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Taylor Dudunake

Taylor Dudunake is a hydrologist with the USGS Idaho Water Science Center in Boise, Idaho.

Taylor is involved in a variety of field-based studies of surface water and groundwater throughout Idaho and the conterminous United States. Taylor began his career in the Idaho Water Science Center as a student contractor assisting in a national bridge scour study funded by the Federal Highway Administration. Shortly after, he continued his career as a Pathways Career intern prior to his conversion to a Hydrologist. He now works on various projects using GNSS surveying techniques; high-resolution bathymetric and acoustic Doppler surveys; two-dimensional hydraulic modeling; bridge scour surveys; groundwater and surface water interactions; and river restoration monitoring.


Education and Certifications

  • A.S., Watershed Sciences, 2015, Utah State University

  • B.S., Geosciences, Emphasis in Hydrology, 2018, Boise State University, Magna cum laude

  • M.S., Water Resources, 2020, University of Idaho

Affiliations and Memberships

  • International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research

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