Steven Sobieszczyk is a Hydrologist with the USGS in Portland, Oregon. He has a B.S. degree in Geology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a M.S. degree in Geology from Portland State University. Coming out of school, Steven spent time with the USGS modeling landslide and seismic hazards in northern California before he moved to Oregon in 2002. He has been with the USGS studying water quality in Oregon streams ever since. Steven is interested in landslide hazards, sediment transport, and stream ecosystems and has published various reports on these topics. He can been seen and heard as the host of the USGS Oregon Science Podcast and the USGS CoreCast, as well as found as a regular contributor to the USGS on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.