Mitch started with the USGS PAWSC as a Hydrologic Technician in 2018 and became a Hydrologist in 2020.
Mitch has worked on projects including: PA Groundwater Quality Monitoring Network, NAWQA Bio Assessment & Vulnerable Aquifers Sampling, Turtle Creek Sediment Study, Chesapeake Bay Network Storm Sampling, FEMA Storm Tide Sensor Installation, DOD Packer Testing/PFAS Sampling.
Stream Habitat/Bank Stability Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring - Bureau of Land Management - Kemmerer, Wyoming
Proper Functioning Condition Assessment for Lotic and Lentic Riparian Areas - Bureau of Land Management - Winnemucca, Nevada
Design and Build of BMPs in various Land Development Pojects - Multiple Locations
Education and Certifications
MS Civil Engineering (Water Resource Focus) - Penn State Univ. 2011
Thesis: Hydrologic Controls of Nutrient Fluxes In Glacial Meltwater Streams ... McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica.
BS Civil Engineering (Water Resources) - Penn State Univ. 2008
Minor in Environmental Engineering
Fundamentals of Engineering (EIT) 2008
GIS Certificate - San Francisco State Univ. 2016