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Cynthia Dinwiddie
Principal Engineer/Hydrogeologist
Geosciences & Engineering Division
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
San Antonio
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Terrestrial
Permafrost, cryologic modeling, groundwater, vadose zone
  • Arctic
  • General Cryosphere
  • Non-Polar
I am a hydrogeologist and petrophysicist with broad expertise in mechanical engineering and environmental science, and 16 years experience in organizing and conducting field investigations in remote environments, including Kobuk Valley, Alaska. I develop and apply geophysical and remote-sensing characterization methodologies to investigate and understand hydrogeologic processes, including freeze-thaw processes and related vadose and groundwater flows. I am a licensed Professional Geoscientist (Geology) in the State of Texas, and an Engineer-in-Training in the State of Washington.
  • One-on-One Mentoring
    Email correspondence with APECS members regarding career advice (including
    alternative careers in polar/cryospheric issues), research skills, data
    management and occasional research-specific discussions/questions.

  • Email Exchange
  • American Geophysical Union
I would prefer to have my information only accessible by the APECS Management

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