Weider, K. and D.F. Boutt, Heterogeneous water table response to climate revealed by 60 years of ground water data, Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 37, L24405, doi:10.1029/2010GL045561, 2010.
  3. *Cook, J.B., Goodwin, L.B., and D.F. Boutt, Systematic diagenetic changes in the grain-scale morphology and permeability of a quartz-cemented quartz arenite, AAPG Bulletin, BLTN10-009, In Press, 2010.
  4. McNeil, L, Saffer, D.M., Byrne, T., Araki, E., and IODP Expedition 319 Scientists (D.F. Boutt), IODP Expedition 319, NanTroSEIZE Stage 2: First IODP Riser Drilling Operations and Observatory Installation Towards Understanding Subduction Zone Seismogenesis, Scientific Drilling, 10, p 4-13.
  5. Lin, W., et al. (2010), Present-day principal horizontal stress orientationsin the Kumano forearc basin of the southwest Japan subduction zone determined from IODP NanTroSEIZE drilling Site C0009, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L13303, doi:10.1029/2010GL043158.
  6. Boutt, D.F., Mabee, S.B., and *J.P. Diggins, A field study of the factors controlling the depth of ground water flow systems in crystalline fractured rock terrain, Hydrogeology Journal, 2010, Published Online September 7th, DOI: 10.1007/s10040-010-0640-y.
  7. Boutt, D.F., Cook, B.K., and J.R. Williams, A coupled fluid-solid model for problems in geomechanics: application to sand production, International Journal of Analytical and Numerical Methods in Geomechanics. published online: 2 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/nag.938,

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