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Kevin Cunningham

Kevin Cunningham
Research Hydrologist
Florida Water Science Center
kcunning@usgs.gov
http://fl.water.usgs.gov/
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Geological Survey
7500 SW 36th St.
Davie, FL 33314
954-377-5913
954-377-5966 Lab

Aquifers In Which Kevin Has Conducted Research

Kevin's Karst Publications

  • Bruno, M.C., Cunningham, K.J., and Perry, S.A. (2003) Copepod communities from surface and ground waters in the everglades, south Florida: Southeastern Naturalist, vol. 2, iss. 4, p. 523-546.
  • Cunningham, K.J., Wacker, M.A., Robinson, Edward, Dixon, J.F., and Wingard, G.L. (2006) A cyclostratigraphic and borehole-geophysical approach to development of a three-dimensional conceptual hydrogeologic model of the karstic Biscayne aquifer, southeastern Florida: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5235, 69 p.
  • Cunningham, K.J., Sukop, M.C., Huang, Haibo, Alvarez, P.F., Curran, H.A., Wacker, M.A., Florea, L.J., Renken, R.A., and Dixon, J.F. (2008) Biogenic macroporosity and its lattice Boltzmann method permeability in the karst Biscayne aquifer: in Sasowsky, I.D., Feazel, C.T., Mylroie, J.E., Palmer, A.N., and Palmer, M.V. (eds.), Karst from Recent to Reservoirs, special publication 14, Karst Waters Institute, p. 30-35.
  • Cunningham, K.J., Renken, R.A., Wacker, M.A., Zygnerski, M.R., Robinson, Edward, Shapiro, A.M., and Wingard, G.L. (2006) Application of carbonate cyclostratigraphy and borehole geophysics to delineate porosity and preferential flow in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer, SE Florida: in Harmon, R.S., and Wicks, C. (eds.), Perspectives on karst geomorphology, hydrology, and geochemistry--A tribute volume to Derek C. Ford and William B. White--A tribute volume to D.C. Ford and W.B. White, Geological Society of America Special Paper, 404, p. 191-208.
  • Cunningham, K.J., Wacker, M.A., Robinson, Edward, Gefvert, C.J., and Krupa, S.L. (2004) Hydrogeology and ground-water flow at Levee-31N, Miami-Dade County, Florida, July 2003 to May 2004: USGS Scientific Investigations Map I-2846, 1 p.
  • Cunningham, K.J., and Sukop, M.C. () Megaporosity and permeability of Thalassionoides-dominated ichnofabrics in the Cretaceous carbonate Edwards-Trinity aquifer system, Texas: USGS Open-File Report , p.
  • Cunningham, K.J., and Walker, C. (2009) Seismic-sag structures in Tertiary carbonate rocks beneath southeastern Florida, USA--evidence for hypogeneic speleogenesis?: in Klimchouk, A.B., and Ford, D.C. (eds.), Hypogene Speleogenesis and Karst Hydrogeology of Artesian Basins, special paper no. 1, p. 151-158.
  • Cunningham, K.J., Carlson, J.I., Wingard, G.L., Robinson, Edward, and Wacker, M.A. (2004) Characterization of aquifer heterogeneity using cyclostratigraphy and geophysical methods in the upper part of the Biscayne aquifer, southeastern Florida--relation to rock fabric and sequence stratigraphy: USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4208, 46 p.
  • Cunningham, K.J., and Florea, L.J. (2009) The Biscayne aquifer of southeastern Florida: in Palmer, A.N., and Palmer, M.V. (eds.), Caves and Karst of the USA, Huntsville, Alabama National Speleological Society, p. 196-199.
  • Cunningham, K.J., Sukop, M.C., Huang, Haibo, Alvarez, P.F., Curran, H.A., and Renken, R.A. (2009) Prominence of ichnologically influenced macroporosity in the karst Biscayne aquifer--Stratiform "super-K" zones: Geological Society of America Bulletin, vol. 121, iss. 1-2, p. 164-180.
  • Cunningham, K.J., Carlson, J.I., and Hurley, N.F. (2004) New method for quantification of vuggy porosity from digital optical borehole images as applied to the karstic Pleistocene limestone of the Biscayne aquifer, southeastern Florida : Journal of Applied Geophysics, vol. 55, iss. 1-2, p. 77-90.
  • Cunningham, K.J. (2004) Application of ground-penetrating radar, digital optical borehole images, and cores for characterization of porosity hydraulic conductivity and paleokarst in the Biscayne aquifer, southeastern Florida, USA: Journal of Applied Geophysics, vol. 55, iss. 1-2, p. 61-76.
  • Cunningham, K.J., and Sukop, M.C. (2011) Multiple technologies applied to characterization of the porosity and premeability of the Biscayne aquifer, Florida: USGS Open-File Report 2011-1037, 8 p.
  • Florea, L.J., Cunningham, K.J., and Altobelli, S. (2008) Visualization of groundwater flow within touching-vug and matrix porosity in an eogenetic karst aquifer: in Sasowsky, I.D., Feazel, C.T., Mylroie, J.E., Palmer, A.N., and Palmer, M.V. (eds.), Karst from Recent to Reservoirs, special publication 14, Karst Waters Institute, p. 64-75.
  • Florea, L.J., Cunningham, K.J., and Altobelli, S. (2009) NMR imaging of fluid exchange between macropores and matrix in eogenetic karst: Ground Water, vol. 47, iss. 3, p. 382-390.
  • Harvey, R.W., Metge, D.W., Shapiro, A.M., Renken, R.A., Osborn, C.L., Ryan, J.N., Cunningham, K.J., and Landkamer, L.L. (2008) Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--3. Use of microspheres to estimate the transport potential of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts: Water Resources Research, vol. 44, p. #W08431.
  • Hine, A.C., Suthard, B., Locker, S.D., Cunningham, K.J., Duncan, D.D., Evans, M., and Morton, R.A. (2009) Karst subbasins and their relation to the transport of Tertiary siliciclastic sediments on the Florida platform: in Swart, P.K., Eberli, G.P., and McKenzie, J.A. (eds.), Perspectives in Sedimentary Geology--A tribute to the Career of Robert N. Ginsburg, vol. 41, p. 179-197.
  • Renken, R.A., Cunningham, K.J., Zygnerski, M.R., Wacker, M.A., Shapiro, A.M., Harvey, R.W., Metge, D.W., Osborn, C.L., and Ryan, J.N. (2005) Assessing the vulnerability of a municipal well field to contamination in a karst aquifer: Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, vol. 11, iss. 4, p. 319-331.
  • Renken, R.A., Cunningham, K.J., Shapiro, A.M., Harvey, R.W., Zygnerski, M.R., Metge, D.W., and Wacker, M.A. (2008) Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--1. Revised conceptualization of groundwater flow: Water Resources Research, vol. 44, p. #W08429.
  • Shoemaker, W.B., Cunningham, K.J., Kuniansky, E.L., and Dixon, J.F. (2008) Effects of turbulence on hydraulic heads and parameter sensitivities in preferential groundwater flow layers: Water Resources Research, vol. 44, iss. 3, p. .
  • Ward, W.C., Cunningham, K.J., Renken, R.A., Wacker, M.A., and Carlson, J.I. (2003) Sequence-stratigraphic analysis of the regional observation monitoring program (ROMP) 29A test corehole and its relation to carbonate porosity and regional transmissivity in the Floridan aquifer system, Highlands County: USGS Open-File Report 03-201, 34 p.

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