Philip Henry Stauffer
EES-6, MS T-003
Los Alamos NM 87545
Phone (505) 665 4638 [work]
Fax: (505) 665 6459
1992 B.S., Physics, Elizabethtown College.
2000-2008 Staff Research Scientist (Hydrogeologist) EES-6.
1999-2000 Post Doctoral Researcher, Hydrology, Geochemistry, and Geology, (EES-6).
1999 Post Doctoral Researcher,
1992- 1999 Research Assistant,
1991- 1999 Research Assistant, Earth and
Environmental Science Division,
2009 Behind the White Coat, PAC-8 TV series interview on Carbon Sequestration. win.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2win1774/PAC8Other/BWC_Stauffer.wmv
2009. Unsaturated Zone Interest Group Overcomes Barriers to Advance Interdisciplinary Science, Nimmo, J.R., B.J. Andraski, and R.Muñoz-Carpena. CSA News, 54(5). The official magazine for members of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.
2009 Models of Carbon Storage Get Real. E. Engelhaupt, ES&T Environmental News, Feb. 1, 2009, p.550. DOI: 10.1021/es803421u
2009 May Issue of the Vadose Zone Journal.
2009 Feb. 1 Issue of Environmental Science and Technology
2009 Rapaka, S., R. Pawar, P. H. Stauffer, D. Zhang, and S. Chen, Onset of convection over a transient base-state in anisotropic and layered porous media, J. Fluid Mechanics, In Press.
2009 Stauffer, P.H., J.A. Vrugt, H.J. Turin, C.W. Gable, and W.E. Soll, Untangling diffusion from advection in unsaturated porous media: Experimental data, modeling, and parameter uncertainty assessment. Vadose Zone J., 8:510-522, doi:10.2136/vzj2008.0055. Referenced in: Unsaturated Zone Interest Group Overcomes Barriers to Advance Interdisciplinary Science, Nimmo, J.R., B.J. Andraski, and R.Muñoz-Carpena. CSA News, 54(5). Referenced to the Journal Cover May 2009 Issue of the Vadose Zone J.
2009 Stauffer, P.H., R.C. Surdam, Z. Jiao, T.A. Miller, Combining geologic data and numerical modeling to improve estimates of the CO2 sequestration potential of the Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming. Energy Procedia, In Press.
2009 Chaudhuri, A., H. Rajaram, H.S Viswanathan , G.A. Zyvoloski, and Stauffer, P.H., Buoyant convection resulting from dissolution and permeabilitiy growth in vertical limestone fractures. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L03401, doi:10.1029/2008GL036533, 2009.
2009 Stauffer, P.H., H.S Viswanathan, R.J. Pawar, and G.D. Guthrie, A system model for geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide. Environ. Sci. Technol., 43(3), 565-570. With Supporting Information. Referenced in: Models of Carbon Storage Get Real. E. Engelhaupt, ES&T Environmental News, Dec. 17th 2008. Referenced to the Journal Cover Feb. 1 2009.
2008 Fessenden, J.E., Stauffer, P.H., and H.S Viswanathan, Natural Analogs of Geologic CO2 Sequestration: Some General Implications for Engineered Sequestration. In AGU Monograph on CO2 Sequestration, In Press.
2008 Viswanathan, H.S., R.J. Pawar, P. H. Stauffer, J.P. Kaszuba, J.W. Carey, S.C. Olsen, G.N. Keating, D. Kavestski, and G.D. Guthrie, Development of a hybrid process and system model for the assessment of wellbore leakage at a geologic CO2 sequestration site, Environ. Sci. Technol., 42, 7280-7286.
2008 Rapaka, S., S. Chen, R. Pawar, P. H. Stauffer, and D. Zhang, Nonmodal Growth of Perturbations in Density-driven Convection in Porous Media, J. Fluid Mechanics, vol. 609, pp.285-303..
2008 Vrugt, J.A., P. H. Stauffer, Th. Wöhling, B. A. Robinson, and V. V. Vesselinov, Inverse Modeling of Subsurface Flow and Transport Properties Using Recent Advances in Global Optimization, Parallel Computing, and Sequential Data Assimilation, Vadose Zone J., 7(2), 843-864.
2007 Stauffer, P.H., J.K,.
2007 Miller, T.A., V. V. Vessilinov, P.H. Stauffer, K. H. Birdsell, and C. W. Gable, INTEGRATION OF GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORKS IN MESHING AND SETUP OF COMPUTATIONAL HYDROGEOLOGIC MODELS, PAJARITO PLATEAU, NEW MEXICO, New Mexico Geological Society Guide Book, 58th Field Conference, Geology of the Jemez Mountains Region III.
2007 Stauffer, P.H., J.K,. Hopkins, and T. Anderson, “A Soil Vapor Extraction Pilot Study in a Deep Arid Vadose Zone Part 2: Simulations in Support of Decision Making Processes”, in Proceedings of the Waste Management Conference, paper 7185, Tucson AZ, Feb 26-March 1 2007, 19 pages.
2006 Kwicklis, E.M., A.V. Wolfsberg, P.H. Stauffer, M.A. Walvroord, and M.J. Sully, Multiphase Multicomponent Parameter Estimation for Liquid and Vapor Fluxes in Deep Arid Systems Using Hydrologic Data and Natural Environmental Traces, Vadose Zone Journal, 2006 5:934-950
2006 Stauffer, P.H,
H.S. Viswanathan, R.J. Pawar, M.L. Klasky, and G.D.
Guthrie M. Klasky. CO2-PENS:
A CO2 Sequestration Systems Model Supporting Risk-Based Decisions, in Proceedings of the XVI
International Conference on Comp. Methods in Water Resources, edited by P. J.
Binning P. K. Engesgaard, H.K. Dahle,
G. F. Pinder and W.G. Gray.
2006 Pawar R.J., John Lorenz2, Charles Byrer3,
Reid Grigg4, Bruce Stubbs5, Robert Benson6,
James Krumhansl2, Philip Stauffer, Sequestration of CO2
in a depleted sandstone oil reservoir: results of a field demonstration
test, Proceedings of the Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference
Pawar R.J., Carey, S. Chipera, J. Fessenden, J. Kaszuba, G. Keating, P. Lichtner, S. Olsen, P. Stauffer, H. Viswanathan, H. Ziock and G. Guthrie, Development of a
framework for long-term performance assessment of geologic CO2
sequestration sites. In: N. Rokke, O. Bolland and J. Gale, Editors, Proceedings of the
Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT8)
2006 Hutnak, M; Fisher, AT; Zuhlsdorff, L; Spiess, V; Stauffer, PH; Gable, CW, Hydrothermal recharge and discharge guided by basement outcrops on 0.7-3.6 Ma seafloor east of the Juan de Fuca Ridge: Observations and numerical models, GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS; v.7, p.Q07O02
2006 Pawar, RJ, NR Warpinski, JC Lorenz, RD Benson, RB Grigg, BA Stubbs, PH Stauffer, JL Krumhansl, SP Cooper, and RK Svec, Overview of a CO2 sequestration field test in the West Pearl Queen reservoir, New Mexico, Environmental Geosciences; September 2006; v. 13; no. 3; p. 163-180.
2006 Stauffer, P.H. Flux Flummoxed: A Proposal for Consistent Usage, Ground Water, V. 44(2): 125-128.
2005 Stauffer, P.H., K.H. Birdsell, M.S. Witkowski, and J. K. Hopkins, Vadose Zone Transport of 1,1,1-Trichloroethane: Conceptual Model Validation through Numerical Simulation, Vadose Zone Journal 2005 4: 760-773.
2005 Stauffer, P.H. and W. J. Stone, Surface Water\Groundwater Connection at the Los Alamos Canyon Weir Site: Part 2. Modeling of Tracer Test Results, Vadose Zone Journal 2005 4: 718-728.
2005 Neeper, DA; and Stauffer, P, Unidirectional gas flow in soil porosity resulting from barometric pressure cycles, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology; August 2005; v.78, no.4, p.281-289
P.H., H.S. Viswanathan, B.A. Robinson, C.W. Gable, G.L. Cole, D.E. Broxton, E.P.
Springer, and T.G. Schofield, 2005.
Pathway Model for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Area 54, Material Disposal
Area G, Los Alamos National
Laboratory, document LA-UR-05-7393,
2003 Wolfsberg, A.V. and P.H. Stauffer, Vadose-zone fluid and solute flux: advection and diffusion at the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site, Los Alamos National Laboratory Report, LA-UR-03-4819, 94 pages.
2003 Stauffer, P.H., J.S. Stein, and B.J. Travis, The correct form of the energy balance for fully coupled thermodynamics in water, Los Alamos National Laboratory Report, LA-UR-03-1555, 9 pages.
2002 Stauffer, P.H., Tritium transport beneath surface impoundments at TA-53 modeling and analysis in support of data needs, Los Alamos National Laboratory Report, LA-UR-02-5321.
2001 Stauffer, P. ; Bekins, Barbara A. , Modeling consolidation and dewatering near the toe of the northern Barbados accretionary complex , J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 106 , No. B4 , p. 6369 - 6384.
2000 Stauffer P.H.,
B. Robinson, and K. Birdsell, Modeling
Transport in Los Alamos Canyon: Effects of Hypothetical Increased
Infiltration after the Cerro Grande Fire,
2000 Stauffer P.H.,
K.Birdsell, M. Witkowski,
T. Cherry, and J. Hopkins, Subsurface Vapor-Phase
Transport of TCA at MDA L: Model Predictions,
2000 Stauffer P.H.,
1999 Stauffer, P. H.,
Modeling Coupled Processes: Fluids in the Crust, Ph.D. Dissertation,
1997 Stauffer P.H.,
Auer, L.H., and
Science expert for CRDF Scientific Workshop
Science expert for CRDF Environmental
Science expert for CRDF grant review team
for a site visit in the
Science expert for CRDF grant review team for a site visit in
expert for CRDF grant review team for a site visit in
2000 Groundwater short course, Lecturer
1999 Groundwater Contamination , Lecturer
1998 Earthquakes: You, the Earth, and Society (Teaching Assistant [TA])
1996 Groundwater Contamination (TA and guest lecturer)
1995 Groundwater Contamination (TA and guest lecturer)
1995 Earthquakes: You, the Earth, and Society (TA)
1994 Groundwater (TA)
1993 Groundwater (TA and computer lab development)
1993 Soil Mechanics (TA and problem set development)
Drilling Program (ODP) Leg 171A, R/V JOIDES Resolution,
1992 Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience (SAGE) (gravity, electromagnetic, and seismic data collection and analysis) .
2008 Los Alamos National Laboratory Technology Transfer Award, Outstanding Programmatic Impact Award For Contributions to the development of FEHM.
1997 Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship, ODP Leg 171, Modeling Deformation and Dewatering in the Barbados Accretionary Complex: Implications for Proto-decollement Evolution.
1991 Science and Engineering Research Semester Award, (DOE) at