Day in the Life of a Hydrographer, with Kevin Labbe

Take a look at a day in the life of Application Engineer, Kevin Labbe as he helps researchers from the University of Georgia learn how to best use the SonTek RS5 ADCP, YSI's EXO2 mulitparameter water quality sonde, and other instrumentation in the estuaries of Little St. Simons, Georgia.

Previously working for the USGS and now Xylem Environmental Solutions, Kevin has over 25 years of experience in water quality and flow data collection technology. Kevin helps customers learn how to best use sophisticated scientific instrumentation, whether it’s in the hot, muggy, mosquito-infested estuaries off Little St. Simons, Georgia, or in below-zero environments where unforgiving, icy conditions still require data. 

Specialists working in the water industry are essential to providing clean and affordable water, making those who work in the industry crucial, especially in times of crisis. Hydrographers, Hydrologists, Research Scientists (and more) work to better understand water properties and distribution are paramount to making sure this resource is sustainable well into the future.

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