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Holly Michael

Unidel Fraser Russell Career Development Chair in Environment Associate Professor

Dr. Holly Michael is an associate professor of geology in the Department of Geological Sciences in the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment. She has joint appointments in the Department of Geography and School of Marine Science and Policy.

Dr. Michael's research has been published in Nature and Science, among other journals, attracting the attention of national news media.

In 2012, Dr. Michael was the recipient of a prestigious, highly competitive National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award. (Read more)

Dr. Michael leads the Hydrogeology Group in the Department of Geological Sciences.


An arsenic forecast for China

Journal of Hydrology

Geologic effects on groundwater salinity and discharge into an estuary

Water Resources Research

Global assessment of vulnerability to sea-level rise in topography-limited and recharge-limited coastal groundwater systems


• Environmental Fluid Dynamics• Geochemistry• Water Science• Coastal-Zone Management• Environmental Interactions


CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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