Dr. Mohammad Z. Iqbal

Professor of Geology
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
Latham 138
Ph. D. Geology (1994), Indiana University
M. S. Geology (1990), University of Akron, Ohio
M. Sc. Geology (1985), Dhaka University, Bangladesh
B. Sc. Geology (1982), Dhaka University, Bangladesh
Research Interests: 
  • Groundwater flow and subsurface contaminant transport mechanisms
  • Impact of agricultural practices on aquatic ecosystems
  • Watershed hydrology
  • Rai, S., and Iqbal, M. Z., 2014, Using fluorescein and bromide tracers to investigate the role of baseflow in a small suburban watershed in Iowa, USA.  Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10143.
  • Gautam, S., and Iqbal, M.Z., 2010. Using stable isotopes of nitrogen to study its source and transformation in a heavily farmed watershed. Environmental Earth Sciences, 60:11-20.
  • Iqbal, M.Z. and Fields, C.L., 2009. Mapping of accumulated nitrogen in the sediment pore water of a eutrophic lake in Iowa, USA. Environmental Geology, 57:465-475.
  • Iqbal, M.Z., 2008. Short-term variability in isotopic composition of precipitation: A case study from the Midwestern United States. Hydrological Processes, 22:4609-4619.
  • Iqbal, M.Z. and Chowdhury, S.H., 2007. Using on-campus monitoring wells to enhance student learning in geo-hydrology courses. Journal of Geoscience Education, 55(5):364-370.
  • Forest, I., Iqbal, M. Z., and Mercer, D. R., 2006. Reliability of water quality test strips for field measurement of nutrients essential for developing mosquito larvae. American Journal of Undergraduate Research, 5(2):1-8.

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