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Nathaniel Quinn

Position Data Technician Intern – OpenTopography About Nat (he/him) Nat has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science and Studio Art from The Colorado College, and a masters degree in Data Visualization and Analysis from Pratt Institute. This summer during his time with OpenTopography, he worked on a new user tool to generate contour lines from … Continued

Jordan Mazur

Position Data Technician Intern About Jordan (she/her) Jordan recently returned to her hometown of Santa Fe, NM after completing her Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science at Skidmore College. As an avid rock climber, hiker, and general outdoor enthusiast, she hopes to use her academic skillset to understand, protect, and preserve the Earth. After … Continued

Catherine Hanagan

Position Data Technician Intern (2021), Student Assistant in Geodetic Data Services (2020) About Cassie (she/her) Cassie graduated in 2019 with a BS in Geosciences from her hometown university, Penn State, and is currently a PhD candidate in Geophysics at the University of Arizona. Her unfailing interest in the world around her aptly explains her choice … Continued

Levi Exner

Position Software Developer Intern About Levi (he/him) Levi is a Junior at Colorado State University, studying Computer Science. He grew up in Colorado, and moved back after 4 years in the US Army. Levi is helping update the State-of-Heath system and migrating it to new hardware. He spends his free time with his cat, biking, … Continued

Courtenay Duzet

Position Communications Intern About Courtenay (she/her) Courtenay is in an M.S program at University of Montana for Geophysics and Seismology. She grew up in a small town in North Idaho before obtaining her B.S in Environmental Sciences at Oregon State University. She hopes to pursue her Ph.D in Volcanology at the University of Alaska after … Continued

Rebecca Bussard

Position Data Technician Intern – WInSAR About Becca (she/her) Becca is a PhD candidate of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon. She previously graduated from Penn State in 2019 with a BS in Physics and Honors in Earth Science. Last year her USIP internship involved organizing and updating the SAR resources for UNAVCO as … Continued

Lucia Bellino

Position Communications Intern About Lucia (she/her) Lucia is an incoming PhD student at the Jackson School of Geosciences, where she plans to study mineralogical surface processes on Mars to better understand the early climate of the planet. Lucia graduated from Rutgers University – New Brunswick in May 2021, with a bachelor of science in Geology … Continued

Patrick Walston

Project Compiling and Creating Recommended Practices for the Preservation of Geological Data to Promote the FAIR principles Poster About Patrick (he/him) Patrick is transferring as a junior to Fort Lewis College in Durango, and will be pursuing a Bachelors in Geology with a certificate in GIS for the fall semester of 2021. His work in … Continued

Jimmy Swift

Project Exploration of Open Science Practices within the Geosciences Poster About Jimmy (he/him) Jimmy is traveling to Socorro, New Mexico in the fall to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in geology at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. His Geo-Launchpad summer project involves analyzing research and development projects in order to make architectural improvements … Continued

Allison Sowers

Project Exploration of Open Science Practices within the Geosciences Poster About Allison (she/her) Allison is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Applied Science degree in geospatial science at Front Range Community College in Longmont, CO. Her summer internship project is centered around the importance of documenting and publishing scientific protocols for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), applying … Continued