David L. Ozsvath

Professor of Geology
Ph.D., Binghamton University, 1985


Hydrogeology; geochemistry; geomorphology; environmental geology; glacial geology.


Groundwater flow modeling; geochemical controls on groundwater quality; contaminant hydrogeology.


  1. Rafique, T., Naseem, S., Ozsvath, D., Hussain, R., and T. Usmani, 2015, Geochemical control of high fluoride groundwater in Umarkot Sub-District, Thar Desert,  Pakistan; Science of the Total Environment, vol. 530-531, p. 271-278. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.05.038.
  2. Ozsvath, D.L., 2014, Sustainability and Growth: Got Water?, The Built Environment: Planning and Design in Small Cities and Town; Center for the Small City, UW-Stevens Point.
  3. Battaleb-Looie, S., Moore, F., Jafari, H., Jacks, G., and D.L. Ozsvath, 2012, Hydrogeochemical evolution of groundwaters with excess fluoride from Dashtestan, Iran; Environmental Earth Sciences, vol. 67, no. 4, p. 1173-1182. DOI:10.1007/s12665-012-1560-z.
  4. Abbott, L.C., Fox, M.A., Martinez-Mier, E.A., and D.L. Ozsvath, 2010, Comment-Response Summary Report for the Peer Review of the Fluoride: Exposure and Relative Source Contribution Analysis Document; U.S. EPA Office of Water, Office of Science and Technology, Health and Ecological Criteria Divison, Washinton, DC, 820-R-10-014, http://water.epa.gov/action/advisories/drinking/upload/EPA_comments11-8-2010.pdf
  5. Ozsvath, D.L., 2009, Fluoride and Environmental Health: a Review; Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology 8, No. 1: 59-79. (invited paper)
  6. Ozsvath, D.L., 2009, Effect of Climate Change on Groundwater Recharge, Central Wisconsin; 32nd Annual Applied Geography Conferences, Baton Rouge, LA.
  7. 2008 Outstanding Referee Award from editorial team of Waste Management journal.
  8. Ozsvath, D.L., 2007, Natural Controls on Fluoride Concentrations in a Fractured, Crystalline Bedrock Aquifer; 30th Annual Applied Geography Conferences, Indianapolis, IN.
  9. Ozsvath, D.L., 2006, Fluoride Concentrations in a Crystalline Bedrock Aquifer, Marathon County, Wisconsin; Environmental Geology, vol. 50, no. 1, p. 132-138.
  10. Ozsvath, D.L., 2006, Working with Their Strengths: Reconfiguring an Introductory Course; in: Gingrasso, S., and L.O. Wilson, eds.; Views from the Bridge: Reflections into Changed Practice, The UW-SP Faculty Alliance for Creating and Enhancing Teaching Strategies (FACETS), University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, p. 63-67.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                <-- Back to Faculty & Staff Page