Kim A Locke

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Kim A Locke

  • APPLIED SCIENCES SPECIALIST
  • 301.286.0549
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 610
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  • Brief Bio

    Kim is Applied Sciences Specialist at NASA Goddard, facilitating the use of Earth observations for more sustainable agriculture, water resources and land management by connecting researchers and applications developers with decision makers and data users. Kim co-leads activities of Goddard’s Food Security Team and Mission Applications work groups and helps staff the Climate and Environmental Health, Air Quality and Health, Disasters, and Interagency Chesapeake Bay work groups. Kim also works with the Stakeholder Engagement Team at NASA’s Western Water Applications Office, focusing on effective stakeholder engagement with WWAO’s large-scale basin projects. Kim served as Assistant Manager of the NASA Harvest Consortium at the University of Maryland, helping coordinate over 30 projects related to crop monitoring and global food security. Kim has coordinated projects at the interface of environmental research, policy, and applications, from studying farmers’ adoption of renewable energy technologies to co-founding a company building recirculating aquaponics systems powered by landfill gas to coordinating a bi-state, bi-national resource management plan for the Lake Champlain watershed. She received her MS in Hydrology and Watershed Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a BA in Geology from Oberlin College.

    Brief Bio

    Kim is Applied Sciences Specialist at NASA Goddard, facilitating the use of Earth observations for more sustainable agriculture, water resources and land management by connecting researchers and applications developers with decision makers and data users. Kim co-leads activities of Goddard’s Food Security Team and Mission Applications work groups and helps staff the Climate and Environmental Health, Air Quality and Health, Disasters, and Interagency Chesapeake Bay work groups. Kim also works with the Stakeholder Engagement Team at NASA’s Western Water Applications Office, focusing on effective stakeholder engagement with WWAO’s large-scale basin projects. Kim served as Assistant Manager of the NASA Harvest Consortium at the University of Maryland, helping coordinate over 30 projects related to crop monitoring and global food security. Kim has coordinated projects at the interface of environmental research, policy, and applications, from studying farmers’ adoption of renewable energy technologies to co-founding a company building recirculating aquaponics systems powered by landfill gas to coordinating a bi-state, bi-national resource management plan for the Lake Champlain watershed. She received her MS in Hydrology and Watershed Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a BA in Geology from Oberlin College.

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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