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Elizabeth Marchand

Elizabeth Marchand is a Hydrologic Technician working with the USGS MD-DE-DC WSC.

Professional Experience

  • 2016 - Present  

    Groundwater Local Database Manager (LDM)

  • 2009-present

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

  • 1994-2010

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

  • 2007-2008

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

  • 2002-2006

    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).

  • 2001-2002

    Groundwater Water Quality Monitoring at Edgewood Arsenal.

  • 1990-2001

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

Education and Certifications

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

Abstracts and Presentations

  • 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, 267p.