Valerie Bright

Valerie has a BS in Geology with a focus on geomorphology and is currently pursuing a Master of GIS​. She currently works on project-level water use estimates, water budget components, and general "Hey, can you figure out how to …?" GIS problems. She is detail-oriented with a strong design sense and gets excited about creating organized data and beautiful maps.



Master of Geographic Information Systems, in progress. Penn State University

Bachelor of Science, 2017. Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington

Bachelor of Arts, 2008. History, Michigan State University


2018 to present – Hydrologist, US Geological Survey, Washington Water Science Center