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Timothy O Hodson, Ph.D.

Timothy Hodson is a Hydrologist with the USGS, Central Midwest Water Science Center, in Urbana, Illinois.

Timothy Hodson is a Hydrologist with the Central Midwest Water Science Center,  Nutrient & Sediment Interactions group. His duties primarily involve maintaining the network of “supergages” that monitor water quality across Illinois and Iowa. Prior to joining the Illinois-Iowa Water Science Center in 2017, he worked with the Illinois Water Survey while conducting his graduate research on marine-terminating glaciers in Alaska and Antarctica. Some of his other interests include low-cost distributed sensor networks, interactive graphics and web maps, and sedimentary processes in aquatic environments. Tim earned his BS. in Geology and Geophysics from University of Wisconsin – Madison and his PhD in Geology from Northern Illinois University.

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Geology, Northern Illinois University

  • B.S., Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin – Madison

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