Environmental Sciences
Global

Environmental Sciences Experts

Richard J Huizinga

Researcher
Hydrology
The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands

Biography

Richard (Rick) Huizinga is a Hydrologist at the Illinois-Iowa-Missouri Water Science Center. Rick received a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (M S&T, formerly UMR) and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (emphasis Hydrology/Hydraulics) from M S&T. Since joining the USGS in 1991, Rick has devoted his/her career to studying surface water hydraulics and specializes in bridge scour. Presently, his research focuses on bathymetric surveying of alluvial rivers and streams, as well as reservoirs and lakes.

Research Interest

bathymetric surveying of alluvial rivers and streams, as well as reservoirs and lakes.

Publications

  • Bathymetric and velocimetric surveys at highway bridges crossing the Missouri River near Kansas City, Missouri, June 2–4, 2015

  • Bridge scour countermeasure assessments at select bridges in the United States, 2014–16

  • Bathymetric and velocimetric surveys at highway bridges crossing the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers near St. Louis, Missouri, May 23–27, 2016

Global Experts from United States Virgin Islands

Global Experts in Subject