Environmental Science

Hydrologic and Geologic Sciences

Abt Associates has extensive experience with hydrologic investigations and assessment of water resources, including:
  • Basin-scale assessment of water resources, including potential impacts from mines, other sources of contaminants, climatic variability, and groundwater extraction;
  • Groundwater and surface water interactions;
  • Analytical and numerical modeling of flow and contaminant movement in rivers, including point and nonpoint loading, mixing zone assessments, baseflow and stormflow regimes;
  • Analytical and numerical modeling of flow and contaminant migration in soils, vadose zone, and groundwater;
  • Geochemical analysis and modeling;
  • Geomorphology, erosion studies, and sediment transport;
  • Climate change impacts on water resources;
  • Field investigations of water resources, including aquifer testing, discharge measurements, surface water and groundwater sampling.