Mario Martin-Alciati

Biography

Mario's position is a Digital Media Communications Specialist in the web communications branch of the Water Mission Area. He began working for USGS in 2014.

          He currently serves as a public inquiry and public request manager, the water resources public facing web master, a water resources internal web manager, the water resources marketing and social media lead, and a content, platform, and marketing Analyst. Mario has over 15 years of experience as a professional photographer, has served as creative director on many videographic projects, and he has directed and consulted many social media accounts through the years. 

Mario previously served as a hydrologic technician and research associate in which he:

  • Supervised interns in the lab and field.
  • Acquired and managed stakeholder permissions for over 80 research sites.
  • Lead and conducted extensive field efforts.
  • Conducted biogeochemical and hydrologic laboratory analysis.
  • Produced, QAQCed, collected, processed, and vetted data, as well as designed, created, and managed databases for various wetland related research, & Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Delaware River Watershed related research projects.
  • Used software to create posters, tables, figures, maps for publication, and other scientific products.

 B.S., Environmental Science Specializing in Watershed Science with minors in Economics, Natural Resource Law and Policy, and Management, S.U.N.Y. College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York. 

 

 

Professional Positions

2018 - Present

Digital Media Specialist,

Web Communications Branch - Integrated Information and Dissemination Division, USGS Water Resources Mission Area.

2018            

Hydrologic Technician and Web Content Manager, USGS projects Laboratory Branch - Laboratory and                                               Analytical Services Division, and Web Communications Branch - Integrated Information and Dissemination                                     Division, USGS Water Resources Mission Area.

2017 - 2018               

Hydrologic Technician and Research Associate, USGS Projects Laboratory Branch, Laboratory and Analytical

Services Division, Water Resources Mission Area.

2014 - 2017                   

Hydrologic Technician and Research Associate, USGS National Research Program, Water Mission Area.

2013                             

 Research Analyst, The Research Foundation for S.U.N.Y., Arbutus Lake Watershed Monitoring Project,

 Adirondack Mountains NY.

2009 - 2013                   

Research Assistant, S.U.N.Y. College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Biogeochemistry Laboratory,

Syracuse, NY.

 

Publications:

Noe, G.B., J.L. Boomer, C.R. Gillespie, M.Martin-Alciati, K. Floro, A. Jacobs, and S. Strano. In preparation. The effects of restored hydrologic connectivity on floodplain trapping vs. release of phosphorus, nitrogen, and sediment along the Pocomoke River, Maryland USA.

 

Posters:

M. Martin-Alciati, E.K. Read, J. Kreft. From Data to Digital Media: Creating Content for USGS Social Media & Marketing. The USGS Water Data Training Workshop (2019). Columbus, Ohio USA. 

K Boomer, M. Dryden, J.L. Gillespie, G. Noe, M. Martin-Alciati, C. Hupp, J. Batson, E. Schenk, A. Jacobs, S. Strano. The effects of hydrologic reconnection on floodplain water exchange in an outer Coastal Plain watershed. Society of Wetland Scientists meeting (2017), San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Martin-Alciati, M., J.L. Gillespie, G.B. Noe, C.R.Hupp, N. Bourg. (2016, Aug). Measuring and Predicting phosphorus inputs and release from restored floodplains: Pocomoke River, Maryland. Poster presented at the Chesapeake Bay Workshop, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service NCTC, Shepherdstown WV.

Bourg, N.A., C.R.Hupp, G.B.Noe, J.L.Gillespie, M. Martin-Alciati, D.J. Scheeler. (2016, Aug). Changes in Vegetation Composition, Growth, and Mortality of Freshwater Swamp Forests in Relation to Salinity and Sea-Level Rise. Poster presented at the USGS Chesapeake Workshop, National Fish and Wildlife Training center, Shepherdstown, West Virginia. 

Noe, G. B., M. Martin-Alciati, C.R.Hupp, E.R. Schenk,  J.L.Gillespie. (2015, June). Measuring and predicting the input and loss of sediment and nutrients from floodplains across the Chesapeake watershed. Poster presented at the Society of Wetland Scientists meeting, Providence, RI.

 

Presentations:

M. Martin-Alciati. (2019). Creating A Marketing Pipeline. Presented to the Water Mission Area, Reston, Virginia, USA.

Gillespie, J.L, Noe, G.B., Boomer, K., Hupp, C.R., Martin-Alciati, M., Batson, J., Schenk, E.R., Jacobs, A., and S. Strano. (2017). The effects of hydrologic reconnection on floodplain water quality functions on an agricultural watershed. Society of wetland scientists meeting, Corpus Christi, TX. 

Noe, G.B., C.R. Hupp, E.R. Schenk,P.R. Claggett, J.L. Gillespie, M.Martin-Alciati. (2016, May). Floodplain deposition and bank erosion of sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus across the Chesapeake Watershed. Reds Wolman USGS Conference, Reston, VA.

Noe, G.B., C.R. Hupp, E.R. Schenk,P.R. Claggett, J.L. Gillespie, M.Martin-Alciati. (2016, June). Regional measurement and modeling of the input and loss of sediment and nutrients from floodplains: The Chesapeake Watershed. Society of Wetland Scientists meeting, Corpus Christi, TX.

Noe, G.B., J.V.Loperfido, J.L.Gillespie, M.Martin-Alciati, E.R.Schenk, C.R.Hupp. (2015, June). Measuring and predicting P inputs and release from restored floodplains: Pocomoke River, Maryland. Society of Wetland Scientists meeting, Providence, RI.

Noe, G.B., C. Hupp, E. Schenk, J. Gillespie, J. Batson, M. Martin-Alciati, and P. Claggett. 2015. Measuring and predicting the input and loss of sediment and nutrients from floodplains and stream banks across the Chesapeake watershed. Chesapeake Bay  Program, Annapolis, Maryland. Presented by Dr. Gregory Noe.

Noe, G.B., C. Hupp, E. Schenk, J. Gillespie, J. Batson, M. Martin-Alciati, S. Ensign, and P. Claggett. 2015. Measuring and predicting the input and loss of sediment and nutrients from floodplains and stream banks across the Chesapeake watershed. Delmarva Conservation Partnership, Wye Mills, Maryland.