Naomi studied Environmental Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh. Following a brief period as a Field Studies Tutor along the windy North Norfolk coast she returned to Edinburgh to work for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency as a Hydrogeologist. During this time she gained an MSc in Applied Hydrogeology from the University of Newcastle. Naomi gained her PhD from the University of Exeter entitled “Determining the effects of peatland restoration on carbon dioxide exchange and its potential for climate change mitigation.”
Naomi currently works on the “Mires Restoration Project”, funded by South West Water this project aims to understand the effects of moorland restoration on hydrology, water quality, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity and agriculture. Naomi is specifically interested in greenhouse gas emissions and vegetation change (structure, composition and function).