What is NAWQA?
What are they doing in southern Louisiana?
Updated as of April 20, 2002.
Lots of pictures, maps, and background info on our hydrology, ecology and environment, land and resources uses, and selected sites.
Studies and Surveys
Descriptions of our projects and studies.
Publications and Data
- Hydrologic and Chemical Data
- Maps and Geographic (GIS) Data
- Ecological Data
Personnel and Links
Have a question? Talk to us, or find other online locations of Louisiana information.
And accessibility features.
For more information on USGS activities in Louisiana and the Nation, please
visit the following websites:
Water Resources Division
U.S. Department of the Interior
Personnel and Relevant Links for the Acadian-Pontchartrain NAWQA
||Dennis Demcheck, our project chief. He has extensive experience with water-quality issues in and around Lake
Pontchartrain, the Verret Basin, and the Calcasieu around Lake Charles. Contact
Dennis [email@example.com] for general questions
that you have regarding the Acadian-Pontchartrain NAWQA.|
||Stan Skrobialowski and Van Bergeron conduct the majority of surface-water quality sampling. Stan is our Study Unit
Surface Water-Quality Specialist, and Van our Lead Technician. Contact
Stan [firstname.lastname@example.org] or Van
[email@example.com] for water-quality information.|
||Rob Fendick is our Study Unit Ground- Water-Quality Specialist, and Roland Tollett a groundwater quality
hydrologist and drilling specialist. Contact
Rob [firstname.lastname@example.org] or Roland [email@example.com] for groundwater information.|
||Trish D'Arconte is our GIS (spatial data) specialist and manages our data. Contact
Trish [firstname.lastname@example.org] for spatial data, maps, and general data questions.|
||Scott Mize is our study unit biologist. Contact Scott [email@example.com] for
ecological data and information.|
||Chris Swarzenski is a biologist studying water-quality of the floating marshes. His main areas of study are in
the freshwater marshes around the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, and in the Penchant Basin area. Contact
Chris [firstname.lastname@example.org] for information on freshwater
marshes of Louisiana.|
U.S. Geological Survey
3535 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
fax (225) 298-5490
Links for other programs and resources addressing water-quality in the study area:
This is neither an exhaustive list, nor particularly endorsed by the USGS.
Email Trish with additional Louisiana water links.
Federal programs relevant to Louisiana:
Academic, non-profit and private organizations: