Dr. Kimberley Miner

Kimberley Miner

Biography

Dr. Kimberley R. Miner is a Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California, and a Climate Change Institute Research Assistant Professor. At JPL, Kimberley works on the Arctic Methane Project looking at the impacts of climate change in the Arctic.

Kimberley is a graduate of Columbia University (MPA) and the University of Maine (Ph.D.). She is also a Fellow at the Center for Climate and Security in DC and Co-chair of the NASA Interagency Forum on Climate Change Risks, Impacts, and Adaptation.

Kimberley has studied climate change with multi-national teams in Canada, Switzerland, and Alaska. During her Ph.D., she developed the first health assessment of glacial meltwater pollution. For this groundbreaking work, she was awarded fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and the Switzer Foundation.

Prior to her Ph.D., Kimberley worked at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the NYC Office of Emergency Management. In these roles, she developed platforms for science communication after Hurricane Sandy. In 2014, she traveled by boat from Chile to Palmer Station in Antarctica to participate in research on oceans during climate change.

Fellow Activity

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
2016
Academic Background:
University of Maine - Orono, Ph.D.
Expertise:
Energy & Climate Change
Engineering, Chemistry, Toxicology
Environmental & Public Health
Environmental Policy & Law
Natural Resource Management
Water Resources
Currently Working On:
Risk and Resilience

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