Jessica Winter is an Environmental Scientist with NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration.
Based in Seattle, she works on natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) for hazardous waste sites and oil spills in the Pacific Northwest and Great Lakes.
She is NOAA’s NRDA case lead for the 2010 Enbridge pipeline spill in Michigan and focuses on environmental impacts of dilbit spills, including presentations and papers for scientific conferences and spill response training sessions on this emerging issue.
As part of NOAA’s Assessment and Restoration Division, she has assessed contamination from PAHs, PCBs, and metals, as well as physical injuries to the environment. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.