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Micelis C Doyle

Micelis Doyle is a supervisory hydrologic technician at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center.

Micelis Doyle has been a Hydrologic Technician at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center in Portland, Oregon since 1990.

Professional Experience

  • Provide input in the development of hydrologic research projects, assist in establishing budgets, and communicate with current project cooperators for water-quality studies.

    Develop, research, and follow effective and innovative research methodologies, saving staff time and project funds.

  • Serve as Project Chief, organizing research projects, hiring project personnel, and assisting in the coordination of water-quality based research projects.

    Recognized for communication skills, organization, and ability to work effectively and collaboratively on research teams involving multiple colleagues, cooperators, and community partners.

  • Write, research, and publish reports, based on field research projects.

  • Install, program, monitor, and repair water-quality research instrumentation. Collect water, sediment, fish, and aquatic insect samples for lab analysis based on changing protocols, according to specific project objectives.

  • Selected for special research project deployments in Northern California in cooperation with the USGS California District and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board of California; similar detail with the USGS Caribbean District in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

  • Fabricate, modify, and operate sediment-oxygen demand (SOD) chambers and associated hydrologic data-collection instrumentation for SOD studies conducted in Oregon, California and St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Serve as Lead Technician for the Willamette Basin National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) and Columbia Basin National Stream Quality Accounting Network (NASQAN) projects in the OR WSC.

  • Oversee quality-control/quality-assurance (QA/QC) program for inter-lab comparisons.Oversee quality-control/quality-assurance (QA/QC) program for inter-lab comparisons.

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. in Anthropology Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 1991

  • Post-Baccalaureate Courses: Calculus 251, 252, and 253; General Physics 201, 202, 203, Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon,  1993-1994, 1997-1998

  • Graduate Certificate in Hydrology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 2013

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Water-Quality Field Methods Refresher, 2007

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Guidelines for the Operation and Computation of Continuous Water-Quality Monitors

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Quality Assurance and Quality Control, 2004

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  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Field Water-Quality Methods for Ground Water and Surface Water, 1999

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Quality Control Sample Design and Interpretation, 1998

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Ground-Water/Surface-Water Relationships, 1997

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Aquatic Chemistry, 1996

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Ground-Water Principles, 1994

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Water-Quality Principles, 1993

  • U.S. Geological Survey Professional Training: Sediment Data-Collection Techniques, 1992

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