Mary Pitts

Senior Instructor

  • email:
  • phone (205) 348-1532
  • office location Farrah Hall 308


  • Diploma, Hydrogeology, University of London, U.K., 1990
  • MSc, University of London, U.K., 1989
  • BA, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1986

Research Areas

  • Natural hazards
  • Environmental site assessments
  • Water resources
  • Watershed programs
  • Water policy

Selected Publications

  • Memon, B. A., M. M. Azmeh, and M. W. Pitts. 2002. The environmental hazards of locating wastewater impoundments in karst terrain. Engineering Geology 65: 169-177.
  • Memon, B. A., A. F. Patton, and M. W. Pitts. 1999. Control of naturally occurring brine springs and seeps in an evaporite karst setting. Engineering Geology 52: 83-91.
  • Green, T. S., B. A. Memon, A. F. Patton, and M. W. Pitts. 1999. Design and costs for a system to reduce chloride levels in the Red River by shallow well collection and deep well disposal.  Environmental Geology 38: 141-148.