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Steven Sobieszćzyk

Steven Sobieszćzyk is a scientist and spokesperson. While "Sobie" spent most of his career researching landslide hazards, flooding, sediment transport, and stream ecosystems, he now focuses on science communication and promoting scientific literacy. Steve is a multihazard first responder and has spoken extensively about seismic, wildfire, landslide, flooding, and volcanic hazards.


  • Media Lead for the USGS Natural Hazards Mission Area
  • Public Information Officer for DOI Office of Wildland Fire
  • Hydrologist for National DOI Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team