Jennifer T Wilson

Jennifer Wilson is a Supervisory Hydrologist with the Central Texas Hydrologic Studies and Research Section in Austin, TX. She works with a team of scientists in the Austin, El Paso, and San Angelo offices on water quality, water use and availability, geophysics, and groundwater modeling projects.


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

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


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