John Peter Masterson

John Masterson is a senior hydrologist at the USGS New England Water Science Center in Massachusetts and currently serves as the project coordinator for the ongoing NYSDEC-USGS cooperative investigation of groundwater sustainability of the Long Island regional aquifer system.

Biography

John Masterson is a senior hydrologist at the USGS New England Water Science Center in Massachusetts. He completed his B.A. in Geosciences at SUNY Geneseo and M.S. in Geosciences at the University of Missouri-Columbia.  John began his career at the USGS Syosset, N.Y. office in 1987 and worked there for 3 years before transferring to the Northborough, Massachusetts office in 1990.  He specializes in computer model applications to study groundwater flow dynamics, and is an author of numerous USGS technical reports and peer-reviewed articles on groundwater resources in coastal aquifer systems. Recently, John completed a regional groundwater availability assessment of the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain aquifer system from Long Island to North Carolina.  John is currently serving as the project coordinator for the ongoing NYSDEC-USGS cooperative investigation of groundwater sustainability of the Long Island regional aquifer system (Long Island Groundwater Sustainability Study).