Michal Niemoczynski

Biography

Michal Niemoczynski is a hydrologist with the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center. Michal graduated Summa Cum Laude from East Stroudsburg University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Environmental Science with Geography Minor. He currently works with the Hydrologic Data Assessment Program (HDAP) and is primarily involved in the realm of surface water and groundwater data collection, analysis, and dissemination. 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. In addition, 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. Michal is also a certified MOCC/MOICC instructor with the USGS Bureau of Watercraft Safety and holds his United States Coast Guard Near Coastal OUPV Captain's License. In the past he has worked extensively on the construction and operation of ADVM flow monitoring gages on the Barnegat Bay estuary in New Jersey.