Manager, Science Program
Kirsten is the Ecosystem Monitoring Manager. She manages Beach Watch, a long-term monitoring program that utilizes the expertise of over 150 community scientists to collect data along the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary coastline. Kirsten earned a degree in Environmental Studies and Marine Conservation from Prescott College in 2001. Since then, she has worked in the remote field studying seabirds and marine mammals throughout the Pacific, Antarctica, and most notably here throughout the California Current. Kirsten is happily setting down roots here in the Bay Area which she has called home for ten years.