NREL’s Baron named USGS senior scientist

Jill Baron in Rocky Mountain National Park
Jill Baron at Rocky Mountain National Park

Jill Baron, senior research ecologist in the Natural Resource Ecology Lab, was recently appointed senior scientist by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Baron joins two female researchers in this elite category; she is the fourth woman in history to receive this distinction, the highest level that a federal research scientist can achieve. The U.S. Department of Interior, which oversees the U.S. Geological Survey.

Read more about Baron’s research and career in a Science Feature produced by the U.S. Geological Survey’s Fort Collins Science Center.

The Natural Resource Ecology LabĀ is part of the Warner College of Natural Resources.