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30 June 2023

Fiber-Optic Cable Technology: A New Way to Study Firn in Greenland

Researchers interested in determining the depth of the firn layer within a glacier might spend six hours drilling, extracting, and analyzing a core in frigid temperatures. Recent research poses a new method for determining firn layer depth based on an exciting technology finding expanding applications in seismology.

29 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Elishua Shepherd (RESESS)

Elishua Shepherd is a RESESS intern that recently finished his third year at Arizona State University studying Earth and Space Exploration (Geological Sciences). This summer, Elishua is working to conduct X-ray diffraction analysis.

28 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Sarah Ayling (URISE)

Sarah Ayling is a URISE intern from Syracuse, New York. This summer, Sarah is working on a project at Cornell University focused on the Kodiak Island seismic nodal array.

27 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Kaissa Inzunza Fonseca (Geo-Launchpad)

Kaissa Inzunza Fonseca, who goes by Kai for short, studies environmental planning at Central New Mexico College. This summer, Kaissa is working with a team in New Mexico to build a data collection on the local aquifer that’s accessible to the public.

26 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Leah April (URISE)

Leah is a URISE intern and a rising senior at University of Texas at El Paso studying geophysics. This summer she will be using data from the South California Earthquake Catalog, SCEC, and will be focusing on the year of 2019 as this is when the Ridgecrest earthquakes occurred.

23 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Anah Bogdan (URISE)

Anah Bogdan is a URISE intern entering her fourth year at SUNY Potsdam with a double major in math and geology. This summer, working with Dr. Heather Ford at UC Riverside to determine where the Moho boundary is beneath the Los Angeles Basin.

22 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Rori Kgoadi (RESESS)

Rori Kgoadi is a RESESS intern spending the summer in Boulder, Colorado. This summer, Rori is working on a project that explores metal transport into Colorado streams via groundwater dynamics.

21 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Jackson Fellows (URISE)

Jackson Fellows is an URISE intern entering his third year at Cornell University studying Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. This summer, he is working on a project using data collected from the Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment.

20 June 2023

Intern Spotlight: Kristin Campbell (Geo-Launchpad)

K.C. is a GLP intern spending her summer in Boulder, CO. She is working to extract zircons from the impact layer that killed the dinosaurs.