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at Rider since 1997

 


Professor, Department of Geological, Environmental, and Marine Sciences, Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ08648
  Telephone: 609-896-5185(o),
  Fax: 609-895-5782
  E-mail: hsun@rider.edu

Summary
 Creative, practical and industrious hydrogeologist with deep dedication and sense of responsibility.

Education

  •    PhD in Hydrogeology, 1995. Department of Geology, Florida State University. 1991-1995.
  •    M.S. in Earth Science, 1987. Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Geol. Sci., 1984-1987.
  •   B.S. in Earth Science, 1984. Nanjing University. China. 1980-1984.

Fields of Specialization

  • Environmental-Hydrogeology. Hydrostatistics. Water rock interaction. Contaminant groundwater modeling, optimization clean up of contaminant aquifers; Data assimilation: Time series analysis, forecasting, initialization, statistics, probability. Stochastic random field, fractal; Geochemistry, General Geology; Well logs; Well field sampling; Hydro-radiochemistry.

Employment

Teaching Experiences

  •  Assistant, Associate and Full Professor: 1997, September to present. Department of Geological, Environmental, and Marine Sciences,  Rider University,  New Jersey.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor: 1995, August to 1997, June. Department of Geology,  Temple University.
    •  Courses taught at Temple:  Introduction to Hydrogeology, Geocomputing (Computer Application and Geostatistics) (Fall, 1995),  Environmental Resources (Spring and Fall, 1996),  Environmental Seminar (Spring, 1996),  Advanced Hydrology (Fall, 1996), Introduction to Oceanography and Groundwater Modeling (Spring, 1997).
  • Teaching Assistant: 1992-1994, eight semesters,  Dept. of Geology.,  Florida State University.
    •  Introductory Geology and Basic Geology Lab.  Half hour to 45 minutes lecturing, plus 1 to 2 hours of the helping with students' lab work. Topics including: rocks, minerals, structures and geological maps and geological time.
  • Teaching Assistant: 1994, fall semester,  Dept. of Civil Engineering,  Florida State University.
    •  Hydraulics. Substitute teaching for 4 weeks while the professor is out of town.  Topics: Fluid pressure in the pipe and safety factor of dam building from the pressure point of view.
  •  Short Course Trainer: 1994, Summer. Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection Tallahassee.  Groundwater Modeling Training Course.
  •  Teaching Assistant: 1990-1991, two semesters, Earth Science Dept.,  University of Texas at Dallas.   Introductory Oceanography.

 

Student Theses and Independent Research Projects Supervised Since 2002 (All these projects were 3 or 2 credit-hour projects as required by the department, one published work-study project was included) and Student Placements

 

1.      Amber Barton. Senior Thesis (ENV-409, Spring 2014).. Geochemical Environment of Arsenic in Stream Water and Soil Solution of Crosswicks Creek Watershed, New Jersey

2.      John Alexander. Senior Thesis (ENV-409, Spring 2013, 3 credit hrs).Common Ion and Heavy Metal Concentrations in Stream and Soil Water from the Centennial Lake Watershed, Lawrenceville Township, New Jersey. AMEC, NJ

3.      Brita Gove, Senior Thesis (ENV-409, 2013 spring). Impact of Deicing Salt on the Release of Common Ions and Heavy Metals in the Centennial Lake Watershed. BASF Corporation, associate chemist, NJ.

4.      Eric Pezzi. Senior Thesis. (ENV-480, Fall 2012, 3 credit hrs). Geochemical Properties of Surface and Groundwater in the Centennial Lake Watershed. Environmental Consultant. GES, Inc. Netpune, NJ.

5.      Nicole Chakowski. Senior Thesis. (ENV-480, Spring 2012, 3 credit hrs). Major Cations and Nitrate Release in the Centennial Lake Watershed. BASF, Associate Environmental Chemists,NJ.

6.      Nick Mazza (GEO-480, Spring 2012). Contaminant Transport in the Vicinity of a Landfill near Trenton, NJ, 2011, Fall. Geologist. Currently working for Blue Stone Environment, NJ.

7.      Nick Mazza (GEO-480, Fall 2011). Contaminant Transport in the Vicinity of a Landfill near Trenton, NJ, 2011, Fall. Geologist. Currently working for Blue Stone Environment, NJ.

8.      Sinpatanasakul, LeeAnn,(ENV-490, Spring 2011). Transport of mixed salting of NaCl and CaCl2 in a watershed. Graduate School. University of Columbia

9.      Independent Study (GEO 490-01-2009 Fall, 3 Credit hrs), Maria Huffine, Analyzing the retention of Deicing Salt in a Watershed. Maryland Conservations Corps.

10.   Senior Thesis. (ENV-480-01-2009 Fall, 3 credit hrs). Charlie Zielinski. Transport of TCE at the NAWC, West Trenton. Geologist at Kleinfelder Inc., an environmental firm.

11.   Independent Research and Study (GEO 490-01-2008 Fall, 3 Credit hrs) Layton, Ashleigh. Characteristics of Soils near I-95. Project Scientist at Kleinfelder Inc

12.   Independent Research and Study (GEO 490-01-2008 Spring, 2 Credit hrs), Carl Natter. Phase II. Rock Weathering Rate in the Non-Tidal Portion of Delaware River. Environmental scientist at Woodard & Curran, New York.

13.   Independent Research and Study (GEO 490-01-2007 Fall, 2 Credit hrs), Carl Natter. Rock Weathering Rate in the Non-Tidal Portion of Delaware River. Environmental scientist at Woodard & Curran, New York.

14.   Senior Thesis, (ENV-480-01-2007SP, 3 credit hrs), Kelli Lucarino. Road Salt Application and Its Impact on the Water Quality in the Delaware River Watershed. (Dr. Husch helped the ICP work in the thesis). Federal On-Scene Coordinator at USEPA, New York

15.   Independent Research and Study (GEO-490-01-2007SP, 1-credit hr) Kelli Lucarino. The transport and fate of lead and arsenic at the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund Site in New Jersey. Federal On-Scene Coordinator at USEPA, New York

16.   (Non-credit,work study, 2007 Spring). Matthew Nelson. Effect of Mineral Structural Water on the Estimation of Carbon Percentage in Soil by Loss On Ignition [LOI) Method. Published by: GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 39, No. 6. With Drs. Husch and.Chen as co-supervisors for the project. AMEC Hamilton, New Jersey

  1. Independent Research and Study, (GEO-490-01-2006FA, 2 credit hrs). Daniel Hewins. Increased Impervious Area and its Hydrological Impact over the last 50 Years in the Delaware River. With Dr. Husch as co-advisor and we finished a paper on this project. Postdoc., University of Alberta, Canada.
  2. Senior Thesis, (GEO-480-01-2006SP), Kevin Becker. Impact of Folcroft Landfill Superfund Site on the Water Quality of the Lower Darby Creek near Philadelphia International Airport. Geologist. Earth Engineering Inc., NJ
  3. Senior Thesis, (ENV-480-01-2006SP), Steve Vargo, Groundwater withdrawals from three main aquifers in Cape May County and the resultant saltwater intrusion. ERFS (Environmetal Remediation and Financial Services), NJ.
  4. Independent Research and Study, (GEO-490-02-06SP, 3 credit hrs) Dana Scarantino. Carbon Trapping Ability of Fresh and Salt Water Marshes, and Structure Water of Clay Minerals.
  5. Senior Thesis, (ENV-480-01-05FA), Dan Hewins. Effects of Impermeable Surface on Flooding in the Delaware River Basin. Postdoc., University of Alberta, Canada.
  6. Internship-Independent Study (GEO-491, 2004 Fall, 3 credit hrs): Candida Jones. Analysis of the Petroleum Contamination of Soil and Groundwater at a Southern New Jersey Site. (Started in the Fall 2004 and Finished in the Spring of 2005).
  7. Independent Study (GEO-490. 2004 Fall 3 credit hrs):Daniel Latini: Hurricane Ivan Induced Flooding near Delaware River Trenton, NJ on 9/19/2004.
  8. Senior Thesis (ENV-480, 2004 Spring). Mia Castellucci (Finished in the fall 2004). Analysis of the Pilot Biodegradation of MTBE Study at a Shell Station in Moorestown, New Jersey.
  9. Independent Research and Study (GEO-490, 2003 Fall, 3 credit hrs), Mia Castellucci, Where does the rain go?
  10. Senior Thesis. (ENV-480. Fall 2002).John Cooper, The effect of chlorine, pH and temperature on the coliform bacteria counts in public and private pools and its health indication. Consultant, Philadelphia
  11. Independent Research and Study (GEO-490, Fall 2002). Gregory Ricci. Mapping the Environmental Sensitive Locations in Watershed Management Areas 19 and 20 of Burlington County. Digital Services Consultant. Trenton, New Jersey

 

Publications

 

1.     Slug test source code Slug6src.htm

 

2.     Sun, H., Koch, 2014.Under- versus Overestimation of Aquifer Hydraulic Conductivity from Slug Tests.In: Proceedings of the 11thInternational Conference on Hydroscience & Engineering, ICHE Hamburg 2014, Hamburg, Germany, September 28 - October 2, 2014

 

3.     Sun, H., Alexander, J. Gove, B., Pezzi, E., Chakowski, N. Husch, J., 2014. Mineralogical and Anthropogenic Controls of Stream Water Chemistry in Salted Watersheds. Applied Geochemistry. 48(214) p.141-154

 

4.     Sun, H., L. Sinpatanasakul,. J.M. Husch, M. Huffine, 2012. Na/Cl molar ratio changes during a salting cycle and its application to the estimation of sodium retention in salted watersheds. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.136-137, p. 96-105

 

  1. Sun, H., Lucarino, K., Huffine, M., Husch J.M., 2010. Retention of Sodium in a Watershed due to the Application of Winter Deicing Salt. Proceeding paper of the joint session of the 10th International Symposium on Stochastic Hydraulics and 5th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research in Canada.

 

  1. Sun, H. , Nelson,. M., Chen, F. and Husch, J. 2009. SOIL MINERAL STRUCTURAL WATER LOSS DURING LOI ANALYSES. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. Vol. 89,No.5, p.603-610..

 

  1. Sun, H, Natter, C. and Lacombe, P., 2008. Erosion and Weathering Processes in the Delaware River Basin. Proceedings of GANJ XXV Environmental and Engineering Geology of Northeastern New Jersey, edited by M. L. Gorring, p.27-38.

 

  1. Sun, H., Feistel, R., Koch, M.,Markoe A., 2008: New Equations For Density, Entropy, Heat Capacity, And Potential Temperature Of A Saline Thermal Fluid. Deep-Sea Research I, 55, p.1304-1310. Fortran Code POPCP5.for, and EXE file Thermeos.exe
  2. Sun H., Brown A., Coppen J.,  Steblein, P.,  2007. Response of Phragmites to environmental parameters associated with treatments. Journal of Wetland Ecology and ManagementVol 15, No.1, p.73-79.
  3. Sun, H, Koch, M.  and Markoe, A., 2006. Tidally Induced Changes Of Fluid Pressure, Geothermal Temperature And Rock Seismicity .   Proceedings of the 7th Int. Conf. on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE-2006),Sep 10 -Sep 13,Philadelphia,USA  ISBN: 0977447405. 19 pp.
  4. Sun, H., Hewins, D., Latini, D., and Husch, J. 2006. Changes in Impervious Surface Area, Flood Frequency, and Water Chemistry within the Delaware River Basin during the Past 50 Years: Initial Results. Proceedings of  the 7th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering. Proceedings of the 7th Int. Conf. on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE-2006),Sep 10 -Sep 13,Philadelphia,USA  ISBN: 0977447405.15pp.
  5. Sun, H., 2004. Estimating The Fate Of Precipitation From Stream Discharge: A Case Study In New Jersey. Bulletin of New Jersey Academy of Science. 49(2), pp.9-15.
  6. Huang.W, H. Sun, S. Nnaji, and W.K. Jones, 2002. Tidal hydrodynamics in a complex multiple-inlet estuary, Apalachicola bay, Florida. Journal of Coastal Research. vol 18, No.4, p. 674-684.
  7. Sun, H. and Koch, M. 2001: Analysis and forecasting  salinity  in the Apalachicola bay, Florida: Use of ARIMA models. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. Vol.127.No.10, p.718-727.

 

  1. Huang, W.., W.K.,Jones,  T.S. Wu, and H. Sun, 2000. " Modeling Tidal circulation in a barrier-island estuary". Proceedings of   the 6th Estuarine and Coastal Modeling Conference. M.L. Spaulding, (ed.), ASCE, New York.  Pg 1216-1232
  2. Koch, M and Sun, H, 1999: Tidal and non-tidal characteristics  of flow and water levels in Apalachicola Bay, Florida.  In Coastal Engineering and Marina Development, (edited by Brebbia and Anagnostopoulos), p. 357-366. WIT press, Southampton, Boston.
  3. Sun, H., Grandstaff, D. and Shagam, R, 1999: Land subsidence due to groundwater withdrawal: Potential damage of subsidence and sea level rise in southern New Jersey. Journal of Environmental Geology.  Vol. 37,  No. 4, p. 290-296.
  4. Sun, H., Koch, M.,  1998: Fractal calculation of surface area of porous media. Journal of  Stochastic Hydrology and Hydraulics.Vol.12, No. 2, p.83-96.
  5. Sun, H. and M. Koch :1998: Cyclic movement of water prticles in a coastal aquifer due to tidal loading, in Coastal Environment Region, edited by : Brebbia, C.A. WIT Press, Computational Mechanics Publications. Boston and Southamtonp.405-414.
  6. Sun, H. and Koch, M.,  1998: Numerical generation of porous structure with fractal properties. In  Computational Methods in Water Resources XII, vol.2, edited by: Burganos, V.N, Karatzas, G. P., Payatakes, A.C., Brebbia, C.A., Gray, W.G., and Pinder, G.F.,  p.149-158. Computational  Mechanics Publications, Southampton, UK and Boston, USA.
  7. Sun, H., and Semkow, M., 1998:  Mobilization of Thorium, Radium and Radon radionuclides in ground water by successive Alpha-Recoils. Journal of Hydrology. 205/1-2, p.126-136.
  8. Sun, H. and Furbish,  D., 1997: Annual precipitation and river discharges in Florida in response to El Nino and La Nina-Southern Oscillation of  sea surface temperature. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 199; no. 1-2, p. 74 to 87.
  9. Sun, H., 1997: A two-dimensional analytical solution of groundwater response to tidal loading in an estuary. Water Resources Research. Vol.33, No.6, p.1429-1435.
  10. Sun, H., Koch, M. and Liu, X., 1997: Assessment of groundwater contamination from an industrial river by time series-, flow modeling- and particle tracking methods. In Proceedings of 30th International Geological Congress, Hydrogeology, edited by Fie Jin and N.C. Krothe, ///VSP/// International Science Publisher, Netherlands. Vol. 22,  p.139-164.
  11. Sun, H., M. Koch, K.W. Jones, 1996: Time series analysis of water quality parameters in an estuary  using  Box-Jenkins ARIMA models and cross correlation techniques, In Computational Methods in Water Resources,  edited by A.A. Aldama, J. Aparicio, C.A. Brebbia, W.G. Gray, I. Herrera and G.F. Pinder , Computational  Mechanics Publications, Southampton, UK, 1996, Vol. XI, p. 363-372.
  12. Sun, H. and Furbish, D., 1995: Moisture content effect on radon emission from porous media. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. Vol.18, No.3. p.239-255.
  13. Sun H., 1995: Monte Carlo simulation of radon release from dry building  material. Journal of Health Physics. Vol.68, No.4. p.553-560.
  14. Sun, H., 1995: Modeling of flow to assess groundwater contamination in the vicinity of an effluent stream. In Proceedings of  the Fifteenth Annual American Geophsyical Union Hydrology Days, EOS Supplement, April, 1995.  p.281-296.
  15. Sun, H., 1994: New materials of Richardsonellidae from the upper Cambrian-lower Ordovician of Pingquan, Hebei. Professional Papers of Stratigraphy and Paleontology, No.24. p.25-36.
  16. Sun, H., 1990: Trilobites from the upper Cambrian Fenshan Formation and the base of the lower Ordovician in Yeli Formation in Pingquan, HebeiProvince. Bulletin of the Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences. No.22. p.137-158.
  17. Xia, S. and Zhou, X. and Sun, H., 1990: Two fossil cystoids from lower Ordovician of Nanzheng, Shanxi and Taoyuan, Hunan. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica. 29(4). p.47-64.
  18. Zhou, H. and Wang, T. and Sun, H. 1989: Coal forming characteristics and paleoenvironments of coal beds of Shanxi Formation of Henan. Acta Sedimentologica Sinica. 7(4). p.189-201.

1.     Sun, H., J. Alexander, B. Gove and M. Koch, Mobilization of heavy Metals (As, Pb and Hg) under Conditions of Sea Water Intrusion and Road Deicing Salt Application , International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 15), NITK Surathkal, Mangalore, India, March 12-14, 2015.

2.     Sun, H. and M. Koch, Under- versus Overestimation of Aquifer hydraulic Conductivity from Slug Tests, 11thInternational Conference on Hydroscience & Engineering, ICHE Hamburg 2014, Hamburg, Germany, September 28 - October 2, 2014. Presentation

3.     Sun, H. Barton, A., Sarwar,M., Gallagher,W.,Schwimmer, R.,2014. Geochemical Environment of Arsenic in Stream Water and Soil Solution. Geological Society of America Northeastern Section Annual Conference. Abstracts with Programs Vol. 46, No. 2.

4.     Sun,H., Alexander, J., Gove.,B., 2014. Mobilization of Heavy Metals in Response to Deicing Salt Application. Geological Society of America Northeastern Section Annual Conference. Abstracts with Programs Vol. 46, No. 2.

5.     Sun, H., Alexander, J., Gove, B., Pezzi, E.,Chakowski, N., and Husch, J., 2013. Mineralogical and Anthropogenic Controls of Stream Water Chemistry in Salted Watersheds. American Geophysical Union Annual Conference, 2013 Online Abstract.

  1. Alexander, J., Pezzi, E., Gove, B., Sinpatanasakul, L., and Feher, C., Sun, H.,2013. Release of heavy metals from soil due to application of winter deicing salt in a watershed. America Water Work Association-NJ Annual Conference.3/20/2013. Honorable mention for best undergraduate project presentation.
  2. Sun, H., Chakowski, N., Mazza, N.,Gove,B., Pezzi, E., And Husch, J. 2012. The Possibility of Road Salt-Induced Release of Heavy Metals from Soil in a Watershed. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 44, No. 7, p.393.
  3. Sun, H., 2012. Estimation of Hydraulic Conductivity from Slug Tests. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 44, No. 7, p.288. Chair of the Program Session.

9.     Alexander, J., Pezzi,E.,Gove, B., Sinpatanasakul, L., and Feher, C., Sun, H.,2013. Release of heavy metals from soil due to application of winter deicing salt in a watershed. America Water Work Association-NJ Annual Conference.3/20/2013.

10.  Sun, H. Huffine, M., Sinpatanasakul, L. and Husch, J., 2011, Using Na/Cl molar ratio for estimating sodium retention in artificially salted watersheds. GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 43, No.5.

11.  Sinpatanasakul, L., Sun, H., and Husch, J., 2011 Effect of CaCl2 and NaCl Mixture as Winter Deicing Salt on the Sodium Retention, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 43, No.5.

12.  Sun, H., Lucarino, K., Huffine, M., Husch, 2010: Watershed Retention of Sodium due to the Application of Road Deicing Salt. Abstract submitted to the 5th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research, in Canada.

13.  Sun, H., Lucarino, K., Huffine, M., Husch, 2010: Retention of sodium in a watershed from deicing salt, initial result. Abstract submitted to the 5th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research, in Canada.

  1. Maria A. Huffine*, Leeann K*. Sinpatanasakul, Ashleigh Layton, Kelly Luckarino and Hongbing Sun,2009. Retention of Sodium in the Centennial Lake Watershed. New Jersey Water Environmental Association 94th Annual Conference at Atlantic City. 4/30/2009. Received 1st place undergraduate project and presentation award.
  2. Sun, H, Natter, C. and Lacombe, P., 2008. Erosion and Weathering Processes in the Delaware River Basin. Proceedings of GANJ XXV Environmental and Engineering Geology of Northeastern New Jersey, edited by M. L. Gorring, p.2.
  3. Lucarino, K, Natter, C., Carlson, D., Hua, J. and Sun, H.,2008. Road Salt Application and Its Impact on Water Quality of the Delaware River. New Jersey Water Environmental Association 93rd Annual Conference at Atlantic City. Second place best undergraduate student poster award.
  4. Lucarino, K. and Sun, H., 2007. Changes Of Salt Levels Responding To Road Salt Application In Winter Runoff Water And The Trend Of Salt Level In The Delaware River. Poster file. GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 39, No. 6.
  5. Sun, H., Nelson, M., Feng, C. and Husch, J., 2007. Effect Of Structural Water In Clay Minerals On The Estimation Of Soil Organic Matter Content By The Loi Analytical Method. GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 39, No. 6.
  6. Sun, H., Feistel, R., Koch, M., Markoe, A., 2007: A New Equation For The Density Of A Saline Thermal Fluid, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 39, No. 6.
  7. Sun, H., Koch, M., Markoe, A. 2006. Tidally Induced Changes of Fluid Pressure, Geothermal Temperature and Rock Seismicity. Advances in Hydro science and Engineering. The the 7th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering.  p.465-466.
  8. Sun, H. and Hewins, D., 2006. Increase of Impervious Area and its Hydrological  Impact over the Last 50 Years in the Delaware River Basin. Advances in Hydro science and Engineering. The  7th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering.  p.104-105.
  9. Sun, H., 2006. On the Methods of Estimating Groundwater Recharge from Stream Discharge. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 434
  10. Daniel M. Latini, Hongbing Sun and Jonathan M. Husch, 2006. Experimental Leaching of Rock Cations in Two Percent HCl Solutions. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 437.
  11. Castellucci, Mia and Sun, H., 2004. Analysis of the Pilot Biodegradation of MTBE Study at a Shell Station in Moorestown,  New Jersey. American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS) Vol 85. No.17.
  12. Sun, H., 2004. New Equations for the Physical Properties of Geothermal Fluid near Vent Environments. American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS). Vol 85. No.17.
  13. Brown, A., Sun, H. Copen, J., 2003, Methods For Monitoring Changes In Vegetation And Hydrogeochemical Conditions In A 585 Acre Impoundment Subjected To Tidal Enhancement  Abstract for Society of Wetland Scientists 24th Annual Meeting. Atlanta.
  14. Sun, H., Markoe, A., 2002, Three dimensional tidal wave propagation in a coastal aquifer. American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 83 (19).
  15. Sun, H., Brown, A. and  Petrino, F., 2002.  Die-back of Phragmites australis and Geochemical Changes in an Impounded Marsh. Abstract of Technical Forum and Workshop: Phragmites australis: A sheep in wolf’s clothing? Organized by New Jersey Marine Consortium. Jan.6-9: 2002.
  16.  Sun, H., 2001, Vertical Damping Of Tidal Waves In A Coastal Aquifer, American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 82 (20)
  17. Weaver, J., H. Sun, 2001, Modeling Changes Of The Smear Zone Due To Water Table Fluctuations In Fuel Leaking Transport Studies, American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 82 (20)
  18.  Brown, A., H. Sun, Steblein, P., 2000: The first-year experimental result of Phragmites reduction in Brigantine National Wild Life Refuge, NJ. American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 81 (19)
  19. Rapp, A., H. Sun, 2000: Will New York City be hotter and rainier in this century? American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 81 (19)
  20. Sun,H.,  2000: Effect of rise and fall of water table on LNAPL migration in groundwater, American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 81 (19)
  21. Sun, H., 2000: Influence of fluctuation of water level on gasoline transport in groundwater: Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs, Vol.32, no.1.
  22. Sun, H.,  and Koch, M. 1999: Equilibrium and Kinetic Modeling of Gasoline Spill Migration in Groundwater at a NJ Site. American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 80 (17)
  23. Sun, H.,  Brown, A.,  Hogan, K. and Steblein, P., 1999: Soil and geochemical conditions on Phragmites growth and their implications in controlling the spreading of Phragmites.American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 80 (17).
  24. Sun, H.,  Browne, K. and Husch, J., 1999: Pore water geochemistry in a transition zone of Spartina to Phragmites  in a tidal marsh in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. Submitted to Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs, Vol.31, no.2.
  25. Sun, H. and Koch, M, 1999: Tidal and non-tidal characteristics  of flow and water levels in Apalachicola Bay, Florida. Abstract for Coastal Engineering 99,  Computer Modeling of Seas and Coastal Regions,  26 - 28 May 1999,  Lemnos, Greece.
  26. Sun, H., 1998: Valleys and stream flows of the Appalachians. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 30(1)
  27. Sun, H., Hoag, J. and White, J., 1998: Tidal dynamics of the Apalachicola Bay, Florida. American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 79(17),
  28. Sun, H., 1998: Characters of the stream flows of the Appalachians. American Geophysical Union Conference, Transactions (EOS), 79(17), S78.
  29. Sun, H., 1998 and Koch, M., 1998: Cyclic movement of water particles in coastal aquifers. Abstract of the Coastal Environment conference in Cancun, Mexico.
  30. Sun, H. and Koch, M., 1998:  Fractal generation of the porous aquifer. Abstract of the Computational Methods in Water Resources conference in Spain.
  31. Sun, H., 1998: Valleys and stream flows of the Appalachians. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 30(1)
  32. Sun, H., 1997: Estimation of subsidence and flow  parameters  from ground water response to tidal and atmospheric loading in New Jersey. American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 78(18), 121.
  33. Sun, H., 1997: Flow parameters and land subsidence estimation from groundwater response to tidal and atmospheric loadings in a coastal aquifer. American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 78(17), 145.
  34. Sun, H. and M. Koch: Fractal generation of surface area of porous media, XXII Meeting of the European Geophysical Society, Vienna, Austria, April 20 - 25, 1997.
  35. Sun, H., 1997: The motions of tidal wave,  compressibility and the potentials for land subsidence in the  coastal aquifer.  Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 29(1).
  36. Sun, H., 1996: Annual surface water resources in Florida in response to El Nino and La Nina-Southern oscillation of sea surface temperature.   30th International Geological Congress Abstract.
  37. Sun, H. and Kock, M. , 1996: ARIMA system feedback analysis of the interaction of an industrial river with the groundwater aquifer. American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 77(17)
  38.  Sun, H.  and Koch, M., 1996: Fractal estimation of surface area of porous media. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 28(3).
  39. Sun, H.,and   Koch, M. 1996:  Kalman filter techniques in predicting water quality parameters.   XI International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Mexico.
  40. Sun, H., 1995: Multivariate Analysis of Salinity Variations and Forecasting  with  Kalman Filter Techniques in Apalachicola Bay, Florida.  American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 76(46), 220. (Abstract).
  41. Sun, H. and Furbish, J. , 1995: Annual Precipitation and River Discharges in Florida in Response to El Nino and La Nina-Southern Oscillation of Sea Surface Temperature. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 27(6). Selected for GSA Press Release.
  42. Sun, H., Koch,  M.. and Cekirge, H.M., 1995: Groundwater contamination from an effluent stream. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 27(2).
  43. Sun, H., 1994: Prediction of  radon release from groundwater. American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 75(44), 208.
  44. Sun, H., 1994: Moisture content effect on radon emission from porous media. American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 75(16), 164.
  45. Sun, H., Furbish, D. and Osmond, K., 1993: Overestimation of alpha recoil emanation rate from radioactive materials. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 25(6), A-248.
  46. Greenberg, M. and Sun, H., 1998: A salt water intrusion experiment in a two-layered sandy aquifer system. Annual conference of New Jersey section of American Water Work Conference. In Atlantic City. March 13-15, 1998.
  47. White, J. and Hoag, J., Sun, H., 1998: Will the high tide be higher in New Jersey in the future? Annual conference of New Jersey section of American Water Work Conference. In Atlantic City. March 13-15, 1998.
  48. Douglas, J.D. and Sun, H., 1997: Effect of industrial water usage on the major artisan aquifers of  coastal plain, New Castle County of  Delaware. American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 78(17), 148.
  49. Greenberg, M.  (Rider's student) and Sun H., 1998: Solute transport under forced hydraulic gradient, abstract submitted to  American Annual Geophysical Conference.
  50. Leonardis, M., Smith, J. and Sun, H., 1997:  Potential problems of  groundwater resource depletion and water quality deterioration  in the state of New Jersey in the near future, and in comparison with  groundwater resource situation in the state of Pennsylvania.Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 29(1).  Selected for GSA Press Release.
  51. Heebner, D.  and  Sun, H.,  1997: Annual groundwater  recharge rate   in the Delaware River Basin. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 29(1)
  52. Smith, J. and Sun, H., 1996: Potential problems of groundwater resources depletion and water quality deterioration in the state of New Jersey in 1997. American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 77(17).
  53. Liu, X. and Sun, H., 1996: Modeling of the Interaction of an industrial  River and Groundwater Flow in Florida.    30th International Geological Congress Abstract.
  54. Liu, X. and Sun, H., 1996: Two-dimensional analytical and numerical solutions of transient groundwater response to tidal loading in an estuary.  American Geophysical Union, Transactions (EOS), 77(17)
  55. Liu, X. and Sun, H., 1995: A new numerical technique for simulating a desired three-dimensional porous medium. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 27(2)
  56. Koch, M., Sun, H. and Cekirge, H.M., 1994: Dynamic system feedback study of the interaction of an industrial river with the groundwater aquifer. Geological Society of America, Abstract with programs. 26(7), A-285. Selected for GSA Press Release.

 

Unreviewed Publications

Liu, X., Sun, H., Kelly, D.C., Kaharoeddin, A. and Bryan, J., 1992: Sediment Descriptions, deep freeze, 1986. FSU Antarctic research facility contribution. No.55.

 

Technical Report

A. Brown and H. Sun, 2002, Second year (2001) Post-Treatment Evaluation For Controlling Phragmites In The East Pool At Ebfnwr, Brigantine, NJ. A report to the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (EBFNWR)

A. Brown and H. Sun, 2000, First Year (Winter 2000) Evaluation of Different Treatments for Controlling Phragmites in the East Pool. A report to the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (EBFNWR)

A. Brown and H. Sun, 1999, Draft Report for Baseline Investigation of Managing Phragmites australis in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. A report to the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (EBFNWR)

Koch, M., Sun H. and Cekirge, M. , 1994: Contaminant risk assessment of Fenholloway river: Physical modelling of interaction of river and groundwater. Technical Report for Department of Environmental Protection,  State of Florida.

 

NSF Grants Awarded:

Hongbing Sun (PI), Co-PIs: Feng Chen, Jonathan M Husch, Laura Hyatt, Reed Schwimmer. MRI: Acquisition of a Simultaneous ICP-OES for Research and Teaching. Amount Funded: $100,207. Funding Period: 2011-2013

Co-PI with Drs. Feng Chen, Gary Pajer, Jonathan Husch, William McCarroll. MRI: Acquisition of a Powder X-ray Diffractometer for Research and Teaching. Amount awarded: $155,291. Funding Period, 2008-2011.

 

Fields of Specialization

  • Environmental-Hydrogeology. Hydrostatistics. Water rock interaction. Contaminant groundwater modeling, optimization clean up of contaminant aquifers; Data assimilation: Time series analysis, forecasting, initialization, statistics, probability. Stochastic random field, fractal; Geochemistry, General Geology; Well logs; Well field sampling; Hydro-radiochemistry.

 

Computer Experiences

  •    FORTRAN 77, C++, Pascal, Visual Basic, HTML, JAVA, Assembly, SAS
  •    Operating Systems: UNIX, VMS, PVM, PCDOS, Windows NT, 95.

 

Affiliations

  • American Geophysical Union
  • New Jersey Academy of Sciences

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