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Michal Niemoczynski

Michal Niemoczynski is a hydrologist with the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center. He currently works with the Surface Water Observations Program (SWOP) and is primarily involved in the realm of surface water data collection, analysis, and dissemination.

Professional Experience

  • Lead for New Jersey’s Surge, Wave, and Tide Hydrodynamics (SWaTH) network.

  • He is involved with a coastal flood inundation mapping initiative for the New Jersey Tide Telemetry Network that will develop a series of flood inundation maps based on ADCIRC modeled coastal storm data correlated to USGS tide gages.

  • He is currently part of a team working on a cooperative project with New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) developing a comprehensive water quality model for the Mohawk River basin based on a complex unsteady hydraulic model.

  • He has worked extensively on the construction and operation of ADVM flow monitoring gages on the Barnegat Bay estuary in New Jersey.

Education and Certifications

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from East Stroudsburg University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Environmental Science with Geography Minor.

  • Certified MOCC/MOICC instructor with the USGS Watercraft Safety Program.

  • United States Coast Guard Masters 25 GRT (Gross Register Tons) License.

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