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Scott V Mize

Scott Mize is a Hydrologist/Aquatic Ecologist for the USGS at the Lower Mississippi-Gulf (LMG) Water Science Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Scott received his BS Geology with a minor in Soil and Water Science from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida and a MS Environmental Science and Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. Research interests include: (1) water quality relations to aquatic ecological communities, (2) riverine and coastal ecosystems, and (3) aquatic toxicology. His interests include music, outdoor activities, brewing, cooking, gardening, traveling, and pets.


Professional Experience

  • LMG-Coastal Systems Unit Coordinator (2019 - present); Hydrologist/Aquatic Ecologist (2000 - 2019)
    U.S. Geological Survey, 3535 South Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816.

  • Hydrologist (1996 - 2000)
    U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO, 80225.

  • Research Assistant (1995 - 1996)
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Entomology Laboratory, Gainesville, FL.

  • Research Assistant (1992 - 1994)
    Entomology Laboratory, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Education and Certifications

  • MS, Environmental Science and Engineering
    Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO.

  • BS, Geology, Minor: Soil and Water Science
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

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