Edward J Doheny

Biography

Education
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Drexel University, 1990
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Drexel University, 1988

Professional Experience
Hydrologist/Surface Water Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, MD (2009-present)

Surface Water Specialist and Team Leader, Surface Water and Sediment Studies Team, U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, MD (2008-2009)

Supervisory Hydrologist and Surface Water Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, MD, (2007-2008).

Supervisory Hydrologist, Hydrologic Networks Section, U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, MD, (2006-2007).

Hydrologist, Surface-Water Analysis Section, U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, MD, (1997-2006).

Hydraulic Engineer, Hydrologic Surveillance and Analysis Section, U.S. Geological Survey, Towson, MD (1995-1997)

Project Chief, Channel Stability and Scour at County-Maintained Bridges Over Waterways in Maryland, U.S. Geological Survey, Towson, MD (1993-1995)

Hydraulic Engineer and Team Member, Channel-Stability and Scour at State-Maintained Bridges Over Waterways in Maryland, U.S. Geological Survey, Towson, MD (1990-1993)

Teaching Assistant, undergraduate hydraulics and groundwater hydrology, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, (1989-1990)

Research Assistant, numerical modeling of inlet-bay interactions at Townsends Inlet, Avalon/Sea Isle City, NJ, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, (1988-1989)

Hydraulic Engineer, Special Studies Section, Planning Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, Philadelphia, PA, (1988)

Design Assistant, Speitel Associates Consulting Engineers, Marlton, NJ, through the Drexel University Cooperative Education Program, (1986-1987)

Engineering Student Trainee, Coastal and Special Studies Section, Planning/Engineering Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, through the Drexel University Cooperative Education Program, Philadelphia, PA, (1984-1985)

Associations and Memberships
American Water Resources Association, 2001-present
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1987-2001

Research / Professional Focus / Current Projects
Surface-water hydrology, flood and drought analysis, hydrologic network analysis, open-channel hydraulics, stream stability and bridge scour, stream restoration monitoring, urban hydrology, hydrologic response of watersheds to land use changes and other disturbances.

Selected Bibliography
Doheny, E.J., Dillow, J.J.A., Mayer, P.M., and Striz, E.A., 2012, Geomorphic responses to stream channel restoration at Minebank Run, Baltimore County, Maryland, 2002-08: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012-5012, 61 p.

Doheny, E.J. and Banks, W.S.L., 2010, Selected low-flow frequency statistics for continuous-record streamgage locations in Maryland, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1310, 22p.

Doheny, E.J., Starsoneck, R.J., Mayer, P.M., and Striz, E.A., 2007, Pre-restoration geomorphic characteristics of Minebank Run, Baltimore County, Maryland, 2002-04: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5127, 49 p.

Doheny, E.J. and Fisher, G.T., 2007, Hydraulic geometry characteristics of continuous-record streamflow-gaging stations on four urban watersheds along the main stem of Gwynns Falls, Baltimore County and Baltimore City, Maryland: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5190, 34 p.

Doheny, E.J., Starsoneck, R.J., Striz, E.A., and Mayer, P.M., 2006, Watershed characteristics and pre-restoration surface-water hydrology of Minebank Run, Baltimore County, Maryland, water years 2002-04: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5179, 42 p.

Keaton, Jefferson N.; Messinger, Terence; Doheny, Edward J., 2005, Development and analysis of regional curves for streams in the non-urban valley and ridge physiographic province, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia: USGS Scientific Investigations Report: 2005-5076, 109 p.

Doheny, Edward J.; Dillow, Jonathan J. A., 2002, Adjustments to U.S. Geological Survey peak-flow magnitude-frequency relations in Delaware and Maryland following Hurricane Floyd, September 1999: USGS Fact Sheet: 152-02, 8 p.

Anderson, Anita L.; Miller, Cherie V.; Olsen, Lisa D.; Doheny, Edward J.; Phelan, Daniel J., 2002, Water quality, sediment quality, and stream-channel classification of Rock Creek, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000: USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report: 2002-4067, 91 p.

Doheny, E.J. and Fisher, G.T., 2001, Estimated flood frequency and corresponding water-surface elevations at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-461, 22 p.

Cleaves, E.T. and Doheny, E.J., 2000, A strategy for a stream-gaging network in Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 71, 72 p.

Doheny, Edward J., 1999, Index of hydrologic characteristics and data resources of the Gwynns Falls watershed, Baltimore County and Baltimore City, Maryland: USGS Open-File Report: 99-213, 17 p.

Doheny, E.J., 1998, Evaluation of the stream-gaging network in Delaware: Delaware Geological Survey Report of Investigations No. 57, 54 p.

Doheny, E.J., Auer, T.W., and LaMotte, A., 1998, Flood-tracking chart for the Potomac River basin: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-777, 1 p.

Doheny, Edward J., 1997, Flood-hydrology data for the Potomac River and selected tributaries in the vicinity of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia: USGS Open-File Report: 97-200, 33 p.

Doheny, Edward J, 1996, A modified index for assessment of potential scour at bridges over waterways: USGS Open-File Report: 96-554, 16 p.

Doheny, E. J.; Helinsky, B. M.; McGregor, R. A., 1996, A technique for preliminary appraisal of potential and observed scour as applied to state-maintained highway bridges in Maryland: USGS Open-File Report: 95-135, 75 p.

Doheny, E.J., 1993, Relation of channel stability to scour at highway bridges over waterways in Maryland: Proceedings, American Society of Civil Engineers National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, July 26-20, 1993, San Francisco, Calif., v. 2, p. 2243-2248.

Doheny, E.J., 1990, Application to Townsends Inlet of a numerical model using the characteristic equations of open channel flow: Masters Thesis, Graduate Program in Civil Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA