Hydrologic investigation at White Sands National Monument - Open-file Report 559

This report presents the results a hydrologic investigation at White Sands National Monument (WHSA) in southern New Mexico. The principle objective of this study is to develop a conceptual model of the shallow groundwater system within the gypsum dune field with the intent to increase our understanding of how it interacts with the larger, regional hydrologic system. The monument, which encompasses approximately 115 square miles, includes a portion of the largest gypsum dune field in the world.

Data and Resources


Field Value
Division Hydrogeology
Subdivision Aquifer Mapping Program
Contact Name Talon Newton
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 575-835-5490
Publication Date 2014-12-01
Data Collection Frequency One-time
Data Publishing Method website, print
Data Publishing Frequency One-time
Version 1.0
Geographic Location Doña Ana County
Data Source NMBGMR
Last Updated 26 November 2023
Published 15 May 2023