Michael Stouder


Michael Stouder was hired in May 2019 by the USGS New York Water Science Center in Troy, NY to a term Physical Scientist position within the Water Quality Investigations Section where he has been primarily supporting efforts associated with the Finger Lake Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring Program. Mr. Stouder received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Geology from Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) in 2007 and 2010, respectively. Between 2010 and 2014, Mr. Stouder was employed by IUPUI’s Center for Earth and Environmental Science (CEES) as a research scientist where he contributed to several diverse water quality investigations including an algal toxicology research project on three major central Indiana drinking water reservoirs.