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Rob Runkel

Rob is a Research Hydrologist with the Colorado Water Science Center

Professional Experience

  • 1992-Present Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

  • 1989-1992 Research Engineer, University of Colorado, Center for Advanced Decision Support in Water and Environmental Systems (CADSWES), Boulder, Colorado

  • 1987-1989 Hydrologist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, 1985, Computer Science and Environmental Studies, Minnesota State University, Mankato

  • Master of Environmental Management, 1987, Water Resources, Duke University: Monte Carlo Analysis of the Surface Water Component for Land Disposal Restriction Determinations

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1993, Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado: Development and Application of an Equilibrium-based Simulation Model for Reactive Solute Transport in Small Streams

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Associate Editor, Water Resources Research, 2006–2014

  • Member, American Geophysical Union

  • Member, Society for Freshwater Science

  • Member, European Geosciences Union

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government