John Mullaney is a Hydrologist in the New England Water Science Center.
John serves as the Center Groundwater Specialist. 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.
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
Education and Certifications
B.S. Geology, University of Connecticut, 1986.