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Benjamin C Rivers

Benjamin Rivers is a Physical Scientist with the USGS, Central Midwest Water Science Center in Rolla, Missouri.


I started with the USGS Missouri Water Science Center in the summer of 2006. I worked as a student as part of the SCEP (student career exploration program) until 2008, when I was brought on full-time as a hydrologic technician in the Networks section. During this time, I worked primarily on the Missouri Stream gaging network, and was Hydroacoustic Specialist for our Center. In 2019 I transferred to the Science Section of the Central Midwest Water Science Center as a Physical Scientist working with the Fluvial Mechanics and Geomorphology Group. Since then, I have been primarily focusing on working with Multibeam Echosounders for bathymetry in Rivers and Lakes around the Central Midwest Region.