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David Blodgett

Project Coordinator


8505 Research Way

Middleton, WI 53562

Phone: 608-821-3899



B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, None

M.S. in Water Resources Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, None

Areas of Expertise

The intersection of geospatial and climate data standards and encodings

Water resources modeling data

Geospatial web service architecture and standards

Current Work

National Water Census - Data Platform



Blodgett, David L., 2013, New service interface for River Forecasting Center derived quantitative precipitation estimates: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2013-3035, 2 p.,

Blodgett, David L., 2013, The U.S. Geological Survey Climate Geo Data Portal: an integrated broker for climate and geospatial data: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2013-3019, 2 p.


Blodgett, D.L., Booth, N.L., Kunicki, T.C., Walker, J.L., Jessica, L., 2012, Description of the U.S. Geological Survey Geo Data Portal Data Integration Framework: IEEE JSTARS.


Blodgett, D.L., Booth, N.L., Kunicki, T.C., Walker, J.L., and Viger, R.J., 2011, Description and testing of the Geo Data Portal: Data integration framework and Web processing services for environmental science collaboration: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1157, 9 p.



AGU 2012: A Lifecycle Approach to Brokered Data Management for Hydrologic Modeling Data Using Open Standards. (Invited Poster)

AGU 2012: The Geo Data Portal an Example Physical and Application Architecture Demonstrating the Power of the "Cloud" Concept. (Invited Poster)

AGU 2012: An Automated System for Access to Derived Climate Indices in Support of Ecological Impacts Assessments and Resource Management. (Presenting Author)

AWRA Annual Conference 2012: An Open Architecture for the Hydrologic Modeling Decision Support Lifecycle

AWRA GIS Specialty 2012: Hydroclimatic Data Exchange and Processing Using Open Standards.


AGU 2011: Coordinate Reference Systems and Geo-Climate Data Integration: A case for better handling of coordinate reference system metadata.

AGU 2011: Metadata in an Integrated Geo-Climate Data Integration Framework

FOSS4G 2011: The Geo Data Portal: A Standards-Based Environmental Modeling Data Access and Manipulation Toolkit.

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