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Ryan McClymont

Ryan is a visual storyteller who explores, documents and shares USGS water, ecosystems, climate change and natural hazards science.

Ryan is currently serving as the USGS social media coordinator. He is a multimedia specialist combining skills in writing, editing, video production, photography, social media outreach and web content management. 

He joined USGS in 2014 and is based in Portland, OR. Prior to joining the USGS Ryan worked as a multimedia specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in San Francisco. Previously he served in the United States Army spending two years working as photojournalist and public affairs specialist, and four years as an Engineer officer. He deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 



Education and Certifications

  • Master's degree in Photography from the Academy of Art University - 2013

    Bachelor's degree in English and Photography from Grand Valley State University - 2001

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