Casie has been working for the USGS since 2012. She holds a B.S. in Environment and Natural Resources- Conservation Biology from Clemson University and a M.S. in Environmental Science and Technology- Wetland Ecology from the University of Maryland.
Casie Smith is part of the Ecology Team at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center. Her current projects include:
-reviewing dengue- and Zika-related mosquito control methods in the United States
-monitoring and mapping HABs in an eastern Oregon reservoir
-assessing impacts of beaver to water quality and habitat in the Tualatin River Basin
-studying cold-water refugia along the Willamette River in response to low-flow conditions
-importing and archiving water-quality records.