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Jessica Whiteaker

Project Range and precision accuracy of Terrestrial Laser Scanners About Jessica Jessica is a geology major at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She became interested in geology from her grandfather’s love of the Earth and from collecting rocks together. Her current interests are geophysics and seismology.

Nicole Ingraham

Project Applications and utilization of UNAVCO GPS equipment for Polar research support About Nicole Nicole is a geology major from El Paso, Texas, who plans on transferring to a university once she completes her associate’s degree at El Paso Community College. She is passionate about Earth science and enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, swimming, climbing, … Continued

Alexis Ho-Liu

Project Applications and utilization of UNAVCO GPS equipment for Polar research support About Alexis Alexis’ devotion to community service has taken him all over the world, where his multicultural background as an Asian Hispanic born and raised in Puerto Rico has helped him connect with people everywhere he works. This passion for community service led … Continued

Dana Downs

Project Range and precision accuracy of Terrestrial Laser Scanners About Dana Dana has long loved both science and art and found the perfect balance of the two in geology. Her previous social science background and her experiences as a lab assistant and geology club president at Austin Community College have inspired her to work toward … Continued

Alex Olsen-Mikitowicz

Project Using Differential GPS to Determine Range Accuracy and Precision of Terrestrial Laser Scanners Poster About Alex Alex is currently pursuing a degree in Watershed Science at Colorado State University. Alex recently separated from the U.S. Air Force where he developed a passion for service after participating in humanitarian aid missions. He plans to further … Continued

Bradley Norman

Project Polar Applications of Geodetic Field Methods: A St. Mary’s Glacier Case Study Poster About Bradley Bradley is a geology major from Longmont, CO who found his passion for geoscience camping and hiking around the country, and watching Star Trek. As a Geo-Launchpad intern at UNAVCO Bradley gained field experience working with GPS equipment and … Continued

Laura Fakhrai

Project Using Differential GPS to Determine Range Accuracy and Precision of Terrestrial Laser Scanners Poster About Laura Laura has a B.S. in Geology from Northern Arizona University and is currently earning a GIS certification from Front Range Community College. She became fascinated with geology as a teenager after reading a wall map that displayed the … Continued

Kelly Billings

Project Polar Applications of Geodetic Field Methods: A St. Mary’s Glacier Case Study Poster About Kelly Kelly has been interested in the weather and climate even as a small child, but fell in love with many aspects of Atmospheric Science after taking a General Meteorology class. Through her studies she has found great interest in … Continued

Billy Jack Traversie

Project Showcasing Minerals and Elements Critical to the National Security of the United States Poster About Billy Billy started college at the young age of 35, previously having no intentions of going back to school let alone pursuing higher education. After Billy worked in couple different industries, he started to see the value in an … Continued

Jodi Schoonover

Project 3D Printing Procedures and Applications in Outreach and Field Support Poster About Jodi Jodi is currently a sophomore at Front Range Community College and transferring to CU Boulder in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in geology. Her passion for geology began while hiking the Colorado Trail and was further fostered by geology courses she … Continued