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John R Mullaney

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.

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