Elena Crowley-Ornelas

Biography

Elena Crowley-Ornelas is a research hydrologist with the Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center in the Nashville office.
She joined the USGS as a student trainee while completing her undergraduate degree in Geosciences at Texas Tech University.
She received her M.S. in Geosciences at Texas Tech University. Her thesis was in developing indices quantifying the
geologic impact on groundwater-surface water interatctions. Her research interests are in statistical hydrology,
groundwater-surface water interactions, and hydrogeology.