Brian Loving is the Deputy Center Director for Observing Systems of the USGS Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center.
Brian is responsible for assisting the Center Director in the planning, direction, and administration of the Center’s data collection and interpretive programs in Wyoming and Montana. He serves as the Center’s program lead for data collection and management activities, and the general contact for the Center’s science activities in Wyoming. Brian began this role in 2021, and previously served in similar roles for the Pacific Islands Water Science Center (2016-20) and Kansas Water Science Center (2011-16). From 2001 to 2010, Brian served as the Chief of the Lawrence Field Office in the Kansas Water Science Center, during which he also evaluated hydroacoustic instruments and lead courses nationally and internationally on their use. In 1995, Brian began his career as a hydrologic technician with the USGS Utah Water Science Center in Salt Lake City, where he led water and salt balance modeling project on Great Salt Lake.
Education and Certifications
Bachelor of Science in atmospheric science from the University of Kansas.