Darby Levin is a GIS Analyst for the Global Restoration Initiative in the Forests department. She provides GIS and remote sensing research support for monitoring global forest restoration.

Darby recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an M.S. in Applied Geosciences and a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Her thesis research focused on the drivers of vegetation recovery after wildfire in the Santa Monica Mountains in Southern California.

Before joining WRI, she worked as a remote sensing intern with the NASA DEVELOP program and at NASA Goddard.

She loves reading, creative writing, rock climbing, and hiking with her dog, Tiller. She occasionally practices getting lost for some very good search and rescue dogs.