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Mary Hill

Research Hydrologist

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EDUCATION

Princeton University: Ph.D. 1985, MSE 1978, Civil Engineering - Water Resources.

Michigan State University, 1976-1977. Master's Candidate, Civil Engineering - Water Resources.

Hope College, B.A., Geology and Business Administration (double major), , 1976, Magna Cum Laude.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

IUGG (International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics) US National Committee, member. 2010-2011; vice-chair, 2011-present. First term extends to 2015.

2012 invited talks: SIAM, Raleigh, NC, April; EGU, Vienna, April; Marie Curie EU INVUL, Paris, July.

USGS. Promotion to ST, highest level for US government scientists, 2007. Meritorious (2004) and Superior (1997) Service Awards. 5 Excellence Awards, 1987-2011, Merit Proposal, 1986.

IAHS (International Association of Hydrological Sciences), ICGW (International Commission for Ground Water), President. 2005-2009. Past president until 2011.

NGWA (National Ground Water Association), M. King Hubbert Award, 2005. Distinguished Darcy lecturer, 2001: 45 talks in 8 countries.

GSA (Geological Society of America), Fellow, 2003.

ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), Walter L. Huber Engineering Research Prize, 2000.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

U.S. Geologcial Survey

1987-present    NRP (National Research Program), CO.

1981-1987       New Jersey WSC. Groundwater flow in glacial deposits and coastal environments with stream interactions. Monte Carlo analysis of nonlinear confidence intervals.

Please visit  http://wwwbrr.cr.usgs.gov/projects/GW_ModUncert/ for more information.



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Publications

Mehl, Steffen W.; Hill, Mary C., 2011. MODFLOW-LGR-Modifications to the streamflow-routing package (SFR2) to route streamflow through locally refined grids. U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-A34, v, 12 p.; Appendix [Link]

Dickinson, Jesse E.; Hanson, R.T.; Mehl, Steffen W.; Hill, Mary C., 2011. MODPATH-LGR; documentation of a computer program for particle tracking in shared-node locally refined grids by using MODFLOW-LGR. U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-A38, vii, 13 p.; Appendices [Link]

Mehl, Steffen W.; Hill, Mary C., 2011. MODFLOW-LGR-Modifications to the streamflow-routing package (SFR2) to route streamflow through locally refined grids. U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-A34, v, 12 p.; Appendix [Link]

Dickinson, Jesse E.; Hanson, R.T.; Mehl, Steffen W.; Hill, Mary C., 2011. MODPATH-LGR; documentation of a computer program for particle tracking in shared-node locally refined grids by using MODFLOW-LGR. U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-A38, vii, 13 p.; Appendices [Link]

Poeter, Eileen P.; Hill, Mary C., 2007. MMA, A Computer Code for Multi-Model Analysis. Geological Survey (U.S.) Techniques and Methods 6-E3, x, 113 p. [Link]

Mehl, Steffen W.; Hill, Mary C., 2007. MODFLOW-2005, The U.S. Geological Survey Modular Ground-Water Model - Documentation of the Multiple-Refined-Areas Capability of Local Grid Refinement (LGR) and the Boundary Flow and Head (BFH) Package. Geological Survey (U.S.) Techniques and Methods 6-A21, v, 13 p. [Link]

Tonkin, Matthew J.; Tiedeman, Claire R.; Ely, D. Matthew; Hill, Mary C., 2007. OPR-PPR, a Computer Program for Assessing Data Importance to Model Predictions Using Linear Statistics. Geological Survey (U.S.) Techniques and Methods 6-E2, viii, 115 p. [Link]

Poeter, Eileen E.; Hill, Mary C.; Banta, Edward R.; Mehl, Steffen; Christensen, Steen, 2006. UCODE_2005 and six other computer codes for universal sensitivity analysis, calibration, and uncertainty evaluation constructed using the JUPITER API. Techniques and Methods 6-A11, 299 p. [Link]

Mehl, Steffen W.; Hill, Mary C., 2006. MODFLOW-2005, the U.S. Geological Survey modular ground-water model - documentation of shared node local grid refinement (LGR) and the boundary flow and head (BFH) package. Techniques and Methods 6-A12, 78 p. [Link]

Edited by Banta, Edward R.; Poeter, Eileen P.; Doherty, John E.; Hill, Mary C., 2006. JUPITER: Joint Universal Parameter IdenTification and Evaluation of Reliability - An Application Programming Interface (API) for Model Analysis. Techniques and Methods 6-E1, xiv, 268 p. [Link]

Blainey, Joan B.; Faunt, Claudia C.; Hill, Mary C., 2006. A guide for using the transient ground-water flow model of the Death Valley regional ground-water flow system, Nevada and California. Open-File Report 2006-1104, 36 p. [Link]

Tonkin, M. J.; Hill, Mary C.; Doherty, John, 2003. MODFLOW-2000, the U.S. Geological Survey modular ground-water model -- Documentation of MOD-PREDICT for predictions, prediction sensitivity analysis, and evaluation of uncertainty. Open-File Report 2003-385, 69 p. [Link]

Anderman, Evan R.; Hill, Mary C., 2003. MODFLOW-2000, the U.S. Geological Survey modular ground-water model -- Three additions to the Hydrogeologic-Unit Flow (HUF) Package: Alternative storage for the uppermost active cells, Flows in hydrogeologic units, and the Hydraulic-coductivity depth-dependence (KDEP) capability. Open-File Report 2003-347, 36 p.

Anderman, Evan R.; Kipp, K. L.; Hill, Mary C.; Valstar, Johan; Neupauer, R. M., 2002. MODFLOW-2000, the U.S. Geological Survey modular ground-water model -- Documentation of the Model-Layer Variable-Direction Horizontal Anisotropy (LVDA) capability of the Hydrogeologic-Unit Flow (HUF) package. Open-File Report 2002-409, 61 p.

Hill, Mary C.; Ely, D. Matthew; Tiedeman, Claire R.; O'Brien, Grady M.; D'Agnese, Frank A.; Faunt, Claudia C., 2001. Preliminary evaluation of the importance of existing hydraulic-head observation locations to advective-transport predictions, Death Valley regional flow system, California and Nevada. Water-Resources Investigations Report 2000-4282, - [Link]

Harbaugh, Arlen W.; Banta, Edward R.; Hill, Mary C.; McDonald, Michael G., 2000. MODFLOW-2000, The U.S. Geological Survey Modular Ground-Water Model - User Guide to Modularization Concepts and the Ground-Water Flow Process. Geological Survey (U.S.) Open-File Report 2000-92, 121 p.

Schuster, P. F.; Hill, Mary C., 1995. Hydrogeology of, ground-water withdrawals from, and saltwater intrusion in the shallow aquifer system of Cape May County, New Jersey. Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4043, 40 p., 12 pl.

Hill, Mary C., 1990. PRECONDITIONED CONJUGATE-GRADIENT 2 (PCG2), a computer program for solving ground-water flow equations. U.S. Geological Survey ; Books and Open-File Reports Section, Water-Resources Investigations Report 90-4048, iii, 43 p. :ill. ;28 cm.






                           

My Science Topics


Science Topic
Subtopic
Water Resourcessaltwater intrusion
Water Resourcesmovement and recharge
Water Resourcesground-water quality
Water Resourcesaquifers
Water Resourcesground water
Water Resourcesstreamflow



My USGS Science Strategy Areas

A Water Census of the United States

Data Integration & Interoperability

Contact Information

Mary Hill
3215 MARINE ST, BLDG 6, Suite E-127
Boulder, CO 80309
mchill@usgs.gov
303-541-3014
303-541-3084 - Fax
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