Katrin Kleemann is a doctoral candidate at the Rachel Carson Center at LMU Munich in Germany, she studies environmental history and geology. Her doctoral project investigates the Icelandic Laki fissure eruption of 1783 and its impacts on the northern hemisphere. She holds a master’s degree in early modern history and a bachelor’s degree in history and cultural anthropology. Katrin receives a doctoral fellowship from the Andrea von Braun Stiftung. She also is the social media editor for the Climate History Network and HistoricalClimatology.com.