Krista is a broadly trained Earth Scientist with expertise in climate change, as well as glacial, lake, and coastal/delta systems.  Her current work focuses on coastal tipping points within the context of climate change, as well as carbon sequestration in deltaic environments.  She works to connect scientists with community members to increase understanding and commitment to solutions for both groups. Krista has also worked as a High School Biology Teacher in Memphis, TN and as a Technical Advisor with the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre in both Central and Southeast Asia.