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Daniel Pearson

Geographer
Geography
The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands

Biography

Daniel K. Pearson has been with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) – Texas Water Science Center (TXWSC) since 2002. He currently serves as the Central Texas Studies Chief and oversees two sections: Data and Spatial Studies Section and the Central Texas Hydrologic Studies and Research Section. He provides technical expertise to TXWSC cooperators and staff, and oversees a team of hydrologists, geographers and IT specialists whose function is to produce innovative geospatial solutions; perform complex hydrologic and spatial analyses; and contribute to ongoing research within the Center. Daniel has overseen the transformation of the Data and Spatial Studies Section during this time from a data production shop to an application development and data management enterprise. Daniel earned a Bachelor’s of Science (2002) from Texas State University-San Marcos in Geographic Information Science/Cartography (GIS) with a minor in Aquatic Biology. He also earned professional certification in GIS from Texas State University-San Marcos in 2004.

Research Interest

data management cartography spatial analysis biogeography habitats

Publications

  • Moring, J.B., Braun, C.L., and Pearson, D.K., 2014, Mesohabitats, fish assemblage composition, and mesohabitat use of the Rio Grande silvery minnow over a range of seasonal flow regimes in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo del Norte, in and near Big Bend National Park, Texas, 2010–11: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report

  • Braun, Christopher L.; Pearson, Daniel K.; Porter, Michael D.; Moring, J. Bruce, 2015. Physical characteristics and fish assemblage composition at site and mesohabitat scales over a range of streamflows in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, winter 2011-12, summer 2012. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5025, Report:

  • Pearson, Daniel K., Braun, Christopher L., and Moring, J.Bruce, 2015, Fish assemblage composition and mapped mesohabitat features over a range of streamflows in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, winter 2011–12, summer 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3350, 7 sheets

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