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Eric Chase



  • Larson Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building


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  • BS, Geology, Guilford College, 1999
  • MS, Watershed Science, Colorado State University, 2005


Conference Proceedings

  • Eric H Chase, 2014, "Regulation of TDS and Chloride from Oil and Gas Wastewater in Pennsylvania", pp. 95-106

Technical Reports

  • Eric H Chase, 2016, "Review and Evaluation of MS-O430-0010 PVC Storm Sewer Drain"

Extension Publications

  • Eric H Chase, 2017, "Research Update - Real-Time Dust Monitoring"
  • Eric H Chase, 2016, "PA Dirt, Gravel & Low-Volume Road Maintenance Program Product Approval Instructions"
  • Eric H Chase, 2016, "Driving Surface Aggregate Handbook"
  • Eric H Chase, 2016, "Informational Bulletin - Maintenance of DSA"
  • Eric H Chase, 2016, "Informational Bulletin - Real-Time Dust Monitoring", pp. 3

Research Projects

  • July 2017 - June 2021, "Dirt and Gravel Road Program Support (FY2017-21)," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources).
  • January 2018 - December 2019, "Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year 2017," (Sponsor: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service).
  • July 2014 - June 2019, "Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Roads Project," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Agriculture).
  • July 2015 - June 2017, "DCNR Bureau of Forestry - Research," (Sponsor: PA Bureau of Forestry).

Honors and Awards


Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Consultant, Technical assistance, Chesapeake Bay Roadside Ditch Management Team, January 2017
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Chairperson, Product and Process Workgroup, Pennsylvania Dirt and Gravel Roads Program, January 2015
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Advisor, Driving Surface Aggregate Specification, Pennsylvania Dirt and Gravel Roads Program, January 2015 - May 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Successes in Rural Road Maintenance and Ecology Symposium, Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies, April 2017



The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891