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Tara A Gross

Tara Gross is an IT Specialist in the USGS Colorado Water Science Center (COWSC) in Lakewood, CO.

She began her career in the USGS North Dakota Water Science Center in Bismarck, ND in 2006 where she worked until her move to the COWSC in 2015. Her expertise in GIS, computer programming, and graphic arts is used in studies of water quality, water use, watershed delineation, agricultural runoff, and closed basins in Colorado. Tara is content manager for the USGS Water Science School website, the USGS StreamStats website, and assists in the maintenance of the COWSC website.

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in application development from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND

  • A.A.S. in Geographic Information Systems from Bismarck State College in Bismarck, ND. 

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