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Virginia L McGuire

Virginia (Ginny) McGuire is a Hydrologist for the U.S. Geological Survey Nebraska Water Science Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

Virginia (Ginny) McGuire has worked as a hydrologist for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Nebraska Water Science Center since April 1992. In 2013, she became the Center's Groundwater Specialist; in 2017, she became the Center's Report Specialist. Ginny has worked on a variety of projects dealing with aquifer characteristics, groundwater quality,and hydrogeologic framework. 

Professional Experience

  • 2016-present: Part of the groundwater section of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain study

  • 2013-present: As the Center's Groundwater Specialist, oversees groundwater data in the USGS databases.

  • 1997-present: Project chief for the water-level monitoring study for the High Plains aquifer

  • 2013-2017: Part of National Brackish Groundwater Assessment team

  • 1996-2014 Project chief for the several groundwater quality studies

  • 1992-1996 Provided GIS and field/office support for groundwater studies

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. Math, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

  • M.S. Geology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

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