John Skalbeck

  • Professor
  • Geosciences Department
  • Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 2001
  • PHONE: (262) 595-2490
  • EMAIL: skalbeck@uwp.edu
Dr. Skalbeck is a Professor of Geosciences and the Academic Director for the Master of Science in Sustainable Management program. He earned his B.A. in geology from Gustavus Adolphus College, M.S. in geology/geophysics from Western Washington University, and Ph.D. in hydrogeology from University of Nevada-Reno. Dr. Skalbeck spent over 10 years as a groundwater consultant specializing in soil and groundwater contamination and remediation. His current research includes modeling of gravity and magnetic data for hydrogeologic applications, wetlands characterization, and water quality of beaches.

Selected Publications

: Development of a mobile phone application for the prediction of harmful algal blooms in inland lakes, Fundamental and Applied Limnology

2014: Estimation of Precambrian basement topography in central and southeastern Wisconsin using 3D modeling of gravity and aeromagnetic data,, Journal of Applied Geophysics (187-195 pp.)

2010: Fecal indicator organism density in beach sands: Impact of sediment grain size, uniformity, and hydrologic factors on surface water loading, Journal of Great Lakes Research (8 pp.)

2009: Relating groundwater to seasonal wetlands in southeastern Wisconsin, USA, Hydrogeology Journal (14 pp.)

2007: Coupled Modeling of Gravity and Aeromagnetic Data to Estimate Subsurface Basement Topography In Southeastern Wisconsin, Geosience Wisconsin (9 pp.)

University Service

: Student Org Advisor (Professional Org) - Parkside Water Council Faculty Advisor
BIOS 490 - ADVANCED TOPICS BIOLOGICAL SCI
GEOS 101 - INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY
GEOS 104 - INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY LAB
GEOS 106 - GREAT LAKES WATER RESOURCES
GEOS 345 - GEOPHYSICS
GEOS 361 - HYDROGEOLOGY
GEOS 445 - ENV SAMPL/MONITR/ASSESSMT
GEOS 465 - APPLIED HYDROGEOLOGY
GEOS 470 - REMEDIATION SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
GEOS 490 - SPECIAL TOPICS
GEOS 495 - SENIOR SEMINAR
GEOS 496 - GEOSCIENCE APPLICATIONS
GEOS 499 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
SMGT 700 - CULTR/HIST FOUN SUSTAINABILITY
SMGT 710 - THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
SMGT 720 - APPLIED RSCH&TRIPLE BOTM LINE
SMGT 730 - POLICY,LAW,ETHICS SUSTAINABLTY
SMGT 740 - ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY
SMGT 750 - THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
SMGT 760 - GEOPOLITCL SYS DECISION MAKING
SMGT 770 - LEADING SUSTAINABLE ORGNIZATNS
SMGT 780 - CORPORATE/SOCIAL RESPONSBLITY
SMGT 782 - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
SMGT 784 - SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT
SMGT 785 - WASTE MGT & RESOURCE RECOVERY
SMGT 790 - CAPSTONE PREPARATION COURSE
SMGT 792 - CAPSTONE PROJECT
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