Community-based participatory research campaigns to build climate resilience
Jeremy Hoffman, Chief Scientist at Science Museum of Virginia
Jeremy Hoffman, PhD
Science Museum of Virginia
Jeremy Hoffman will join our webinar series to discuss how community-based participatory research campaigns, known as "citizen science", can aid in the creation of maps of urban heat as well as prime volunteers and stakeholders to take sustained action to ameliorate it. He will discuss the impacts of campaigns in Richmond, VA, Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C., and Boston, MA as case studies.
Jeremy graduated summa cum laude and with Distinction in Geology from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, then earned his Ph.D. in Geology with a focus in Paleoclimatology at Oregon State University as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and OMSI Science Communication Fellow. After 2.5 years at the Science Museum of Virginia as their Climate & Earth Science Specialist, producing climate science educational content, Jeremy has now assumed the role of Chief Scientist.