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Amy Edwards Simonson

Amy Edwards Simonson is a hydrologist with the New York Water Science Center, where she measures streamflow throughout Long Island and New York City. She has a background in geochemistry and has assisted in several water-quality projects with the USGS. After major hurricanes, Amy was heavily involved in documenting peak water levels, flows, and other impacts.


  • 2010 - Present:  U.S. Geological Survey, Coram NY
  • 2007 - 2010:  Dept. of Environmental Quality, Charlottesville, VA
  • 2007:  M.S. in Geology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  • 2004:  B.S. in Geology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA



  • 2019:  Surface Velocity Radar Gaging & Large Scale Particle Velocimetry (LSPIV)
  • 2014:  Acoustic Doppler Velocity Meters (ADVM) and Index-Velocity Methods
  • 2013:  Velocity Mapping Toolbox (VMT)
  • 2012:  Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP)
  • 2012:  Hydrologic Engineering Centers River Analysis System (HEC-RAS)
  • 2007:  Graphical Rating and Shift Application Tool (GRSAT)