Aliesha L Krall

Biography

Aliesha L. Diekoff has been a hydrologic technician with the US Geological Survey - Minnesota Water Science Center since 2011. In 2013, she earned a BS in Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management with an emphasis in Water Resources from the University of Minnesota. During her time at the USGS, Aliesha has worked on projects studying groundwater and surface water interaction, assessing the influence of natural copper-nickel bedrocks on water quality, and assessing the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) reliability as a screening tool for CEC in shallow groundwater.

Work Experience

  • Collect groundwater and surface samples 
  • Measure water levels in wells
  • Deploy, monitor, and process dataloggers 
  • Collect, process, and analyze slug tests data 
  • Develop synthetic hydrographs for ungaged stream sites
  • Collect, process, and analyze water quality samples using ELISA

Technical Skills

  • RStudio
  • Microsoft suites (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Aqtesolv

USGS Training Courses

  • QW 1297 – Water-Quality Data Toolbox
  • QW 1028 – Field Water-Quality Methods for Groundwater and Surface Water

Other Publications

Diekoff, A.L., Jones, P.M., 2015, Results of slug tests used to characterize groundwater and surface-water interactions in White Bear Lake, Minnesota: U.S. Geological Survey Internal Report, 22 p.