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Lisa Borre

Senior Research Specialist | BA, MES

Lisa Borre provides research support for Dr. Kathleen C. Weathers, co-chair of the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON), and project coordination for Lake Observer, a mobile application for recording lake and water observations across the globe.

Prior to joining the staff at Cary Institute, Lisa worked for the conservation and sustainable management of lakes for more than 20 years. She co-founded LakeNet, a world lakes network that was active from 1998 to 2008, leading a global initiative to document and share lessons learned in lake basin management. She coordinated the Lake Champlain Basin Program, facilitating development of a comprehensive watershed plan, from 1990 to 1997. She also worked as a freelance writer and consultant to nonprofits and international organizations. She is now an active member of GLEON, co-leading the Reservoir and Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic) representative (2017-2019) on the Board of Directors of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS). She is also on the Advisory Council of the Lake Champlain Committee and an associate investigator with the SAFER Project: Sensing the Americas' Freshwater Ecosystem Risk from Climate Change (2015-2018).  She wrote for National Geographic's Water Currents blog (2012-2016) and speaks to local, regional and international groups about global lake topics.

Lisa works remotely for the Cary Institute and lives in Annapolis, Maryland.

Smyth, Robyn L., Alicia Caruso, L. Borre, Guangwei Zhu, Mengyuan Zhu, Amy L. Hetherington, E. Jennings, et al. 2016. “High-Frequency Lake Data Benefit Society Through Broader Engagement With Stakeholders: A Synthesis Of Gleon Data Use Survey And Member Experiences”. Inland Waters 6. THE FERRY HOUSE, FAR SAWREY, AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA LA22 0LP, ENGLAND: FRESHWATER BIOLOGICAL ASSOC: 555-564. doi:10.5268/IW-6.4.894.
Weathers, Kathleen C., J. Collett, C. Jordan, R. Gerraud, P. Matrai, M. O'Rourke, A. Torregrosa, and L. Borre. 2014. “Fog Research Frontiers: An Interdisciplinary Research Agenda For Coastal Fog Systems”. http://caryinstitute.org/reprints/weathers_coastal_fog_as_a_system_white_paper_2014.pdf.

Articles by Lisa Borre