Ginette Abdo


Ground Water Investigation Program Manager

Research Professor


Contact Information

(406) 496-4152 (tel)

Email Ginette Abdo gabdo@mtech.edu

Program Affiliations
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Research Interests
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Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2017 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2017, Surface and Groundwater Monitoring Field Trip: Hosted by Lolo Watershed Group, Lolo, Montana, May 21, 2017.
2017 Presentation Abdo, G., Myse, T., Snyder, D., and Waren, K., 2017, Hamilton-Corvallis-Stevensville Aquifer Properties and Flow Scenarios, Aquifer Recharge and Storage: Presented at the Bitterroot College UM Water Symposium, Hamilton, Montana, April 28, 2017.
2017 Presentation Abdo, G., 2017, Investigating Groundwater and Surface-Water, Bitterroot Valley, Montana: Presented at the Bitterroot Water Symposium, Bitterroot College, Hamilton, Montana, April 28, 2017.
2017 Presentation Abdo, G., and Bobst, A., 2017, GWIP Introduction and Ennis Area Project: Madison Watershed Planning Group, Ennis, Montana, April 26, 2017.
2017 Presentation Abdo, G., 2017, GWIP Update and the Influence of Irrigation in the Gallatin Valley: Spring Water Meeting, April 12, 2017.
2017 Presentation Abdo, G., 2017, Over 150 Years of Irrigation, Implications for the Gallatin Watershed: Presented at the Greater Gallatin Watershed Council Annual Meeting at the Baxter Hotel, Bozeman, Montana, January 26, 2017.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, What Hydrogeologists Do: Presented to Dr. Robert Payn's Watershed Hydrology Class at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, December 9, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, An overview of GWIP in the Upper Missouri River Basin: BOR/DNRC Upper Missouri River Basin Study, Helena, Montana, December 1, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, An overview of GWIP: Big Hole Watershed Committee, Divide, Montana, November 16, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, Over 150 Years of Irrigation - Implications for Montana's Water Resources: Presented at the MT AWRA Conference, Fairmont, Montana, October 13, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, GWIP Nominating and Ranking Process: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, July 11, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, Groundwater Modeling in the Stevensville GWIP Project Area, Hamilton, Montana: Presented at the Bitterroot College, Hamilton, Montana, April 29, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, Overview of Groundwater in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana: Presented at the Bitterroot Water Symposium at the Bitterroot College, Hamilton, Montana, April 29, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, 100 Years of Irrigation, Altering Montana’s Resources: Presented at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Mineral Museum, Butte, Montana, March 10, 2016.
2016 Presentation Abdo, G., 2016, Irrigation Canals and Groundwater: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, January 12, 2016.
2015 Presentation Abdo, G., and LaFave, J., 2015, Irrigation and “Incidental Recharge” in Montana: Presented at the Shallow Aquifer Recharge Technical Meeting, Helena, Montana, October 21, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., and Abdo, G., 2015, Irrigation and Incidental Recharge in Montana: Presented at the DNRC Workshop, Helena, Montana, October 21, 2015
2015 Presentation Abdo, G., and Bobst, A., 2015, Integrating Water Management Needs into Science, The Ground Water Investigation Program: Presented at the Montana American Water Resources Association, Missoula, Montana, October 8, 2015.
2015 Presentation Metesh, J., LaFave, J., and Abdo, G., 2015, Ground Water Investigation Program: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, June 2, 2015, exhibit 9.
2015 Presentation Metesh, J., LaFave, J., and Abdo. G, 2015, Ground Water Assessment Program: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, June 2, 2015, exhibit 8.
2015 Presentation Metesh, J., LaFave, J., and Abdo. G, 2015, Ground Water Program: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, June 2, 2015, exhibit 7.
2015 Presentation Abdo, G., 2015, History of the Mineral Museum: Luncheon Presentation at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Mineral Symposium, Butte, Montana, May 8-10, 2015.
2015 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2015, Participated in the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Booth at the Clark Fork River Symposium, Missoula, Montana, April 23-24, 2015.
2015 Presentation Abdo, G., 2015, GWIP Hamilton Investigation: Presented at the Bitterroot College Water Resources Class, Hamilton, Montana, April 15, 2015.
2015 Presentation Abdo, G., 2015, Hamilton GWIP Project Update: Presented at the Ravalli County Conservation District, Hamilton, Montana, April 14, 2015.
2015 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2015, If Rocks Could Talk: Participated in a Fossil Information Station at the Science Mine, Butte, Montana, April 11, 2015.
2015 Presentation Abdo, G., 2015, Geology and Water Resources in the Virginia City Area: Presented at the Montana Rural Water Systems, Inc. Public Meeting, Virginia City, Montana, March 26, 2015.
2015 Presentation Abdo, G., 2015, Groundwater/Surface-Water Interactions: Presented at the Madison County Conservation District Workshop, Ennis, Montana, January 27, 2015.
2015 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2015, Promoting Stewardship of Water Resources Through Public Hands-on-Science Exhibits: Participated in Quarterly Meeting Regarding Developing Exhibits at the Science Mine, Butte, Montana, First Quarter 2015.
2015 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2015, Promoting Stewardship of Water Resources Through Public Hands-on-Science Exhibits: Participated in Quarterly Meeting Regarding Developing Exhibits at the Science Mine, Butte, Montana, Second Quarter 2015.
2014 Presentation Abdo, G., and LaFave, J., 2014, Ground Water Investigations Program and the Groundwater Assessment Program: Presented to the Montana Salinity Control Association and Montana Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting, Fairmont, Montana, November 18, 2014.
2014 Presentation Abdo, G., and LaFave, J., 2014, Ground Water Investigations Program and the Groundwater Assessment Program: Presented to the Clark Fork and Kootenai River Basins Task Force, Missoula, Montana, November 17, 2014.
2014 Presentation Abdo, G., 2014, Groundwater Information Using the Plexiglas Groundwater Flow Model: Demonstrated at the Jefferson River Rally, Whitehall, Montana, April 26, 2014.
2014 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., and Sutherland, M., 2014, Participated in Groundwater Awareness Week at Murdocks, Butte, Montana, March 15, 2014.
2014 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2014, A Rock By Any Other Name: Assisted Bob Bergantino in Preparation for the Bureau Seminar Presentation by Preparing Slides and Gathering Rock Specimens, Butte, Montana, March 13, 2014.
2014 Presentation Abdo, G., and LaFave, J., 2014, Groundwater Assessment and Ground Water Investigations: Presented to the Upper Missouri River Basin State Water Plan Working Group, Helena, Montana, February 26, 2014.
2013 Presentation Abdo, G., 2013, Wise River, Groundwater Characterization: Presented at the Big Hole Watershed Committee Meeting, Wise River, Montana, November 13, 2013.
2013 Presentation Abdo, G., and Shaw, G., 2013, Shallow Aquifer Recharge from Irrigation Canals Near Dillon, Montana: Poster Presentation at 2013 GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 28, 2013, paper no. 8.
2013 Presentation Shaw, G., and Abdo, G., 2013, Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions in the Beaverhead River, MT: Poster Presentation at 2013 GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 28, 2013, paper no. 15.
2013 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2013, Managed the Crystal Collectors Open House in the Mineral Museum, Butte, Montana, October 5, 2013.
2013 Presentation Wheaton, J., Abdo, G., LaFave, J., and Michalek, T., 2013, Groundwater Flow Model and Surface Water Interaction Principles: Demonstrated at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, September 10, 2013.
2013 Educational Outreach Abdo, G., 2013, Discussion about the GWIP and the Beaverhead Project: On-Site Interview with KXLF, Dillon, Montana, May 2013.
2013 Presentation Bobst, A., and Abdo, G., 2013, Groundwater and Surface Water Flow Using the Plexiglas Groundwater Flow Model: Demonstrated at the Jefferson River Rally, Whitehall, Montana, April 2013.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., Butler, J., Myse, T., Snyder, D., Wheaton, J., and Metesh, J., 2012, GWIP Beaverhead Study: Presented Lower Beaverhead Final Project Update at the Beaverhead Watershed Committee Meeting, Dillon, Montana, November 27, 2012.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., and Shaw, G., 2012, Canal Seepage Loss in the Lower Beaverhead River Basin: Presented at the 2012 Montana Hydrology Workshop, Helena, Montana, August 28-30, 2012.
2012 Educational Outreach Wheaton, J., Rose, J., and Abdo, G., 2012, Energy and Groundwater in Montana: Moderated Ground Water Working Group Meeting, MBMG and Montana Watershed Coordination Council, Butte, Montana, July 31, 2012.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., Butler, J., Myse, T., Snyder, D., Wheaton, J., and Metesh, J., 2012, Ground Water Investigation Program (GWIP) Lower Beaverhead Study: Presented Project Results at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, July 13, 2012.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., and Butler, J., 2012, Groundwater Investigation Beaverhead River Valley Study Update: Presented at the Groundwater Steering Committee Meeting, Butte, Montana, June 12, 2012.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., and Myse, T., 2012, Data Interpretations in the Wise River Drainage: Presented to the Big Hole Watershed Committee, Watershed Tour 2012, Wise River, Montana, May 18, 2012.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., 2012, Overview of GWIP Projects in the Bitterroot Valley: Presented at the Clark Fork Task Force Water Year 2012 Outlook Conference, Missoula, Montana, May 1, 2012.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., 2012, Groundwater Investigation Program in the Bitterroot Valley: Presented to the Bitterroot Watershed Forum and the Bitterroot Conservation District, Hamilton, Montana, April 24, 2012.
2012 Presentation Abdo, G., 2012, Overview of Beaverhead River Valley Hydrogeology: Presented at the Beaverhead Watershed and Water Rights Workshop: Know Your Rights, Dillon, Montana, March 29, 2012.
Outside Publications
Citation
Abdo, G., and Myse, T., 2013, Lower Wise River Water Resources Investigation, Big Hole River Watershed, Montana: Submitted to Montana Department of Environmental Quality and Big Hole Watershed Committee, September 26, 2013.
Abdo, G., Icopini, G., LaFave, J., Michalek, T., Metesh, J., and Waren, K., 2008, Lower Beaverhead River Case Study: in Final Case Study Report to the 60th Legislature Water Policy Interim Committee, 135 p., September 11, 2008.
Abdo, G., and Metesh, J., 2005, Big Hole Watershed Management Study: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Prepared for the Beaverhead County Conservation District, Dillon, Montana, 41 p.
Abdo, G., 2003, Vegetation and Watersheds – Moving Towards a Healthy Ecosystem: Submitted to the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative and the Jefferson River Watershed Committee.
Abdo, G., and Keller, B., 1999, An Investigation of Flushing and a Point-of-Use Device to Control Copper Corrosion in Two Small Montana Public Water Supplies: Conference Proceedings for the National American Water Works Association, Chicago, Illinois.
Abdo, G., 1998, Groundwater Characterization and Jurisdictional Wetland Delineation Subarea 1, Reach A, Streamside Tailings Operable Unit: Prepared for the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.
Abdo, G., 1997, Artificial Recharge and Conservation Opportunities for the Lonepine Aquifer, Northwestern Montana: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Prepared for the Eastern Sanders County Conservation District, 25 p.
Abdo, G., 1995, Private Well Inventory: Butte, MT: Submitted to the Department of Environmental Quality, 29 p.
Maest, A.S., Metesh, J.J., Brand, R.J., and Abdo, G., 1995, Butte Groundwater Injury Assessment Report Upper Clark Fork River NPL Sites, Montana: Montana Natural Resource Damage Litigation Program, Prepared by RCG/Hagler Bailly, Inc., January 1995, 288 p.
Abdo, G., 1994, Final Report Results of the Town Pump Aquifer Test: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Prepared for the Department of Health and Environmental Sciences and the Environmental Protection Agency, 49 p.