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Jim Tesoriero

Research Hydrologist

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Jim Tesoriero is a Research Hydrologist for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program in Portland, Oregon. His expertise in geochemistry and contaminant hydrology has been used to asesss the fate and transport of contaminants in both groundwater and streams.


Education:

Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Oregon Graduate Institute.

M.S., Geology, Arizona State University.

B.A., Geological Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo. 


Research interests include:

  • Transport and transformations of contaminants along groundwater flow paths.

  • Groundwater - surface water interaction and its effect on nutrient cycling in streams.

  • Groundwater vulnerability to anthropogenic contaminants.

  • Effects of land use on water quality.








Contact Information

Jim Tesoriero
2130 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
tesorier@usgs.gov
503-251-3202
503-251-3470 - Fax
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