Michael E Wieczorek

Michael Wieczorek holds a B.S. in Geography from Towson State University (1991). Since 1992, he has worked as a GIS specialist for the National Water Quality Program at the Nebraska and Ohio Water Science Centers and is currently the lead GIS specialist for the Hydrologic Systems Team in NAWQA. He is active in the USGS' Earth-Science Themes Working Group and the Community of Data Integration.

Biography

Professional Experience

1992 GIS assistant Central Nebraska Basins Study, Lincoln, Nebraska

1993 GIS assistant Central Nebraska Basins Study, Lawrence, Kansas

1994 Lead GIS specialist Lake Erie-Lake Saint Claire, Columbus, Ohio

1999, GIS Specialist for the Hydrologic Systems Team (HST) of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQP).

Education

M.S.

Attended M.S. Program in Geography, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, 1992-1993.

Attended M.S. Program in Geography, Watershed Analysis and Spatial Analysis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

B.S. in Geography and History, Towson University, 1991.

Skills

  • Geographic Analysis
  • Python
  • R
  • SAS
  • Mapping
  • Spatial analysis
  • Computational methods
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Statistical analysis

Research / Professional Focus / Current Projects

Watershed modeling, soil mapping, basin creation and watershed statistics, programming, Cycle 3 NAWQA

Selected Bibliography

Attributes for NHDPlus Catchments (Version 1.1) in the Conterminous United States: Artificial Drainage (1992) and Irrigation Types (1997), Data Series Report DS-490-01,Reston, Virginia. Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey

Attributes for NHDPlus Catchments (Version 1.1) for the Conterminous United States: STATSGO Soil Characteristics, Data Series Report DS-490-26,Reston, Virginia. Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey

Attributes for NHDPlus Catchments (Version 1.1) for the Conterminous United States: Nutrient Inputs from Fertilizer and Manure, Nitrogen and Phosphorus (N&P), 2002, Data Series Report DS-490-17,Reston, Virginia. Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey

Attributes for NHDPlus Catchments (Version 1.1) for the Conterminous United States: Nutrient Inputs from Fertilizer and Manure, Nitrogen and Phosphorus (N&P), 2002, Data Series Report DS-490-17,Reston, Virginia. Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey

Gellis, A.C., Pavich, M.J., Ellwein, A.L., Aby, S., Clark, I., Wieczorek, M.E., and Viger, R., Erosion, Storage, and Transport of Sediment in Two Subbasins of the Rio Puerco, New Mexico: Geological Society of America Bulletin. May 2012.