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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusettes South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.

Contacts for Beach Monitoring Research

Donna Francy
Phone: (614) 430-7769

  • General questions about beach monitoring and research issues
  • Predictive modeling at beaches
  • Source tracking at beaches
  • Designing beach monitoring research projects

Rob Darner
Phone: (614) 430-7756

  • Predictive modeling and data management—spreadsheets and computer software
  • Operation and maintenance of wave-height measuring buoy, turbidity probe, PAR sensor, and piezometers

Rebecca Bushon
Phone: (614) 430-7783

  • Rapid analytical methods
  • Microbial source tracking markers

Amie Brady
Phone: (614) 430-7760

  • Bed sediment sampling techniques
  • Membrane filtration technique for E. coli
  • Predictive modeling at beaches
  • Equipment and supplies for microbiological monitoring

Erin Stelzer
Phone: (614) 430-7730

  • Rapid analytical methods
  • Microbial source tracking markers




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