Andrea Hughes is a hydrologist with the South Atlantic Water Science Center in Columbia, SC.
Andrea’s research experience and interests include small- to regional-scale groundwater modeling, naturally-occurring radioisotope transport and tracing, and coastal ecohydrology (the relationship between freshwater/saltwater movement and plant zonation). She also is the Water-Use contact for South Carolina.
2022 – Present – Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia, SC
2016 – 2022– South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, SC
Education and Certifications
Ph.D. Geology, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment, University of South Carolina
M.S. Oceanography, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
B.S. Geology, Geological Sciences Department, University of Kentucky