N I K K I

I N G L I S

wanderer   writer   wonderer

I'm a journalist, geospatial scientist, ocean addict and wilderness worshipper.

I love true stories, wind and waves, living simply, still desert nights and foggy mountain mornings. 

If I could have any superpower, it would be the ability to meet every single person on Earth. 

 
 

 Research assistant and PhD student

North Carolina State University

Center for Geospatial Analytics

Land Change Lab

PI: Dr. Jelena Vukomanovic

Read about my research: 

The Art of Geospatial Storytelling

 
 

work 

Graduate research assistant | Land Change Lab, Center for Geospatial Analytics, NC State University | 2018 - present

Fuhs Scholarship intern | KQED Science | 2017

GIS/Strategic planning intern | Monterey County Parks | 2016- 2017

Teaching assistant/BIO204 | CSUMB | 2016-2018

Public relations manager | Steamboat Chamber Resort Assoc. | 2013 - 2015

Reporter/editor | Steamboat Pilot & Today | 2010 - 2013

Reporter | Craig Daily Press | 2009 - 2010

Reporter/intern | Vail Daily/Vail Trail | 2008-2009

Public relations intern | Outdoor Industry Association | 2008

life

Deckhand/snorkel guide/barefoot cocktail waitress | Palapas Ventana, Baja California Sur | 2016 - present

Yoga instructor 200RYT | Hawaii Yoga Institute | 2014

Yes on 2A committee chair | 2013 election | Steamboat Springs

Choreographer/dancer/board member | Steamboat Dance Theatre | 2010-2015

school

Geospatial Analytics | PhD| NC State University  | 2018 - present

Applied Marine and Watershed Science | Professional science master's | Cal State Monterey Bay | 2016 - 2018

 

Sustainability studies | Post-bacc | Colorado Mountain College | Fall 2015

Journalism, psychology | dual bachelor's degree | University of Colorado at Boulder | 2004 - 2008

recent publications

 
 

 

Vivan los Aves!: Beyond the shearwater colony of Mexico’s Isla Natividad

The Drop-In | Moss Landing Marine Labs | May 2018

 

Feasibility study of a regional trail underpass beneath General Jim Moore Boulevard in Del Rey Oaks, California. Conlen, A. Eichorn, E., Inglis, N., & Watson, F. 2018. The Watershed Institute, California State University Monterey Bay, Publication no. WI-2018-06, 32.

Characterization of Physical Dimensions and Nutrient Reduction in an Experimental Treatment Wetland

CSUMB Class ENVS660: Conlen, A., Eichorn, E., Greenway, S., Hutton, T., Inglis, N., Morris, M., Robinson, M. & Burton, R. November 2017. Watershed Institute, California State University Monterey Bay, Publication No. WI-2017-0.

The Lonely Call of the Last San Francisco Quail

KQED Science | October 2017

The Scientist Who Fell in Love with the Ignobly Named Sea Slug

KQED Science | October 2017

Proposed Ndevu Gorge Power Project: A Preliminary Exploration of Potential Environmental Impacts

CSUMB Class ENVS660: Conlen, A., Eichorn, E., Greenway, S., Hutton, T., Inglis, N., Morris, M., Robinson, M. & Watson, F. October 2017. Watershed Institute, California State University Monterey Bay, Publication No. WI-2017-04

Is There a Direct Link Between the Sense of Smell and Obesity?

KQED Science | July 2017