Before I came to refer to myself as a Hydrogeologist, I studied biology and medicine. During the mid-1970s the emerging movement in our culture and the sciences toward understanding human impacts on our environment led me into the earth sciences. In 1978 I began my career with the USGS in Champaign, IL, where I became interested in quantitative hydrogeology. Since then I’ve worked on hydrogeology projects from USGS offices in Lakewood, CO, Sacramento, CA, Menlo Park, CA, and Indianapolis, IN. Along the way I’ve been fortunate to work directly and indirectly on many interesting studies of national and international relevance related to groundwater availability and sustainability, and the role of groundwater in geologic processes.
- Amelung, Falk, Galloway, D.L., Bell, J.W., Zebker, H.A., and Laczniak, R.L., 1999, Sensing the ups and downs of Las Vegas—InSAR reveals structural control of land subsidence and aquifer-system deformation: Geology, v. 27, no. 6, pp. 483-486.
- Farrar, C.D., Sorey, M.L., Roeloffs, Evelyn, Galloway, D.L., Howle, J.F., and Jacobson, Ronald, 2003, Inferences on the hydrothermal system beneath the resurgent dome in Long Valley Caldera, east-central California, USA, from recent pumping tests and geochemical sampling: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 127 (3-4), doi:10.1016/S0377-0273(03)00174-4, p. 305-328.
- Galloway, D.L., 2010, The complex future of hydrogeology: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 18, no. 4, p. 807–810, doi: 10.1007/s10040-010-0585-1.
- Galloway, D.L., 2013, Subsidence induced by underground extraction, in Bobrowsky, P.T. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards: Dordrecht, Springer, Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, p. 979–985.
- Galloway, D.L., and Burbey, T.J., 2011, Review—Land subsidence accompanying groundwater extraction: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 19, no. 8, doi: 10.1007/s10040-011-0775-5, p. 1459–1486.