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Andrew M Berg

Andrew Berg is a Hydrologic Technician in the Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Groundwater Characterization team, and is based out of Mounds View, Minnesota.

Andrew Berg is a Hydrologic Technician with the U.S. Geological Survey in the Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Groundwater Characterization team. He began his career as a SCEP student in the Nebraska Water Science Center during 2005-2006. In 2007, he began working in the Minnesota Water Science Center. He received an A.S. in Water Quality Science and an A.S. in Watershed Science from Vermilion Community College in Ely, Minnesota in 2006. In 2010, he received a B.S. in Environmental Studies with a Geohydrology Emphasis from Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minnesota. His work as a USGS Hydrologic Technician focuses on a variety of different projects associated with both groundwater and surface-water quality and quantity data collection. He also assists with well drilling and subsurface coring efforts, particularly at the National Crude-Oil Contamination Research Site in Bemidji, Minnesota. His work at the USGS is driven by his personal interests to continually learn and discover more about natural landscapes and water resources.

USGS Training: 

  •  40-Hour HAZWOPER, 2021
  • Operation and Computation of Records of Continuous Water-Quality Monitors, 2020
  • Non-motorized watercraft training, 2019
  • Wilderness First Aid, 2018
  • USGS Off-Road Utility Vehicle Safety Training (ORUV) ATV/UTV, 2018
  • Aquarius for Local Data Managers, 2017
  • Aquarius for All Users, 2017
  • Leadership Intensive, 2016
  • Water Quality Field Methods Refresher, 2015
  • Motorboat Operator Certification Course, 2011
  • Basic Electronics and Troubleshooting Instrumentation, 2010
  • Field Water-Quality Methods for Groundwater and Surface-water, 2010

Professional Experience

  • 2007 - Present: Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Water-Science Center, Mounds View, Minnesota.

  • 2006: Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey, Nebraska Water-Science Center, Lincoln, Nebraska.

  • 2005: Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey, Nebraska Field Office, North Platte, Nebraska.

  • National Water Data Training Workshop, Columbus, Ohio, 2019

  • National Water Data Training Workshop, San Antonio, Texas, 2018

  • Regional Water Data Conference, Spokane, Washington, 2017

  • Groundwater Data Reviewer, New York Water Science Center, Groundwater/Water-Quality Technical Review, 2016

  • Regional Water Data Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, 2015

  • Regional Water Data Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 2014

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, Geohydrology Emphasis, Bemidji State University, 2010.

  • Associate of Science in Water Quality Science, Vermilion Community College, 2006.

  • Associate of Science in Watershed Science, Vermilion Community College, 2006.

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