Robert Brakenridge

Robert Brakenridge CV

Senior Research Associate

  • Founder and Associate Director, Dartmouth Flood Observatory


  • PhD: University of Arizona, 1982
  • MS: University of Arizona, 1979
  • BS: Beloit College, 1975

Research Programs, Labs, and Groups

Contact Information

(Office) 303 735-5485


Space-based monitoring of surface water changes for humanitarian, research, and water management applications; includes changes related to floods, droughts, wetlands, shorelines, lakes, and reservoirs.


  • Winner, 2019 PROSE Award for Best Earth Science Book, Association of American Publishers, 2019
  • Certificate of Appreciation, NASA, 2010
  • Group Achievement Award, NASA, 2007