Andrew (Andy) Bobst



M.A., Geology
Contact Information

(406) 496-4409 (tel)

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Program Affiliations
Research Interests
Coalbed Methane, Energy, Hydrogeology, Shallow Aquifer Recharge, Ground Water/ Surface Water Interactions
Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2019 Presentation Bobst, A., and Payn, R., 2019, Using Monitoring and Modeling to Explore How Beaver-Mimicry Stream Restoration Affects Dynamic Seasonal Water Storage: Presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Montana Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Billings, Montana, January 30, 2019.
2017 Presentation Bobst, A., 2017, The Upper Jefferson Groundwater Investigation: Presented at MSU for Rob Payn's Hydrology Class, Bozeman, Montana, December 8, 2017.
2017 Presentation Bobst, A, 2017, Hydrogeologic Effects of Beaver Mimicry in Stream Restoration: Presented at the MBMG Brown Bag Seminar, Butte, Montana, November 1, 2017.
2017 Presentation Bobst, A., 2017, Effects of Beaver Mimicry Restoraton on Stream Flows, Riparian Groundwater Levels, and Water Temperatures: Presented at the American Water Resources Association, Montana Section 2017 Conference, Helena, Montana, October 20, 2017.
2017 Presentation Abdo, G., and Bobst, A., 2017, GWIP Introduction and Ennis Area Project: Presented at the Madison Watershed Planning Group, Ennis, Montana, April 26, 2017.
2017 Presentation Bobst, A., 2017, An Overview of the Virginia City GWIP Project: Presented to the Virginia City Commission, April 2017.
2016 Presentation Bobst, A., 2016, Using Water Temperatures to Understand Groundwater/Surface-Water Interactions in Southwest Montana: Presented at the MT AWRA Conference, Fairmont, Montana, October 13, 2016.
2016 Presentation Bobst, A., and Gebril, A., 2016, A Status Update on the Upper Jefferson Groundwater Investigation, with Preliminary Results: Present at the Whitehall Extension Office, Jefferson River Watershed Council Board Meeting, Whitehall, Montana, August 4, 2016.
2016 Presentation Bobst, A., 2016, Using Beaver Mimicry Restoration as a Manipulative Experiment to Understand "Natural" Storage of Stream Water: MSU Seminar Series, March 28, 2016,
2016 Presentation Bobst, A., 2016, Boulder Valley Project: Presented to the Jefferson County Commissioners in January 2016.
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 Bobst, A., 2015, Demonstration of the Variability of Permeability for Different Geologic Materials: Presented at the Jefferson River Watershed Rally, Whitehall, Montana, April 28, 2015.
2015 Presentation Bobst, A., 2015, An Overview of the Boulder Valley Groundwater Investigation: Presented to the Jefferson County Commissioners, Whitehall, Montana, January 20, 2015.
Outside Publications
Godfrey, L.V., Chan, L.-H., Alonso, R.N., Lowenstein, T.K., McDonough, W.F, Houston, J., Li, J., Bobst, A., and Jordan, T.E., 2013, The Role of Climate in the Accumulation of Lithium-Rich Brine in the Central Andes: Applied Geochemistry, v. 38, p. 92-102.
Wheaton, J., Bobst, A.L., and Brinck, E.L., 2007, Considerations for Evaluating Coalbed Methane Infiltration Pond Sites Based on Site Studies in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming: in Barnhisel, R., eds.,Joint Conference of the 24th Annual Meetings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, June 2-7, 2007, Gillette, Wyoming, 980 p.
Clark, M.L., Lambing, J.H., and Bobst, A.L., 2005, Surface-Water Monitoring in Watersheds of the Powder River Basin, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2005-3137, 4 p. Online at
Wheaton, J.R., Bobst, A.L., and Brown, T.H., 2005, Preliminary Changes in Groundwater Quality Related to Coalbed Methane Infiltration Ponds: in Coalbed Natural Gas Conference: I-Research, Monitoring, and Applications, Wyoming State Geological Survey Public Informational Circular No. 43.
Lowenstein, T.K., Hein, M.C., Bobst, A.L., Jordan, T.E., Ku, T.-L., and Luo, S., 2003, An Assessment of Stratigraphic Completeness in Climate-Sensitive Closed-Basin Lake Sediments: Salar de Atacama, Chile. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 73, p. 91-104.
Bobst, A.L., Lowenstein, T.K., Jordan, T.E., Godfrey, L.V., Hein, M.C., Ku, T.-L., and Lou, S., 2001, A 106 Ka Paleoclimate Record From Drill Core of the Salar de Atacama, Northern Chile: Paleogeography, Paleoceanography, Paleoecology, v. 173, p. 21-42.
Bobst, A., 2000, A 106 Ka Paleo Climate Record From the Salar de Atacama, Northern Chile: Masters of Arts Thesis, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, USA.