Professional Publications and Abstracts

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications (Published, Accepted, Submitted)

  1. 1.Laton, W.R., 2006. Building Groundwater Monitoring Wells on Campus – A Case Study and Primer. Journal of Geoscience Education (Vol. 54, No. 1), pgs 50-53.

  2. 2.Laton, W.R., Whitley, R.J., and Hromadka II, T.V., 2006. A Methodology for Identifying the Potential Source of Groundwater Contamination in a Multiple Source Problem Using a New Mathematical Approach. Hydrogeology Journal. DOI 10.1007/s10040-006-0106-4

  3. 3.Laton, W.R., Hromadka II, T.V. and Picciuto J.A., 2006. Estimating Runoff Quantities for Flow and Volume-based BMP Design. Hydrological Science and Technology, Volume 22, No.1-4.

  4. 4.Laton, W.R., 2004. Seepage, Flow and Chemical Partitioning Between the City of Parchment Wellfield and the Kalamazoo River, Southern Michigan. Journal of Floodplain Management (Vol. 4, No. 1), pgs 11-32.

  5. 5.Foster, J.F., Laton, W.R., and Figueroa, O. Sudden Late Holocene closure of San Elijo Lagoon, northern San Diego County, California. Environmental and Engineering Geosciences (in review)


Publications in Preparation

  1. 1.Laton, W.R., and Hromadka II, T.V. Statistical evaluation of residential overwatering in Southern California. To be submitted to Hydrogeology Journal in fall 2009.

  2. 2.Laton, W.R., and Robbins, E. Groundwater And Surface Water Study Taylor Yard And Vicinity, Los Angeles, California. To be resubmitted to Association of Engineering Geologists early 2009.

  3. 3.Laton, W.R., Foster, J., and Blazevic, M. Hydrogeological Investigation of a Closed Alluvial Basin: Lucerne Valley, San Bernardino County, California. To be submitted to Hydrogeology Journal in mid 2009.


Guidebooks, Full Paper Proceedings and Articles

  1. 1.Laton, W.R., 2005. The Cutting Edge “Teaching Hydrogeology in the 21st Century”. NGWAAGWSE News and Views. (article September, 2005.

  2. 2.Jenson, J. and Laton, W.R., 2005. Second Annual Groundwater Summit. NGWA-AGWSE News and Views. (article September, 2005)

  3. 3.Laton, W.R., 2004. Building Ground Water Monitoring Wells on Campus: A Case Study and Primer. NGWA-AGWSE News and Views. Vol. 1, Issue 1.

  4. 4.D. Bausch, E. Gath, T. Gonzales, and R. Laton, 2000. GIS-Based Hazard Mapping and Loss Estimation in the Safety Element of the General Plan for Riverside County, California. California: EERI 6th International Conference on Seismic Zonation, Riverside County, California.

  5. 5.Laton, W.R., 1Perez, R., and Bausch, D., 2000. New Hazard Maps for Riverside County, California. San Diego Association of Geologists annual field trip guidebook.

  6. 6.Laton, W.R., 1992. Small-Scale Coastal Cells as Control Mechanisms on Sediment Movement; Identification and Mapping. OCEANS ‘92, Newport, Rhode Island.


Abstracts, Presentations and Posters

  1. 1.Laton, W.R., 2008. Boring Logs – What’s Important and What’s Not: A Scientific Viewpoint. GRA of California, Southern California Branch. (invited speaker)

  2. 2.Foster, J.H. and Laton, W.R., 2008. Groundwater Resources Sustainability in the Victorville Area: Results from the Oro Grande Wash Recharge Pilot Study. Association of Engineering Geologist. (abstract/presentation)

  3. 3.*1Dailey, D., Laton, W.R., and Foster, J.H., 2008. New Detailed Model for El Mirage Subsurface Geology, El Mirage, CA. GRA Annual Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  4. 4.*1Velarde, J.C., Foster, J.H., and Laton, W.R., 2008. The Geology of Spring Systems in the Vicinity of White Mountain/Silver Creek, Lucerne Valley, San Bernardino County California. GRA Annual Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  5. 5.*2Monzon, E. and Laton, W.R., 2008. Estimating Applied Irrigation for Urban Landscapes in South Coast California, using Theoretical and Conventional Means. GRA Annual Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  6. 6.Lizzi, A., Laton, W.R., Foster, J.H., 2008. Evaluation of the Potential Groundwater Resources of A Confined Aquifer, San Diego County, California. NGWA Groundwater Summit (abstract/presentation)

  7. 7.Laton, W.R., 2006. Surface Water and Ground Water: How the Two Interact. NGWA National Meeting. (Invited - presentation)

  8. 8.*1Cruikshank, M.J., Foster, J.H. and Laton W.R., 2006. Presence of Deep High Quality Ground Water in El Mirage Valley, San Bernardino County, California. NGWA Groundwater Summit (abstract/poster)(Outstanding Research Award)

  9. 9.*2Surko, T., Armstrong, P.A. and Laton, W.R., 2006. Gravity Survey of Lucerne Valley Ground Water Basin, Mojave Desert, Southern California: Implications for Basin Geometry and Structure. NGWA Groundwater Summit (abstract/presentation)

  10. 10.*2Barthel, P.S. and Laton, W.R., 2006. Desert Studies Center: A Hydrogeologic Model and Water Budget. NGWA Groundwater Summit (abstract/presentation)

  11. 11.Laton, W.R., 2005. Methods to Determine Basin Yield. GRA Groundwater Resources Series – Basin Yield and Overdraft: Scientific and Legal Perspective. (Invited - presentation)

  12. 12.Laton, W.R., 2005. Borehole Logging from Sample Collection to Borehole Geophysics. Presented at NSF Workshop on “Teaching Hydrogeology in the 21st Century”. (presentation/lab write-up)

  13. 13.Laton, W.R., 2005. Water Budget Analysis – A Story of Two Arid Region Groundwater Basins. CEA-Crest Symposium on Arid Hydrology. (abstract/presentation)

  14. 14.*Laton, W.R., Hromadka, T., Yeager, M., Picciuto, J. and Whitely, B., 2005. A New Method for Estimating Runoff Quantities for Flow and Volume-based BMP Design. CASQA Conference. (abstract/presentation)

  15. 15.*2Lizzi, A.L., Laton, W.R. and Foster, J., 2005. Evaluation of the Potential Groundwater Resources of the Golem Well West Rancho Bernardo, San Diego County, California. NGWA 2005 Groundwater Summit. (abstract/poster)

  16. 16.*2Boeke, B., Laton, W.R. and Foster, J., 2005. Groundwater Potential for Harper Dry Lake: Implications for Ground Water Availability in Harper Valley, San Bernardino County, California. NGWA 2005 Groundwater Summit. (abstract/poster)

  17. 17.*2Kolstad, K. and Laton, W.R., 2005. Hydrocarbon Soil Vapor: Actual vs Predicted. NGWA 2005 Groundwater Summit. (abstract/poster)

  18. 18.*1Napoli, N. and Laton, W.R., 2005. Hydrogeologic Evaluation of a Desert Groundwater Basin; Lucerne Valley, California. NGWA 2005 Groundwater Summit. (abstract/poster)

  19. 19.*2Perez, R. Foster, J. and Laton, W.R., 2005. The Redefining of a Groundwater Basin, Alto Sub Basin, Southwestern Mojave Desert, California. NGWA 2005 Groundwater Summit. (abstract/poster)

  20. 20.*2Surko, T.L., Armstrong, P. and Laton, W.R., 2005. Gravity Survey of Lucerne Valley Groundwater Basin, Mojave Desert, Southern California: implications for basin geometry and structure. NGWA 2005 Groundwater Summit. (abstract/poster)

  21. 21.*1Blazevic, M., 1Napoli, N., Foster, J. and Laton, W.R., 2004. Subsurface Geologic Investigation of a closed Alluvial Basin: Lucerne Valley, San Bernardino County, California. Groundwater Resources Association of California Annual Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  22. 22.*1Napoli, N., 1Blazevic, M., Laton, W.R. and Foster, J., 2004. Hydrogeologic Evaluation of a Desert Groundwater Basin; Lucerne Valley, California. Groundwater Resources Association of California Annual Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  23. 23.*2Perez, R., Foster, J. and Laton, W.R., 2004. Just how deep is it?; Alto Deep Well and its impacts to Alto Groundwater Sub-Basin Geology. Groundwater Resources Association of California Annual Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  24. 24. 2Hunt, S. and *Laton, W.R., 2004. Update on Geochemical Analysis of the Central Basin, Los Angeles County, California. Groundwater Resources Association of California Annual Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  25. 25.*2Haj-Manouchehri, D. And Laton, W.R., 2003. Water Quality in Relation to Watershed Management in the Lower San Gabriel River, Southern California. WRI conference (abstract/poster)

  26. 26.Laton, W.R., 2003. Lessons Learned; Groundwater Flow Model – Taylor Yard, Los Angeles. South Coast Geological Society. October 6, 2003. (Invited - presentation)

  27. 27.*Laton, W.R. and 1Dolmat, J., 2003. Deep Multiport Research Monitoring Well, CSF-1, Fullerton, CA: Stratigraphy, Lithology and Geologic Setting. National Ground Water Conference. (abstract/TIPS)

  28. 28. 2Figueroa, O. and *Laton, W.R., 2003. Ground Water Modeling of a Coastal Aquifer Malibu, California. National Ground Water Conference. (abstract/TIPS)

  29. 29.*2Williams, S. and Laton, W.R., 2003. Hydrogeologic Investigation of a Shallow Aquifer System Using Long Term Aquifer Tests and Water Level Monitoring, Lower Borrego Canyon Wash, Irvine CA. National Ground Water Conference. (abstract/TIPS)

  30. 30.*2Hasegawa, S. and Laton, W.R., 2003. Risk Assessment of Point and Non Point Source Pollution on Water Resources along the Santa Ana River. California Groundwater Conference. (abstract/poster)

  31. 31.*1Dolmat, J. and Laton, W.R., 2003. Deep Multiport Research Monitoring Well, CSF-1, Fullerton, CA: Stratigraphy, Lithology and Geologic Setting. California Groundwater Conference. (abstract/poster)

  32. 32.*2Williams, S. and Laton, W.R., 2003. Hydrogeologic Investigation of a Shallow Aquifer System Using Long Term Aquifer Tests and Precipitation Induced Recharge Data Lower Borrego Canyon Wash, Orange County California. California Groundwater Conference. (abstract/poster)

  33. 33. 2Hunt, S. and *Laton, W.R., 2003. Geochemical Analysis of the Central Basin, Los Angeles County, California. California Groundwater Conference. (abstract/poster)

  34. 34.Laton, W.R., 2002. Taylor Yard and Los Angeles River, Preliminary Groundwater and Surface Water Study Groundwater Model of Taylor Yard and Vicinity Los Angeles, California. NGWA National Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  35. 35. 1Otto Figueroa and *Laton, W.R., 2002. Hydrogeologic Characterization and Assessment of Impacts of Wastewater Discharge for Proposed Construction, Trancas Canyon, Malibu, California. NGWA National Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  36. 36.*Laton, W.R., 2Sean Hunt, and Foster, J., 2002. The Impact of Groundwater – Surface Water Interaction on Contaminant Distribution, San Elijo Lagoon, California. NGWA National Meeting. (abstract/poster)

  37. 37.Laton, W.R., 2002. – Taylor Yard and Los Angeles River Preliminary Groundwater and Surface Water Study, Groundwater Model of Taylor Yard and Vicinity, Los Angeles, California. California Coastal Conservancy. (Invited - presentation)

  38. 38.Laton, W.R., 2001. Distance Calibration of Earth Images - To design and develop a Web delivered lesson showing an Advance in Information Technology that can be used in a Science Learning Environment for In-service Teachers (online lesson plan).

  39. 39.Laton, W.R., 2001. The Role of Groundwater in Geologic Hazards. California Science Academy (CEA-Crest). (abstract/presentation)

  40. 40.Laton, W.R., 2001. Natural Hazards Mapping, Thailand. Thailand Geological Survey. (presentation)

  41. 41.Laton, W.R., 2001. Subsidence evaluation and assessment, Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand Geological Survey. (presentation)

  42. 42.*Laton, W.R., *1Perez, R., and *1Figueroa, O., 2000. Natural Hazard Mapping – A GIS Approach. CSUF Geology Department.

  43. 43.Laton, W.R., 2000. Natural Hazards Assessment of Temecula, California. San Diego Association of Geologists annual field trip. (presentation)

  44. 45.*Sauck, W. A., Laton, W.R., 2Seng, D.L., and 2Vandereide, M.A., 2000. Ground-penetrating radar investigations of nearshore sediments of eastern Lake Michigan. IAGLR 2000.

  45. 46.Laton, W.R., 1999. Watershed Management and Sampling Protocol. Korean Ministry of Environment and Environmental Management Corporation short course. (Invited - presentation)

  46. 46.Laton, W.R., 1999. Environmental Sampling – what, when and why. Port of Los Angeles, Environmental Group. (Invited - presentation)

  47. 47.Laton, W.R., 1998. Single Point Pneumatic Slug Test, Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) Testing During Initial Site Investigation. Hazardous Waste Section, SMARTech ‘98, Raleigh, NC. (abstract/presentation)

  48. 48.Laton, W.R., 1998. SimulProbe® Environmental Core Barrel. EPA National Site Assessment Conference. Denver, CO. (Invited - presentation)

  49. 49.*Marcus, D.L., 2Bonds, C.L. and Laton, W.R., 1997. Rapid Screening using the SimulProbe Multimedia Sampler - Case Histories and Future Directions. New England Environmental Exposition. (abstract/presentation)

  50. 50.*2Laton, W.R., 2Hascall, A.P., 2Atekewana, E.A., Hampton, D.R., 1996. Seepage Meter Spatial and Temporal Variability in the Study of Groundwater Interaction With Surface Water Features. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. (abstract/presentation)

  51. 51. 2Laton, W.R., 1996. Well Grouting Research. Michigan Environmental Health Association, Ground Water Conference, Thompsonville, MI. (Invited - presentation)

  52. 52. 2Laton, W.R., 1996. SimulProbe Sampling in Contaminated Areas. University of Michigan Summer Hydrogeology Field Course, Wortsmith Research Center, MI. (demonstration/presentation)

  53. 53.*Barnes, D.A., 2Kovacich, M.S., 2Limez, S., and 2Laton, W.R., 1995. Error Analysis in Great Lakes Beach Profile Surveying Techniques. Canadian Coastal Conference, Dartmoth, Nova Scotia. (abstract/presentation)

  54. 54. 2Laton, W.R., 1995. Environmental Uses of Low-Altitude Aerial Photography. Colloquium on Environmental Earth Science, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. (presentation)

  55. 55. 2Laton, W.R., 1995. Environmental Uses of Low-Altitude Aerial Photography. Hi-Shots International Conference, Saint Louis, Missouri. (Invited - presentation)

  56. 56.*Mackey, S.D., Guy, D.E., 2Laton, W.R., and 2Kovacich, M., 1994. Geologic Framework of an Eroded Lake Erie Coastal Marsh - Metzger Marsh, Ohio. North-Central Geological Society of America, Kalamazoo, Michigan. (abstract/presentation)

  57. 57.*Vincent, R.K., 2Laton, W.R. and 2Sattler, J., 1993. Detailed Modeling of Solid Waste Landfill Surface Water Run-off from High Resolution Elevation Data Automatically extracted From Stereo Photos Taken by a Camera on a Tethered Balloon Platform. Association of Engineering Geologists, San Antonio, Texas. (abstract/presentation)

  58. 58. 2Laton, W.R., 1993. Site Characterization and Mapping Utilizing a Tethered Balloon System. HI-SHOTS International Convention, Saint Louis, Missouri. (Invited - presentation)

  59. 59. 2Laton, W.R., 1992. Coastal Processes and Use of a Blimp. Shoreline Erosion and Coastal Processes in Berrien County, Lake Michigan College Environmental Center, St. Joseph, Michigan. (abstract/presentation)

  60. 60.*2Laton, W.R. and Straw, W.T., 1992. Small-Scale Coastal Cells; Identification and Mapping. First Thematic Conference, Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments, New Orleans, Louisiana. (abstract/poster)

  61. 61. 2Laton, W.R., 1991. Undercurrent Stabilization Anchor Systems at Tawas on Lake Huron and Douglas on Lake Michigan - A One-Year Study. Michigan Academy of Science, Ypsilanti, Michigan. (abstract/presentation)



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Associate Professor of Hydrogeology


California State University, Fullerton


Department of Geological Sciences


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