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Kenneth Toppin

Kenneth Toppin is a Hydrologist in the New England Water Science Center.

Ken currently is part of the WSC specialists' team with a focus on surface water hydrologic records. As part of WSC quality assurance, he also facilitates the Internal Technical Review Procedures (ITRPs) and the Annual Internal Summary Reports (AISRs). Ken has a broader background in data and management within the Surface Water, Groundwater, and Water Quality disciplines.

Professional Experience

  • 2015- present, U.S. Geological Survey - Hydrologist

  • 1990 - 2014, U.S. Geological Survey - Supervisory Hydrologist

  • 1988 - 1989, U.S. Geological Survey - Hydrologist

  • 1986 - 1987, Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH - Laboratory Manager

  • 1979 - 1986, U.S. Geological Survey - Hydrologist

  • 1975 - 1978, U.S. Geological Survey - Hydrologic Technician

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. Biology (Marine science option), University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, 1974

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