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Assistant Professor of Water Resources, University of California, Santa Barbara

Scott Jasechko is an assistant professor of water resources with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. He completed his masters at the University of Waterloo, his doctorate at The University of New Mexico, three years as faculty at the University of Calgary, before joining UCSB in November 2017. Scott’s research uses large datasets to understand how we can preserve the quality and sustain the quantity of river water and groundwater resources around the globe. He has published more than 20 articles in journals including Science Magazine, Nature, Nature Geoscience, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Scott is an active member of the American Geophysical Union. His work has been recognized by numerous early career awards, including the Horton Hydrology Research Award from the American Geophysical Union (2013), the Young Scientist Award from the Canadian Geophysical Union (2016), and the Kohout Early Career Award from the Geological Society of America (2018).


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    Assistant Professor of Water Resources , University of California, Santa Barbara