John LaFave


Hydrogeologist, Ground Water Assessment Program Manager

Professor


Education
M.A., Geology
B.S., Geology
Contact Information

(406) 496-4306 (tel)

Email John LaFave jlafave@mtech.edu

Program Affiliations
GWAP
Research Interests
Ground Water Assessment, Ground Water Monitoring, Hydrogeology, Well Inventory, Ground Water Quality
Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2018 Presentation LaFave, J., and Madison, J., 2018, Groundwater Conditions - Tobacco Watershed - Eureak Area: Presented at a Public Meeting, Eureka, Montana, December 17, 2018.
2018 Presentation LaFave, J., 2018, Montana's Ground Water Assessment Program: Presented to NW Montana Sanitarians’ Association Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 8, 2018.
2018 Presentation LaFave, J., 2018, Groundwater Conditions in NW Montana: Presented to the NW Montana Sanitarians, Kalispell, Montana, December 6, 2018.
2018 Presentation LaFave, J., 2018, National Groundwater Monitoring Network: Presented to the Subcommittee on Groundwater, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 4-5, 2018.
2017 Presentation LaFave, J., and Buckley, L., 2017, Montana’s Monitoring Network and Database: Presented at the National Groundwater Monitoring Network New Data Providers Meeting in Conjunction with NGWA Groundwater Summit and Groundwater Week, Nashville, Tennessee, December 5, 2017.
2017 Presentation LaFave, J., 2017, Montana in the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network: Presented at the National Groundwater Association Groundwater Summit, Nashville, Tennessee, December 4, 2017.
2017 Presentation LaFave, J., 2017, Updates on the MBMG Ground Water Assessment Program: Presented to the Montana Ground Water Assessment Steering Committee, Butte, Montana, June 8, 2017.
2017 Presentation Richter, M., and LaFave, J., 2017, Groundwater Conditions in the Upper Madison Valley: Presented at the Madison Watershed Planning Meeting, Ennis, Montana, April 26, 2017.
2016 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2016, National Ground-Water Monitoring Network – Data Provider: Montana Update: Presented at the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Data Providers Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 6, 2016.
2016 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2016, Baseline Water-Quality Investigation, Emigrant Creek Watershed, Southcentral Montana: Presented at the Montana American Water Resources Association Conference, Fairmont, Montana, October 14, 2016.
2016 Presentation Carstarphen, C., and LaFave, J.I., 2016, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology's Groundwater Assessment Program Fluoride Concentrations in Montana's Groundwater: Poster Presentation at the Montana American Water Resources Association Conference, Fairmont, Montana, October 13, 2016.
2016 Presentation Carstarphen, C.A., LaFave, J.I., and Crowley, J., 2016, Fluoride Concentrations in Montana's Groundwater: Poster Presented at Montana American Water Resources Association Conference, Fairmont, Montana, October 13, 2016.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Montana's Groundwater Resources: Presented to Dr. Bok Sowell's Natural Resource Conservation Class, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, October 22, 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 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., 2015, Tracking Montana's Groundwater: Presented at the 2015 NGWA Upper Great Plains Groundwater Conference, Cheyenne, Wyoming, September 22, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Overview of the Montana Ground Water Assessment Program: Presented to the Water Policy Interim Committee, Helena, Montana, June 2, 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.I., and Abdo. G, 2015, Ground Water Program: Presented at the Water Policy Interim Committee Meeting, Helena, Montana, June 2, 2015, exhibit 7.
2015 Presentation Metesh, J., LaFave, J.I., 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 LaFave, J.I., and Crowley, J., 2015, Long-Term Trends in Base Flow, Precipitation, and Groundwater Development in the Bitterroot Watershed: Poster Presentation at Clark Fork River Symposium, Missoula, Montana, April 24, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Groundwater Conditions and Use in the Clark Fork and Kootenai River Basins: Presented at the Clark Fork River Symposium, Missoula, Montana, April 23-24, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Tracking Montana's Groundwater: 20 Years of Lessons Learned: Presented at the Montana State University, Institute of Ecosystems Rough Cut Lecture Series, Bozeman, Montana, April 22, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Montana's Groundwater Resources: Presented to Dr. Stella Capoccia's Biology Class at Montana Tech, Butte, Montana, March 5, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Fox Hills Monitoring Proposal: Presented to the Legislative Long Range Planning Committee, Helena, Montana, January 22, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Tracking Montana's Groundwater: 20 Years of Lessons Learned: Presented at the Montana Tech Public Lecture Series, Butte, Montana, January 8, 2015.
2015 Presentation LaFave, J.I., 2015, Yellowstone Controlled Ground Water Area Long-Term Monitoring: Presented at the Annual Technical Oversight Committee Meeting, Bozeman, Montana, 2015.
Outside Publications
Citation
LaFave, J.I., 2015, Groundwater-Themed MBMG 2015 Calendar.
LaFave, J.I., 2014, Tracking Montana's Groundwater: Montana Petroleum Association, The Treasure State Journal, p. 22 -24.
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.
Carstarphen, C.A., Mason, D.C., Smith, L.N., Lafave, J.I., and Richter, M.G., 2004, Data for Water Wells Visited During the Upper Clark Fork River Area Ground-Water Characterization Study: Deer Lodge, Granite, Powell, and Silver Bow Counties, Upper Clark Fork River Basin Steering Committee, 1994: Upper Clark Fork River Basin Water Management Plan, Helena, MT.
Smith, L.N., and LaFave, J.I., 1996, Hydrogeologic Framework and Groundwater Resources of East-Central Montana: in Hunter, L.D., eds., 1995 Williston Basin Symposium, Montana Geological Society, Billings, p. 429-443.
Smith, L.N., and LaFave, J.I., 1995, Hydrogeologic Framework and Groundwater Resources of East-Central Montana: in Hunter, L.D., eds., Seventh International Williston Basin Symposium Guidebook.