Mike Friedel

 

Full Name: Mike Friedel

Position: Groundwater Numerical Modeller

Contact details

Email: M.Friedel
Phone: +64-4-570 4396

Qualifications

1983: BSc, Geology; 1986: MSc, Hydrogeology/Geophysics; 1996: MSc, Geological Engineering; 2002: PhD, Water Resources Science

Professional activities

American Geophysical Union: Member
European Geosciences Union: Member
Geological Society of America: Member

Major publications

Esfahani, A.A.; Friedel, M.J. 2014 Forecasting conditional climate-change using a hybrid approach. Environmental Modelling & Software, 52: 83-97; doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.10.009

Friedel, M.J. 2014 Data-driven modeling of background and mine-related acidity and metals in river basins. Environmental pollution, 184: 530-539; doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.09.036

Friedel, M.J.; Iwashita, F. 2013 Hybrid modeling of spatial continuity for application to numerical inverse problems. Environmental Modelling & Software, 43: 60-79; doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.01.009

Moreira, L.P.; Friedel, M.J.; Franca, G.S. 2013 Uncertainty analysis in the joint inversion of receiver function and surface-wave dispersion, Parana Basin, Southeast Brazil. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(3): 1981-1992; doi: 10.1785/0120120167

Vicente, L.E.; Friedel, M.J.; Iwashita, F.; Koga-Vicente, A. 2013 Mapeamento de características de solos tropicais utilizando Self-Organizing Map aplicado à dados hiperespectrais. p. 8948-8955 IN: Anais XVI Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto - SBSR, Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brasil, 13 a 18 de abril de 2013. São José dos Campos: INPE

Friedel, M.J. 2012 Hybrid modeling to predict the economic feasibility of mining undiscovered porphyry copper deposits. Applied Soft Computing, 13(2): 1016-1032; doi: 10.1016/j.asoc.2012.09.019

Friedel, M.J. 2012 Data-driven modeling of surface temperature anomaly and solar activity trends. Environmental Modelling & Software, 37: 217-232; doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.04.016

Friedel, M.J.; Asch, T.H.; Oden, C. 2012 Hybrid analysis of multiaxis electromagnetic data for discrimination of munitions and explosives of concern. Geophysical Journal International, 190(2): 960-980; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05522.x

Friedel, M.J.; de Souza Filho, O.F.; Iwashita, F.; Silva, A.M.; Yoshinaga, S. 2012 Data-driven modeling for groundwater exploration in fractured crystalline terrain, northeast Brazil. Hydrogeology journal, 20(6): 1061-1080; doi: 10.1007/s10040-012-0855-1

Iwashita, F.; Friedel, M.J.; Ribeiro, G.F.; Fraser, S.J. 2012 Intelligent estimation of spatially distributed soil physical properties. Geoderma, 170: 1-10; doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2011.11.002

Asch, T.; Friedel, M.J. 2011 ALLTEM UXO discrmination results from the Aberdeen proving ground using a hybrid generalized neural analysis and standard dipole inversion and classification scheme. IN: 24th Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems 2011 (SAGEEP 2011). Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society ( EEGS )

Baber, A.; Tayfur, G.; Gunduz, O.; Howard, K.W.F.; Friedel, M.J.; Chambel, A. (eds) 2011 Climate change and its effects on water resources : issues of national and global security. Dordrecht: Springer. NATO Science for Peace and Security. Series C: Environmental security vol. 3. xvi, 303 p.

Friedel, M.J. 2011 Modeling hydrologic and geomorphic hazards across post-fire landscapes using a self-organizing map approach. Environmental Modelling & Software, 26(12): 1660-1674; doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.07.001

Friedel, M.J. 2011 Climate change effects on ecosystem services in the United States : issues of national and global security. p. 17-24; doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-1143-3_3 IN: Baber, A.; Tayfur, G.; Gunduz, O.; Howard, K.W.F.; Friedel, M.J.; Chambel, A. (eds) Climate change and its effects on water resources : issues of national and global security. Dordrecht: Springer. NATO Science for Peace and Security. Series C: Environmental security vol. 3.

Friedel, M.J. 2011 A data-driven approach for modeling post-fire debris-flow volumes and their uncertainty. Environmental Modelling & Software, 26(12): 1583-1598; doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.07.014

Iwashita, F.; Friedel, M.J.; de Souza Filho, C.R.; Fraser, S.J. 2011 Using self-organizing maps to analyze high-dimensional geochemistry data across Paraná, Brazil. p. 5729-5736 IN: Anais XV Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto - SBSR, Curitiba, PR, Brasil, 30 de abril a 05 de maio de 2011. São José dos Campos: INPE

Iwashita, F.; Friedel, M.J.; de Souza Filho, C.R.; Fraser, S.J. 2011 Hillslope chemical weathering across Paraná, Brazil : a data mining-GIS hybrid approach. Geomorphology, 132(3/4): 167-175; doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.05.006

Friedel, M.J. 2008 Regularized joint inverse estimation of extreme rainfall amounts in ungauged coastal basins of El Salvador. Natural hazards, 46(1): 15-34; doi: 10.1007/s11069-007-9179-1

Friedel, M.J.; Smith, M.E.; Chica, A.M.E.; Litke, D. 2008 Probable flood predictions in ungauged coastal basins of El Salvador. Journal of hydrologic engineering, 13(5): 321-332; doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1084-0699(2008)13:5(321)

Figueroa-Johnson, M.A.; Tindall, J.A.; Friedel, M.J. 2007 A comparison of 18O[delta] composition of water extracted from suction lysimeters, centrifugation, and azeotropic distillation. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 184(1-4): 63-75; doi: 10.1007/s11270-007-9399-8

Liu, L.; Tindall, J.A.; Friedel, M.J. 2007 Biodegradation of PAHs and PCBs in soils and sludges. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 181(1-4): 281-296; doi: 10.1007/s11270-006-9299-3

Liu, L.; Tindall, J.A.; Friedel, M.J.; Zhang, W. 2007 Biodegradation of organic chemicals in soil/water micocosms system : model development. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 178(1-4): 131-143; doi: 10.1007/s11270-006-9185-z

Friedel, M.J. 2006 Predicting probable effects of urbanization on future ecological integrity in the Upper Illinois Basin, USA. p. 71-92 IN: Baba, A.; Howard, K.W.F.; Gunduz, O. (eds) Groundwater and ecosystems : [proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Groundwater and Ecosystems, Canakkale, Turkey, 5-7 September 2005]. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. NATO science series. Series IV, Earth and environmental sciences 70.

Friedel, M.J. 2006 Predictive streamflow uncertainty in relation to calibration-constraint information, model complexity, and model bias. International Journal of River Basin Management, 4(2): 109-123; doi: 10.1080/15715124.2006.9635281

Friedel, M.J. 2006 Reliability in estimating urban groundwater recharge through the vadose zone : managing sustainable development in arid and semiarid regions. p. 169-182; doi: 10.1007/1-4020-5175-1_13 IN: Tellam, J.H.; Rivett, M.O.; Israfilov, R.G.; Herringshaw, L.G. (eds) Urban groundwater management and sustainability : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Management and Sustainable Development of Urban Groundwater Systems, Baku, Azerbaijan, 6-15 August 2004. NATO science series. Series IV, Earth and environmental sciences v. 74.

Friedel, M.J. 2005 Coupled inverse modeling of vadose zone water, heat, and solute transport: calibration constraints, parameter nonuniqueness, and predictive uncertainty. Journal of Hydrology, 312(1-4): 148-175; doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005.02.013

Stearns, M.; Tindall, J.A.; Cronin, G.; Friedel, M.J.; Bergquist, E. 2005 Effects of coal-bed methane discharge waters on the vegetation and soil ecosystem in Powder River Basin, Wyoming. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 168(1-4): 33-57; doi: 10.1007/s11270-005-3584-4

Tindall, J.A.; Friedel, M.J.; Szmajter, R.J.; Cuffin, S.M. 2005 Part 1. Vadose-zone column studies of toluene (enhanced bioremediation) in a shallow unconfined aquifer. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 168(1-4): 325-357; doi: 10.1007/s11270-005-3584-4

Tindall, J.A.; Weeks, E.P.; Friedel, M.J. 2005 Part 2. A field study of enhanced remediation of Toluene in the vadose zone using a nutrient solution. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 168(1-4): 359-389; doi: 10.1007/s11270-005-3584-4

Friedel, M.J. 1999 Ground-water risk assessment - Cyprus Mine tailings impoundment. IN: U.S. Geological Survey - Unsaturated Zone Interest Group, Menlo Park, CA, Jan. 13, 1999. Unsaturated Zone Interest Group

Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J.; Denton, D.K.; Friedel, M.J. 1999 Seismic tomography as a tool for measuring stress in mines. Mining Engineering, 51(1): 77-80

Friedel, M.J.; Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J. 1997 Temporal imaging of mine-induced stress change using seismic tomography. Engineering Geology, 46(2): 131-141; doi: 10.1016/S0013-7952(96)00107-X

Nieber, J.; Friedel, M.; Sharratt, B.S. 1997 Modeling equations for two-dimensional coupled heat, fluid and solute transport in variably-saturated, variably-frozen soils. p. 140-146 IN: Iskander, I.K. (ed) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Physics, Chemistry, and Ecoogy of Seasonally Frozen Soils, Fairbanks, Alaska, June 10-12, 1997. Hanover, N.H.: U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. Special report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) 97-10.

Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J.; Friedel, M.J. 1997 Investigation of a rock-burst site, Sunshine Mine, Kellogg, Idaho. p. 311-315 IN: Gibowicz, S.J.; Lasocki, S. (eds) Rockbursts and seismicity in mines: proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines, Kraków, Poland, 11-14 August 1997. Krakow, Poland: A.A. Balkema

Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J.; Friedel, M.J.; Denton, D.K. 1997 Relative stress conditions in an underground pillar, Homestake Mine, Lead, SD. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 34(3/4): paper no. 278; doi: 10.1016/S1365-1609(97)00235-9

Friedel, M.J.; Jackson, M.J.; Williams, E.M.; Olson, M.S.; Westman, E. 1996 Tomographic imaging of coal pillar conditions : Observations and implications. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Abstracts, 33(3): 279-290; doi: 10.1016/0148-9062(95)00061-5

Friedel, M.J.; Scott, D.F.; Jackson, M.J.; Williams, T.J.; Killen, S.M. 1996 3-D tomographic imaging of anomalous stress conditions in a deep US gold mine. Journal of applied geophysics, 36(1): 1-17; doi: 10.1016/S0926-9851(96)00027-4

Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J.; Friedel, M.J. 1996 Application of seismic tomography in underground mining. p. 654-659 IN: Ozdemir, L. .... [et al.] (eds) 15th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining : proceedings : Golden, Colorado, USA, August 13-15, 1996. Golden, Colo.: Colorado School of Mines

Friedel, M.J.; Jackson, M.J.; Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J.; Olson, M.S. 1995 3-D tomographic imaging of anomalous conditions in a deep silver mine. Journal of applied geophysics, 34(1): 1-21; doi: 10.1016/0926-9851(95)00007-O

Friedel, M.J.; Scott, D.F.; Jackson, M.J.; Williams, T.J.; and Killen, S.M. 1995 3-D seismic tomographic investigation of mechanical conditions in a deep US gold mine. p. 689-695 IN: Rossmanith, H-P. (ed) Mechanics of jointed and faulted rock : Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Mechanics of Jointed and Faulted Rock, MJFR-2, Vienna, Austria, 10-14 April 1995. Rotterdam: AA Balkema

Jackson, M.J.; Friedel, M.J.; Tweeton, D.R.; Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J. 1995 Three-dimensional imaging of underground mine structures using geophysical tomography, with tests for resolution and robustness. p. 23-32 IN: Mitri, H.S. (ed) Proceedings of the Third Canadian Conference on Computer Applications in the Mineral Industry, Montreal, Quebec, 22/25 October 1995. Montreal: McGill University

Jackson, M.J.; Friedel, M.J.; Tweeton, D.R.; Scott, D.F.; Williams, T.J. 1995 Three-dimensional imaging of underground mine structures using seismic tomography. p. 112-127 IN: Bell, R.S. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems : SAGEEP '95 ; April 23-26, 1995, Twin Towers Hotel, Orlando, Florida.

Scott, D.F.; Friedel, M.J.; Jackson, M.J.; Williams, T.J. 1995 Use of tomographic imaging as a tool to identify areas of high stress in remnant ore pillars in deep underground mines. p. 323-335 IN: Maleki, H.; Wopat, P.F.; Repsher, R.C.; Tuchman, R.J. (eds) Proceedings : mechanics and mitigation of violent failure in coal and hard-rock mines. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines. Special publication (United States. Bureau of Mines) 01-95.

Westman, E.C.; Friedel, M.J.; Williams, E.M.; Jackson, M.J. 1995 Seismic tomography to image coal structure stress distribution. p. 105-117 IN: Maleki, H.; Wopat, P.F.; Repsher, R.C.; Tuchman, R.J. (eds) Proceedings : mechanics and mitigation of violent failure in coal and hard-rock mines. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines. Special publication (United States. Bureau of Mines) 01-95.

Friedel, M.J. 1994 3D tomographic imaging of anomalous conditions in a deep mine. p. 92-107 IN: Bell, R.S.; Lepper, M. (eds) Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems : SAGEEP '94 ; March 27-31, 1994, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts. Englewood, Colo.: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society

Moyle, P.R.; Fay, J.M.; Friedel, M.J. 1994 Integrated geophysical characterization of mine-waste sites in the Coeur d’Alene Mining District, Idaho. p. 857-868 IN: Lepper, C.M.; Bell, R.S. (eds) Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems : March 27-31, 1994, Boston, Massachusetts. Englewood, Colo.: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society

Friedel, M.J. 1993 Scale-dependence and the hydrologic design of in situ copper leaching operations. Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., 294: 1918-1926

Friedel, M.J. 1993 Application of seismic tomography for assessing yield pillar stress conditions. p. 292-301 IN: Peng, S.S. Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, August 3-5, 1993.

Hanson, J.C.; Tweeton, D.R.; Friedel, M.J. 1993 A geophysical field experiment for detecting and monitoring conductive fluids. Leading edge (Tulsa, Okla.), 12(9): 930-937

Hauser, K.L.; Friedel, M.J. 1993 Geophysical techniques applied to cavity detection at the Wharf Mine, Lead, South Dakota. p. 617-636 IN: Miller, R.J.; Dennis, R.F. Fourth Tunnel Detection Symposium on Subsurface Exploration Technology : proceedings : April 26-29, 1993, Golden, Colorado, USA. Golden, Colo.: Colorado School of Mines

Jackson, M.; Wedepohl, E.; Friedel, M.J.; Hauser, K. 1993 Forward modeling of electromagnetic wave propagation in layered media : implications for cross-borehole radio-wave detection of voids in coal measure rocks. p. 399-412 IN: Miller, R.J.; Dennis, R.F. Fourth Tunnel Detection Symposium on Subsurface Exploration Technology : proceedings : April 26-29, 1993, Golden, Colorado, USA. Golden, Colo.: Colorado School of Mines

Friedel, M.J.; Jones, P.M. 1992 Geostatistical analysis of dynamic transmissivity during in situ copper leaching. p. 49-61 IN: Kim, Y.C. 23rd international symposium application of computers and operations research in the mineral industry : [Tucson], April 7-11, 1992. Littleton: Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

Jackson, M.J.; Tweeton, D.R.; Friedel, M.J. 1992 Approaches for optimizing the use of available information in crosshole seismic tomographic reconstruction. p. 130-143 IN: Roberts, C.A. (ed) Proceedings : GeoTech '92, August 29-September 1, 1992, Sheraton Denver Tech Center, Denver, Colorado. [Denver, Colo.]: Denver GeoTech, Inc.

Jessop, J.A.; Borek, D.L.; Jackson, M.J.; Tweeton, D.R.; Friedel, M.J. 1992 Evaluation of a stope leaching site using geotomography. p. 599-616 IN: Swan, S.A..; Coyne, K.R. (eds) In Situ Recovery of Minerals II : Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, 1992. New York, NY: Engineering Foundation

Jessop, J.A.; Friedel, M.J.; Jackson, M.J.; Tweeton, D.R. 1992 Fracture detection with seismic crosshole tomography for solution control in a stope. p. 487-587 IN: Bell, R.S. (ed) Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems : SAGEEP '92 ; April 26-29, 1992, Oakbrook Marriott Hotel, Oakbrook, IL. Golden, Colo.: The Society

Schmidt, R.D.; Early, D.; Friedel, M.J. 1992 Analysis and implications of dynamic transmissivity conditions during in situ copper leaching. p. 259-286 IN: Swan, S.A..; Coyne, K.R. (eds) In Situ Recovery of Minerals II : Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, 1992. New York, NY: Engineering Foundation

Thill, R.E.; Friedel, M.J.; Jessop, J.A. 1992 Integrated geophysics and geotomography for ground control applications. p. 51-69 IN: Chugh, Y.P.; Beasley, G.A. Proceedings, Fourth Conference on Ground Control for Midwestern U.S. Coal Mines : held at Ramada Hotel, Mt. Vernon, Illinois, November 2-4, 1992. [Carbondale, Ill.]: Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

Tweeton, D.R.; Hanson, J.C.; Friedel, M.J.; Dahl, L.J. 1992 Field tests of geophysical methods for monitoring the flow patterns of leach solution. p. 179-199 IN: Swan, S.A..; Coyne, K.R. (eds) In Situ Recovery of Minerals II : Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, 1992. New York, NY: Engineering Foundation

Friedel, M.J.; Schmidt, R.D. 1991 Effect of an unsaturated setting on the hydrology of in situ copper leaching. preprint 91-161 IN: 1991 SME annual meeting : Denver, Colorado, February 25 - 28, 1991 : [preprints]. Littleton, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

Friedel, M.J.; Thill, R.E. 1991-1992 U.S. Bureau research on the Kaiser effect for determining stress in rock. Journal of Acoustic Emission, 10(1/2): S77-S89

Friedel, M.J.; Hanson, J.C. 1990 An integrated geophysical approach to detection of abandoned mine openings. p. 57-86 IN: Proceedings 12th Annual National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs Conference : returning mined land to beneficial use : September 16-20, 1990 : Breckenridge, Colorado. Denver, Colo.: Mined Land Reclamation Division, Inactive Mine Reclamation Program

Jessop, J.A.; Thill, R.E.; Friedel, M.J. 1990 Acoustic site characterization studies for in situ mining. preprint 90-184 IN: SME annual meeting : Salt Lake City, Utah, February 26 - March 1, 1990 : [preprints]. Littleton, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

Schmidt, R.D.; Friedel, M.J.; Behnke, K. 1990 Hydrologic considerations of underground in place copper leaching. preprint 90-179 IN: SME annual meeting : Salt Lake City, Utah, February 26 - March 1, 1990 : [preprints]. Littleton, Colo.: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

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