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Dr. Andrew Parsekian

Associate Professor


Enviromental Geophysics

Office: Geology 133B
Phone: 307 223 1197

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Geology & Geophysics, Dept.3006
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071


PhD, Rutgers University, 2011

BS, Dickinson College, 2005 

Selected Publications

  • Rangel, R. C.Parsekian, A. D.Farquharson, L. M.Jones, B. M.Ohara, N.Creighton, A. L., Gagliotti, B.V., Kanevskiy, M., Breen, A., Bergstedt, H., Romanovsky, V.E., and Hinkel K.M. (2021). Geophysical Observations of Taliks Below Drained Lake Basins on the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126, e2020JB020889.
  • Parsekian, A. D., Grana, D., Neves, F. D. A., Pleasants, M. S., Seyfried, M., Moravec, B. G., Chorover, J., Moraes, A.M., Smeltz, N.Y., Westenhoff, J.H. and Kelleners, T. (2021). Hydrogeophysical Comparison of Hillslope Critical Zone Architecture for Different Geologic Substrates. Geophysics, 86(3), 1-84.
  • Claes, N., Paige, G. B., Grana, D., & Parsekian, A. D. (2020). Parameterization of a hydrologic model with geophysical data to simulate observed subsurface return flow paths. Vadose Zone Journal, 19(1), e20024.
  • Parsekian, A.D., A.L. Creighton, B.M. Jones, and C.D. Arp (2019) Surface nuclear magnetic resonance observations of permafrost thaw below floating, bedfast, and transitional ice lakes. Geophysics. 84(3), p 1-13. https://doi:10.1190/GEO2018-0563.1
  • Kotikian, M., A.D. Parsekian, G. Paige, A. Carey (2019) Observing heterogeneous unsaturated flow at the hillslope scale using time-lapse ERT. Vadose Zone Journal. 18(1). httpa://doi:10.2136/vzj2018.07.0138
  • Creighton, A. L., Parsekian, A. D., Angelopoulos, M., Jones, B. M., Bondurant, A., Engram, M., et al. (2018). Transient electromagnetic surveys for the determination of talik depth and geometry beneath thermokarst lakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123, 9310– 9323.


Environmental Geophysics is the interdisciplinary field that investigates processes in Earth's systems using geophysical measurements. My research focuses on studying cryosphere and groundwater processes using non-invasive geophysical methods.

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