Brian Banks is a Hydrologic Technician at the USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center in Catonsville, MD.
Research / Professional Focus / Current Projects
I am currently part of the Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling team collecting continuous water quality data, as well as discrete samples.
Hobbies: Playing music (bass guitar, tuba, trombone and other brass instruments), listening, and trading music, sports (football, basketball, golf), reading, classic cars.
I was in a band during my time in Florida called The First Words. We recorded several songs during our time and we continue to work on new ideas even though we are on opposite ends of the East Coast now.
2012 to Present: U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, Maryland, Hydrologic Technician
2008-2012: U.S. Geological Survey, Davie, Florida, Hydrologic Technician
2007-2008: National Park Service, Homestead, Florida, Hydrologic Technician
2006-2007: U.S. Geological Survey, Homestead, Florida, Biological Technician
Education and Certifications
MS: Environmental Science, Florida Atlantic University, 2013
GIS Certificate: Florida Atlantic University, 2012
BS: Natural Resources Management, University of Maryland, 2006
Affiliations and Memberships*
Society of Wetland Scientists
Honors and Awards
Commencement Speaker for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources class of 2006 at the University of Maryland.
*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government