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Mike McNamara, Hydrologist, Soil Scientist, and GeologistMichael L. McNamara

Hydrologist, Soil Scientist, and Geologist


  • Hydrology and soils environmental analysis and reporting
  • Watershed and soil resource surveys, monitoring, and inventories
  • Watershed ecosystem analysis and forest land use management planning
  • Water quality management, erosion control, monitoring and data analysis
  • Forest sediment and other non-point source pollution management
  • Cumulative watershed effects analysis
  • Operation, installation, and maintenance of a variety of hydrologic equipment
  • Fluvial geomorphology analysis and assessment
  • Stream and watershed restoration analysis, design, and implementation
  • Groundwater assessment and surveys
  • Geologic surveys and analysis


  • Registered Professional Hydrologist, American Institute of Hydrology
  • Registered Professional Geologist in Washington and Oregon


  • Masters of Science, Forest Hydrology, Oregon State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Geology, Northern Arizona University


Michael has worked as a hydrologist and soil scientist with the Forest Service since 1992, working on several National Forests in the western U.S. Prior to coming to the Forest Service he worked one year as a hydrologic technician for the U.S. Geological Survey evaluating sediment transport in the Grand Canyon; three years as a hydrologist focusing on water quality issues for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality; and two years as a graduate researcher in hydrology at Oregon State University.

Michael McNamara has worked with TEAMS since 2007.

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