Ryan Teter


Ryan Teter is a Technical Point of Contact with the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD), Partner Support Section, at the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC). Ryan is the Product Owner of the NHD Update Tool and NHD Utilities Toolset. He provides training for both tools and reviews NHD Update Jobs to support NHD partners. Ryan’s past projects include cartographic generalization of the NHD and populating the Visibility Filter attribute in the NHD.


BS in Land Use with a Concentration in GIS and Area of Interest in Environmental Science, 2014, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Associate of Arts in Psychology, 2011, Red Rocks Community College

Associate of General Studies in Outdoor Education, 2011, Red Rocks Community College

Professional Experience

2020-Present, Cartographer-Technical Point of Contact, Partner Support, NGTOC, USGS, Denver, CO

2014-2020, Cartographer-NHD Editor, NHD Production Operations, NGTOC, USGS, Denver, CO

2013-2014, Research Assistant, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO

2013, GIS Intern, City and County of Broomfield, Broomfield, CO