Suzanne Pierce

Texas Advanced Computing Center

University of Texas at Austin, The

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Suzanne A. Pierce, PhD is a Research Scientist with the Texas Advanced Computing Center and Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin.  Dr. Pierce studies the design and use of dynamic data and decision support systems.

A hydrogeologist by training, her research leverages advanced computing technology for applications to groundwater management, energy-water nexus, and integrated earth resources problems. Previously, she focused on participatory modeling approaches to engage stakeholders with scientific information and models. In particular, evaluating how to use numerical groundwater availability models to evaluate optimal management choices and policies. Current efforts are in the area of Intelligent Systems for Geosciences with use cases in Mexico and Chile that look at urban subsidence and risk profiles for geothermal resource development. 

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Climate as Constraint part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Activities
This classroom assignment and discussion guide presents the relationship between groundwater availability, use, and climate conditions. Students are asked to consider the possible implications of regional climate ...