Sally Letsinger is a senior research scientist in the Department of Geography at IU Bloomington. She is a hydrogeologist with more than 30 years of experience in applying an interdisciplinary background and analytical skills to a wide range of natural-resource issues.
Her projects have involved natural hazard risk analysis applied to topics as diverse as aquifer sensitivity to contamination, sinkhole development and fault-slip. The effect of the composition of source water distributed through drinking water distribution systems, water infrastructure, and water sustainability under climate change are new areas of inquiry.
Areas of Expertise
Geology, caves, karst, water and hydrogeology, hydrogeologic modeling.