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Peter Cinotto

Pete Cinotto is the acting Director for the USGS New Mexico Water Science Center (NMWSC); he has 30 years of experience and has received a Superior Service Award from USGS.

Pete oversees most operations conducted by the three Kentucky offices of the OKI WSC as well as various projects and data operations in Indiana and Ohio; he also, typically, has numerous ancillary duties that include serving on various scientific committees and(or) as a project chief for local- and National-scale projects. Pete has a diverse background in earth sciences and, prior to relocating to Kentucky in 2007, he worked in the private sector, USGS National Water Quality Laboratory, USGS Georgia WSC, and USGS Pennsylvania WSC. Pete has also served as Acting Director for the Dakota WSC and OKI WSC.