VIP Biography for
Arnold Ivan Johnson, Ph.D.
|Arnold Ivan Johnson, Ph.D.|
|Expertise||Geohydrology, land subsidence, artificial recharge; Registered Professional Engineer since 1950|
|Current Organization||AIJ Water and Soil Consulting|
|Type of Organization||Private consulting firm|
|Major Product||Water and soil consulting|
|Area of Distribution||International, especially Turkey and Middle-East countries|
|University/Degree||B.A., Mathematics and History; B.S.C.E., University of Nebraska; Honorary Ph.D., Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey|
|Born||June 3, 1919, Madison, Nebraska|
|Honors & Awards||1996 Outstanding Service Award, ASTM; USGS John Wesley Powell Award; ANSI Finegan standards Award; AIH C.V. Theis Award; Honorary member, A.S.C.E.; Honorary President for Life, I.A.H.S.; A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Service Award, ASTM; Listed in Men and Women of Science; Meritorious Service Award, U.S. Dept. of Interior|
|Published Works||130 technical articles and books published by U.S. Geological survey and International Societies|
|Affiliations||American Society for Testing Materials; American Water Resources Association; American Society of Civil Engineers; International Association of Hydrological Sciences; National Society of Professional Engineers; American Institute of Hydrology; International Association for Hydrologists; National Ground Water Association; American Society Remote Sensing; American Geophysical Union Life Member; Archaeological Institute of America|
|Hobbies & Sports||Travel, history, reading|
|Career Accomplishments||Developed many test methods for soil and rock investigations that later became ASTM standards; Solved water problems in many developing countries|
|Work History||Omaha Steel Works; Navy Seabees; Nebraska Highway Dept.; U.S. Geological Survey Water Resource Division; Woodward Clyde Consultants; AIJ Water & Soil Consulting|
|Children||Robert Arnold; Bruce Gary; Carmen Sue; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren|
|Spouse||Betty L. Spencer|
|Married||June 3, 1941|
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