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Wendy Zhou

  • Geology & Geological Engineering
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401
    USA

Education

  • Ph.D., Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • M.S., Computer Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • M.S., Geological Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • B.S., Engineering Geology, China University of Geology, Wuhan, China

Research

  • 1) GIS and remote sensing applications in geohazard assessment, environmental studies, and natural resource management; 2) InSAR and PSInSAR applications in ground subsidence, and landslide deformation studies; 3) Rock mass characterization; 4) Analytic or numerical modeling for groundwater contamination, ground thermal regime and stress-strain distribution in the rock or soil mass.

Publications

  • Stewart, J. C., Zhou, W., Santi, P. M., in press, Using an Integrated Remote Sensing Approach for Identification of Bedrock and Alluvium along the Front Range Mountains, Colorado, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing
  • Semmens, S. N., Zhou, W., van Wesenbeeck, B. K., and Santi, P. M. (2017) Application of Multiple Criteria Decision Making Model for Evaluation of Levee Sustainability, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, 23(1), 65-77, DOI: 10.2113/EEG-1845
  • Chen, J., Y. Li, W. Zhou, J. Iqbal, and Z. Cui (2017), Debris flow susceptibility assessment model and its application in semi-arid mountainous areas, SE Tibetan Plateau, Natural Hazards Review, 18(2): 1- 15, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000229, 05016005
  • Cui, C., Zhou W., and Geza, M. (2016) GIS-based Nitrogen Removal Model for Assessing Floridas Surficial Aquifer Vulnerability, Environmental Earth Sciences, 75: 526. doi:10.1007/s12665-015-5213-x
  • Zhou, W., Minnick M. D., and Cui, C., (2016), GIS for Natural Resources (Mineral, Energy and Water), In: "Comprehensive Geographic Information Systems Volume II", Editors: Georg Bareth, Yan Song and Chunqiao Song, Elsevier Publishers, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09643-3
  • Cui, C., Zhou W., and Geza, M. (2016) GIS-based Nitrogen Removal Model for Assessing Floridas Surficial Aquifer Vulnerability, Environmental Earth Sciences, 75: 526. doi:10.1007/s12665-015-5213-x
  • Zhou, W., M.D. Minnick, E.D. Mattson, M. Geza, and K.E. Murray (2015) GIS-based geospatial infrastructure of water resource assessment for supporting of oil shale development in Piceance Basin of northwestern Colorado, Computers and Geosciences, 77(2015)4453, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2015.01.007
  • Anderson, E. D., W. Zhou, Y. Li, M. W. Hitzman, T. Monecke, J. R. Lang, and K. D. Kelley (2014) Three-dimensional distribution of igneous rocks near the Pebble Porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposit in southwestern Alaska: Constraints from regional-scale aeromagnetic data, Geophysics, 79 (2): 117, doi:10.1190/GEO2013-0326.1
  • Lowry, B., Gomez, F., W. Zhou, Mooney, M.A., Held, B., and Grasmick, J. (2013) High Resolution Displacement Monitoring of a Slow Velocity Landslide using Ground Based Radar Interferometry, Engineering Geology, 166 (8): 160-169
  • Zhou, W. (2009) An Outlook of GIS Applications in Mineral Resource Estimation, In: "Gold Mining: Formation and Resource Estimation, Economics and Environmental Impact", Editors: Melanie D. Corral and Jared L. Earle, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, 33-62
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