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Soil Science


Dr. Frank Casey
Professor, Soil Science
Director, School of Natural Resource Sciences

Office: 123 Walster Hall, Box 5638
Phone: 701-231-8577
Fax: 701-231-7861


  • Ph.D. Soil Science (Soil Physics) and Water Resources, Iowa State University, 2000
  • M.S. Soil Science (Soil Physics), Iowa State University, 1996
  • B.S. Natural Resource Management (Water Resources), University of Connecticut, 1993


  • July 1, 2006 - Present: Associate Professor, Soil Physics NDSU
  • February 27, 2000– June 30, 2006: Assistant Professor, Soil Physics NDSU

Courses Taught:

  • "Soil and the Environment"
  • "Soil and Pollution"
  • "Modeling Environmental Fate and Transport"

Research Goals:

  • Field oriented study of water flow and chemical transport processes, and the spatial and temporal scales at which these are observed. Use of laboratory experiments to help identify these relationships. To develop, evaluate, and extend methods for characterizing flow and transport at different scales.

Publications listed on Web of Science

Publications listed on Google Scholar


2006 Earl & Dorthy Foster Excellence in Teaching Award, Early Career. North Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.

2006 Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Manuscript Reviews, Journal of Environmental Quality. Recognizes outstanding professional contributions in reviewing one or more papers during 2005. Given to six individuals.

2004 Early Career Award, Soil Physics Division (S1) of the Soil Science Society of America

2004 Larson/Yaggie Excellence in Research Award, Early Career. College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources at North Dakota State University.

2001 Outstanding Reviewer Award. Soil and Water Division of the Transactions of the ASAE and Applied Engineering in Agriculture.

Current Students:

  • Xuelian Bai - Ph.D. candidate
  • Katie Chambers - M.S.

Former Students

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Soil Science Department
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Nathan.Derby@NDSU.EDU

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012 9:57:04 AM