Climate scientist, educator, communicator, Heidi Roop is a Keynote Speaker for the Summit Session 2 on October 9, at 10am central time.
Heidi Roop’s Biography
Dr. Heidi A. Roop combines climate science and science communication to connect climate change information to decision-makers and communities across the Midwest, U.S., and abroad. She is an Assistant Professor of Climate Science at the University of Minnesota. She also holds an Affiliate Assistant Professorship at the University of Washington School of Public Health.
By producing actionable, relevant climate science, Heidi helps diverse stakeholders prepare for a changing climate. Her climate science research has led her around the world where she has participated in research from Greenland and Antarctica to the mountains of Vietnam and New Zealand. Heidi was formerly the Lead Scientist for Science Communication at the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group and has worked as a researcher at the United States Geological Survey. She has also developed numerous climate change-related communication and educational products for NASA, the National Science Foundation, and the Exploratorium.