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Joshua C Koch, Ph.D.

Surface water / groundwater interactions; hyporheic zone hydrology and biogeochemistry; carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycling; flow above / through frozen ground; preferential flow and soil pipe formation and transport.

Professional Experience

  • 2011 - Present   Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Anchorage, AK

  • 2006 - 2011       Student Hydrologist, Branch of Regional Research, USGS, Boulder, CO

  • 2005 - 2006      Research Assistant, Institute of Alpine and Arctic Research, University of Colorado, Boulder

  • 2003 - 2005      Research Assistant, Semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • 2002 - 2003      Hydrologist Intern, Branch of Regional Research, USGS, Lakewood, CO

  • 2001 - 2002      Hydrologist Intern, MA-RI Water District, USGS, Northborough, MA

Education and Certifications

  • PhD    2010    University of Colorado, Boulder, CO    Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering

  • MS      2005   University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ        Department of Hydrology

  • BA      2001    Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT  Earth and Environmental Sciences

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union, Hydrology and Cryosphere Sections

  • American Water Resources Association - Alaska Chapter

  • Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

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