Kate Brauman

Photo of Lead Scientist Kate Brauman
Job Title: 
Lead Scientist
Institute on the Environment

Areas of Expertise

  • Ecosystem services
  • Ecohydrology
  • Land-water relationships
  • Water scarcity
  • Agricultural water use

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.