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Christopher Strickland

Christopher Strickland

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Strickland's research interests focus on the development of geophysical/hydrological subsurface characterization and monitoring methods for improved understanding of geothermal energy, geologic carbon sequestration, and environmental remediation.

Research Interests

  • Wave propagation simulation and inversion methods
  • Joint hydrological and geophysical inversion
  • Field-scale seismic and electromagnetic monitoring
  • Advancements in subsurface sensing and monitoring instrumentation

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Geophysics, Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington
  • M.S., Chemical Physics, Washington State University
  • B.A., Applied and Computational Mathematical Sciences, University of Washington

Affiliations and Professional Service

PNNL Publications

2019

  • Johnson T.C., C.E. Strickland, H. Knox, J. Thomle, V.R. Vermeul, C. Ulrich, and T.J. Kneafsey, et al. 2019. "EGS Collab Project Electrical Resistivity Tomography Characterization and Monitoring." In Proceedings of the 44th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, February 11-13, 2019, Stanford California, SGP-TR-214. Stanford, California:Stanford Geothermal Program. PNNL-SA-138913.
  • Miller Q., H.T. Schaef, S.K. Nune, K. Jung, J.A. Burghardt, P.F. Martin, and M.S. Prowant, et al. 2019. "Geophysical Monitoring with Seismic Metamaterial Contrast Agents." In Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC 2019), July 22-24, 2019, Denver, CO, Paper No 1123. Richardson, Texas:Society of Petroleum Engineers. PNNL-SA-148890. doi:10.15530/urtec-2019-1123
  • Rod K.A., W. Um, S.M. Colby, M.L. Rockhold, C.E. Strickland, A.P. Kuprat, and S. Han. 2019. "Relative permeability for water and gas through fractures in cement." PLoS One 14, no. 1:Article Number: e0210741. PNNL-SA-124005. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0210741

2018

2017

  • Bonneville A.H., T. Cladouhos, K.K. Rose, A. Schultz, C.E. Strickland, and S. Urquhart. 2017. "Improved image of intrusive bodies at Newberry Volcano, Oregon, based on 3D gravity modelling." In Proceedings, 42nd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, February 11-15, 2017, Stanford, California, Paper No. SGP-TR-212. Stanford, California:Stanford University. PNNL-SA-123741.
  • Gao Z., E. Russell, J.E. Missik, M. Huang, X. Chen, C.E. Strickland, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2017. "A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 122, no. 13:6934-3649. PNNL-SA-127368. doi:10.1002/2017JD027160
  • Knox H., P. Fu, J. Morris, Y. Guglielmi, V.R. Vermeul, J. Ajo-Franklin, and C.E. Strickland, et al. 2017. "Fracture and Flow Designs for the Collab/SIGMA-V Project." Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council 41. PNNL-SA-128292.
  • Strickland C.E., A.R. Lawter, N. Qafoku, J.E. Szecsody, M.J. Truex, and G. Wang. 2017. Evaluation of Iodine Remediation Technologies in Subsurface Sediments: Interim Status Report. PNNL-26957. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Evaluation of Iodine Remediation Technologies in Subsurface Sediments: Interim Status Report
  • Strickland C.E., C.D. Johnson, B.D. Lee, N. Qafoku, J.E. Szecsody, M.J. Truex, and V.R. Vermeul. 2017. Identification of Promising Remediation Technologies for Iodine in the UP-1 Operable Unit. PNNL-26934. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Identification of Promising Remediation Technologies for Iodine in the UP-1 Operable Unit
  • Truex M.J., J.E. Szecsody, N. Qafoku, C.E. Strickland, J.J. Moran, B.D. Lee, and M. Snyder, et al. 2017. Contaminant Attenuation and Transport Characterization of 200-DV-1 Operable Unit Sediment Samples. PNNL-26208; RPT-DVZ-AFRI-037. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Contaminant Attenuation and Transport Characterization of 200-DV-1 Operable Unit Sediment Samples
  • Zhang Z., C.E. Strickland, and S.O. Link. 2017. "Design and Performance Evaluation of a 1000-year Evapotranspiration-Capillary Surface Barrier." Journal of Environmental Management 187. PNNL-SA-121353. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.11.007

2016

  • Gilmore T.J., A.H. Bonneville, E.C. Sullivan, M.E. Kelley, D. Appriou, V.R. Vermeul, and S.K. White, et al. 2016. "Characterization and Design of the FutureGen 2.0 Carbon Storage Site." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 53. PNNL-SA-116762. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.07.022
  • Oostrom M., M.J. Truex, G.V. Last, C.E. Strickland, and G.D. Tartakovsky. 2016. "Evaluation of Deep Vadose Zone Contaminant Flux into Groundwater: Approach and Case Study." Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 189. PNNL-SA-117617. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.03.002
  • Vermeul V.R., J.E. Amonette, C.E. Strickland, M.D. Williams, and A. Bonneville. 2016. "An Overview of the Monitoring Program Design for the FutureGen 2.0 CO2 Storage Site." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 51. PNWD-SA-10503. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.05.023

2015

2014

  • Strickland C.E., V.R. Vermeul, A. Bonneville, E.C. Sullivan, T.C. Johnson, F.A. Spane, and T.J. Gilmore. 2014. "Geophysical Monitoring Methods Evaluation for the FutureGen 2.0 project." Energy Procedia 63. PNWD-SA-10400. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.474
  • Sullivan E.C., B.A. Hardage, C.E. Strickland, A. Bonneville, and T.J. Gilmore. 2014. "Application of three component VSP technology at seismically difficult sites: An example from the FutureGen 2.0 site, Morgan County, Illinois, USA." Energy Procedia 63. PNWD-SA-10391. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.535
  • Szecsody J.E., L. Zhong, J.N. Thomle, V.R. Vermeul, C.E. Strickland, M.D. Williams, and J. Liu, et al. 2014. "Influence of scCO2 Injection on Precipitation and Metals Migration, and Changes in Electrical Resistivity." Energy Procedia 63. PNWD-SA-10402. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.356
  • Truex M.J., C.E. Strickland, C.D. Johnson, T.C. Johnson, R.E. Clayton, and G.B. Chronister. 2014. Deep Vadose Zone Treatability Test for the Hanford Central Plateau: Interim Post-Desiccation Monitoring Results, Fiscal Year 2014. PNNL-23731. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Deep Vadose Zone Treatability Test for the Hanford Central Plateau: Interim Post-Desiccation Monitoring Results, Fiscal Year 2014
  • Vermeul V.R., C.E. Strickland, P.D. Thorne, B.N. Bjornstad, R.D. Mackley, M.E. Kelley, and E.C. Sullivan, et al. 2014. "FutureGen 2.0 Monitoring Program: An Overview of the Monitoring Approach and Technologies Selected for Implementation." Energy Procedia 63. PNWD-SA-10395. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.438

2013

  • Liu Z., M. Flury, Z.F. Zhang, J.B. Harsh, G.W. Gee, C.E. Strickland, and R.E. Clayton. 2013. "Transport of Europium Colloids in Vadose Zone Lysimeters at the Semiarid Hanford Site." Environmental Science & Technology 47, no. 5:2153-2160. PNNL-SA-94191.
  • Truex M.J., M. Oostrom, C.E. Strickland, T.C. Johnson, C.D. Johnson, R.E. Clayton, and G.B. Chronister. 2013. Deep Vadose Zone Treatability Test for the Hanford Central Plateau: Interim Post-Desiccation Monitoring Results. PNNL-22826. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Deep Vadose Zone Treatability Test for the Hanford Central Plateau: Interim Post-Desiccation Monitoring Results
  • Truex M.J., T.C. Johnson, C.E. Strickland, J.E. Peterson, and S.S. Hubbard. 2013. "Monitoring Vadose Zone Desiccation with Geophysical Methods." Vadose Zone Journal 12, no. 2. PNNL-SA-90886. doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0147

2012

  • Johnson T.C., W.J. Greenwood, C.E. Strickland, M.J. Truex, V.L. Freedman, G.B. Chronister, and D.F. Rucker. 2012. "3D Characterization and Time-Lapse Imaging of the Desiccation Treatability Test at the Hanford BC-Cribs and Trenches Site using High Performance Electrical Resistivity Imaging." In Annual Waste Management Symposium (WM2012): Improving the Future in Waste Management, February 26 - March 1, 2012, Pheonix AZ, 2181-2189. Tucson, Arizona:Waste Management Symposia, Inc. PNNL-SA-84065.
  • Oostrom M., T.W. Wietsma, C.E. Strickland, V.L. Freedman, and M.J. Truex. 2012. "Sensor and numerical simulator evaluation for porous medium desiccation and rewetting at the intermediate laboratory scale." Vadose Zone Journal 11, no. 1:Article No. 0089. PNNL-SA-83396. doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0089
  • Truex M.J., M. Oostrom, C.E. Strickland, G.B. Chronister, M.W. Benecke, and C.D. Johnson. 2012. "Field-Scale Assessment of Desiccation Implementation for Deep Vadose Zone Contaminants." Vadose Zone Journal 11, no. 4. PNNL-SA-83775. doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0144
  • Truex M.J., M. Oostrom, C.E. Strickland, T.C. Johnson, V.L. Freedman, C.D. Johnson, and W.J. Greenwood, et al. 2012. Deep Vadose Zone Treatability Test for the Hanford Central Plateau: Soil Desiccation Pilot Test Results. PNNL-21369. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Deep Vadose Zone Treatability Test for the Hanford Central Plateau: Soil Desiccation Pilot Test Results
  • Zhang Z.F., C.E. Strickland, J.G. Field, D.L. Parker, and R.E. Clayton. 2012. "Evaluating the Performance of a Surface Barrier on Reducing Soil-Water Flow." Vadose Zone Journal 11, no. 3:Article No. 0117. PNNL-SA-82602. doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0117

2011

2010

  • Slater L., D. Ntarlagiannis, F.D. Day-Lewis, K. Mwakanyamale, R.J. Versteeg, A.L. Ward, and C.E. Strickland, et al. 2010. "Use of Electrical Imaging and Distributed Temperature Sensing Methods to Characterize Surface Water-Groundwater Exchange Regulating Uranium Transport at the Hanford 300 Area, Washington." Water Resources Research 46, no. 10:Paper No. W10533. PNNL-SA-69319. doi:10.1029/2010WR009110
  • Strickland C.E., A.L. Ward, W.P. Clement, and K.E. Draper. 2010. "Engineered Surface Barrier Monitoring Using Ground-Penetrating Radar, Time-Domain Reflectometry, and Neutron-Scattering Techniques." Vadose Zone Journal 9, no. 2:415-423. PNNL-SA-63580. doi:10.2136/vzj2009.0008
  • Zhang Z.F., C.E. Strickland, J.G. Field, and D.L. Parker. 2010. T Tank Farm Interim Surface Barrier Demonstration - Vadose Zone Monitoring FY09 Report. PNNL-19123. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. T Tank Farm Interim Surface Barrier Demonstration - Vadose Zone Monitoring FY09 Report
  • Zhang Z.F., C.E. Strickland, J.G. Field, and D.L. Parker. 2010. T-TY Tank Farm Interim Surface Barrier Demonstration-Vadose Zone Monitoring Plan. PNNL-19772. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. T-TY Tank Farm Interim Surface Barrier Demonstration-Vadose Zone Monitoring Plan

2009

2008

2007

2002

Subsurface Science & Technology