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Scanlon Receives Hubbert Award, Appointed Fisher Endowed Chair, and Named Prieto Memorial Fellow

Bridget Scanlon

Bridget Scanlon, a senior research scientist and hydrologist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, was the 2016 recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA). The award recognizes major science contributions to the knowledge of groundwater.

She was also was recently appointed as the William L. Fisher Endowed Chair in Geological Sciences, as well as being named a fellow of the Prieto Memorial Excellence Endowment, which benefits the Fisher Chair.

Scanlon leads the bureau’s Sustainable Water Resources Program, a research group that combines a variety of analysis
methods—from local field measurements to data from NASA’s GRACE satellite—to provide insight on water in the environment at a variety of scales.