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Justine Overacker

Position Student Assistant in Geodetic Data Services About Justine Justine grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area before moving to Nevada to earn her BS in Geophysics from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) in May 2012 with academic minors in Geology, Hydrogeology, and Mathematics. After graduation, she was recruited by the exploration industry … Continued

Sean Malloy

Position Student Assistant in Geodetic Data Services About Sean Sean is a geophysicist with a diverse background and a love for adventure. Having spent a large portion of his time in school as a journalism major, he ultimately graduated with a Physics degree from Virginia Tech in 2018. During his last year and a half … Continued

Diana Krupnik

Position Student Assistant in Geodetic Tools for Societal Issues (GETSI) About Diana Diana is a PhD candidate in Geology, studying at University of Houston. Her path to geoscience was non-linear; she started out studying Biology and became interested in Geology while working as a field assistant in Sapelo Island, Georgia. After that, she completed her … Continued

Nate Ewan

Position Student Assistant in Geodetic Data Services About Nate Nate is a software developer and undergraduate at the University of Colorado Boulder, studying Computer Science. During his time at UNAVCO, he worked on adding additional functionality to the State-of-Health (SOH) system, which outputs to the Network Monitoring Map on the UNAVCO website. He developed a … Continued

Samantha Eckes

Position Student Geologistics Technician About Samantha Samantha is a geologist originally from the Hudson Valley in New York. Samantha’s interest in geology and remote sensing started with a fascination in photography. After receiving a degree in photography, she completed her bachelors at SUNY Geneseo and followed by her masters at Auburn University. Her general interests … Continued

Jon Bridgeman

Position Student Geologistics Technician About Jon Jon is a geologist who specializes in coastal and deltaic systems. He graduated from Tulane University in May of 2018 with a MS in Earth and Environmental Science. During his time in the program, he wrote a thesis on exploring the mechanisms of coastal subsidence in the Mississippi River … Continued

Kawan Amelung

Position Student Assistant in Geodetic Data Services About Kawan Kawan is a mechanical engineering student at the University of Miami and a participant of the 2018 USIP program. He believes the extensive potential of remote sensing, specifically InSAR, is becoming more apparent. Although there are a variety of obstacles associated with the processing and use … Continued

Tadesse Alemu

Position Student Assistant in Geodetic Tools for Societal Issues (GETSI) About Tadesse Tadesse is a PhD candidate in Geology at Oklahoma State University, where he does research related to basin analysis by integrating field-based studies with remote sensing data, and lab work. The main objective of Tadesse’s dissertation is to document the salient geologic and … Continued

Katie Gallagher

Project The Modern Library: Digitizing Historic Photographs and Field Records for the United States Geological Survey Poster About Katie Katie is currently pursuing an A.S. at Front Range Community College, with plans of pursuing a bachelor’s in Environmental Science. During the Geo-Launchpad Program Katie digitized the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) extensive collections of historic … Continued

Alexandrea Hurtado

Project Using National Hydrography Linked Data to Better Understand Wild and Scenic River Protections Poster About Alex Alex Hurtado is a 3rd year student at Front Range Community College (Larimer Campus) pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Geography. Alex has had former experience with outreach, working as the Visibility Coordinator for the Climate Reality Project Campus … Continued