Kim is earning a doctoral degree in forest ecosystem analysis at the University of Washington. She is interested in forest soil and site productivity.
Kim contributes to the NARA project as manager of the Stand Management Cooperative paired tree fertilization trials, which cover the Pacific Northwest from southern British Columbia to southern Oregon. Her duties include sampling soil and foliar nutrition and managing tree growth data from various installations to determine long-term forest biomass removal effects on site nutrient pools.
Kim is a member of Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society. She earned a master’s degree in forest ecosystem analysis at the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in biology at Western Washington University.
Supervisor: Rob Harrison