Daniel Montiel

Graduate Student

  • dmontielmartin@crimson.ua.edu
  • 1089

Degree Program



Natasha Dimova

Primary Specialization



BS, Environmental Sciences with major in Geology, University of Malaga (Malaga, Spain), 2011
Undergraduate thesis topic: Assessment of hydraulic resources in Velez-Malaga coastal aquifer, an integrated view.

MS in Hydrogeology, University of Malaga (Malaga, Spain), 2013
Thesis topic: BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene) contamination of groundwater in fine-grained porous media.

Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL, USA), 2014-present
Dissertation topic: Comparing magnitude and mechanisms of SGD and associated nutrient fluxes in two contrasting coastal aquifer systems: Mobile Bay (AL) and Maro-Cerrogordo (Spain).

Courses Taught

TA for GEO 101

Current Research Projects

Up From The Ground

Research Group

Coastal Hydrology

Representative Publications


Montiel, D; N. Dimova; B. Andreo; J. Prieto; J. Garcia-Orellana; and V. Rodellas. Assessing submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) and nitrate fluxes in highly heterogeneous coastal karst aquifers: challenges and solutions (2017), Journal of Hydrology, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.12.036

Rhodes, K.; Proffitt, T.; Rowley, T.; Knappett, P.; N. Dimova; Tebo, D.; Miller, G., *Montiel, D. (2017) Quantifying groundwater discharged to a low-gradient river with high-frequency differential gaging and natural tracers (Water Resources ResearchWRRin press)

Curriculum Vitae

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