Dr.K’s contact info - E-mail: kackstae@msudenver.edu | Tel: (303) 556 3070

GEL4250 Hydrogeology

Dr.K’s GRAPH PAPER COLLECTION - PDF file of most common graph papers to be used during the course. Please download, print, bring to class.

While I believe the links and software to be virus free and contain NO malware, I CANNOT guarantee this. VISIT, DOWNLOAD or INSTALL AT YOUR OWN RISK!



Free Hydrochemistry & Water Analysis Software

Professional Version Uppgrade: $29

Platforms: XP, Vista, Win 7 and 8

Simple anion / cation balancing and modeling.


Mostly freeware or very affordable technical / professional software for the Hydro Sciences


Package with modules. Mostly for surface water, but with some hydrogeologic and hydrochemical features

Under development. So far FREE.

Platforms: Vista, Win 7 and 8 (limited XP)

New Slovakian product. Looks promising.


Free trialware distributed by Rockware for extensive hydrochemical plotting.. Feature-limited: You can type in your own analyses, but cannot import other datasets, save files or print them.

Academic License:Upgrade $149

Platforms: Win 98/2000/XP/Vista*/7* (*Administrative Privileges required)

Academic pricing is not bad. Usually these professional softwares exceed $500 for academic licenses and are through the roof for commercial applications.

THE HYDROGEOLOGIST’S HOMEPAGE - Website by David M. Diodato, Ph.D. with hundreds of links to hydrogeological organizations, software, data, jobs, and more.

EXCEL for Hydrogeology - Compiled by the Nevada branch of the USGS. Collection of many spreadsheet applications for hydrogeology, including Piper Diagram plotting and much more.