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Sarah Y. Murphy, Ph.D.


Sarah Murphy is a Physical Scientist in the USGS New England Water Science Center.

Sarah recently graduated from Washington State University where she earned her doctorate using Python to address key weaknesses in weather models over the Arctic. Her research interests include climate change, surface-atmosphere interactions, numerical modeling, and model validation. She has a passion for Python programming and a love for New England, so she is thrilled to be able to apply her Python experience to projects that are closer to home! In her spare time, Sarah enjoys helping others learn how they can use data science techniques efficiently in their own research by teaching introduction to programming workshops. 

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