2010 Interns

2010 LDEO Summer Interns

 

Janelle M. Batta - Barnard College, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Timothy C. Kenna and Dr Frank Nitsche

Grain Size Correlation to Metals and Bacteria Concentration in Hudson River Sediments - Slide and  Poster

 

Rebecca A. Chan - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program, NSF REU Sites Program,         and Schossler Grant


Mentor(s) -  Dr. Ronny Friedrich  and  Prof. Peter Schlosser

Residence Times of the Freshwater Lens in the Arctic "Switchyard" Region" - Abstract  and  Slide

 

Griffith. M. Curtis - Columbia University, NSF REU Sites Program and Zappa Grant


Mentor(s) - Dr. Christopher J. Zappa

Simultaneous Direct Heat and Carbon Dioxide Flux at a Turbulent Free Surface - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Ethan M. Dahlhauser - Iowa State University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) -  Dr. Sidney R. Hemming  and  Ms. Elizabeth Pierce

Characterization of Gliaciall Derived Sediments in the Eastern Weddell Sea: 40 Ar/ 39 Ar Age Distributions of Hornblende Grains- Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Celia L. Eddy - Columbia University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Andreas M. Thurnherr

Estimating Basin-Averaged Diaycnal Diffusivities - Slide  and Poster

 

James N. Fleming - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Sean Smukler

Modeling Carbon Sequestration in Mbola, Tanzania - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Joel Gombiner - Columbia University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Sidney R. Hemming and Ms. Elizabeth L. Pierce

Spatial and Temporal Variation of Ice Ace Mega-Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Sediment Provenance Using Single-Aliquot K/Ar Dating - Abstract  and  Slide

 

Julian S. Haimovich - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Steven N. Chillrud

On the Optical Characterization of Incense - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Brendan A. Hannon - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Arthur L. Lerner-Lam and Mr. Marc A. Levy

Are Global Seismic Hazard Prediction Effective? An Evaluation of GSHAP - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Jordan Hildebrandt - Wittenberg University, NSF REU Sites Program and Alberto                    Malinvernos Grant


Mentor(s) - Dr. Alberto Malinverno

Calibrating M-Sequence GPTSs with Uncertainty Quantification and Cyclostratigraphy - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Charlie G. Hruska - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Vadim L. Levin and Prof. William H. Menke

Regional Scale Constraints on Seismic Lithosphere Thickness Beneath Eastern North America - Abstract  and  Slide

 

Allison W. Jacobel - Macalester College, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) -  Prof Jerry F. McManus  and  Dr. Zohra Mokeddem

Heinrich-like Events in the Southeast Pacific: Abrupt Climate Change During the Last Interglacial - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Helen A. Janiszewski - Rutgers University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Geoffrey A. Abers , Dr. Joshua Calkins , and Dr. Donna Shillington

Using Passive Source Seismic Data to Determine the Crustal Structure of the Aleutian Island Arc - Slide  and Poster

 

Stephanie D. Jurburg - Columbia University, Climate Center


Mentor(s) - Prof. Kevin L. Griffin and  D iana Hsueh

Analysis of the Effect of Vegetation on Urban CO 2 Gradients - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Eunbyul Lee - Columbia University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Adi Torfstein

Deposition Mechanisms and Sources of Marine Sediment in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Jeremy I. Lehmann - Columbia University , Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Yochanan Kushnir

On the Relationship Between Weather and Widespread Power Outages in the United States - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Michelle T. Mabson - Howard University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) -  Dr. Sidney R. Hemming  and  Ms. Elizabeth Pierce

Variations in the 143 Nd/ 144 Nd ratio of the Early Pliocene to Late Miocene Glacially Derived Sediments in the Prydz Bay, East Antarctica - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Hannah N. Perls - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Prof. Mark A. Cane and Dr. Edward R. Cook

The Effects of Large-Scale Circulation on Temperature and Precipitation in the Himalayas and the Tibetan Plateau - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Dieu-NhuS. Phan - Columbia University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Ajit Subramaniam

Remote Sensing of Sediment Concentration in the Hudson River using 250-m MODIS/Aqua Land Bands - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Rodrigo Prugue - Florida State University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Timothy C. Kenna and Dr. Frank Nitsche

Determining the Sediment Budget of the Lower Hudson River - Abstract  and  Slide

 

Cristina Subt - University of Texas at El Paso, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Dallas Abbott

Cosmic Catastrophe in the Gulf of Carpentaria - Abstract  and  Slide

 

Laura E. Vogel - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Yochanan Kushnir and  Dr. Richard Seager

Does Global Warming Cause More Extreme Seasonal-to-Interannual Precipitation Anomalies in Southwestern North America? - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

James C. Voorhis - Tufts University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. David Schaff

A Simple Cascade Model Based on the Gutenberg Richter Magnitude Frequency Distribution - Abstract  and  Slide

 

Lisa C. Weber - Columbia University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Dallas Abbott

The Quest for a Novel Paleosalinity Indicator: Did Tsunami Events Generated by an Extraterrestrial Bolide Cause a Change in Salinity in the Hudson River Circa 2300 BP? - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Nathan H. Winkler - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program and NSF REU Sites                 Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Raymond N. Sambrotto

Loss of Fixed Carbon and Nitrogen to the Atmosphere from the Estuarine Turbidity Maximum in the Hudson River - Abstract , Slide , and Poster

 

Nina Yang - Barnard College, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dr. Adi Torfstein

Late Glacial Dust Patterns During the Mystery Interval: A Study of Dead Sea Sediments - Abstract , Slide , and Poster