Gemma Teresa T. Narisma is an associate professor of Physics at the Ateneo de Manila University. She also serves as the Associate Director for Research and Head of the Climate Systems Program of the Manila Observatory. She has a BS in applied Physics and an MS in Environmental Science from the University of the Philippines Diliman. She received her doctorate in Atmospheric Science from Macquarie University in Australia. Her research focuses on climate change and its effects on people. For her exceptional work, Dr. Narisma received the Outstanding Young Scientist Award for Atmospheric Science from the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines in 2012. She was also named one of The Outsanding Women in Nation's Service from the TOWNS foundation in 2013.
The Women of Science titles are real-life stories of Filipina women who excel in the fields of science, engineering, agriculture, and mathematics (STEAM). The women in this series have the following characteristics:
- She has published scientific articles and is an internationally respected and recognized scholar.
- She has made or is making clear her contributions to her field of specialization.
- She has had a research leadership role in her university, research center, or at a national or international level.
- She is working in the Philippines.
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Didith T. Rodrigo ILLUSTRATOR: George Vincent BienPUBLISHER: The Bookmark, Inc. LANGUAGE: English ISBN:
978-971-569-908-2DATE PUBLISHED: 2017FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: