Simon Fraser University

Our Group

Current Members

Dr Dirk Kirste
Dr. Dirk Kirste
Associate Professor
B.Sc. Hons., UBC; M.Sc., University of Waterloo; Ph.D., University of Calgary

Hydrogeochemistry, aqueous and isotope geochemistry, geochemical modelling

Dr Dirk Kirste

Teresa Rosales Ramirez
Ph.D. Candidate, 2014 -
B.Sc., Institute Tecnologico de Ciudad Madero, 2009
M.Sc., Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada, 2012

Project: A risk assessment framework for groundwater resources in areas of shale gas development.

Dr Dirk Kirste
Anja Frank
M.Sc. Student, 2012 -
B.Sc. , University of Trier, 2012

Project: Impact of co-contaminants in numerical reactive transport modeling of carbon storage

Dr Dirk Kirste
Glenn Jasechko
M.Sc. Student, 2014 -
B.Sc. , University of Victoria, 2013

Project: Geochemical controls on groundwater quality in the Gulf Islands, BC

Dr Dirk Kirste
Ismena Bystron
M.Sc. Student, 2014 -
B.Sc. , University of Guelph, 2013

Project: Groundwater flow, springs and aquifer dynamics in Northeast BC


Former Members

Dr Dirk Kirste

Jolene Hermanson
M.Sc. Student, 2011 - 2014
B.Sc. Hons., University of Victoria, 2009

Project: Simulating impacts of physical and chemical reservoir heterogeneity on CO2 geological storage mechanisms using numerical reactive transport modeling


Mr Rafael Cavalcanti de Albuquerque
Mr Rafael Cavalcanti de Albuquerque
M.Sc. student, 2008 - 2011
B.Sc. Hons., Acadia University, 2007.

Project: Hydrogeochemical assessment of arsenic occurrences in groundwaters in complex glaciomarine sediment aquifers

Hydrogeochemistry, applied geochemistry