Nathaniel Schaepe

Biography

Nathan has worked for the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) Nebraska Water Science Center since 2005, and has worked as a hydrologist since 2008. In 2011 he became the Center’s geographic information systems (GIS) Specialist. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 2008. He is responsible for managing the surface water component of the USGS National Water Quality Ambient Network (NAWQA) and is also responsible for compiling water use data as part of the USGS National Water Use compilation program. In addition to these duties Nathan has worked on a variety of projects mainly associated with rivers and streams. Examples of some of his project work include: GIS analysis of stream geomorphology, stream bed and suspended-sediment collection and analysis, continuous water-quality and suspended-sediment monitoring, and stream ecological assessments.