John Donovan

Biography

John Donovan is a software developer for the CAWSC San Franciso Bay and Delta Hydrodynamics project, and has also worked with NWIS and OSW.  He has created applications for graphical exploration, presentation, and editing of time series data.  He has also created pre- and post-processing software for hydrodynamic models, including tools for bathymetry editing, tidal filtering, and particle tracking.  His work includes the VPV and Gr applications, and portions of the NWIS SiteVisit application.  John has written software using Java, C, Fortran, and OpenGL.
 
Education
MS in Computer Science, with Distinction.  California State University, Chico.  2001. 
BS in Computer Science, General Option. Minor in Mathematics.  California State University,      Chico.  1997.  Dean’s Honor List.
AS in Computer Science, Sierra College.  1995. 
 
Experience
2001 to present.  U.S. Geological Survey.  IT Specialist, Application Software.
1997-2001.  U.S. Geological Survey.  Student Trainee.
1992-1997.  U.S. Geological Survey.  Computer Clerk.
1991-1992.  U.S. Geological Survey.  Volunteer.

 

Donovan, J.M., 2009, User manual for the data-series interface of Gr application software: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-118 , 43 p.

 

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1181/

 

 

Publication:

Donovan, John M., 2004, VPV--The Velocity Profile Viewer User Manual. U.S. Geological Survey, Open File Report 2004-1255. http://pubs.water.usgs.gov/ofr2004-1255/

Donovan, John M., and Smith, Peter E., 2001, Hierarchical programming for data storage and visualization, Estuarine and Coastal Modeling: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, Estuarine and Coastal Modeling: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference, p. 86-102

Donovan, John M., and Smith, Peter E., 2002, Hierarchical programming for data storage, and visualization, presented at 7th International Conference on Estuarine, and Coastal Modeling, St. Petersburg, Florida, November 5-7, 2001

Smith, Peter E., Donovan, John M., and Wong, Henry F.N., 2005, Applications of 3D hydrodynamic and particle tracking models in the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary, World Water Congress 2005: Impacts of Global Climate Change - Proceedings of the 2005 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Anchorage, AK, 2005 World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, p. 393.http://www.scopus.com/scopus/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-37249059847&pa...