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Ryan F Thompson

Hydrologist for the Dakota Water Science Center

Ryan is a hydrologist at the USGS Dakota Water Science Center. Ryan received a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, and a M.S. degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering with a water resources emphasis, from South Dakota State University. Since joining the USGS in 1995, Ryan has been involved primarily in surface water studies, often involving GIS and GPS as tools.

Professional Experience

  • 1995-1997, Environmental Engineer, U.S. Geological Survey

    1997-present, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering, South Dakota State University, 1995

    B.S. Civil Engineering, South Dakota State University, 1991

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