Jason C McVay

Jason McVay is a Supervisory Biologist with the USGS, Central Midwest Water Science Center located in Iowa City, Iowa.


Jason is currently the Field Office Chief of the Iowa City, IA field unit. Since Joining the USGS Jason been involved with many different projects including: lake and river bathymetry, ecological sampling for national programs such as NEET, CERCUS, and NWQP, along with local ecological sampling projects. He has been involved with several data collection advisory committees including the former Central Region Advisory Committee for Data (CRACD) and the Hydroacoustic Work Group (HaWG).  Jason’s work focuses on efficiently collecting and providing high quality hydrologic data to emergency managers, federal, state and local agencies as well as the general public.

B.S.,  Biology Fish and Wildlife Management, Montana State University, 1996
A.A., Liberal Arts, Kirkwood Community College, 1992

Professional Experience:
1998 to present, Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Central Midwest Water Science Center
1995 to 1998, Fish Technician, Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks.