Anna Deetz-Boetsma

Biography

Anna is a Hydrologist with the New Jersey Water Science Center associated with the Hydrologic Data Assessment Program (HDAP). Anna is primarily involved with surface-water-quality data collection, review, and dissemination.  Anna also serves as a GIS specialist within HDAP assisting in geospatial analysis, interpretation, and display. 

As a hydrologist with the USGS, Anna has had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of water-quality related projects.  Early in her career, she participated in a study of long-term water-quality trends in New Jersey.  In the field, Anna co-lead a field effort to collect and analyze the effects of Hurricane Sandy on coastal and marine sediments.   She also co-authored the New Jersey Water Science Center’s review and analysis of Hurricane Sandy data.     

Anna is currently part of a team developing a comprehensive water quality model for the Mohawk River basin as a collaborative effort with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC).

Additionally, Anna is involved with a coastal flood inundation mapping initiative for the New Jersey Tide Telemetry Network that will produce flood inundation maps for the entire coast of New Jersey based on ADCIRC modeled coastal storm data correlated to USGS tide gages.