Silvia spent most of her career with the Water Mission Area in USGS, first in the Virginia Water Science Center and then with the South Atlantic Water Science Center. She served as a GIS Specialist, Team lead and Project Chief for numerous hydrologic studies over the years. She has also served on many technical advisory teams addressing geospatial needs, with an emphasis on lidar applications and
Hydrologic and geomorphologic derivatives from high-resolution elevation data sets. StreamStats support and Advisory Team member.
Education and Certifications
Masters in Urban and Regional Planning (1986) Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Bachelor of Science, Psychology (1983) Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA