Heather Tollerud


Heather Tollerud is a Research Physical Scientist at the Earth Resources Observation and Science Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Since joining USGS as a Mendenhall Fellow, she has focused on land surface change, time series remote sensing analysis, land-atmosphere interactions, and drought. She is currently a member of the Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) team.


Ph.D. Geoscience, Penn State University

M.S. Astrophysical and Planetary Science, University of Colorado

B.A. Physics, Math, St. Olaf College