Dr. Theresa Foley is the Climate Science Specialist for SERI. She has a PhD in Atmospheric Science from the University of Arizona in Tucson, a BS in Chemistry from Northeastern Illinois, and a BS in Biology from De Paul University. Dr. Foley has extensive experience in the environmental field as a landfill specialist and atmospheric chemist, and she is also a geographic information systems (GIS) specialist. In 2008, Dr. Foley began working with SERI, when she was awarded a NASA Space Grant to study air pollution in south metropolitan Tucson. Last year Dr. Foley returned to SERI after a two year fellowship with the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, where she used GIS to verify the accuracy of weather forecasting.