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. 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. 



MS, Environmental Science and Engineering

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO.

BS, Geology, Minor: Soil and Water Science

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.



LMG-Coastal Systems Unit Coordinator (2019 - present); Hydrologist/Aquatic Ecologist (2000 - 2019),

U.S. Geological Survey, Water Mission Area, 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.



Music, outdoor activities, brewing, cooking, gardening, traveling, and pets.