Pascal Polonik is a Graduate Student Assistant with the AmeriFlux team at LBL, working on a gas analyzer intercomparison project. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Atmospheric Science (2015) and a B.S. in Environmental Sciences (2015). He is currently working on his Masters of Meteorology at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) in Munich, Germany, where his thesis is about the effect of biomass burning on aerosol-cloud interactions in the Amazon.