Sarah Optiz Stapleton
Senior Associate Scientist
LLC in Boulder, CO, USA
PhD in Environmental Studies and an MS in Hydrology (Civil Engineering)
Staff Profile: Sarah has worked with ISET-International on a number of projects from ACCCRN to Risk to Resilience since 2006. Her work focuses on the intersection of climate science, vulnerability, and risk assessments at various scales, communication, and appropriate usage of information in climate resilience and disaster risk reduction initiatives. Sarah combines work in various downscaling techniques and hydrologic models with vulnerability and risk assessments in her role as an information broker between science and development/DRR communities. She received a PhD in Environmental Studies and an MS in Hydrology (Civil Engineering) from the University of Colorado.
Downscaling techniques and hydrologic models
Vulnerability and risk assessments
Climate Resilience in Concept and Practice: ISET Working Paper 2: Only Death is Certain, Yet You Still Get Out of Bed in the Morning: Or Observations on the Use of Climate Information in Adaptation and Resilience Practice