Kaitlyn M Finkelstein

Biography

Kaitlyn started her career with the USGS New York Water Science Center in Coram, NY as a volunteer the summer of 2011. She was a student contractor from September 2012 until June 2015 when she was hired as a hydrologist. Kaitlyn graduated from Stony Brook University with a bachelors in Geology and Masters in Hydrogeology. She has been a part of several different water-quality projects including sampling groundwater across Long Island, NESQA stream sampling, Hurricane Sandy sediment sampling, dissolved oxygen monitoring program, and maintained 5 real-time water-quality estuary gages. Kaitlyn transferred to the Troy office in 2017 and has been involved in several projects across New York state that involve groundwater sampling and harmful algal bloom monitoring.