Jill Pelto

Jill Pelto

Jill Pelto

Jill is an artist and a scientist. She completed a Masters of Science from the University of Maine, focused on studying the sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to changes in our Earth climate system. and also completed B.A. degrees in Studio Art and Earth Science.

Jill’s love of nature drives her to creatively communicate information about environmental issues with a broad audience. She has conducted research on the mountain glaciers of Washington and British Columbia, in the Dry Valleys and Transantarctic Mountains of Antarctica, over the rolling hills and carved cirques of the Falkland Islands, and around the aqua lakes and ochre mountains of New Zealand.

Jill enjoy cross-country and downhill skiing, reading, running, camping, and spending time with her friends and family.