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Joel Blomquist

Joel Blomquist is a Hydrologist at the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center

Professional Experience

  • Currently serves as a team leader for the USGS Chesapeake Bay Science Team and leader of the Maryland River Input Monitoring Program.

    Research and technical interests include:

    - Monitoring program design and evaluation

    - Nutrient and Sediment transport

    - Pesticides in water and drinking water

    - Integrated analysis approaches

  • Previous leadership positions include:

    - Project Leader, Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources (CENR)- USGS, USEPA Joint Assessment of Water Quality in the Mid Atlantic States

    - Chief, National Water Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA) Potomac River Basin Study Unit

    - Studies Section Chief

Education and Certifications

  • BS: Biology, Augustana College, SD.

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