Jeanne Fernandez


Jeanne Fernandez is a Scientist with the Water Group in Davis, CA and works on water resources modeling in the US and internationally. She joined SEI in January 2019

At SEI, Jeanne is helping build water allocation models in SEI’s Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) system for the California State Water Resources Control Board. She is also contributing substantially to the watershed analysis and the poverty and gender components of the WATCH project in Bolivia.

Prior to joining SEI, Jeanne worked as a water supply and drainage engineer in the utility sector in Denmark. She developed a high level of expertise in using urban water models, geographic information systems (GIS), and database management tools to design drinking water distribution systems and flood mitigation infrastructure. In particular, she supported the decision-making on Copenhagen’s climate adaptation plans.

Jeanne has a broad background in environmental engineering that covers both technical and socio-economic issues, allowing her to adopt a holistic approach to water resources planning. She earned MSc degrees from the Ecole Centrale de Nantes and from Denmark Technical University.

Chiquitano Forest - Photo: Sam Beebe / Flickr

The Chiquitania fires: the role of water resources in forest restoration plans

A framework for evaluating the impacts of fires in the Chiquitania Region and integrating water resources into local restoration plans and climate adaptation strategies are provided by this project.

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Nature-based Solutions

Enhancing nature-based solutions to support climate adaptation.
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