2020 NAGT/USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program Interns

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Anna Baker, University of Missouri - Columbia
Science Mentor(s): Walter Mooney
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geological and Geophysical Studies of Seismic Hazards in the Central and Eastern U.S.

Emily Bryant, Western Washington University
Science Mentor(s): Ben Pauk
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Project: Cascades Volcano Observatory Field Electronics

Allison Dombrowski, University of Missouri - Columbia
Science Mentor(s): Amy Gilmer
Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Project: Geochronology Data Compilation, Intermountain West and National Geologic Synthesis Projects

Derek Ensign, University of Texas Arlington
Science Mentor(s): Jeffrey Mauk
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Denver Mineral Separation Laboratory

William Gnesda, Colorado State
Science Mentor(s): Gregg Swayze
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Spectral and Hyperspectral Imaging of Critical Mineral Resources; USMIN Mineral Deposit Data

Claire Grove, Humboldt State University
Science Mentor(s): Kate Whidden and Christina DeVera
Location: North Slope Alaska
Project: Cretaceous sandstone reservoir and mudstone source rocks in Northern Alaska

Montana Hauke, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Science Mentor(s): Carma San Juan and Karen Lund
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Geologic Map Transect of the Northern Rockies

Micah Hernandez,  Colorado State
Science Mentor(s): Carma San Juan and Karen Lund
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Geologic Map Transect of the Northern Rockies

Elizabeth Hill,  University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Science Mentor(s): Melinda Erickson
Location: Mounds View, Minneapolis
Project: Geologic-sourced arsenic contamination in drinking water aquifers of the contiguous US: a widespread problem

Kristi Hill,  Western Michigan University
Science Mentor(s): Brent Topping
Location: Menlo Park, California 
Project: Arsenic Sources in the Klamath Basin

Elizabeth Horton,  University of Washington
Science Mentor(s): Brian Collins
Location: Moffett Field, California
Project: Updating Soil Moisture Thresholds for Shallow Landslide Monitoring and Warning

Sean Hutchings,  University of Utah
Science Mentor(s): Walter Mooney
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geologic and Geophysical Studies of the San Andreas Fault System California

Emma Krolczyk,  West Virginia University
Science Mentor(s): Shannon Mahan and Matt Emmons
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Stable Isotopes of the Hot Springs Mammoth Site and and Luminescence Dating of the Associated Fall River Terraces

Hannah Kruse,  University of Oregon
Science Mentor(s): Heather Wright and Sarah Ogburn 
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Project: Volcano Disaster Assistance Team

Edward Larkin, Idaho State
Science Mentor(s): Carma San Juan and Karen Lund
Location: Denver, Colorado 
Project: Geologic Map Transect of the Northern Rockies

Noah Lindberg, Lehigh University
Science Mentor(s): William Stephenson and Alena Leeds
Location: Golden, Colorado 
Project: High-Resolution Geophysical Investigations of Hazardous Faults and Seismic Ground Motions—Data for Earthquake Hazard Assessments

Jennifer Marsh,Wasatch Uinta
Science Mentor(s): Michael Poland
Location: Vancouver, Washington 
Project: Geodetic monitoring of volcanoes in the western United States

Shae McLafferty, Iowa State - University of Nebraska
Science Mentor(s): Richard Briggs
Location: Golden, Colorado
Project: Earthquake geology and geochronology in the western U.S

Izabella Ogilvie, Western Washington University
Science Mentor(s): Don Sweetkind and Kenzie Turner
Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Project: GIS-based regional geologic map compilation, Intermountain West and Sierran-Pacific projects

Baylee Olds,University of Utah
Science Mentor(s): Thomas Cronin
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: Land Sea Linkages in the Arctic

Logan Owen,Fort Lewis College
Science Mentor(s): Carma San Juan and Karen Lund
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: Geologic Map Transect of the Northern Rockies

James Padilla, University of Puerto Rico
Science Mentor(s): Jean Self-Trail
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: Micropaleontology of Cenomanian/Turonian sediments of the Gulf Coast and Atlantic Coastal Plain Regions

Lydia Pinkham, University of Michigan
Science Mentor(s): Laura Strickland and Lesleigh Anderson
Location: Lakewood, Colorado 
Project: Quaternary Paleoenvironmental Studies using Plant Macrofossils

Katherine Pippenger, New Zealand Frontiers Abroad
Science Mentor(s): Cheryl Miller and Jason Alexander
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Project: Characterizing hydrogeomorphic processes in Littlefield Creek

Jordan Pritchard, Indiana University
Science Mentor(s): Javin Hatcherian and Paul Hackley
Location: Reston, Virginia
Project: Thermal Indices round-robin

Halle Putera, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Science Mentor(s): Walter Mooney
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geologic and Geophysical Studies of the San Andreas Fault System, California

Jessica Reid, Indiana University
Science Mentor(s): Walter Mooney
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geological and Geophysical Studies of Seismic Hazards in the Central and Eastern U.S.

Amanda Ringer, Central Washington University
Science Mentor(s): Carma San Juan and Jeff Mauk
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: USMIN Mineral Deposit Database

Karissa Rosenberger, New Mexico Tech
Science Mentor(s): Kim Perkins and John Nimmo
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Quantifying fluxes and resources in the water cycle

Mercedes Salazar, New Mexico Tech
Science Mentor(s): Denis LeBlanc and Timothy McCobb
Location: Northborough, Massachusetts
Project: Hydrology and Water Quality of Cape Cod's Groundwater/SurfaceWater System

Alex Schwarz, Wasatch Uinta
Science Mentor(s): Carma San Juan and Jeffrey Mauk 
Location: Denver, Colorado
Project: USMIN Mineral Deposit Database

Catherine Seguin, University of Michigan 
Science Mentor(s):Andy Gendaszek
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Project: Water Temperature Mapping in the Snoqualmie and Skykomish River Basins and Modeling Water Temperature in the Tolt RiverScience

Kent Smith, University of New Mexico
Science Mentor(s): Andrew Waite
Location: Ithica, New York
Project: NY Surface water and Ground Water Data Collection

Haley Spalla, Bowling Green State University
Science Mentor(s): Jack Eggleston
Location: Kearneysville, West Virginia
Project: Mapping catastrophic floods with high-resolution multi-spectral and radar remote-sensing data

Brett Trottier, Western Michigan University
Science Mentor(s): John Lane and Fred Day-Lewi
Location: Storrs, Connecticut
Project: Applied Hydrogeophysics Research

Carson Tunnell, University of Texas Dallas
Science Mentor(s): Walter Mooney
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Geological and Geophysical Studies of Seismic Hazards in the Central and Eastern U.S.

Paige Voss, Pomona College
Science Mentor(s): Kim Perkins and John Nimmo
Location: Menlo Park, California
Project: Quantifying fluxes and resources in the water cycle

Jack Willard, Oregon State University
Science Mentor(s): Stephen DeLong
Location: Moffett Field, California
Project: Earthquake Hazards in Northern California

Laurie Zielinski, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Science Mentor(s): Jared Peacock, Jonathan Glen, Victoria Langenheim and Dan Scheirer
Location: Moffett Field, California
Project: Geophysical investigations related to geothermal, mineral, and water resources and to natural hazards in the western U.S


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