Katrina Alger

US Geological Survey

Katrina Alger is a decision analyst and social scientist located in Madison, Wisconsin, with a background in both qualitative and quantitative research. Her work with the USGS Water Mission Area focuses on improving the delivery of water availability model outputs by researching the human drivers of water quality, quantity, and use, and by understanding the intersections of data and decision-making for management partners. Katrina has an MS in Conservation Biology from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry and has worked with natural resource managers on multi-objective, risk, and collaborative decision problems related to water management, endangered species, landscape conservation, wildlife disease, and climate change.