Joseph Asante

Joseph Asante


Dr. Joseph  Asante


Associate Professor


Earth Sciences, Box 5062

Email Address:


(931) 372-3576


Kittrell Hall 306


Dr. Asante teaches Hydrogeology, Environmental Aqueous Geochemistry, Remote Sensing and various introductory geoscience courses. His research interests include the hydrogeology of karst, intermountain basins and environmental monitoring.

PhD in Geoscience (Hydrogeology/Hydrology), University of Nevada Las Vegas; MSc in Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg; BSc in Geology, University of Ghana

Recent Publications (*denotes student author)

Asante, J., and Kreamer, D., 2018, Identifying local and regional groundwater in basins: chemical and stable isotopic attributes of multivariate classification of hydrochemical data, the Lower Virgin River Basin, Nevada, Arizona and Utah. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies v. 54(4), p.370- 391.

Asante, J., Dotson, S.*, Hart, E., Kreamer, D.K., 2018, Water circulation in karst systems: Comparing physiochemical and environmental isotopic data interpretation, Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 77, 1-18. 

Akoto, O., Nimako, C. Asante, J. and D. Bailey*, 2016, Heavy metals enrichment in surface soil from abandoned waste disposal sites in a hot and wet tropical area, Environmental Processes, v. 3, p. 747-761.

Asante, J. and D. Kreamer, 2015, A new approach to identify recharge areas in the lower Virgin River basin and surrounding basins by multivariate statistics, Mathematical Geosciences, v. 47, p. 819-842.