Elizabeth Jachens is a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in the California Water Science Center in the Groundwater Availability and Use Assessments project.
Elizabeth graduated with her Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering from Oregon State University in March of 2020. Her research focused on the use of recession analysis to characterize watershed responses to drought. She earned an M.S. in Water Resources Engineering and a Graduate Certificate in Water Conflict Management and Transformation, both from Oregon State University in 2019. Elizabeth graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a minor in math from California State University, Chico in 2015.