Natan Holtzman is a first-year PhD student in the Earth System Science department working with Prof. Alexandra Konings. He is interested in using remote sensing and modeling to study how water moves between the atmosphere, plants, and soil. Natan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016 with a B.S. with honors in Geological Sciences and minors in Mathematics and Biology. From 2017 to 2018, he worked as a research associate at UNC with Prof. Tamlin Pavelsky on improving the representation of snowmelt-driven runoff in a regional climate and land surface model.