Kamini Singha

311E Berthoud Hall, 1516 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401 phone: +1 303.273.3822 email: ksingha@mines.edu


Professional Experience

Education

Awards and Honors

University-Level Fellowships

Career Development and Training

Research

General

  • hydrogeology
  • environmental geophysics
  • watershed hydrology
  • critical zone science
  • integration of field data and numerical modeling

Specific

  • physical processes controlling solute and contaminant mass transport
  • integration of geophysical imaging with flow and transport modeling
  • groundwater at interfaces, including groundwater-surface water exchange (see a video from our 2016 CUAHSI workshop)
  • groundwater-evapotranspiration connections in critical zone science (see a video about CZ science)

Teaching

Recent Research Papers

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  • González-Pinzón, R., Dorley, J.*, Singley, J.*, Singha, K., Gooseff, M., Covino, T. (submitted). TIPT: The Tracer Injection Planning Tool. Submitted to Environmental Modelling and Software.
  • Sullivan, P.L, Barnard, H.B., Brookfield, A.E., Genereux, D.P., Jarecke, K.#, Karlstrom, L., Loheide, S.P. II, Mcintosh, J., Michael, H.A., Price, R.M., Rempe, D., Singha, K. , Stotler, R.L., White, A. (submitted). Groundwater: The Dynamic Base of the Critical Zone, chapter in Critical Zone and Ecosystems Dynamics, Springer.
  • Singley, J.G.*, K. Singha, M.N. Gooseff, A.S. Ward, and E.S. Hinckley (in revision). Identification of hyporheic extent and functional zonation during seasonal streamflow recession by unsupervised clustering of time-lapsed electrical resistivity models. Submitted to Hydrological Processes.
  • Heil, E.#, Warix, S.*, Singha, K., Navarre-Sitchler, A. (in revision). Decadal trends in solute concentrations, mass flux, and discharge reveal variable hydrologic and geochemical response to climate change in two alpine watersheds. Submitted to Applied Geochemistry.
  • Hoagland, B.#, Rasmussen, K.*, Singha, K., Spear, J.R., and Navarre-Sitchler, A. (in revision). Metal-oxide precipitation influences microbiome structure in hyporheic porewaters of streams receiving acid rock drainage. Submitted to Biogeochemistry.
  • Grana, D., A.D. Parsekian, B.A. Flinchum, N.Y. Smeltz, R.P. Callahan, A. Li, J. Hayes, B. Carr, K. Singha, C.S. Riebe; S. W. Holbrook (2022). Geostatistical rock physics inversion for predicting the spatial distribution of porosity and saturation in the critical zone. Mathematical Geosciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11004-022-10006-0.
  • Hall, N.*, Rust, A.#, Hogue, T., and Singha, K. (2022). Analysis of watershed parameters controlling turbidity following the West Fork Complex Fire. Journal of Hydrology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.127712.
  • Singha, K., Johnson, T., Day-Lewis, F., and Slater, L. (2022). Electrical Imaging in Hydrogeology. The Groundwater Project, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 74 pp. ISBN: 978-1-77470-011-2.

papers from 2021 and earlier

Recent Abstracts

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  • Hoagland, B.#, Rasmussen, K.*, Singha, K., Spear, J.R., and Navarre-Sitchler, A. (2022). Microbiome structure influenced by metal-oxide precipitation in hyporheic zones receiving acid mine drainage. Goldschmidt2022, 10-15 July, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
  • Guthrie, A.V.*, Hirmas, D., Sullivan, P.L., Singha, K., Flores, A., Nippert, J., Li, L., Wen, H., and Billings, S. (2022). Evidence for rapid and wide-spread root-induced soil structural changes in response to land use. Goldschmidt2022, 10-15 July, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
  • Rey, D.*, Hinckley, E.S., Walvoord, M. and Singha, K. (2022). The impact of seasonally frozen ground on hydrologic partitioning in alpine hillslopes in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, USA. EOS Trans. AGU Frontiers in Hydrology Meet. Suppl. Abstract, 19-23 June, Puerto Rico.
  • Andrews, E.*, Moore, J., Singha, K., Navarre-Sitchler, A. (2022). Transport-limited weathering in the deep critical zone. EOS Trans. AGU Frontiers in Hydrology Meet. Suppl. Abstract, 19-23 June, Puerto Rico.
  • Warix, S.*, Manning, A., Navarre-Sitchler, A., and Singha, K. (2022). Groundwater residence times indicate variable storage mechanisms in a small headwater catchment. EOS Trans. AGU Frontiers in Hydrology Meet. Suppl. Abstract, 19-23 June, Puerto Rico.
  • Swift Bird, K.*, Navarre-Sitchler, A., and Singha, K. (2022). Reaction potential – Developing a framework to quantify event-scale metal(loid) fluxes in an alpine stream catchment. EOS Trans. AGU Frontiers in Hydrology Meet. Suppl. Abstract, 19-23 June, Puerto Rico.
  • Singha, K., Navarre-Sitchler, A., and Sullivan, P. (2022). Groundwater in the critical zone: why it matters. EOS Trans. AGU Frontiers in Hydrology Meet. Suppl. Abstract, 19-23 June, Puerto Rico. Invited.
  • Sawyer, A.H., Wilhelmsen, K.*, Marshall, A.*, Zhang, X.#, Singha, K., Wohl, E. (2022). Interacting influence of log jams and branching channels on stream-groundwater exchange. European Geosciences Union (EGU) Annual Meeting, Vienna, 3-8 April 2022. Invited.
  • Dorchester, L.*, Day-Lewis, F.D., Singha, K. (2022). Multiphysics simulation of the electrical signature of dual-domain mass transfer at the pore scale. Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP), Denver, Colorado, 20-24 March 2022.

abstracts from 2021 and earlier

Recent Invited Talks


2022

2021

2020

2019

invited talks from 2018 and earlier

 

Selected Service