Congratulations Summer 2022 Earth Sciences Graduates!

August 6, 2022

Congratulations Summer 2022 Earth Sciences Graduates!

SU22 Graduation picture


McKenzie Bertsch
BS Earth Science

Thesis title: Marine barite content at Shatsky Rise (Ocean Drilling Program, Site 1209) during the recovery from the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM)

Post-graduation plans: work for a year and then go back to grad school!

Molly Hunt
BA Earth Science


MS Graduates

Hannah Field
Earth Science MS, Advisor: Prof. Audrey Sawyer

Thesis title: Importance of dense aquatic vegetation in seasonal phosphate and particle transport in an agricultural headwater stream.

Cheyenne Munson
Earth Science MS, Advisor: Prof. Loren Babcock

Thesis title: Dire wolves (Canis dirus dirus) from the Cutler Hammock side, Florida: Dietary preferences, timing of disappearance, and relationship to changing climatic conditions.

Austin Weber
Geodetic Science MS, Advisor: Prof. Lonnie Thompson

Thesis title: Amazonian influences on the hydrological and mineralogical signals preserved in an ice fore from the Cordillera Blanca, Peru.



PhD Graduates

Devin Smith
Earth Science PhD, Advisor: Prof. Anne Carey

Dissertation title: The biogeochemistry of Irish rivers in a changing world.