Hydrogeology Journal

, 16:5 | Cite as

An interview with C.V. Theis

  • John D. Bredehoeft
Profile of Eminent Hydrogeologists


Every serious hydrogeologist is aware of the Theis Equation. I was fortunate enough to have known C.V. Theis—“C.V.” to his friends (Fig.  1). I interviewed him in December 1985 for the video that is being included on the International Association of Hydrogeologists’ (IAH) Time Capsule website (IAH 2007). It is my intent, in this article, to provide background comments for the website interview. For those interested, White and Clebsch ( 1994) provide a biography of Theis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HydroDynamics GroupSausalitoUSA

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