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Sarah Burton

Sarah Burton is a Data Scientist with the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center.

Sarah serves as the Data Steward for the North Central, Midwest, and Pacific Island Climate Adaptation Science Centers, overseeing data management activities for all projects from their onset through publication. In addition to the data management tasks, Sarah works on various geospatial projects, such as developing geonarratives for communicating climate science. Sarah received her Masters of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife Management from Michigan State University where she studied the role of social networks in partnership development among state wildlife agencies. Her professional interests include developing approaches to better understand the interactions between humans and wildlife habitat, geospatial analysis, quantitative & qualitative social science, and facilitating better data access for managers.