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Cee Nell, PhD

Dr. Cee Nell (they/them) is a data visualization specialist in the Data Science Branch of the USGS Water Resources Mission Area.

They operate within the USGS Vizlab to develop timely and innovative data visualizations to communicate complex scientific concepts. In this position, Cee develops reproducible data processing and visualization workflows to create high quality data products.

Cee received a PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from the University of California Irvine in 2018. Their dissertation looked at tri-trophic interactions (involving plants, herbivores, and insectivorous bird predators) in the context of tree diversity, plant defense syndromes, and bird behavior. 

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