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Kaitlyn Colella

The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands


 Kaitlyn started her career with the USGS as a volunteer the summer of 2011. She was a student contractor from September 2012 until June 2015 when she was hired as term hydrologist. Kaitlyn graduated from Stony Brook University with a bachelors in Geology and Masters in Hydrogeology. She has been a part of several different water-quality projects including sampling groundwater across Long Island, NESQA stream sampling, Hurricane Sandy sediment sampling, dissolved oxygen monitoring program, and maintains 5 real-time water-quality estuary gages. Kaitlyn currently manages a water-quality project on Shelter Island.

Research Interest

  Hydrology Impact of Waste water


  • Chemical and ancillary data associated with bed sediment, young of year Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) tissue, and mussel (Mytilus edulis and Geukensia demissa) tissue collected after Hurricane Sandy in bays and estuaries of New Jersey and New York, 2013–14, Smalling, Kelly L.; Deshpande, Ashok D.; Blazer, Vicki; Galbraith, Heather S.; Dockum, Bruce W.; Romanok, Kristin M.; Colella, Kaitlyn; Deetz, Anna C.; Fisher, Irene J.; Imbrigiotta, Thomas E.; Sharack, Beth; Summer, Lisa; Timmons, DeMond; Trainor, John J.; Wieczorek, Daniel; Samson, Jennifer; Reilly, Timothy J.; Focazio, Michael J.

  • The impact of onsite wastewater disposal systems on groundwater in areas inundated by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey, Fisher, Irene; Phillips, Patrick; Colella, Kaitlyn; Fisher, Shawn C.; Tagliaferri, Tristen N.; Foreman, William T. ; Furlong, Edward T.

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