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- Science and Technology Publications Writer, University Marketing and Communications
Kelley writes university research stories and articles for university publications. She studied news-editorial journalism and American literature at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and holds a master's in technical communication from Montana Tech. She is pursuing her doctorate in environmental policy at Michigan Tech.
- Her career includes writing for small-town newspapers in Montana and working as a public information officer, an events coordinator, and science editor for an IEEE publication, Earthzine.
- She enjoys hiking and cross-country skiing with her family, reading voraciously, crocheting, and exploring the Keweenaw.
When carbon burns — whether it’s the charcoal on your barbeque or from a forest fire — soot is released into the atmosphere. But what goes up must come down, so what happens to soot? When soot particles are "cloud processed" they become more compact. The particles are incorporated into cloud droplets, which leads to the . . . Read More
Over the course of 400 years, thousands of French-speaking people moved to North America to work as fur trappers, voyageurs, farmers and priests, and later primarily as lumbermen. Hypothesis Research has to start somewhere. And it's usually a well-informed prediction. . . . Read More
More people live in cities than in rural areas for the first time in human history. But cities aren’t unchanging edifices; they expand and contract, their demographics shift and their leaders write policies with positive and negative effects on different people. Grants and Funding Social . . . Read More
As hurricanes grow in power as the climate changes, accurately modeling the interactions between the atmosphere and the ocean grows increasingly important to prepare people to batten down or to evacuate. The many mechanisms of the atmosphere-ocean system — known as air-sea flux — make modeling extremely complicated, however. . . . Read More