Kate Brauman

Environment
  • Portrait Image: 
    Photo of Lead Scientist Kate Brauman
  • Job Title: 
    Lead Scientist
  • Department: 
    Global Water Initiative/IonE
  • College/Organization: 
    Institute on the Environment
  • Contact Phone: 
    612-626-9502

Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise: 
  • Ecosystem services
  • Ecohydrology
  • Land-water relationships
  • Water scarcity
  • Agricultural water use

Notable Achievements

Notable Achievements: 
  • Advised sugarcane growers (high water use) consortium Bonsucro on water conservation.
  • Wrote an article for The Conversation that has already been seen by more than 16,500 people.
  • Helped Policy and a Pint organizers at MPR identify speakers.
  • Partnership with CERES — a nonprofit working to integrate climate issues into business plans — getting GWI data/expertise into their “newish” work on getting businesses to think more about water risk.