Nicholas Geier (February – August 2014)
Nicholas Geier graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in Environmental Studies/Earth Sciences and Ecology. During his studies, Nicholas explored a diversity of disciplines, from tropical ecology in Costa Rica to burrowing owl conservation in the South Bay. After graduating he continued research on campus in a glaciology lab researching retreat of Greenland ice sheet using satellite images as well as continuing studies into science communication at Stanford. He served as Turtle Island’s fundraising and communications intern, advancing the organization’s projects through science informed design.