U.S. Geological Survey
Water Resources Discipline
North Carolina Water Science Center
3916 Sunset Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC 26707
(919) 571-4047 Voice
(919) 571-4041 Fax
Educational Background ·
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Master of Science, Geology (1988) The Ohio State University
Bachelor of Science, (1986) West Georgia College
Regolith/Fractured-Bedrock ground-water flow and hydrogeologic setting characterization
Age-dating of ground water in regolith/fractured-bedrock ground-water systems
Application of continuous ground-water-quality data to characterization of ground-water flow in regolith/fractured-bedrock ground-water systems
North Carolina Piedmont and Mountains Resource Evaluation Program
Potential Influence of Community Well Pumpage on Homeowner's Wells in Wake County, NC
Aug. 2000 - present: Ground-Water Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey, Raleigh, NC
Jan. 1989 - Aug. 2000: Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Atlanta, GA
Registered Professional Geologist, State of North Carolina
Registered Professional Geologist, State of Georgia
Chapman, Melinda J., Schlegel, Melissa, Huffman, Brad A., and McSwain, Kristen B.,
2007, Hydraulic gradients in recharge and discharge areas and apparent ground-
water-age dates from the characterizations of multiple regolith-fractured bedrock ground-water research stations in North Carolina: Proceedings of the 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference, March 27-29, 2007, Athens, GA., 4p.
Chapman, M.J., Bolich, R.E., and Huffman, B.A., 2005, Hydrogeologic setting, ground-
water- flow, and ground-water quality at the Lake Wheeler Road research station, 2001-03, North Carolina Piedmont and Mountains Resource Evaluation Program: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5166, 85 p.
Huffman, B.A., Pfeifle, C.A., Chapman, M.J., Bolich, R.E., Campbell, T.R., Geddes,
D.J., Jr., and Pippin, C.G., 2006, Compilation of water-resources data and hydrogeologic setting for four research stations in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Physiographic Provinces of North Carolina, 2000-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1168, 102 p.
Huffman, B.A., Chapman, M.J., Tighe, K.C., and Terziotti, Silvia, 2008, Inventory of
well yields in Avery and Watauga Counties, North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1104, 1 sheet.
Pippin, Charles G., Chapman, Melinda J., Huffman, Brad A., Heller, Matthew, J., and
Schelgel, Melissa E., 2008, Hydrogeologic setting, ground-water flow, and
ground-water quality at the Langtree Peninsula research station, Iredell County,
North Carolina, 2000-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations
Report 2008-5055, __p
Smith, D.G., and Chapman, M.J., 2005, Hydraulic properties of the surficial aquifer at
five selected sites in the Little Contentnea Creek basin, North Carolina, 2002-03: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5238, 104 p.