Jennifer Holm is an Earth system scientist and terrestrial ecologist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She uses climate models to study how forests are changing as a result of climate change and how that may impact the future climate. She spends a lot of her day analyzing outputs of climate models and simulations, as well as collaborating with other scientists.


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Career Spotlight: Earth System Scientist and Terrestrial Ecologist 17 August,2016Lauren Farrar

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Lauren has a background in biology, education, and filmmaking. She has had the privilege to work on a diverse array of educational endeavors and is currently a producer for KQED Learning's YouTube series Above the Noise. Lauren's career has taken her to the deepest parts of the ocean to film deep sea hydrothermal vents for classroom webcasts, into the pool to film synchronized swimmers to teach about the pH scale, and on roller coasters to create a video about activation energy. And, she’s done it all for the sake of education. Lauren loves communicating science! Follow her on twitter @LFarrarAtWork

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