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David L Blodgett

Dave is a hydro informatics specialist with the USGS Integrated Modeling and Prediction Division Geo-Intelligence Branch. He is currently working as a hydro-informatics lead accross the USGS Water Mission Area and the hydroscience community.

Dave holds a B.S. in civil and environmental engineering and an M.S. in water resources engineering form the UW-Madison. Dave started his career with the USGS in 2009 with a focus on hydrology and ecology modeleing data. Within the USGS, Dave is a project manager for the National Hydrologic Geospatial Fabric project and pursues a mix if hydroinformatics research and software development tasks. Outside the USGS, Dave is a technical leader in numerous committees and working groups the Earth Science Information Partners Information Technology and Interoperability working group and the Open Geospatial Consortium hydrology domain working group. 

Software Tools

nhdplusTools: Tools for Accessing and Working with the NHDPlus

hydroloom: Tools for weaving hydrologic geospatial fabrics

ncdfgeom: NetCDF-CF Geometry and Timeseries Tools for R

nwm_subset: National Water Model Output Tools


*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government