Resilient Landscapes Program
Watershed Science & Management
Sam Shaw is an Environmental Analyst in the Resilient Landscapes Program at SFEI. His work focuses on sediment transport dynamics within the San Francisco Bay and neighboring watersheds. He received a B.S. in Earth Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in geomorphology at University of Oregon, where he investigated feedbacks between fluvial channels and landslides within the Eel River watershed of Northern California. Prior to joining SFEI, Sam was an educator at the Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation (MOXI) in Santa Barbara, where he developed a program to train scientists in interactive public outreach.