Sara Yeh

Sara Yeh

Career Interests

Water Resource Planning and Management, Water Quality, Data Analysis

Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Water Resource Management, Geospatial Analysis Certificate
Bachelor of Science, May 2017
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Major(s): Environmental Science: Water and Climate
Minor(s): Chemistry

Professional Experience

Undergraduate Researcher, Department of Geological Sciences University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Researched tracking the changes of eastern North Carolina lakes’ storage in order to find patterns among regional area to aid knowledge of watershed interactions. Wrote scripts using Google Earth Engine to determine 14 lakes’ areas over a thirty year span using Landsat satellite imagery. Analyzed lake area trends as regional groupings and search for potential causes for common trends. September 2016 - June 2017   
Research Intern, Water Engineering Research Group Turku University of Applied Sciences, Turku, Finland Accumulated and organized data on previous research methods utilizing iron sulfates to decrease phosphate concentrations. Assisted with monitoring and planning field site implementation of various phosphorus reduction methods in sedimentation ponds. Surveyed and mapped Turku Harbor’s drainage basin for potential storm surge pollutants. Summer 2016


clean water act compliance
environmental health
water resources management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry