Kernell Ries, Hydrologist
U.S. Geological Survey
5522 Research Park Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21228
Phone: (443) 498-5617
Fax: (443) 498-5510
- B.S. in Hydrology, University of New Hampshire, 1977.
Associations and Memberships
American Water Resources Association
Research / Professional Focus / Current Projects
National coordinator for the USGS StreamStats Web applicaiton (http://streamstats.usgs.gov)
Analysis of the data-collection network within the reservoir system for the City of Baltimore
Development of a Web-based water budgeting tool and collection and analysis of low-flow data for selected streams in the area of Maryland affected by Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)
Regionalization of mean flows for rivers in Brazil
- Web-based technology for hydrologic analysis
- Regionalization of streamflow statistics
- Affects of human activities on water availablility
- Methods for determining the in-stream flow needs of aquatic biota
Weiskel, P.K., Vogel, R.M., Steeves, P.A., Zarriello, P.J., and Ries, K.G., III, 2007, Water-use regimes: Characterizing direct human interaction with hydrologic systems: Water Resources Research, vol. 43, no. 4, W04402, doi:10.1029/2006WR005062, 2007, 12 p.
Ries, K.G., III, 2006, The National Streamflow Statistics Program: A computer program for estimating streamflow statistics for ungaged sites: U.S. Geological Techniques and Methods Report TM Book 5, Chapter A6, 45 p.
Ries, K.G. III, 2006, Selected streamflow statistics for streamgaging stations in northeastern Maryland, 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1335, 24 p.
Ries, K.G., III, and Dillow, J.J.A., 2006, Magnitude and frequency of floods in Delaware: U.S. Geological Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5146, 59 p.
Ries, K.G. III, Steeves, P.A., Coles, J.D., Rea, A.H., and Stewart, D.W., 2005, StreamStats: A U.S. Geological Survey web application for stream information: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2004-3115, 4 p.
Ries, K.G., III, 2004, Selected streamflow statistics for streamgaging stations in Delaware, 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1313, 23 p.