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Jess Peláez
Jess Peláez is the founder and CEO of Blueprint Earth. Jess is a scientist, historian, equestrian, and adventurer. Her specialty is active volcanoes and natural hazards, and she has worked on projects spanning six continents. Jess has had professional relationships with the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, California State University, Dassault Systèmes, and other Fortune 500 companies. She is a member of the American Geophysical Union, the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior, and the Geophysical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association. Jess holds degrees from Smith College and California State University, and believes that interdisciplinary communication is key in all fields of study.

Entries by Jess Peláez

10 Amazing Facts You May Not Know About the Desert

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2015 | 3:43 PM


Vast Deserts

Vast Deserts

Though we're taught that much of the Earth is covered in water, in fact, deserts make up one third of Earth's land surface, and that amount is growing every year!


Dry Deserts

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Science Is a Challenge Issued to All of Us

(7) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 12:22 PM

I have made many decisions over the course of my scientific career that some people might consider dangerous. I have sampled flowing lava, climbed into volcanic vents, hiked dangerous mountain passes, and worked in areas that are remote and sometimes populated with less than savory people. While undertaking...

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