2019 NAGT/USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program Interns

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Gul Aksit, University of Washington
Science Mentor(s): Vallance, James, Van Eaton, Alexa, and Gardner, Cynthia
Location: Vancouver, WA
Project: Volcanic hazards in the Pacific Northwest - Explosive Eruptions at Mount St. Helens and Glacier Peak

James Atterholt, Indiana University
Science Mentor(s): Stephenson, William and Leeds, Alena
Locations: Golden, CO
Project: High-Resolution Geophysical Investigations of Hazardous Faults and Seismic Ground Motions-Data for Earthquake Hazard Assessments

Arty Bateman, University of Oregon
Science Mentor(s): Nimmo, John and Perkins, Kim
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Quantifying Fluxes and Resources in the Water Cycle

Desiree Bayouth Garcia, University of Puerto Rico
Science Mentor(s): Diefenbach, Angie
Location: Vancouver, WA
Project: Quantifying past and present topographic change in the crater of Mount St. Helens

Jonathan Bell, Ohio State University
Science Mentor(s): Curran, Chris, Jaeger, Kris, and Dinicola, Rick
Location: Tacoma, WA
Project: Vance Creek Groundwater/Surface Water Interactions

Jackson Bodtker, University of Utah
Science Mentor(s): Melosh, Ben
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Structural evolution and uplift of the northern California Coast Ranges

Connor Broaddus, Fort Lewis College
Science Mentor(s): Woo, Isa and De La Cruz, Susan
Location: Olympia, WA or Mountain View, CA
Project: Evaluating the Nisqually River Delta: 10 years after restoration

Max Burnham, New Zealand Frontiers Abroad
Science Mentor(s): Wright, Heather
Location: Vancouver, WA
Project: Global Volcanic Hazard and Risk Database for the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program

Derek Caro, University of California, Davis
Science Mentor(s): Topping, Brent
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Arsenic Sources in Klamath Basin, Oregon

Daniel Colwell, University of St Andrews
Science Mentor(s): Peacock, Jared
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Geophysical investigations related to geothermal, mineral, water resources, and natural hazards in the western U.S.

Brandon Dean, Colorado State
Science Mentor(s): Peacock, Jared
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Geophysical investigations related to geothermal, mineral, water resources, and natural hazards in the western U.S.

Sarah Dunn, Indiana University
Science Mentor(s): Kahle, Sue and Long, Andy
Location: Tacoma, WA
Project: Aquifer Recharge Area Study / Water-budget components of Guemes Island

Olivia Enriquez, Sul Ross State University
Science Mentor(s): Ziegeweid, Jeffrey
Location: Mounds View, MN
Project: Fluvial geomorphology of the Chippewa and Upper Mississippi river basins

Clayton Forbush, Brigham Young University-Idaho
Science Mentor(s): San Juan, Carma (2nd)
Location: Denver, CO
Project: USGS Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN)

John Grab, Montana State University
Science Mentor(s): Dzurisin, Daniel
Location: Vancouver, WA
Project: Geodetic monitoring of volcanoes in the western United States

Michael Greenfield, Indiana University
Science Mentor(s): Chaplin, Jeff
Location: New Cumberland, PA
Project: Characterization of Hydrologic Resources in Pennsylvania with Emphasis on Pesticides in Vulnerable Aquifers and Variation of Groundwater Quality with Time

Jiyan Hatami, Wasatch Uinta Field Camp
Science Mentor(s): Noe, Greg
Location: Reston, VA
Project: The influence of floodplain geomorphology on nutrient biogeochemistry, water quality, and watershed processes

Jaime Hirtz, University of Texas Austin
Science Mentor(s): Hudson, Mark
Location: Denver, CO
Project: Ozark Dome-Arkoma Basin-Ouachita belt transect (ODABOuT)

Amanda Jayo, University of Utah
Science Mentor(s): Baron, Jill
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Project: Field validation of remotely sensed alpine lake productivity

Wes Johns, Western Washington University
Science Mentor(s): DeLong, Stephen
Location: Menlo Park CA or Minneapolis MN
Project: Natural Hazards Research

Ellen Justis, Iowa State-University of Nebraska field camp
Science Mentor(s): Koch, Josh and Carey, Mike
Location: Anchorage, AK
Project: Hydro-Ecology of Arctic Thaw

Sean Kacur, University of Texas Austin
Science Mentor(s): Leewis, Mary-Cathrine and Creamer, Courtney
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Phytostabilization in Action: Optimizing Plant-Microbial Communities for Enhanced Colonization of Acidic Tailings

Regina Khoury, Humboldt State University
Science Mentor(s): Hofstra, Albert
Location: Denver, CO
Project: Melt and Fluid Inclusion Analysis in Resource Investigations

Liam Knudsen, Western Michigan University
Science Mentor(s): San Juan, Carma
Location: Denver, CO
Project: USGS Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN)

Adrian Landstedt, University of New Mexico
Science Mentor(s): Jaeger, Kristin, and Curran, Chris
Location: Tacoma, WA
Project: Quillayute Basin Sediment Production

Ashley Lynn, University of North Carolina
Science Mentor(s): Robinson, Marci
Location: Reston, VA
Project: Shallow marine foraminifera during past warm intervals

Andrew Madsen, Wheaton College
Science Mentor(s): Mooney, Walter
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Earthquake and Tectonic Studies of the Central and Eastern USA

Brandon Maples, University of Oklahoma
Science Mentor(s): Lane, John
Location: Storrs, CT
Project: Applied Hydrogeophysics Research

Gary McGaughey, University of Nevada Reno
Science Mentor(s): Hopkins, Kristina
Location: Raleigh, NC
Project: Understanding the impacts of green stormwater infrastructure on water quality

Maurice Mitchell, George Mason University
Science Mentor(s): Waite, Andrew
Location: Ithaca, NY
Project: NY Surface water and Ground water data collection

Daniel Mongovin, Central Washington University
Science Mentor(s): Philibosian, Belle, Prentice, Carol, and Hecker, Suzanne
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Northern California Active Fault Mapping and Paleoseismic Studies

Marissa Murr, University of Wyoming
Science Mentor(s): Miller, Cheryl and Alexander, Jason
Location: Cheyenne, WY
Project: Using remote sensing data to analyze hydrogeomorphic changes in a small high-desert stream

Saunders-Shultz, Pablo, New Zealand Frontiers Abroad
Science Mentor(s): Pauk, Ben and Vallance, James
Location: Vancouver, WA
Project: Volcanic hazards in the Pacific Northwest

Grant Palmer, North Carolina State
Science Mentor(s): Skalak, Katie and Bentham, Adam
Location: Reston, VA
Project: Quantifying Sediment Transport and Lag Times

Emily Perman, University of Oregon
Science Mentor(s): Ruleman, Cal and Mahan, Shannon
Location: Denver, CO
Project: Field Mapping and Luminescence Gechronology

Rachel Phillips University of Texas Arlington
Science Mentor(s): Briggs, Rich
Location: Golden, CO
Project: Earthquake Geology in the Western US

Karlee Prince, Northland College, Ashland
Science Mentor(s): Rodysill, Jess
Location: Reston, VA
Project: Holocene drought history inferred from lake lowstands in the Southeastern United States

Max Saylor, Dartmouth
Science Mentor(s): Anderson, Lesleigh
Location: Denver, CO
Project: Hydroclimatic change in the Alaska from Holocene proxy records

Daniel Schmidt, University of Missouri - Columbia
Science Mentor(s): Hofstra, Albert
Location: Denver, CO
Project: Melt and Fluid Inclusion Analysis in Resource Investigations

Max Schwid, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Science Mentor(s): Haugerud, Ralph and O'Connor, James
Location: Portland, OR
Project: Missoula Flood mapping project

Mackenzie Shepherd, Bowling Green State University
Science Mentor(s): Cromwell, Geoff and Sweetkind, Don
Location: Santa Maria, CA
Project: Three-dimensional digital hydrogeologic mapping of the Santa Maria Valley and the California Coastal Ranges, central California

Joseph Syzdek, Illinois State
Science Mentor(s): Gearwar, Alicia
Location: Troy, New York
Project: Surface-water and Ground-water Networks

Jeffrey Wade, Wasatch Uinta Field Camp
Science Mentor(s): LeBlanc, Denis and McCobb, Timothy
Location: Northborough, MA
Project: Cape Cod Aquifer Hydrologic Studies

Jordan Wang, University of Washington
Science Mentor(s): Detweiler, Shane and Mooney, Walter
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Project: Geological and Geophysical Studies of the San Andreas Fault System, California

Katherine Worms, University of Utah
Science Mentor(s): Toomey, Michael
Location: Reston, VA
Project: Late Holocene Colorado River Discharge to the Gulf of California

Lara Yagodzinski, Southern Illinois Carbondale
Science Mentor(s): Self-Trail, Jean
Location: Reston, VA
Project: Gulf Coast Project

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