John R Mullaney


John Mullaney is a hydrologist in Connecticut office the New England Water Science Center, serving as the Center Groundwater Specialist

Current projects include:

  • Analysis of tidal groundwater levels in the vicinity of the Herring River, Lower Cape Cod, as part of a proposed tidal marsh restoration at the Cape Cod National Seashore
  • Analysis of methods for estimating high groundwater levels in Massachusetts, with the use of index wells.
  • Analysis of nitrogen loads to Long Island Sound
  • Development of tools using R statistical package for review of water-quality and groundwater-level data.

Recent research has included:

  • Analysis of long-term nutrient trends and loads to Long Island Sound and Narragansett Bay
  • Use of surrogate methods to determine total nitrogen concentrations in the lower Connecticut River
  • Analysis of the effects of road deicing on groundwater and surface water quality

John received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut in geology in 1986.

He began working for the USGS in 1986, and has worked on a wide variety of groundwater and water-quality studies in Connecticut and other parts of New England.