Ph.D. in Geology and Geophysics (University of Wisconsin-Madison) 2005
MS in Geology and Geophysics (University of Wisconsin-Madison) 2000
BS in Geological Engineering (Colorado School of Mines) 1998
Water Resources (online version Quality Matters certified)
Methods in Hydrogeology
History of Hydrogeology
Environmental Issues in Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
Earth Science for Educators
Recipient of the FAU Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2013)
List of Theses Supervised
Kuhn, T. and Root, T.L., 2012. Environmental Controls on the Distribution and Vigor of an Endangered Grass (Panicum abscissum Swallen). Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences, 35:403-411.
Survis, F.D. and Root, T.L., 2012. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Water Restrictions: A Case Study From Southeast Florida. Journal of Environmental Management, 112:377-383.
Root, T. and F. Survis, 2012. Human-Climate-Water Interactions in the Context of Managing Florida's Water Supplies. The Florida Geographer, 43:4-16.
Berry, L., Bloetscher, F., Hern ndez Hammer, N., Koch-Rose, M., Mitsova-Boneva, D., Restrepo, J., Root, T., Teegavarapu, R., 2011: Florida Water Management and Adaptation in the Face of Climate Change: A White Paper on Climate Change and Florida's Water Resources, Florida Climate Change Task Force.
Root, T., Gotkowitz, M., Bahr, J., and Attig, J., 2010. Arsenic Geochemistry and Hydrostratigraphy in Midwestern U.S. Glacial Deposits. Ground Water, 48:903-912.
Lakhan, S., Root, T. and Fadiman, M. 2009. Household Water in Northern Trinidad: Source, Collection, Storage, and Socioeconomics. Florida Geographer, 40:48-61.
Root. T.L., 2008. Arsenic Speciation and Form in a Glacial Aquifer in the Midwestern United States. Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences, 31:25-33.
Root, T. and Carlson, E. 2007. Water Quality and Hydrology of an Environmental Preserve in Palm Beach County, Florida. Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences, 30:457-465.
Root, T.L., Bahr, J.M., and Gotkowitz, M.B., 2005. Geochemical and Environmental Controls on Arsenic in Ground Water in Southeastern Wisconsin, in O’Day, P. et al., Advances in Arsenic Research, American Chemical Society Symposium Series, 915, pp. 161-173.
Root, T.L., 2014. Review of Groundwater for the 21st Century: A Primer for Citizens of Planet Earth. Groundwater, 52:647-648.
Root, Tara, 2013. Book Review: Albert C. Hine, Geologic History of Florida, Major Events that Formed the Sunshine State. The Florida Geographer, 44, 54-55.
Root, Tara, 2013. Book Review: Robert Brinkmann, Florida Sinkholes, Science and Policy. The Florida Geographer, 44, 56.