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3 August 2023

Intern Spotlight: Luise Gleason (RESESS)

Luise Gleason is originally from Germany and is currently attending the University of California, Santa Barbara as an Earth science major. Luise is spending the summer in Boulder, Colorado while participating in the RESESS internship program.

2 August 2023

Intern Spotlight: Katelyn Fredrick (Geo-Launchpad)

Katelyn Fredrick is originally from Mississippi but is currently attending Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, Colorado as a geology major. This summer, Katelyn is using her knowledge of chemistry to investigate the mineralogy of the Lemitar Carbonites in the Lemitar Mountains, New Mexico.

1 August 2023

Intern Spotlight: Elliz McClelland (URISE)

This summer we’re introducing interns from URISE, RESESS, Student Career, and Geo-Launchpad programs to highlight their research projects and how EarthScope programs further their career goals. Elliz McClelland is originally from Michigan but is spending this summer in Denver, CO and Hawai’i. They are currently a senior at Michigan Technological University, pursuing a degree in Geology.  Elliz has been selected … Continued

31 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Charles Garcia (Geo-Launchpad)

Charles Garcia is originally from Pueblo, CO but has been living in Albuquerque, NM for the last ten years. This summer, Charles has been selected to participate in the Geo-Launchpad internship program and is mapping aquifers in Southern New Mexico with Laila Sturgis, his mentor from the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources.

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28 July 2023

Two High Magnitude Earthquakes “Wake up” Fault System in Southwestern Türkiye, Triggering Over 200 Aftershocks

On February 6th, 2023, Türkiye and Syria experienced the devastating effects of two large (magnitude 7.8 and 7.5) earthquakes, which triggered more than 200 aftershocks. A recent study led by first author, Gesa Maria Petersen, maps two fault zones using data produced from these earthquakes, uncovering never before mapped fault sections and ground motion along these faults. 

27 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Sara Agard (Geo-Launchpad)

Sara Agard is a Geo-Launchpad intern that recently completed her first year at Central New Mexico Community College studying pre-health science. This summer, she will be mapping the St.Vrain using QGIS over the past decade to collect research on the behavior of flood plains.

26 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Kaden Berkhahn (RESESS)

Kaden Berkhahn is a RESESS intern from Milwaukee, Wisconsin spending the summer in Boulder, Colorado. This summer, Kaden is working on a project examining megacrystic zircon from kimberlite pipes.

25 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Ann Mariya Malayil (URISE)

Ann Mariya Malayil  is a junior at Rutgers University and is a geoscience major, environmental science minor. Ann Mariya is originally from India and is spending her summer at the University of South Carolina conducting geophysics research for EarthScope’s URISE internship program.

24 July 2023

Intern Spotlight: Kaetu Wleh (URISE)

Kaetu Wleh is from Boston, Massachusetts and is a senior at Amherst College majoring in geology. This summer, Kaetu’s project focuses on using passive source seismic data from earthquakes to investigate the crust-mantle boundary.