Brownen Konecky, a paleoclimatologist and an assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences, is improving the understanding of water cycles and climate change in Africa. For example, she is researching how climate change is affecting rainfall in tropical rainforests. She is also building up scientific monitoring and research in African countries. She is a member of the 2019 class of the Packard Fellows for Science and Engineering.
Fill in the gaps about rainfall variability in the tropics.