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Jennifer T Wilson

Jennifer Wilson is a Science and Quality Assurance Section Chief in Austin, TX.

Jennifer has been a studies section chief since 2016. Before then, she worked on a wide variety of water-quality projects. She studied water quality in groundwater and surface water plus sediment-associated contaminants in lakes, reservoirs, streams, and stormwater runoff. She was part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA) Contaminated Trends in Lake Sediments Project that collected and analyzed sediment cores from over 130 lakes/reservoirs across 37 states in the U.S. from 1992 to 2014. 

Education and Certifications

  • Jennifer earned an MS in Geological Sciences in 2001 and a BS in Geological Sciences in 1995 both from the University of Texas at Austin.

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Licensed by the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists, 2003 to present.

Honors and Awards

  • In 2013, Jennifer was a recipient of the DOI and USGS Environmental Achievement Award.

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government