Environmental Sciences

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Jacob Lafontaine

The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands


Jacob LaFontaine,Hydrologist Southeast Region, he has done his MS Civil Engineering. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, BS Civil Engineering. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, AAS Civil Engineering. Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, New York, 1997

Research Interest



  • LaFontaine, J.H., Hay, L.E., Viger, R.J., Regan, R.S., and Markstrom, S.L., 2015, Effects of climate and land cover on hydrology in the southeastern U.S.: Potential impacts on watershed planning. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, early online release, 27 p.

  • Farmer, William H.; Archfield, Stacey A.; Over, Thomas M.; Hay, Lauren E.; LaFontaine, Jacob H.; Kiang, Julie E., 2015. A comparison of methods to predict historical daily streamflow time series in the southeastern United States. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5231, Report: vi, 34 p.; Appendixes A-C; Tables 1-7

  • Markstrom, S.L., Regan, R.S., Hay, L.E., Viger, R.J., Webb, R.M., Payn, R.A., and LaFontaine, J.H., 2015, PRMS-IV, the precipitation-runoff modeling system, version 4: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 6, chap. B7, 158 p

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