Michael Young is Associate Director for Environmental Systems and Senior Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Young coordinates research programs for a group of 30 scientists on energy/water issues, geological sequestration of CO2, groundwater recharge processes, water quality and resources, coastal processes and geological mapping. Young has authored or co-authored nearly 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, several book chapters, more than 100 presentations at scholarly meetings and many other technical reports. He currently serves as co-Editor of the Vadose Zone Journal and on numerous other committees in scholarly organizations. His personal research interests and experience are on the movement of water and solutes in arid and semi-arid vadose zones, water/energy nexus, soil/water/plant interactions, groundwater recharge and the connection between water resources, landscape development, and human interactions.
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