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Brian A. Ebel

Brian Ebel is a Research Hydrologist for the USGS Water Resources Mission Area.

Brian Ebel is a hydrologist who uses field measurements combined with numerical modeling to advance prediction and process representation. His work focuses on landscape disturbance impacts on water availability and water-related hazards to human lives and infrastructure.  He was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2019 for his contributions to understanding post-wildfire flooding and water availability issues. In 2023, Brian was selected as a Kavli Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences. Brian is currently in the Earth System Processes Division of the USGS Water Mission Area. He has a Ph.D. in Hydrogeology from Stanford University and a B.A. in Earth and Planetary Science from Washington University in St. Louis.

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