Katie Booras

Past NE CSC Fellow
M.S. Candidate

Consortium Institution: 

University of Massachusetts

Education: 

B.S.: Environmental Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 2012

Experience: 

Watershed Management Assistant, City of Cambridge Water Department, 2012 to 2014
Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2014 to present

Research Interests: 

I am an engineer interested in managing water resources for a changing climate. My current research focuses on updating the drought management plan of the Susquehanna River Basin to incorporate current forecasting technologies and knowledge.

Projects

  • Developing a basin-wide framework for drought forecasting and planning in the Chesapeake Bay region
  • Integrating weather and climate reforecasts into reservoir operations management: a case study in Snohomish County, WA