Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Lillian E Gorman Sanisaca

Lillian (Lily) is a Physical Scientist with the USGS. She works on a variety of projects as an expert in the R programming language, Rshiny, and in translation of proprietary programming languages (SAS, Python, etc.) to R.  Current research projects include development of RSPARROW and RSPARROW, Bayesian with Richard Alexander and of the Sediment Source Assessment Tool (Sed_SAT) with Allen Gellis.

Select Publications

Gorman Sanisaca, L.E., Gellis, A.C., and Lorenz, D.L., 2017, Determining the sources of finegrained sediment using the Sediment Source Assessment Tool (Sed_SAT): U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2017–1062, 104 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171062, IP-079059.

Gorman Sanisaca, L., Gellis, Allen, Lorenz, David, 2017, Sediment Source Assessment Tool (Sed_SAT): U.S. Geological Survey software release, accessed at https://my.usgs.gov/bitbucket/projects/SED/repos/sed_sat/

Professional Experience

  • 2014-present: Physical Scientist USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Baltimore, MD

  • 2013-2014: Contractor USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Baltimore, MD

  • 2013: Volunteer USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Baltimore, MD

Education and Certifications

  • Graduate Studies, Dept. Earth and Planetary Science, Johns Hopkins University 2008-2010

  • B.S. Geophysics, B.S. Geology University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities, Minneapolis, MN

Science and Products