Sarah N Rosa


Sarah Rosa has been a hydrologist with the USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center since 2008. She has conducted surface-water studies using watershed and water-balance models in Guam and Hawaiʻi that are part of water-availability investigations. Her continued surface-water studies include understanding climate-based changes to runoff and groundwater recharge.



MS, Natural Resources and Environmental Management (Watershed Hydrology), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2013 

BS, Environmental Earth Science, Dartmouth College, 2007


Professional Experience

Hydrologist, USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center, 2008‒present

Research Internship, University of California, San Diego’s Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, 2007

Laboratory/Field Assistant, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2006

Laboratory Assistant, Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, 2005