Susan Buto

National Watershed Boundary Dataset Team Lead


Susan earned degrees from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (B.S. Geological Engineering and M.S. Mineral Engineering) and an Associate's degree in Geographic Information Systems from Western Nevada College. Susan has worked for both the Nevada and Utah Water Science Centers as a GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist for studies ranging from estimation of groundwater discharge from phreatophytic vegetation using remote sensing methods in the Great Basin to dissolved solids and baseflow SPARROW model support in the Upper Colorado River Basin. She currently works in a joint capacity with the National Geospatial Program and Water Mission Areas as the Watershed Boundary Dataset Team Lead.