Environmental Science Division (EVS)a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
Predictive environmental understanding
Esther Bowen
Data Management Specialist
Hydrology, Remediation, and Risk-based Restoration Department
  • M.S., Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 2011.
Current Role
Data Management Specialist, Applied Geophysics and Environmental Management, with responsibility for quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of data generated in environmental investigations of agricultural sites, management of analytical data associated with soil and groundwater contamination at program sites, and oversight of documentation of physical and digital program records.
Research in hydrology and water quality dynamics related to agricultural lands; geospatial modeling and analysis for environmental applications; data management principles and practice.
Career Highlights
  • Analyst: Contributions to research and analysis of hydrologic and water resource issues supporting development of environmental impact statements focusing on projects in the western United States.
  • Data manager: Implementation of QA/QC procedures for analytical laboratory results for soil and groundwater samples; maintenance of an analytical results database and physical and digital documentation of project sites; transmittals of data and requested records to project collaborators.