Scott Dusterhoff, MS
Program Managing Director & Senior Scientist
Resilient Landscapes Program
Watershed Science & Management
Scott Dusterhoff is a Senior Scientist and Managing Director of the Resilient Landscapes Program at the San Francisco Estuary Institute. He is an experienced geomorphologist with a background in fluvial geomorphology, watershed hydrology, and estuarine/tidal wetland dynamics. For more than two decades, Scott has been working in coastal and upland watersheds throughout California, Oregon, and Washington, as well as in the Mid-Atlantic, on projects that use in-depth scientific investigations to inform sustainable ecosystem management approaches. He specializes in understanding the impacts of land disturbance and flow regulation on geomorphic processes and aquatic habitat for a variety of endangered species. He has extensive experience using a combination of field-based data, numerical modeling, and geospatial tools to characterize fluvial and coastal sediment transport dynamics and hydrologic/hydraulic processes. Scott received a B.S in Geology from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Environmental Sciences and Hydrology from the University of Virginia.