Steven M Peterson

Steve Peterson is the current Associate Director for Hydrologic Investigations at the USGS Nebraska Water Science Center

Biography

Steve Peterson is currently the Associate Director for Hydrologic Investigations with the Nebraska Water Science Center. Steve received a B.S. in Hydrogeology from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and a M.S. in Geology from Northern Illinois University. Steve worked as a hydrogeologist for the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District from 1999-2005, during which had an instrumental role in groundwater modeling and related studies for the Nebraska Cooperative Hydrology Study (COHYST). In 2005, Steve joined the USGS Nebraska Water Science Center as a Hydrologist. In that capacity, Steve led the NEWSC groundwater modeling program and related studies from a single study into a substantial and sustained area of excellence and taking the role of groundwater modeling team lead in 2010. Peterson assumed responsibilities as Associate Director for Hydrologic Investigations in 2016.