Archive for November 2nd, 2010

International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (Posters Part II)

November 2nd, 2010

Dr. Meagen Pollock discusses the challenges and rewards of leading international expeditions for undergraduates. She contributed her insights during a special poster session on International Research Experiences for Undergraduates sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) and the National Association of Geoscience Teachers. Dr. Pollock is a Geoscience Councilor for CUR. Her contribution was coauthored with Dr. Mark Wilson. Wooster students and faculty presented results of international research from Iceland and Israel during this GSA Annual Meeting.

A Contribution to Understanding Tree Growth and North Pacific Climate

November 2nd, 2010

Stephanie Jarvis contributes to a special session on Pacific Climate. Her talk was title Non-Stationarity in Mountain Hemlock Growth Along the Gulf of Alaska . She summarized a portion of her undergraduate thesis work and its relevance to understanding tree-ring proxy records along the Gulf of Alaska.

Steph is a veteran of undergraduate research and of contributing at GSA. Last year she presented a poster at the National Meeting in Portland Oregon on a REU project she participated in during the summer of 2009.