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19 July 2023

Ol Doinyo Lengai: Unpacking the Mystery Below

Down at the southern end of the East African Rift in Tanzania lies the Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano, exceptional in that it is the only active volcano that erupts carbonatites— igneous rocks composed of  >50% carbonate minerals.

18 July 2023

EarthScope Board of Directors selects CEO

The EarthScope Consortium Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Rebecca Bendick as the first CEO of EarthScope Consortium.

14 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Shradhanjli Ravikumar (RESESS)

Shradha Ravikumar is a second year RESESS intern, and she graduated from Arizona State in the spring with a major in astrobiology and biogeosciences and a minor in astrophysics. This summer, Shradha is working at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta analyzing the changing depths of mid-ocean ridges over time.

13 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Natalea Cohen (Student Career)

Natalea Cohen is a Student Career intern from Nederland, Colorado. This summer she is working as a science communication intern and learning about science writing, website and social media content, graphic design, and interviews.

12 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Natalie Restrepo (RESESS)

Natalie Restrepo is a RESESS intern spending the summer in Socorro, New Mexico. This summer, Natalie is working with a team of interns in the Middle Rio Grande Basin using archived logs coupled with their own data collection to create a complete map of the groundwater and wells in the area.

11 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Alaina Foster (URISE)

Alaina Foster is a URISE intern entering their senior year at Wellesley College in Massachusetts studying geoscience and computer science. This summer, Alaina is at the University of California Berkeley looking at seasonal seismic velocity changes in the Long Valley Caldera.

10 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Masooma Hasnain (URISE)

Masooma Hasnain is a URISE intern from Los Angeles, California. This summer, Masooma is working on a project aiming to identify land- and sea-based microseisms from historical data.

7 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Jaden Hill (Student Career)

Jaden Hill is a Student Career intern entering her senior year at Columbia University studying environmental science and sustainable development. This summer, Jaden is working with a team of interns to assist the science communication team at EarthScope.

6 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Sebastian Griego (Geo-Launchpad)

Sebastian Griego is a Geo-Launchpad intern that just completed his degree at Central New Mexico Community College in Earth and planetary sciences. This summer, Sebastian is working on a project to map and verify the composition of rare earth element ores and other critical minerals in Black Hawk mining district in Grants, New Mexico.