Senior Research Staff Assistant
Meridel Phillips has been working as a Senior Research Staff Assistant in the climate impacts group at CCSR since August 2016. Meridel provides research and data support for the climate team within the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP), which facilitates the use of climate model outputs in global and regional agricultural model simulations. Her work includes data visualization for AgMIP’s Coordinated Global and Regional Assessments (CGRA), analyzing climate, crop and economic model outputs on a global scale while also studying the details and effects of climate change on local agriculture and markets. She has a BA in Physics from the University of Rochester and a MS in Earth Resources Engineering from Columbia University.