Sherry joined the lab in 2021 as a summer and fall intern, contributing to the communication and outreach initiatives of the lab. Her work includes researching the impacts of human activities, policy regulations, and episodic events on the health and ecology of New York’s coastal waters, using field and satellite observations. Sherry earned her BSc in Environmental Science at The University of Melbourne, where she researched the effects of resort development to the coastal profile of Anglesea (Victoria, Australia) and the effect of climate change to lichen propagation. Currently, she is an M.S. student at Columbia University’s GSAPP, studying Urban Planning. Her general research interests include coastal biogeography, urban-nature interfaces, urban sustainability and climate change adaptation.