STEVEN E. INGEBRITSEN

U.S. Geological Survey MS #439
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tel: (650) 329-4422
seingebr@usgs.gov

 

Education
Carleton College (1974-1978) Geology BA (1978)
Stanford University (1981-1983) Hydrogeology MS (1983)
Stanford University (1983-1986) Hydrogeology PhD (1986)

Research Interests
My research interests include hydrothermal systems, the hydrogeology of volcanic terranes, multiphase (steam-liquid water) flow, crustal permeability and, more generally, the role of ground water in geologic processes.

Groundwater in Geologic Processes

2nd Edition

Publications

Sorey, M.L., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1983, Evolution of liquid-dominated hydrothermal systems with parasitic vapor-dominated zones: Proceedings of the Fifth New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, University of Auckland Geothermal Institute, p. 17-22.

Sorey, M.L., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1983, Numerical simulations of the hydrothermal system at Lassen Volcanic National Park: Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, p. 365-372.

Olmsted, F.H., Welch, A.H., VanDenburgh, A.S., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1984, Geohydrology, aqueous geochemistry, and thermal regime of the Soda Lakes and Upsal Hogback geothermal areas, Churchill County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 84-4054, 166 p., 2 plates. pdf

Sorey, M.L., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1984, Quantitative analysis of the hydrothermal system in Lassen Volcanic National Park and Lassen KGRA: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 84-4278 , 80 p. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Switzer, Paul, 1984, Ordering of time-difference information from repeated spatial imagery: Proceedings of the Ninth Wm. T. Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium, Sioux Falls , p. 46-50 (also available as Switzer and Ingebritsen, Tech. Rept. No. 7, Dept. of Statistics, Stanford University , 1984).

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Lyon, R.J.P., 1985, Principal components analysis of multitemporal image pairs: Int'l. Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 6, p. 687-696. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Sorey, M.L., 1985, A quantitative analysis of the Lassen hydrothermal system, north-central California : Water Resources Research, v. 21, p. 853-868. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., 1986, The evolution and natural state of large-scale vapor-dominated zones: Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University , p. 117-126.

Ingebritsen, S.E., Carothers, W.W., Mariner, R.H., Gudmundsson, J.S., and Sammel, E.A., 1986, Flow testing of the Newberry 2 research drillhole, Newberry Volcano , Oregon : U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 86-4133 , 23 p. pdf

Switzer, Paul, and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1986, Ordering of time-difference data from multispectral imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 20, p. 85-94. pdf

Olmsted, F.H., Welch, A.H., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1986, Shallow subsurface temperature surveys in the Basin and Range province, U.S.A. I. Review and evaluation: Geothermics, v. 15, p. 251-265. pdf

Olmsted, F.H., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1986, Shallow subsurface temperature surveys in the Basin and Range province II. Ground temperatures in the Upsal Hogback geothermal area, west-central Nevada , U.S.A. : Geothermics, v. 15, p. 267-275. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Sorey, M.L., 1987, Conceptual models for the Lassen hydrothermal system: Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin, v. 16, no. 2, p. 3-9.

Ingebritsen, S.E., 1987, Vapor-dominated zones within hydrothermal convection systems: Proceedings of the Twelvth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University , p. 291-296.

Sammel, E.A., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Mariner, R.H., 1988, The hydrothermal system at Newberry Volcano , Oregon : Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 93, p. 10,149-10,162. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Sorey, M.L., 1988, Vapor-dominated zones within hydrothermal systems: Evolution and natural state: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 93, p. 13,635-13,655. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Mariner, R.H., Cassidy, D.E., Shepherd, L.D., Presser, T.S., Pringle, M.K.W., and White, L.D., 1988, Heat-flow and water- chemistry data from the Cascade Range and adjacent areas in north-central Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-702, 205 p. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Sherrod, D.R., and Mariner, R.H., 1989, Heat flow and hydrothermal circulation in the Cascade Range , north-central Oregon : Science, v. 243, p. 1,458-1,462. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Sherrod, D.R., and Mariner, R.H., 1989, Heat flow and hydrothermal circulation in the Cascade Range, north-central Oregon in Muffler, L.J.P., Weaver, C.S., and Blackwell, D.D., eds., Proceedings of workshop XLIV: Geological, geophysical, and tectonic setting of the Cascade Range: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-178, p. 122-141.

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Paulson, K.M., 1990, Numerical simulation of hydrothermal circulation in the Cascade Range , north-central Oregon : Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 14, p. 691-698. pdf

Bredehoeft, J.D., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1990, Degassing of carbon dioxide as a possible source of high pore pressures in the crust in Bredehoeft, J.D., and Norton, D.L., eds., The Role of Fluids in Crustal Processes: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, p. 158-164. pdf

Paulson, K.M., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1991, Sodium and chloride data from selected streams in the Lassen area, north-central California , and their relation to thermal-fluid discharge from the Lassen hydrothermal system: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 90-4201 , 29 p. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Mariner, R.H., and Sherrod, D.R., 1991, Hydrothermal systems of the Cascade Range , north-central Oregon : U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-69 , 217 p. (Superceded by U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1044-L .)

Forster, C.B., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1991, How fluids affect volcanoes (meeting report): Eos Transactions American Geophysical Union, v. 72, p. 395-396.

Ingebritsen, S.E., Sherrod, D.R., and Mariner, R.H., 1992, Rates and patterns of groundwater flow in the Cascade Range volcanic arc, and the effect on subsurface temperatures: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 97, p. 4,599-4,627. pdf

Scholl, M.A., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Essaid, H.I., 1993, Comment on "Consequences of phase separation on the distribution of hydrothermal fluids at ASHES vent field, Axial Volcano, Juan de Fuca Ridge" by Christopher G. Fox: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 98, p. 1,813-1,815.

Ingebritsen, S.E., Christenson, B.W., Forster, C.B., Heiken, G.H., and Manning, C.E., 1993, Fluid-volcano interactions (meeting report): GSA Today, v. 3, p. 123; Bulletin of Volcanology, v. 55, p. 542-543; WOVO News, v. 1, no. 3, p. 8-9.

Ingebritsen, S.E., Scholl, M.A., and Sherrod, D.R., 1993, Heat flow from four new research drill holes in the Western Cascades, Oregon , U.S.A. : Geothermics, v. 22, p. 151-163. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Scholl, M.A., 1993, The hydrogeology of Kilauea volcano: Geothermics, v. 22, p. 255-270. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Scholl, M.A., 1993, Annotated bibliography, hydrogeology of Kilauea volcano: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-551-D , 30 p. pdf

Scholl, M.A., Janik, C.J., Ingebritsen, S.E., Kauahikaua, J.P., and Trusdell, F.A., 1993, Preliminary results from an isotope hydrology study of the Kilauea volcano area, Hawaii: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 17, p. 187-193. pdf

Manning, C.E., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Bird, D.K., 1993, Missing mineral zones in contact metamorphosed basalts: American Journal of Science, v. 293, p. 894-938. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Rojstaczer , S.A. , 1993, Controls on geyser periodicity: Science, v. 262, p. 889-892. pdf

Hayba, D.O., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1994, Flow near the critical point: Examination of some pressure-enthalpy paths: Proceedings of the Nineteenth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University , p. 83-89.

Ingebritsen, S.E., Mariner, R.H., and Sherrod, D.R., 1994, Hydrothermal systems of the Cascade Range , north-central Oregon : U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1044-L , 86 p., 2 plates. pdf

Hayba, D.O., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1994, The computer model HYDROTHERM, a three-dimensional finite-difference model to simulate ground-water flow and heat transport in the temperature range of 0 to 1,200oC: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4045 , 85 p.

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Hayba, D.O., 1994, Fluid flow and heat transport near the critical point of H20: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 21, p. 2,199-2,203. pdf

Sorey, M.L., Colvard, E.M., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1994, Measurements of thermal-water discharge outside Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, 1983-1994: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4180-B , 45 p. pdf

Scholl, M.A., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1995, Total and non-seasalt sulfate and chloride measured in bulk precipitation samples from the Kilauea volcano area, Hawaii : U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4001 , 32 p. pdf

Sorey, M.L., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1995, Heat and mass flow from thermal areas in and adjacent to Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, U.S.A.: Proceedings of the World Geothermal Congress, Florence, Italy, p. 751-755.

Scholl, M.A., Ingebritsen, S.E., Janik, C.J., and Kauahikaua, J.P., 1995, An isotope hydrology study of the Kilauea volcano area, Hawaii : U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4213 , 44 p.

Ingebritsen, S.E., Sherrod, D.R., and Mariner, R.H., 1996, Reply to comment by D.D. Blackwell and G.R. Priest on "Rates and patterns of groundwater flow in the Cascade Range volcanic arc, and the effect on subsurface temperatures": Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 101, p. 17,569-17,576. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Scholl, M.A., and Sherrod, D.R., 1996, Reply to comment by D.D. Blackwell and G.R. Priest on "Heat flow from four new research drill holes in the Western Cascades, Oregon , U.S.A. ": Geothermics, v. 25, p. 715-724. pdf

Sherrod, D.R., Ingebritsen, S.E., Curless, J.M., Keith, T.E.C., Diaz, N.M., Deroo, T.G., and Hurlocker, S.L., 1996, Water, rocks, and woods - A field excursion to examine the geology, hydrology, and geothermal resources in the Clackamas, North Santiam, and McKenzie River drainages, Cascade Range, Oregon: Oregon Geology, v. 58, p. 103-124.

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Rojstaczer , S.A. , 1996, Geyser periodicity and the response of geysers to deformation: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 101, p. 21,891-21,905. pdf

Scholl, M.A., Ingebritsen, S.E., Janik, C.J., and Kauahikaua, J.P., 1996, Use of precipitation and groundwater isotopes to interpret regional hydrology on a tropical volcanic island: Kilauea volcano area, Hawaii: Water Resources Research, v. 32, p. 3,525-3,537 pdf

Hayba, D.O., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1997, Multiphase groundwater flow near cooling plutons: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 102, p. 12,235-12,252. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Sanford, W.E., 1998, Groundwater in Geologic Processes: New York , Cambridge University Press, 341 p. (First paperback edition 1999)

Galloway, D.L., Hudnut, K.W., Ingebritsen, S.E., Phillips, S.P., Peltzer, G., Rogez, F., and Rosen, P.A., 1998, Detection of aquifer-system compaction and land subsidence using interferometric synthetic aperture radar, Antelope Valley, Mojave Desert, California: Water Resources Research, v. 34, p. 2,573-2,585. pdf

Manning, C.E., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 1999, Permeability of the continental crust: The implications of geothermal data and metamorphic systems: Reviews of Geophysics, v. 37, p. 127-150. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Manning, C.E., 1999, Geological implications of a permeability-depth curve for the continental crust: Geology, v. 27, p. 1,107-1,110. pdf

Galloway , D.L., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., eds., 1999, Land subsidence in the United States : U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1182 , 175 p. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Jones, D.R., 1999, Santa Clara Valley, California -- A case of arrested subsidence in Galloway, D.L., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., eds., Land subsidence in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1182, p. 15-22.

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Ikehara, M.E., 1999, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta -- The sinking heart of the state in Galloway, D.L., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., eds., Land subsidence in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1182, p. 83-94.

Ingebritsen, S.E., McVoy, Christopher, Glaz, B., and Park, Winifred, 1999, Florida Everglades -- Subsidence threatens agriculture and complicates ecosystem restoration in Galloway, D.L., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., eds., Land subsidence in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1182, p. 95-106.

Galloway, D.L., Ingebritsen, S.E., Riley, F.S., Ikehara, M.E., and Carpenter, M.C., 1999, The role of science in Galloway, D.L., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., eds., Land subsidence in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1182, p. 141-158.

Ingebritsen, S.E., Ikehara , M.E. , Galloway , D.L., and Jones, D.R., 2000, Delta subsidence in California -- The sinking heart of the state: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 005-00 .

Galloway , D.L., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2000, Measuring land subsidence from space: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 051-00 .

Galloway , D.L., Jones, D.R., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2000, Land subsidence in the United States : U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 165-00 .

Ingebritsen, S.E., Galloway, D.L., Colvard, E.M., Sorey, M.L., and Mariner, R.H., 2001, Time-variation of hydrothermal discharge at selected sites in the western United States: Implications for monitoring: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 111, p. 1-23. pdf

Evans, W.C., Mariner, R.H., Ingebritsen, S.E., Kennedy, B.M., van Soest, M.C., and Huebner, M.A., 2002, Report of hydrologic investigations in the Three Sisters area of central Oregon, summer 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4061, 13 p., http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/wri/wri024061.

Wicks, C.W., Jr., Dzurisin, D., Ingebritsen, S.E., Thatcher, W., Lu, Z., and Iverson, J., 2002, Magmatic activity beneath the quiescent Three Sisters volcanic center, central Oregon Cascade Range, Oregon: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 29, doi:10.1029/2001GL014205. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., 2002, Report from the 2001 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer: The Hydrogeologist, Spring 2002 (issue no. 56), p. 7, 15, http://gsahydrodiv.unl.edu/gsahydrodiv/index.htm.

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Manning, C.E., 2002, Diffuse fluid flux through orogenic belts: Implications for the world ocean: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, v. 99, p. 9,113-9,116. (Reprinted in Journal of Geochemical Exploration, v. 78-79, p. 1-5 and in Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Water Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, November 11-12, 2004, p. 39-49.) pdf

Hurwitz, S., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Sorey, M.L., 2002, Episodic thermal perturbations associated with groundwater flow: An example from Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii : Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 107, doi:10.1029/2001JB001654. pdf

Hurwitz, S., Goff, F., Janik, C.J., Evans, W.C., Counce, D.A., Sorey, M.L., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2003, Mixing of magmatic volatiles with groundwater and interaction with basalt on the summit of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 108, doi:10.1029/2001JB001594. pdf

Hurwitz, S., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2003, Good news or bad?: New study of temperature inversions in NSF deep geothermal well at Kilauea volcano: Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin, v. 32, p. 111-115. pdf

Rojstaczer , S.A. , Galloway , D.L., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Rubin, D.R., 2003, Variability in geyser eruptive timing and its causes: Yellowstone National Park : Geophysical Research Letters, v. 30, doi:10.1029/2003GL017853. pdf

Galloway , D.L., Coplin, L.S., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2003, Effects of land subsidence in the greater Houston area in Agthe, D.E., Billings , R.B., and Buras, N., Managing Urban Water Supply: Dordrecht , Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 187-203.

Hurwitz, S., Kipp, K.L., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Reid, M.E., 2003, Groundwater flow, heat transport, and water-table position within volcanic edifices: Implications for volcanic processes in the Cascade Range: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 108, doi:10.1029/2003JB002565. pdf

Evans, W.C., van Soest, M.C., Mariner, R.H., Hurwitz, S., Ingebritsen, S.E., Wicks, C.W., Jr., and Schmidt, M.E., 2004, Magmatic intrusion west of Three Sisters, central Oregon, USA: The perspective from spring geochemistry: Geology, v. 32, p. 69-72. pdf

Hogeweg, N., Keith, T.E.C., Colvard, E.M., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2005, Ongoing hydrothermal heat loss from the Valley of 10,000 Smokes, Alaska : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 143, p. 279-291. pdf

Kipp, K.L., Hsieh, P.A., Hayba, D.O., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2005, HYDROTHERM: A simulator of two-phase ground-water flow and heat transport: International Ground Water Modeling Center Newsletter, v. 23, no. 3, p. 3.

Christiansen, L.B., Hurwitz, S., Saar , M.O., Hsieh, P.A., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2005, Seasonal seismicity at western United States volcanoes: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 240, p. 307-321. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Sanford , W.E., and Neuzil, C.E., 2006, Groundwater in Geologic Processes, 2nd edition: Cambridge , Cambridge University Press, 536 p.

Christiansen, L.B., Hurwitz, S., and Ingebritsen, S.E., 2007, Annual modulation of seismicity along the San Andreas Fault near Parkfield, CA: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 34, L04306, doi:10.1029/2006GL028634. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Hurwitz, S., and Brodsky, E., 2008, Note from the Hubbert Quorum: Geofluids, v. 8, p. 1-2. pdf

Rojstaczer, S.A., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Hayba, D.O., 2008, Permeability of continental crust influenced by internal and external forcing: Geofluids, v. 8, p. 128-139. pdf

Hutnak, M., Hurwitz, S., Ingebritsen, S., Hsieh., 2009, Numerical models of caldera deformation: Effects of multi-phase and multi-component hydrothermal fluid flow, Journal of Geophysical Research, pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Geiger, S., Hurwitz, S., and Driesner, T., 2010, Numerical simulation of magmatic hydrothermal systems: Reviews of Geophysics, v. 48, RG1002, doi:10.1029/2009RG000287.pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., 2010, Book review: Geological Fluid Dynamics – Sub-surface Flow and Reactions: American Journal of Science, v. 310, p. 128-129.

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Manning, C.E., 2010, Permeability of the continental crust: Dynamic variations inferred from seismicity and metamorphism: Geofluids, v. 10, p. 193-205. pdf

Fairley, J.P., Ingebritsen, S.E., and Podgorney, R.K., 2010, Challenges for modeling of enhanced geothermal systems: Ground Water, v. 48, p.482-483. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., and Mariner, R.H., 2010, Hydrothermal heat discharge in the Cascade Range, northwestern United States: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 196, p. 208-218, doi:10.1016/j.volgeores.2010.07.023. pdf

Ingebritsen, S.E., Worden, R., and Yardley, B., 2011, Biographical profile of incoming editor Mark Person: Geofluids, v. 11, p. 1-2.

Palguta, J., Williams, C.F., Ingebritsen, S.E., Hickman, S.H., and Sonnenthal, E., 2011, An approach to modeling coupled thermal-hydraulic-chemical processes in geothermal sytems: Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford Geothermal Program Technical Report SGP-TR-191, 14 p.

Gundersen, L.C.S., Belnap, J., Goldhaber, M., Goldstein, A., Haeussler, P.J., Ingebritsen, S.E., Jones, J.W., Plumlee, G.S., Thieler, E.R., Thompson, R.S., and Back, J.M., 2011, Geology for a changing world 2010-2020 — Implementing the U.S. Geological Survey science strategy: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1369, 68 p. pdf