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Rich Sheibley

Rich is a research hydrologist for the Washington Water Science Center in Tacoma, WA. His research interests include water quality, nutrient cycling, and groundwater-surface water exchange in lakes, streams and rivers.

Professional Experience

  • U.S. Geological Survey Washington Water Science Center, Tacoma, WA

  • Research Hydrologist October 2009 – Present

  • Hydrologist January 2008 – October 2009

Education and Certifications

  • University of California, Davis. Ph.D., Chemical Engineering with a focus on environmental modeling.  June 2001.  Dissertation: Nitrogen transformation kinetics in the hyporheic zo

  • University of Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering.  May 1995.

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