Emily A Haugen

Biography

Emily Haugen is a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and has been with the California Water Science Center since 2019. Prior to being hired, she worked as a volunteer for the USGS with the California Oil, Gas, and Groundwater (COGG) program. Her main research interests are geochemical trends in groundwater and water-rock interaction. Recently she has been working on arsenic trends in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Emily is a part of the expansive field team sampling groundwater wells in California as part of the Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment (GAMA) program. In addition, she assists with database entry and management for the GAMA Shallow Aquifer Study (SAS) project. 

Education

  • M.S. 2017, Utah State University, Department of Geosciences; research emphasis Rare Earth Element and trace element geochemistry
  • B.S. 2015, California State University Sacramento, Geology Department; research emphasis trace element geochemistry  

Professional Experience

  • Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, California Water Science Center, 6000 J street, Sacramento, California, February 2019 to present.
  • Instructor for Historical Geology, Geology Department, California State University California, 6000 J street, Sacramento, California, August 2018 to December 2018.
  • Project Coordinator, Water Project in assocaition with USGS COGG program, Geology Department, California State University California, 6000 J street, Sacramento, California, August 2017 to February 2019.