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Judith C Thomas

Judith Thomas has been a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey for almost 20 years with expertise in groundwater and water quality. Judith is currently the ​section chief for Groundwater and Geophysics in the Central Midwest Water Science Center.

Judith has a B.S. from Purdue University and a M.S. from Indiana University.  Judith started her career with the USGS in July 2000 in Middleton, Wisconsin where she worked on various projects in groundwater, surface water, and water quality.  In 2006, Judith headed west to join the USGS in Grand Junction, Colorado.  Some of Judith's Colorado projects included working in northwest Colorado characterizing groundwater resources in areas of significant energy development for the Bureau of Land Management as well as installing and monitoring a groundwater well network in areas of irrigated Mancos Shale in Delta and Montrose, Colorado.