Leslie A DeSimone, Ph.D.

Leslie DeSimone is a hydrologist in the USGS New England Water Science Center - Massachusetts Office.

Biography

Leslie DeSimone is a hydrologist in the USGS New England Water Science Center in Northborough, MA. Leslie received her B.A. and Ph.D. in Geology from Boston University. She has worked on a broad range of groundwater and surface-water studies in Massachusetts and nationally that include topics such as: contaminant occurrence and transport in groundwater, surface-water quality trends and loads, groundwater flow and availability, bedrock well yield, and national compilations of water-quality in U.S. Principal Aquifers. Currently, Leslie is working on machine-learning models of groundwater quality in the mid-Atlantic region for the National Water Quality Assessment Project and serves as a specialist on water-quality data and issues in New England Water Science Center.