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Helen Fox Moody, P.H., Hydraulic Engineer

Helen began her career with the Soil Conservation Service in 1974 after earning degrees at the University of Michigan (B.A. Physical Geography, B.S. Astronomy) and The Johns Hopkins University (Ph.D., Fluvial Geomorphology). She worked in the SCS Maryland State Office on the Watershed Planning, the Design, and the Water Resources Staffs as a hydrologist and an engineer. In 1989 she transferred to the Hydrology Unit in Washington DC. With the agency reorganization in 1995 she became a member of the National Water and Climate Center Staff, and was realigned into the West Technical Service Center in 2005.

Helen has worked in various aspects of hydraulics and hydrology. In Maryland she worked on Watershed Planning Projects and Environmental Assessments, Floodplain Management Studies, Fema Floodplain Delineation Studies, regional unit hydrograph development, storm water management pond evaluation, and Detention Pond Projects. She has since been involved in the development of the SITES, WinTR-20, WinTR-55, EGEM, and EFH2 computer programs as a developer and as a tester, and has worked with rainfall frequency and distribution studies.

She is a Professional Hydrologist in the American Institute of Hydrology (#268), and a member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the American Association of Geographers (AAG).

She lives in Maryland with her husband, son, dogs, and a flock of Zebra Finches.



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