Claire E Rose

Biography

EDUCATION

                Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
                Bachelor’s Degree May 2007
                Major: Classical Geology          

                Honors Research Project: Aquifer Recharge using Soil Core Analysis

                Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
                Master’s Degree, Expected graduation date, May 2016
                Major: Geoscience
                Thesis Title: Sources of Phosphorus in the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer

               

 

TECHNICAL TRAINING

Geophysical Workshop: Use of Heat as Tracer of SW and GW Interactions (USGS 2007)

USGS Formal Mentoring Shadowing Training (USGS 2007)            

ESRI ArcGIS Course Desktop III: GIS Workflows and Analysis, 2008.

ESRI ArcGIS Course Introduction to ArcGIS I, 2007.

Field Water-Quality Methods for Groundwater and Surface-Water (USGS 2008)

USGS-WRD Report Planning, Writing, Policy, and Peer Review (USGS 2009)

Statistical Methods for Environmental Data Analysis (USGS 2010)

Water Quality Field Methods Refresher (USGS 2012)

 

HONORS and AWARDS

                U.S. Department of the Interior Star Award, 2009.

                Sigma Gamma Epsilon Honor Society

               Mississippi Academy of Science's Best Undergraduate Paper Award of the geology and geography-related disciplines, 2007.

                Mississippi Geological Society's Boland Scholarship, in recognition of scholastic achievement in the geologic sciences, 2006.

                Wendell B. Johnson Memorial Award, which recognizes the junior geology major who exhibits the most scholarship in the geological sciences, 2006.

                Dean’s List Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2007.

                President’s List Fall 2004.

 

EXPERIENCE

5/2007 – Present

Physical Scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center,
Responsible for organizing and assisting with the collection of water-quality and other related hydrologic data as part of National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program and other water-quality projects within the MS Water Science Center

Field Coordinator for NAWQA Pesticide Method Comparison Study (Schedule 2033, 2060, and 2437) in 2012. (Included writing protocol, testing equipment, creating ASRs, fieldsheets, project codes, bottles, sample schedule, and managing data). [Reference: Mike Manning, MS WSC, Jeff Martin, IN WSC, Mark Sandstrom, NWQL]

Field Coordinator and project lead for NAWQA Agricultural Land Use Groundwater project in 2011, and USACE-funded Groundwater synoptic study in 2010 at U.S. Geological Survey, Mississippi Water Science Center [Reference: Jeannie Barlow, Heather Welch, MS WSC]

Project lead for Hydrologic Unit Code delineation project in northwestern, MS
                                             

12/2004-5/2007

Hydrologic Aid at the U.S. Geological Survey, Mississippi Water Science Center,                                                

Involved with multi-disciplined data collection including groundwater, surface water with parts per billion protocol, and biological investigations, and habitat assessments. 

 

SKILLS

                Assists with hydrologic data collection, processing, and analysis using a variety of equipment and methods

                Watershed delineation (manual and automatic methods using ArcHydro)

                Computes, analyzes, and interprets hydrologic data, writes and presents interpretive reports

                Organizes field trips, paperwork

                General map-making and figure-editing

                GIS data management

                Co-creates budget for projects

 

                Computer Skills

                                ArcGIS Map, Globe 8.0- 10.1       Rockware v. 2004

                                Adobe Illustrator                          Adobe Photoshop 7

                                Corel Draw                                   S-PLUS/Tibco Spotfire (statistical package)          

                                Reflection-X                                 Boxcar Pro 4.3 (digital data logger software)

                                Microsoft Access                          VS2DI (fortran-based model)

                                Microsoft Visual Basic                   Microsoft Word

                                Microsoft Excel                             Microsoft Powerpoint

                                ProSim                                          R statistical (package)

 

PRESENTATIONS

Claire E. Rose (2015) Phosphorus Occurrence in the Mississippi River alluvial aquifer and its Source (oral) at the 2015 Mississippi Water Resource Conference.

Claire E. Rose (2014) Development of a subwatershed boundary dataset for northwest Mississippi. To be presented (oral) at the 2014 Mississippi Water Resource Conference.

Claire E. Rose (2014) Development of a subwatershed boundary dataset for northwest Mississippi. Presented (oral) on the January 2014 National Hydrography Dataset Advisory Call.

Claire E. Rose (2012) A Holistic Assessment of the Occurrence of Metolachlor and 2 of its Degradates Across Various Environmental Compartments in 7 Environmental Settings. Presented (oral) at the 2012 Mississippi Water Resources Conference.

Claire E. Rose, H.L. Welch, R.H. Coupe (2011) Characterization of phosphorus occurrence in the Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer. Presented (oral) at the 2011 Geological Society of America.

Claire E. Rose and H.L. Welch (2010) Dissolved Phosphorus Concentrations in Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer, Northwestern Mississippi. Presented (poster) at the 2010 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Claire Rose (2010) The Unintended Consequences of Irrigation Withdrawal from an alluvial aquifer in Northwest Mississippi. Presented at the Groundwater Management District Association’s Annual Meeting.

Claire E. Rose and H.L. Welch, R.H. Coupe (2010) The Unintended Consequences of Irrigation Withdrawal from an alluvial aquifer in Northwest Mississippi. Presented (oral) at the Groundwater Management District Association 2010 Summer Conference.

Claire E. Rose and H.L. Welch, R.H. Coupe (2010) The Unintended Consequences of Irrigation Withdrawal from an alluvial aquifer in Northwest Mississippi. Presented (oral) at the Managing Agricultural Landscapes II Conference.

Claire E. Rose (2009) Solute Transport and Shallow Subsurface Flow in Northwestern Mississippi. Presented (oral) at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America.

Claire E. Rose (2009) Simulated Solute Transport and Shallow Subsurface Flow in Northwestern Mississippi. Presented at the Mississippi Water Resources Conference.

Claire E. Rose (2008) Use of a field method for determining hydraulic conductivity in soils in the Bogue Phalia Basin in the Mississippi River alluvial plain. Presented at the Mississippi Water Resources Conference.

Claire Rose (2008) Use of a field method for determining hydraulic conductivity in soils in the Bogue Phalia Basin in the Mississippi River alluvial plain. Presented at the 2008 U.S. Geological Survey's Ground Water Conference.

Claire E. Rose (2007) Determining Potential for Direct Recharge in the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer Using Soil Core Analyses, Washington County, Northwestern Mississippi. Presented at the Mississippi Water Resources Conference.