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Kate Abshire

National Weather Service, Analyze, Forecast, and Support Office

EPP/MSI participation

  • Graduate Sciences Program (2010)


  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering from Duke University supported by the Graduate Sciences Program.
  • B.S. Environmental Sciences from University of Virginia

I was fortunate to have excellent mentors who enabled me to closely link my summer research work through the Graduate Sciences Program with my thesis, which meant that when I joined the NWS as a full-time employee, I was immediately able to use experience I gained as a graduate student ... to advance the science of hydrologic forecasting.

Kate Abshire