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Peter Cinotto

Pete Cinotto is a Deputy Director for the USGS Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center (OKI WSC); he has 30 years of experience and has received a Superior Service Award from USGS.

Pete oversees most operations conducted by the three Kentucky offices of the OKI WSC as well as data operations in all three OKI states, he also, typically, has numerous ancillary duties that include serving on various scientific committees and(or) as a project chief for local- and National-scale projects. Pete has a diverse background in earth sciences and, prior to relocating to Kentucky in 2007, he worked in the private sector, USGS National Water Quality Laboratory, USGS Georgia WSC, and USGS Pennsylvania WSC. 


Education and Certifications

  • Pete has a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Northern Colorado.


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