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Jerrod D. Wheeler

Jerrod began his career with USGS in 2000. He is responsible for surface-water, groundwater and water-quality monitoring across western Wyoming.

Jerrod is the Field Unit Chief of the Riverton Field Office and is responsible for the collection, review and publication of high-quality hydrologic data and the use of hydroacoustics throughout western Wyoming.  Jerrod has participated in investigative studies including developing the use of near-stream wells near streamgages to help understand groundwater/surface-water interaction.  He also provided field and training support to the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Dry Valleys long-term ecological research program in Antarctica. Prior to the USGS, Jerrod was employed by Inberg-Miller Engineers as a Staff Geologist.

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. in Environmental Hydrogeology, University of Wyoming, 1996

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