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Timothy Straub

The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands


Timothy Straub has done Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University, 2007 M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, 2000 B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, 1995

Research Interest

-Provide leadership and expertise to ensure reliable surface-water and sediment data collection, analysis, and modeling throughout the center. -Serve as a project manager or member to obtain, process, analyze, and model the following data types and processes: hydrologic, hydraulic, sediment, water quality, and geomorphic. -Maintain effective communication with cooperating and collaborating agencies to ensure project results are useful and timely. -Write and present findings of data and technical interpretive studies


  • Domanski, M.M., Straub, T.D., Wood, M.S., Landers, M.N, 2015, Surrogate analysis and index developer (SAID) tool, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1177, 36 p.

  • Manaster, A.D, Domanski, M.M., Straub, T.D., and Boldt, J.A., 2016, Estimating suspended sediment using acoustics in a fine-grained riverine system on Kickapoo Creek at Bloomington, Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1117, 42 p.

  • Landers, M.N., Straub, T.D., Wood, M.S., and Domanski, M.M., 2016, Sediment acoustic index method for computing continuous suspended-sediment concentrations: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 3, chap. C5, 63 p

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