Noomah has a B.S. in Biology from Swarthmore College and plans to pursue a graduate degree to study the ecological effects of climate change. He’s worked as an interpreter, field technician and land steward in nature reserves across the United states. After growing up in Alaska, Noomah is dedicated to understanding the threats to the Arctic and protect the Alaskan wilderness he calls home.
Jonas Noomah is studying the timing of carbon flux in the soil, vegetation, and atmosphere of boreal forests through the use of remote sensing. This research into carbon cycle timing can be used to improve climate models to inform policymakers and other stakeholders.