Neff, Kirstin L.

Neff, Kirstin L.
University of Arizona

Kirstin Neff is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources at the University of Arizona. Her research interests include assessing the impacts of climate change, development and population growth on the water quantity and quality of aquifers and the rivers they sustain, as well as the application of spatial analysis tools to hydrologic problems. She is a graduate research assistant in the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, working on the water balance of and potential climate change impacts to river basins in the Arizona-Sonora border region.  She is particularly interested in how recharge regimes change in time and space.  As an undergraduate at Wellesley College, she conducted research on U.S. immigration policy towards Mexico as well as the impacts of watershed development on the littoral community of Lake Baikal.  Kirstin speaks Spanish and Russian and enjoys traveling and spending time in the the great outdoors.

Research Interests: 
Hydrology, Water Resources Policy, Remote Sensing and GIS