Brian Pellerin

I am the Branch Chief for the Hydrologic Networks Branch, Observing Systems Division. Our Branch supports USGS in situ observations in surface water and groundwater.



2004 Ph.D., Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of New Hampshire, Durham.  Dissertation:  The influence of urbanization on runoff generation and stream chemistry in Massachusetts watersheds.  Advisors: William McDowell and Charles Vörösmarty. 

2000 M.S., Plant, Soil and Environmental Science, University of Maine, Orono.  Thesis: Inferences from soil chemical properties on linkages between soil and surface water in Maine forested watersheds.  Advisor: Ivan Fernandez. 

1998 B.S., Environmental Science (Soil Science minor), University of New Hampshire, Durham.



2017-         Branch Chief, Hydrologic Networks Branch, USGS, Observing Systems Division, Reston, Virginia.

2016-2017 Research Physical Scientist (RGE), USGS, Office of Water Quality, Reston, Virginia.

2009-2016 Research Soil Scientist (RGE), USGS, California Water Science Center, Sacramento.

2007-2009  Soil Scientist, USGS, California Water Science Center,  Sacramento.

2004-2007  National Research Council Post-Doctoral Associate, USGS,  California Water Science Center, Sacramento. 

2000-2004  Graduate Research Assistant, University of New Hampshire. 

1998-2000  Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maine.

1996-1998  Technician Assistant, USDA-Forest Service, Durham, New Hampshire.