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Mark Kozar

Mark D. Kozar
Hydrologist
Washington Water Science Center
mdkozar@usgs.gov
http://wa.water.usgs.gov/
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Geological Survey
934 Broadway, Ste. 300
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-552-1683
253-552-1581 FAX

Major areas of research include karst and fracture flow processes, karst groundwater flow modeling, and groundwater age dating.

Aquifers In Which Mark Has Conducted Research

Mark's Karst Publications

  • Doctor, D.H., Weary, D.J., Orndorff, R.C., Harlow, G.E., Jr., Kozar, M.D., and Nelms, D.L. (2008) Bedrock structural controls on the occurrence of sinkholes and springs in the northern Great Valley karst, Virginia and West Virginia: in Yuhr, L.B., Alexander, E.C., Jr., and Beck, B.F. (eds.), Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, Geotechnical Special Publication, 183, p. 12-22.
  • Kozar, M.D., McCoy, K.J., Weary, D.J., Field, M.S., Pierce, H.A., Schill, W.B., and Young, J.A. (2008) Hydrogeology and water quality of the Leetown area, West Virginia: USGS Open-File Report 2007-1358, 212 p.
  • Kozar, M.D., Weary, D.J., Paybins, K.S., and Pierce, H.A. (2007) Hydrogeologic setting and ground-water flow in the Leetown Area, West Virginia: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5066, 70 p.
  • Kozar, M.D., and Weary, D.J. (2009) Hydrogeology an ground-water flow in the Opequon Creek watershed area, Virginia and West Virginia: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5153, 61 p.
  • McCoy, K.J., and Kozar, M.D. (2006) Relation of chlorofluorocarbon ground-water age dates to water quality in the aquifers of West Virginia: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5221, 37 p.
  • McCoy, K.J., and Kozar, M.D. (2008) Use of sinkhole and specific capacity distributions to assess vertical gradients in a karst aquifer: Environmental Geology, v. 54, p. 921-935.

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