Elda Varela Minder

Elda Varela Minder is a Biologist at the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center. She works with the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center network to support science integrity, communication, and outreach.

Biography

Elda earned a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University's Nicholas School and a B.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has worked with the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers since 2010. Prior to joining the USGS, she worked on issues related to sustainable fisheries and sea turtle nesting success.