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An article in the Orange Juice Blog (news outlet for Orange County, California) summarizing how the salt from ocean desalination can be used to lock up (sequester) carbon dioxide from a property-sharing, natural gas, power plant.
An Environmental Trifecta:  A video explaining how brine from ocean desalination can be used for carbon sequestration [the lock-up of CO2 emissions] by producing carbonate mineral solids:
The Shadows We Leave  A film by Kody Genovia featuring Dr. Hoaglund’s work on perchlorate in groundwater!
The related publication:
This is an online version of the book ( ISBN:  978-1-4583-4698-8 )
[footnote*: Owing to a lack of nascent professional licensure in senior management positions, and to limit liability generally, documents from consulting firms are increasingly being released unauthored.  Verification of authorship can be obtained by contacting the respective agency or client]

[Hoaglund,J.R. 2018*] OSTI #1468441, 2018: Pahute Mesa Phase II Well ER-20-12 Well Development, Testing, and Sampling Data and Analysis Report

[Hoaglund,J.R. 2018*] OSTI # 1466409, 2018: Yucca Flat Well Development and Testing Analyses for Wells ER-3-3 and ER-4-1, Nevada National Security Site, Nye County, Nevada

Hoaglund, J.R. 2017 An Environmental Trifecta: Coupling Desalination with Carbon Mineralization to eliminate CO2 and brine disposal, store energy, and reduce salination of groundwater

Hoaglund, J.R. 2016. Coupling Brine Desalination with Carbon Sequestration to Produce Solid Carbonate Minerals. National Groundwater Association. 2016 Groundwater Summit. Abtract #10936 with Program.

Hoaglund, J.R. 2015 Poseidon and AES: Don’t dump your daily 175 railroad hopper cars of salt into the ocean. Use it to lock up your daily 120 railroad hopper cars of CO2 emissions.

Hoaglund, J.R. 2015. OC can do Desal better: Use salt to lock up CO2 emissions.

Sturchio, N.C., J.R Hoaglund, III, R.J. Marroquin, A.D. Beloso, Jr., L.J. Heraty, S.E. Bortz, and T.L. Patterson,  2012.  Isotopic Mapping of Groundwater Perchlorate Plumes [San Bernardino Basin, California].  Ground Water, Vol. 50, No. 1, p. 94–102.  [ online at Ground Water ]

Hoaglund, John R., Entropy Happens.  March 11, 2011.  ISBN 978-1-4583-4698-8
available in ebook format and online:
Hoaglund, J.R., J.J. Kolak, D.T. Long, and G. J Larson, 2004.  Analysis of modern and Pleistocene hydrologic exchange between Saginaw Bay (Lake Huron) and the Saginaw Lowlands Area.  Geological Society of America Bulletin.  v 116,  n 1, p. 3-15. [ Abstract available online at GSA ] [ Full paper available here ]
Hoaglund, J.R. and D. Pollard, 2003.  Dip and anisotropy effects on flow using a vertically skewed model grid. Ground Water, vol. 41, no. 6, p. 841 846. [ Abstract available online at Ground Water ] [ Full paper available here ]
Hoaglund, J.R., C. Hochgraf, and T. Bohn, 2003.  The Hydrogen Effluent.  Ground Water v 41, n 4.  p. 404-405.  [ Abstract available online at Ground Water ] [ Full paper available here ]
Hoaglund, J.R., G.C. Huffmann, and N.G.Grannemann, 2002.  Michigan Basin regional ground-water flow, discharge to three Great Lakes.  Ground Water v 40, n 4.  p. 390-405. [ Abstract available online at Ground Water ] [ Full paper available here ]
Hoaglund, J.R., G.C. Huffman, and N. J. Granneman, 2002.  Simulation of ground water flow in the Glaciofluvial, Saginaw, Parma-Bayport, and Marshall Aquifers, Central Lower Peninsula of Michigan.  U.S.G.S Open File Report 00-504.
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Archive of model files
Lectures on geology, environmental sustainability, and water resources
The following presentations and courses are available for students and the general public.
1)  Entropy Happens:  An energy blueprint toward sustainability
  • A series of lectures based on the book
2)  20 calculations that liberated humanity using high school math3)  It’s out of the noise:  An overview of the geologic history of climate change and its discoverers

4)  What’s in my water and where’s it from?  An example from Orange County

5)  Environmental forensics using Isotopes:  An example tracking perchlorate sources in groundwater