Catherine Fargen

Catherine started working for the USGS in 2011 as a student in the Sediment Lab in Louisville, KY. After graduation Catherine continued to work in the Louisville office, but changed her focus to groundwater investigations, which she continues today.

Biography

 

Catherine has interests in wellhead protection, saltwater intrusion into groundwater, and stormwater management.

Education

Catherine graduated from the University of Louisville with an MS in Biology in 2013 and a BS in Biology in 2010.

Publications (pre-USGS)

Fargen, C.A., Emery, S.M., and Carreiro, M.M., 2015, Influence of Lonicera maackii Invasion on Leaf Litter Decomposition and Macroinvertebrate Communities in an Urban Stream, Natural Areas Journal, 2015 35 (3), 392-403