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Helena Garcia


Merit Fellow

  • M.S. Conservation Ecology, University of Michigan, 2021
  • M.S.E. Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, 2021
  • B.S.E. Civil Engineering, University of Delaware, 2018
Research Interests

Investigating the impacts of coastal and inland flooding in southeast Michigan using remote sensing, ArcGIS, and HEC-RAS software.

Assisting with project management of the Great Lakes Impact Investment Platform (GLIIP) which aims to match investors with conservation and restoration projects across the Great Lakes that promote environmentally sustainable economic growth in the region.

Researching the relationship between water resources, community, and social equity across Michigan and the Great Lakes through a number of community based projects.