Dave is a hydro informatics specialist with the USGS Integrated Modeling and Prediction Division Geo-Intelligence Branch. He is currently working as a hydro-informatics lead accross the USGS Water Mission Area and the hydroscience community.
Dave holds a B.S. in civil and environmental engineering and an M.S. in water resources engineering form the UW-Madison. Dave started his career with the USGS in 2009 with a focus on hydrology and ecology modeleing data. Within the USGS, Dave is a project manager for the National Hydrologic Geospatial Fabric project and pursues a mix if hydroinformatics research and software development tasks. Outside the USGS, Dave is a technical leader in numerous committees and working groups the Earth Science Information Partners Information Technology and Interoperability working group and the Open Geospatial Consortium hydrology domain working group.
nhdplusTools: Tools for Accessing and Working with the NHDPlus
hydroloom: Tools for weaving hydrologic geospatial fabrics
ncdfgeom: NetCDF-CF Geometry and Timeseries Tools for R
nwm_subset: National Water Model Output Tools
Education and Certifications
University of Wisconsin Madison — BS Civil and Environmental Engineering 2002-2008
University of Wisconsin Madison — MS Water Resources Engineering 2008-2010
Affiliations and Memberships*
Co-Chair OGC/WMO Hydrology Domain Working Group
OGC Architecture Board Member
Technical Advisor to the 3D Hydrography Program Working Group
Standards Working Group Chair for OGC WaterML2 Part 3: Surface Water Hydrologic Features – HY_Features
NetCDF-CF Conventions Committee
*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government