Andrew M Berg


Andrew Berg is a Hydrologic Technician with the U.S. Geological Survey in the Minnesota Water-Science Center, Investigations Section. 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.


Work Experience:

2007 - Present: Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey, Minnesota 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.


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.

Additional Training:

USGS Training:               

                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

Other USGS Professional Experience & Attendance:

               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