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Kirsten E Faulkner


Kirsten Faulkner is a Hydrologist specializing in groundwater age at the California Water Science Center.

Kirsten Faulkner began her career with the USGS California Water Science Center in 2018 after completing her M.S. in Geology from California State University, Long Beach. Her research is primarily focused on groundwater age and environmental tracers. She uses groundwater age models to understand water quality across 3-dimensional space and time. This information can be used to evaluate availability and susceptibility of drinking water resources. Prior to her work with the USGS, Kirsten worked in investment and finance.