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David Baker, P.E. - Senior Engineer
Email: dbaker@erd.org

David M. Baker, P.E., Senior Project Engineer, has been with ERD since 1990. He is responsible for computer simulations and modeling, including GIS work. Mr. Baker received a B.S. in Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Central Florida. Mr. Baker has extensive experience in computer modeling, including advanced hydrodynamic models, SWIM, AdICPR, GIS systems, and has developed a number of spreadsheet models for predicting pollutant loadings and water quality characteristics of receiving waterbodies.

Education
B.S. - Biological Sciences (Chemistry minor), Florida Technological University, 1981
M.S. - Environmental Sciences, University of Central Florida, 1994

Professional Registration
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida, Reg. No. 54602

Professional Experience
1987-Present: Project Engineer: Environmental Research & Design, Inc. - Orlando, Florida
Activities: Water quality/quantity modeling, sediment/water studies, computer modeling, statistical analysis of water quality data, permitting.
1987: Project Engineer: Jammal and Associates - Winter Park, Florida
Activities: Groundwater modeling using MODFLOW, hydrogeological reports for effluent disposal, stormwater treatment facility underdrain modeling, environmental assessments.

Areas of Expertise
Stormwater Management
Aquatic Chemistry
Computer Modeling
Statistical Analysis
GIS Applications
Water Quality Modeling

Publications

  1. 2004: ACOE Wetland Delineation & Management Training, Richard Chinn Environmental Training, Inc., Brandon, FL
  2. Harper, H.H. and Baker, D.M. (2004). "Nonpoint Source Model Development and Basin Management Strategies for Lemon Bay." Final Report prepared for the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
  3. Harper, H.H.; Baker, D.M.; and Harper, C. (2003). "Performance Evaluation of the Palm Bay Basin 7 Wet Detention Pond." Final Report prepared for the City of Palm Bay, Florida.
  4. Harper, H.H.; Baker, D.M.; and Harper, C. (2002). "Effectiveness of Stormwater Treatment Systems in the Florida Keys." Final Report prepared for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for Contract No. WM797.
  5. Harper, H.H.; Herr, J.L.; and Baker, D.M. (2002). "Lake Morton Water Quality Diagnostic Evaluation." Final Report prepared for the City of Lakeland, Florida.
  6. Harper, H.H.; Herr, J.L.; and Baker, D.M. (1999). "Performance Evaluation of Dry Detention Stormwater Management Systems." Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Stormwater Research and Watershed Management Conference, Southwest Florida Water Management District, Tampa, Florida, September 14-17, 1999.
  7. Harper, H.H.; Wanielista, M.P.; Fries, B.M.; and Baker, D.M. (December 1986). "Stormwater Treatment by Natural Systems." Final Report for Star Project No. 84-026, Florida Department of Environmental Regulation.
  8. Baker, D.M. (December 1994). "The Modeling of Heavy Metal Accumulation Rates in Wet Detention Ponds." Master's Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
  9. Harper, H.H.; Herr, J.L.; and Baker, D.M. (December 1999). "Lake Hancock Water and Nutrient Budget and Water Quality Improvements Projects - Final Report." Submitted to the Southwest Florida Water Management District, Tampa, Florida.
  10. Harper, H.H.; Herr, J.L.; and Baker, D.M. (May 2000). "Bradfordville Stormwater Study - Final Report." Submitted to the Leon County Board of County Commissioners, Tallahassee, Florida.

 

 

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