R. Scott Patterson

Biography

Field Office Chief, Supervisory Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey, California Water Science Center, Poway Field Office, 2008-present. My office operates and maintains 84 Surface Water sites, 40 discrete Water Quality sites, 1 continuous Water Quality site, 59 discrete Groundwater sites and 95 continuous Groundwater sites. I supervise 10 employees and oversee 12 Cooperative Agreements for the CAWSC data program.

 

Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey, California Water Science Center, 1994-2008. Duties included operation and computation for more than 50 stream gauging sites in the Poway Field Office. Lead QW duties from 2002-2008, which included 8 continuous sites and over 40 discrete sites. 

 

Hydrologic Aid, U.S. Geological Survey, California Water Science Center, 1992-1994.The primary duty was assisting in many cable-way related projects in Northern California and Hawaii.