The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands
Kevin Oberg is a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Office of Surface Water (OSW) and serves as the National Coordinator for Hydroacoustics. In this position, he leads OSW’s efforts in the application of acoustics to hydraulic and hydrologic measurements. This involves methods development, technical training, technical support, and quality assurance of hydroacoustic methods within the USGS. Kevin is a skilled instructor of classes on the application of ADCPs for the measurement and analysis of streamflow, velocity, and bathymetry data for the USGS and other international hydrometric agencies. Kevin is the author of numerous technical papers on the application of hydroacoustics, and is the co-recipient of the IAGLR Chandler-Misener Award for Most Notable Paper in the Journal of Great Lakes Research for 2012. Kevin is a member and past-chair of the ASCE Technical Committee for Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods and is a member of the Coordinating Committee for Great Lakes Hydrologic and Hydraulic Data, and Water Survey Canada’s Hydroacoustic Technical Working Group.