Heather M Krempa

Heather Krempa is a hydrologist with a focus on aquatic biology for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Central Midwest Water Science Center. Her research interests include wetland ecology and using aquatic communities as biological indicators of stream health.


Heather's current projects focus on monitoring nutrients and suspended sediments in response to conservation practices and agricultural activities including the use of periphyton as a biological indicator of stream health in Northern Missouri streams and using macroinvertebrates as biological indicators of stream health in Independence, Missouri.


M.S. Biology, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO
B.S. Biology, Benedictine College, Atchison, KS


2016 to Present, Missouri Chapter of The American Fisheries Society
2016 to Present, Delta Waterfowl
2016 to Present, Ducks Unlimited