Project Description

Charles F. Harvey


Research Interests: hydrogeology, geochemical processes


Parsons Laboratory
Room 48-309
15 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA, 02139

Telephone: 617.258.0392
Assistant: Jacqueline Foster /


  • B.A. 1986, Oberlin College, Mathematics
  • M.S. 1992, Stanford University, Applied Earth Science
  • Ph.D. 1996, Stanford University, Geological and Environmental Sciences

Research Interests

  • Hydrogeology
  • Geochemical Transport and Cycling
  • Environmental Management

Teaching Interests

  • Hydrogeology
  • Subsurface Chemical Transport and Reaction
  • Geostatistics
  • Isotope Hydrology
  • Water Resources Management

Selected Publications

  1. Anthropogenic Influences on Groundwater Arsenic Concentrations in Bangladesh, Nature Geoscience, 2010, (R. B. Neumann, K. N. Ashfaque, A. B. M. Badruzzaman, M. Ashraf Ali, J. K. Shoemaker and C. F. Harvey)
  2. The Energy Penalty of Post-Combustion CO2Capture & Storage and Implications for Retrofitting the Installed Base, Energy & Environmental Science, 2009, (K. House, C. F. Harvey, M. Aziz, D. Schrag).
  3. Seasonal Water Exchange between Aquifers and the Coastal Ocean, Nature, 436, 1145-1149, 2005,  (H. Michael, A. Mulligan and C. F. Harvey).
  4. Arsenic Mobility and Groundwater Extraction in Bangladesh, Science, 298, p. 1602-1606, November, 2002, (Harvey, C. F., Swartz, C.H., Badruzzman, B., Keon, N.E., Yu. W., Ali, A., Jay, J., Beckie, R., Niedan, V., Brabander, D, Oates, P., Ahsfaque, K., Islam, S., Hemond, H.F., Ahmed, F.).