Ben Taber BS, PE
Ben is a registered California PE with over nine years of experience specializing in ecohydraulics and ecohydrology. He acts as both a staff ecoengineer as well as field services manager for projects related to habitat enhancement, floodplain management, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, tidal and estuarine ecosystems, surface and ground water quality and aquatic infrastructure.
Ben is an expert CAD and GIS user and has extensive experience in mapping, design, and drafting. Much of his work includes open channel hydraulic modeling (1-D and 2-D) to inform design or analysis of habitat and floodplain elements. He is well versed in construction related projects, and works closely with stakeholders and contractors to provide professional oversight during active construction to ensure proper interpretation of design intent. Ben has been involved with numerous projects from start to finish, including: existing conditions data collection, 3-dimensional surfacing, hydraulic modeling, design, drafting, construction documentation and specifications, bid support, construction staking , construction oversight, as-built surveying, and project reporting.
As field service manager, his expertise includes many aspects of field data collection: topographic and bathymetric surveying; sediment sampling; both UAV and GPR data collection; water quality sensing and hydrography including: stream gauging, depth and temperature sensing, as well as ADCP data collection for velocity and flow.