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Emily K Read, Ph.D.

Emily Read is the Chief of Web Communications for the USGS Water Resources Mission Area.  In this role, Emily is responsible for the digital delivery of water data and information in accessible, discoverable, and interoperable formats.

Prior to working for USGS, Emily was a postdoctoral associate at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY, and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.  Emily holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Arizona, a M.S. in Environmental Science from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Emily is based in Madison, Wisconsin.