Catherine Puckett

Catherine Puckett is the deputy public affairs officer for the U.S. Geological Survey. In addition, her main topic areas are climate change and ecosystems.

Biography

Catherine Puckett is the deputy public affairs officer for the U.S. Geological Survey Headquarters' Office.  Her main topic areas are climate change and ecosystems. For ecosystems, these areas include fisheries, wildlife and plants;  invasive species; wildlife and fisheries' diseases;  renewable energy and its effects on wildlife and ecosystems; and landscapes/ecosystems. For climate change, these areas include the Interior Climate Science Centers, the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, and climate research and development (paleo-climate, sea-level rise, etc.). She graduated from the University of Florida's College of Jounalism and Communications, specializing in wildlife ecology and journalism. She has worked as a science journalist and with USGS communications office for many years.