Sally Letsinger

Sally L. Letsinger

Adjunct Research Hydrogeologist
Indiana Geological Survey
Hydrogeology, Geographic Information Systems, and Remote Sensing

Office:   S427
Phone:   812-855-1356

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., 2001, Indiana University
  • M.S., 1994, University of Idaho
  • B.S., 1990, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

Research Interests

  • Watershed hydrology, especially in areas of complex terrain
  • Geomorphologic and landform characteristics using terrain analysis techniques
  • Modeling the land-surface energy balance for determination of the spatial distribution and timing of snowmelt runoff
  • GIS and remote sensing as tools for geospatial data analysis applied to geologic problems at all scales
  • Using numerical methods to solve geologic and hydrogeologic problems
  • Scientific visualization

Recent Research Projects

  1. Relating aquifer sensitivity to near-surface aquifer recharge in Indiana
  2. Understanding the hydrologic implications of a changing climate
  3. Glacial Stratigraphy: Regional Geologic Framework Model Development: Erie Ice Lobe Basin in Indiana
  4. Predictive modeling of potential karst-development areas in south-central Indiana
  5. Three-dimensional geologic model development of the Huntertown Formation, Allen County, Indiana