Tanya Petach

Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI)
Climate Science Fellow
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Dr. Tanya Petach is a Climate Science Fellow at AGCI and works on projects spanning the human/climate interface. Inspired by nature-based solutions, collaborative problem solving, and the complexities of the natural world, she focuses on data-driven solutions to climate stresses, with an emphasis on inclusivity. For the past seven years, Tanya has worked collaboratively with teams of researchers investigating the human impacts of climate-driven hydrologic changes in arid regions. She joined AGCI in 2022 with a background in hydrology, climate science, and STEM education.


PhD, Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
MS, Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
BS, Environmental Engineering and Geology, Harvard University


Boulder, Colorado

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