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Since 1995, I have served as coordinator for USGS science activities for the Chesapeake Bay Program, which is one of the largest ecosystem restoration efforts in the Nation. The activities includes development of multi-disciplinary science plans; and working with teams to summarize complex technical information into key findings to inform decision makers.
United States Geological Survey, Chesapeake Bay Coordinator (October 1995 to present)
United States Geological Survey, Water-Quality Specialist (January 1991 to October 1995)
Geraghty and Miller, Inc, Senior Scientist (November 1989 to December 1990)
United States Geological Survey, Hydrologist (December 1983 to November 1989)
Philips, S.W. and Blomquist, J.D. editors, 2015 U.S. Geological Survey Chesapeake science strategy, 2015-2025—Informing ecosystem management of America’s largest estuary, Open-File Report 2015-1162, 43 p.
Lyerly CM, Hernandez Cordero AL, Foreman KL, Phillips SW, Dennison WC (editors), 2014, New Insights: Science-based evidence of water quality improvements, challenges, and opportunities in the Chesapeake, 48p.,
US Environmental Protection Agency, US Geological Survey, US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2012, Toxic Contaminants in the Chesapeake Bay and its Watershed: Extent and Severity of Occurrence and Potential Biological Effects, USEP
M.S. Hydrogeology, George Washington University
B.S. Geology, James Madison University
Chesapeake Bay Program — Press Release — October 28, 2020
A recent article In Science provided an overview of the Big Spring Run restoration project in PA, based on research.
Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — August 5, 2020
Chesapeake Quarterly — Volume 19, Number 1 — June 2020
Chesapeake Bay Program — Press Release — June 16, 2020
WTOP — By Megan Cloherty — May 15, 2020
StateImpact Pennsylvania — by Rachel McDevitt — May 1, 2020
Chesapeake Bay Magazine — by John Page Williams — April 30, 2020
Bay Journal — by Karl Blankenship — April 13, 2020
Chesapeake Bay Program — by Rachel Felver — March 25, 2020
Bay Journal — by Karl Blankenship — December 02, 2019
Chesapeake Bay Program — by Dylan Reynolds — November 26, 2019