Elizabeth Marchand



B.S. in Geography, Towson University, 1990.

Professional Experience:

2016 - Present  

Groundwater Local Database Manager (LDM)

Surface-Water Monitoring and Sediment Studies (SWMSS) Team Member. Stream gaging/surface water monitoring.

Water Quality Database Administrator for the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center.

Minebank Run Stream Restoration Project, surface water quality sampling and ground water data collection.


  • Analytical lab management
  • Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) Analyst - Volatile Organic Compounds.
  • Operation, calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of GC/MS purge and trap system. Chromatogram interpretation using Chemstation software.
  • Operation of Gas Chromatograph-Flame Ionization Detector (GC/FID).

Groundwater Water Quality Monitoring at Edgewood Arsenal.

Water quality sampling and water level data collection. J-field Area - Edgewood Arsenal, Edgewood, MD, and Dover Air Force Base, Dover DE.


Selected Bibliography


Olsen, L.D., Lorah, M.M, Marchand, E.H., Smith, B.L., and Johnson, M.A., 1997, Hydrogeologic, water-quality, and sediment-quality data for a freshwater tidal wetland, West Branch Canal Creek, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-560, 267 p.