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Margaux Sleckman

Margaux (she/her) is a data scientist within the Data Science Branch, housed in the Integrated Information Disseminiation Division of the ​of the USGS Water Mission Area. 

​​Margaux has a background in Environmental Data Science, Spatial Data Analysis, and Environmental Science more broadly. ​Prior to USGS, Margaux worked as a sustainability consultant in the Netherlands, where she focused on developing data science and spatial analysis methodologies to guide environmental impact mitigation and adaptation efforts for land-intensive agrifood companies. 

Margaux has a Masters (MESM) degree from the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara, where she honed her environmental data science and problem-solving skills. There, she completed a master’s thesis in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy that sought to understand and model the driving factors of low ecological impact wind development.