David Robert Wunsch

Delaware Geological Survey

Phone: (302) 831-8258

Email: dwunsch@udel.edu

Office: 215 DE Geological Survey

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421, aboyle@udel.edu
  • Researches groundwater, especially its chemistry and how it occurs (groundwater occurrence).
  • Can also discuss engineering geology and geologic hazards.
  • Previously served as New Hampshire's State Geologist.  Wunsh has testified before Congress and served on various federal advisory committees and expert panels.
  • Has worked in collaboration with Amax Coal Company, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Minerals Management Service and the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Worked on Capitol Hill as a congressional fellow (science advisor) for members of Congress. Can offer perspective on national energy and natural resources policy.
  • Helped develop national data sharing programs for geological information.  The resulting websites allow users to piece together information from various state geological surveys to create regional maps.

Web Site:
http://www.dgs.udel.edu/profile/david-r-wunsch

Title:
Director and State Geologist, Delaware Geological Survey

In The News:
BOEM and Delaware sign agreement to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning (BOEM)

UDaily Articles:
Wunsch to take helm at Delaware Geological Survey
Delaware Geological Survey assessing sand availability for beach restoration planning
UD's David Wunsch selected for American Geosciences Award

Keywords:
geology, geochemistry, science policy, groundwater, water