Martin RischAdjunct Instructor
USGS Research Hydrologist
Department of Earth Sciences
Courses Taught / Teaching
- GEOL-G 451 PRINCIPLES OF HYDROGEOLOGY
- GEOL-G 431 WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS
- GEOL-G 432 STREAM ECOSYSTEMS
Martin joined the USGS in 1990 and works as a research hydrologist and project chief of ecosystems studies. He leads research about atmospheric mercury deposition to forests, mercury monitoring in the Great Lakes Region, and stream water quality. His studies of mercury in precipitation, reservoirs, and watersheds of Indiana established the primary baseline of information for the state.