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David W Smith

David W. Smith is a hydrologist in the Nevada Water Science Center in Carson City, NV.

David’s research focuses on water quality, quantifying tributary loads, surface-water groundwater interactions, and groundwater-supply investigations. He is currently the program lead for the Lake Tahoe Interagency Monitoring Program and a member of the NWIS Modernization Program Management Team.

Professional Experience

  • 2010 - pres: Hydrologist, USGS Nevada Water Science Center

    2009-2010: Research Assistant, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV

    2009: National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) and USGS Fellowship, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Harrisburg, PA

    2005 - 2009: Student Hydrologic Technician, Iowa Water Science Center, Iowa City, IA

Education and Certifications

  • M.S., Hydrology, University of Nevada, Reno

    B.S., Geoscience and B.S. Environmental Science Hydrology, University of Iowa

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