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Douglas Kent

Dr. Douglas Kent is a scientist emeritus with the Earth System Processes Division of the Water Mission Area, U. S. Geological Survey.

Doug Kent received an AA from Pasadena City College, a BA in chemistry from the University of California, San Diego and a PhD from Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  He has conducted hydrologic research at the USGS since 1985.

Doug Kent's research at the USGS has focused on processes influencing the mobility of constituents that can affect the availability of water for beneficial use by humans and for sustaining aquatic ecosystems.