Danial Polette


A fourth generation resident of Oregon, Dan Polette has been a hydrologic technician with the Oregon Water Science Center since 1992 after having graduated from Portland State University with a B.S. in both geography and fine art. He is project chief on a couple of ground-water monitoring programs and has been lead technician on others. Results of this work are featured in several publications and websites. He is a past co-chair of the Western Region Technician's Advisory Committee (2004 - 2007) and has participated in several GW/QW reviews both as a reviewer and reviewee. He operates and maintains telemetered continuous digital monitoring sites for both groundwater levels and evapo-transpiration and has recently been working with the Office of Groundwater on developing guidelines and standard procedures for continuous ground-water data collection.




Gannett, Marshall W.; Lite, Kenneth E., Jr.; La Marche, Jonathan L.; Fisher, Bruce J.; Polette, Danial J., 2007. Ground-Water Hydrology of the Upper Klamath Basin, Oregon and California. Geological Survey (U.S.) Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5050, x, 85 p. [Link]

Hinkle, Stephen R.; Morgan, David S.; Orzol, Leonard L.; Polette, Danial J., 2007. Ground Water Redox Zonation near La Pine, Oregon: Relation to River Position within the Aquifer-Riparian Zone Continuum. Geological Survey (U.S.) Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5239, Report: vi, 29 p.; Plate: 30 x 34 inches [Link]

O'Connor, Jim E.; Sarna-Wojcicki, Andrei M.; Wozniak, Karl C.; Polette, Danial J.; Fleck, Robert J., 2001. Origin, Extent, and Thickness of Quaternary Geologic Units in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1620, Report: iv, 54 p.; Plate: 32 x 40 inches [Link]

Hinkle, Stephen R.; Polette, Danial J., 1999. Arsenic in ground water of the Willamette Basin, Oregon. U.S. Geological Survey ; Branch of Information Services [distributor], Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4205, iv, 28 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm. [Link]