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National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)/U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Cooperative Summer Field Training Program

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2013 NAGT/USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program Interns

Mazie Ashe, Whitman College
Science Mentor: Melinda Chapman
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Project: Geophysical methods used in groundwater systems

Evan Baker, University of North Carolina
Science Mentor: William Scott
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Project: Geologic mapping and stratigraphic studies at Cascade Volcanoes

Adam Baldwin, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Science Mentor: Gerard Butch
Location: Troy, New York
Project: Acquiring surface-and-ground-water network data

Brendan Buskirk, University of Oregon
Science Mentor: Judson Harvey
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: High-flow events in suburban streams

Spencer Buteyn, California State University
Science Mentor: W. David Menzie
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: Mineral commodity production calculations

Michael Cassar, Western Washington University
Science Mentor: David Croker and David Oppenheimer
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Installation, maintenance, and collection of seismic stations for improved monitoring and reporting

Katie Chapman, Whitman College
Science Mentor: Shane Detweiler
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geological and geophysical studies of the San Andreas Fault System

Lorelei Curtin, Pomona College
Science Mentor: Matthew Bachmann
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Project: The temperate cryosphere in a changing climate

Michael Davis, Wheaton College
Science Mentor: Gerard Butch
Location: Troy, New York
Project: Acquiring essential surface-and-ground-water network data for analyzing water resources

Jaime Delano, University of California, Davis
Science Mentor: Benjamin Brooks
Location: Northern California
Project: Mobile LiDAR and fault slip measurement

Amelia Deuell, University of Wyoming
Science Mentor: William Schulz and Jeffrey Coe
Location: Golden, Colorado
Project: Characterization and instrumentation of active landslides and debris flows

Beau Gentry, University of California, Santa Barbara
Science Mentor: Gregory Walsh and James Shanley
Location: Montpelier, Vermont
Project: Northern Appalachian bedrock mapping and Sleepers River water energy and biogeochemical budgets

Frances Griswold, Wheaton College
Science Mentor: Joseph Walder
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Project: Experimental studies of hazardous hydrological processes on volcanoes

Daniel Gurganus, University of North Carolina
Science Mentor: Geneva Chong
Location: Jackson, Wyoming
Project: Climate science and vegetation ecology

Theresa Halligan, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Science Mentor: Jerry Svarc
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Global positioning system data collection for crustal deformation research

Melissa Hornick, University of Arkansas
Science Mentor: Michael Cosca
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Argon geochronology analysis

Elizabeth Huss, State University of New York, Geneseo
Science Mentor: Cal Ruleman and Shannon Mahan
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Utilizing Quaternary geochronology to unravel geomorphic histories

Christopher Johnson, George Mason University
Science Mentor: Walter Mooney
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Earthquake hazards study in the central and eastern U.S.

Mindy Juergensen, Central Washington University
Science Mentor: Michael Lisowski
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Project: Geodetic monitoring of Cascade Range Volcanoes and Yellowstone

John Kyle Kissock, Bucknell University
Science Mentor: James Kuwabara
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Benthic nutrient flux of biologically reactive solutes, headwaters of Klamath River Basin

Jeffrey Ladderud, Washington State University
Science Mentor: Allen Shapiro
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: Transport of contaminants in groundwater

Charles Lapeyre, Sewanee: The University of the South
Science Mentor: Michael Sweat
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Project: Implementing Wyoming groundwater-quality monitoring network

Mark Larson, Missouri State University
Science Mentor: Joan Gomberg
Location: Seattle, Washington
Project: Earthquake dynamic triggering and short-term forecasting

Carson Macpherson-Krutsky, Western Washington University
Science Mentor: Victoria Langenheim
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geophysical investigations of geothermal, mineral, and water resources and natural hazards in the western U.S.

Elsie Macsata, Fort Lewis College
Science Mentor: Denis LeBlanc
Location: Northborough, Massachusetts
Project: Cape Cod toxic substances hydrology research

Gabriel Matson, University of California, Santa Cruz
Science Mentor: Victoria Langenheim
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geophysical investigations of geothermal, mineral, and water resources and other natural hazards in the western U.S.

Adam McCullough, Macalaster College
Science Mentor: Michael Sweat
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Project: Hydrostratigraphy, groundwater and surface-water quality in the Lance Formation

Anthony McGlown, University of Alabama
Science Mentor: James Cole
Location: Jackson County, Colorado
Project: Colorado Headwaters Basin project

Samuel Tyson McKinney, University of California, Santa Barbara
Science Mentor: Albert Hofstra
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Melt and fluid inclusion resource study

Nari Miller, Williams College
Science Mentor: Paul Schuster
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Project: Mercury storage in permafrost and potential release to the environment by thaw

Tiffany Napier, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Science Mentor: James O'Connor
Location: Portland, Oregon
Project: Geomorphology and Quaternary geology projects

Jonathan Ooms, University of California, Santa Cruz
Science Mentor: Alena Leeds
Location: Golden, Colorado
Project: Advanced national seismic system emplacement, operation and maintenance

Aaron Perkins, University of Pittsburgh
Science Mentor: Carol Prentice
Location: Northern California
Project: Earthquake geology and the San Andreas Fault System study

Brenna Quigley, University of California, Santa Barbara
Science Mentor: Isa Woo and John Takekawa
Location: Olympia, Washington
Project: Nisqually Delta restoration evaluation program

Ryan Reeves, University of Texas, El Paso
Science Mentor: Dennis Staley
Location: Golden, Colorado
Project: Characterizing post-fire debris flow susceptibility in the western U.S.

Michell Robinson, Humboldt State University
Science Mentor: Jennifer Morace
Location: Portland, Oregon
Project: Assessing foodweb resources for juvenile salmonids, lower Columbia River

Yuri Rupert, Auburn University
Science Mentor: John Lane
Location: Storrs, Connecticut
Project: Collection and assessment of surface and borehole geophysical data

Sydney Salley, University of Michigan
Science Mentor: Gregory Noe
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: The effect of floodplain geomorphology on nutrient biogeochemistry and water quality

Matthew St. Clair, University of Michigan
Science Mentor: Amanda Demopoulos
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Project: Characterizing invertebrate communities and food webs of deep-sea canyons in the western Atlantic Ocean

Timothy Stadler, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Science Mentor: Alena Leeds
Location: Golden, Colorado
Project: Advanced national seismic system operation emplacement, operation and maintenance

Patricia Sullivan, Oregon State University
Science Mentor: Katherine Skalak
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: Physical and ecological interactions that control particle dynamics in aquatic systems

Carla Valdes, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Science Mentor: Thomas Imbrigiotta
Location: West Trenton, New Jersey
Project: Fate and transport of biodegrading chlorinated solvent contaminants in fractured-rock aquifers

Bobby Voeks, Humboldt State University
Science Mentor: Cliff Hupp
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: Physical and ecological studies for ecosystem restoration

Ryan Witkoski, California State University
Science Mentor: Katherine Scharer
Location: Pasadena, California
Project: Earthquake activity and fault slip rates, southern San Andreas Fault study

 

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