Jeffrey Chaplin

Jeff currently serves as the Groundwater and Water Quality Section Chief for the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center, New Cumberland. 



M.S. in Water Resources Management, University of Wisconsin, 1998

B.S in Plant Biology, Ohio University, 1995

Professional Experience:

Jeff started with USGS as a student in Wisconsin and moved to PaWSC in 1999 where he has participated in a variety of water-resources studies on topics including abandoned mine drainage, wetlands, dam removal, and channel morphology. Recent projects include monitoring stream water chemistry in selected areas of the Marcellus Shale Play, and investigating water-quality factors related to smallmouth bass population declines in the Susquehanna River.