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Josh Latimore: Day in the Life of a USGS Hydro Technician

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Josh Latimore, USGS hydro technician, discusses how he joined the USGS and his current day to day responsibilities. Josh was introduced to the USGS through the Hydrologic Studies Program at GateWay Community College in Phoenix, AZ. As a USGS hydro technician, Josh's primary duties involve managing real-time surface water gaging stations. This consists of making monthly gauge inspections, stream flow measurements, processing field data, and performing necessary maintenance to ensure the gage is operating properly.

Learn more about Josh and his journey at the USGS in our Top Story article.




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