LDEO Interns

 

2013 LDEO Summer Interns

 

  Elizabeth Adkins - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Krista McGuire, Angela Yin Yee Kong

The Impact on Bacterial Diversity and Abundance of Varied Nitrogen Treatments in a Rooftop Farming System –Abstract  and Slide

 

 

  Rachel Arkebauer - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Kevin Griffin, Angelica Patterson

Respiratory responses to changes in temperature in broadleaf trees found in the northeastern US – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Tristan Ballard - Duke University, NSF/DOE/USDA-NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) -  Richard Seager, Mingfang Ting, Yochanan Kushnir

Hydroclimate Variability in the Duck Factory of North America – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Philip Boody - University of Maine at Presque Isle, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Bill Menke

Seismic Structural Differences across the Norumbega Fault, Maine - Abstract and  Slide

 

 

  Autumn Bordner - Columbia University, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Steve Chillrud

Analysis of Personal Exposure Assessment Techniques for Use in Ghana Intervention – Abstract and  Slide

 

 

  Therese Chen - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) -  Joaquim Goes and Helga do Rosario Gomes

The Effects of CO2 on Phytoplankton Community Structure in the Amazon River Plume – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Ariel Fan - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Albert Boulanger, Roger Anderson

Analyzing Weather Observation History to Improve Building Energy Demand Predictions – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Caitlin Fedio - Columbia Engineering, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) -  Dorothy Peteet and Jonathan Nichols

Unlocking Arctic Mechanisms of Carbon Storage through Physical and Chemical Sediment Analysis – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Marina Gemma - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Jonathan Nichols and Dorothy Peteet

Reconstructing Climate and Vegetation to Understand Carbon Storage in Arctic Siberia – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Sarah George - Wellesley College, NSF REU Sites Program 


Mentor(s) - Nicholas Christie-Blick and Sidney Hemming

Tilting of the Dublin Hills, Death Valley Area, California:  Implications for Mechanisms of Crustal Extension  – Abstract and Slide 

 

 

  Mariel Herzog - University of Colorado - Boulder, NSF-NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Allegra Legrande

Climate Expressions in Cellulose Isotopologues Over the Southeast Asian Monsoon Domain – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Gwendolyn Hicks - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Steve Chillrud

Evaluation of the Accuracy of a Small Particle Exposure Meter – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Andrea Jaegge - The University of Alabama, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Beth Stauffer, Joachim Goes, and Andrew Juhl

Spatial Variability of Phytoplankton in the Hudson River – Abstract and  Slide

 

 

  Reid Jenkins - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Albert Boulanger and Roger Anderson

Analyzing Weather Observation History to Improve Building Energy Demand Predictions – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Emma Kahle - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Kevin Uno, Pratigya Polissar and Peter deMenocal

Preservation of terrestrial plant biomarkers from Nachukui Formation sediments and their viability for stable isotope analysis – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Adam Koling - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Krista McGuire

New York Green Infrastructure: Microbial Composition in Urban Soils – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Claudia Mack - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


 Mentor(s) - Brad Lindley and Amelie Dassie

 Exploring Coral Skeletal delta 18O as a Tracer of Past Tropical Cyclone Thermal Wakes – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Ernesto Martinez - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Alberto Malinverno

How Fast do Microbes Consume Organic Matter in Marine Sediments? – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Mary McElroy - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Frank Nitsche and Tim Kenna

High-resolution 2-D CHIRP sub-bottom study reveals buried paleo-channels in Long Island Sound – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Wangari Mungai- Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Jonathan Hickman, Clare Sullivan

Assessing the relationship between N application and N2O emissions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a meta-analysis – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Christina Palomo - Northwestern State University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Beizhan Yan, Masha Pitiranggon

GOM Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Time Series Analysis of Variations in Spilled Hydrocarbons – Abstract and Slide 

 

 

  Jordan Pardo - Columbia Engineering, NSF REU Sites Program/Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Bill Smethie

How Old is Old? Tracking Transit Times of the North Atlantic Ocean Using Sulfur Hexafluoride – Abstract and Slide

 

  Nishaila Porter - Wesleyan University, NSF REU Sites Program/IODP


Mentor(s) -  Dallas Abbott, Trevor Williams

What Can the Fossil Assemblage Tell Us About Our North Sea Sediments? –  Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Rose Ramirez - Columbia College-General Studies, Earth Intern Program/NSF  REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Susanne Straub and Louise Bolge

When Earth Erupts: The Formation of Continental Crust in the Central Mexican Volcanic Belt (MVB) – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Rachel Silvern - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Brian Mailloux, Benjamin Bostick

High arsenic groundwater is associated with solid phase arsenate reduction in Bangladesh – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Roop Singh - Cornell University, NSF/DOE/USDA-NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Richard Seager, Mingfang Ting and Yochanan Kushnir

Climate Variability and the March of the Monarchs  – Abstract and Slide 

 

 

  Maggie Sochko - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Susanne Straub and Louise Bolge

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Mantle: High Silica Rocks from the Central Mexican Volcanic Belt and What They Tell us About the Formation of Continental Crust – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Jonathan Stelling - Ramapo College of New Jersey, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dallas Abbott and Mark Anders

Foraminifera of the Hudson River Estuary :Interpretations of Paleoenvironment and Catastrophic Events – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Matthew Vaughan - Case Western Reserve University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Ben Holtzman and Heather Savage

What On Earth Was That?! Listening to the Sounds of Earthquakes – Abstract and Slide

 

 

   Erika Zocher - Northland College, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Frank Nitsche and Tim Kenna

Metals in the mud: Changes in surface sediment contamination in Long Island Sound – Abstract and Slide