2011 LDEO Interns

 

2012 LDEO Summer Interns

 

  Nadya Ali - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Brian Mailloux

Sulfide Concentration and its Effect on Arsenic Speciation in Groundwater – Abstract and Slide

 

 

 

  Tal Anderman - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Roseline Remans

Assessing Tradeoffs for Human Wellbeing and Agro-diversity of Smallholder Cash Crop Production – Abstract and Slide

 

 

 

  Daniel Berman - Cornell University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Bill Ryan, Frank Nitsche, and Tim Kenna

Water Matters: Elemental Abundances in Sediment Cores Need to be Corrected for Porosity – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Robert Colgan - Columbia College, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Tim Crone

Developing an Apparatus to Study On-Demand Turbulent Bouyant Jets in the Lab - Abstract and  Slide

 

 

  Sara Donatich - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - William D'Andrea

Early Miocene Climate: Investigating the relationships between Earth's orbital cycles and New Zealands's climate in the early Miocene – Abstract and  Slide

 

 

  Amanda Duchesne - Dartmouth College, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Trevor Williams, Sidney Hemming and Joel Gombiner

K/Ar Dating of Fine Grained Sediments Near Prydz Bay, Antarctica:East Antarctic Ice Sheet Behavior During the Middle-Miocene Climate Transition – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Peter Ferencevych - Ramapo College, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Tim Crone

Video Image Analysis of Turbulent Buoyant Jet Plumes Using Lab Simulations – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Nick Gogan - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Dallas Abbott and Baerbel Hoenisch

Were the Density Offsets in Hudson River Sediment Cores Caused by Tsunami, Storm Surge, or River Flood? – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Liora Hostyk - Barnard College, NOAA Funded Program


Mentor(s) - Kevin Anchukaitis, Richard Seager and Ben Cook

Late Victorian Holocaust: paleoclimate detection and attribution study of the 1876-78 megadrought – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Daniel Johnson - Washington University in St. Louis, NSF REU Sites Program 


Mentor(s) - Sidney Hemming, Trevor Williams, and Joel Gombiner

Argon Concentrations of Fine-Grained Marine Sediments near Wilkes Land, Antarctica: Source Characterization and Implications for Ice Sheet Behavior during the Middle Miocene – Abstract and Slide 

 

 

  Sara Lavenhar - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Krista McGuire

Assessing Ammonia-Oxidizing and Denitrifying Bacterial Abundance in Urban Rooftop Farming Systems receiving varied Fertilizer Amendments – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Robert Marter Jr. - Millersville University, NSF REU Sites Program 


Mentor(s) - Xiaojun Yuan

SAM Global Telecommunication at Multidecadal Time Scales – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Elizabeth Matamoros - Harvard University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Frank Nitsche and Tim Kenna

Color Tells a Story: Evidence of Megafloods into the Black Sea when the Alpine/Eurasian Ice Sheets Collapsed – Abstract and  Slide

 

 

  Jessie Mathews - Boston University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Brad Linsley

Reconstructing the past: How coral Sr/Ca and oxygen isotopes can be used to reconstruct past sea surface temperature and salinity in the Makassar Strait, Indonesia – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Claire Mathieson - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Michael Kaplan and Gisela Winckler

Cosmogenic Dating of Moraines in the Transantarctic Mountains – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Caitlin Meadows - University of Michigan, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Tim Creyts

An experimental look at subglacial water drainage – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Souha Ouni - Barnard College, Earth Intern Program


 Mentor(s) - Jonathan Nichols and Dorothy Peteet

 How does carbon storage in Imnavait peatland, Arctic, AK shift with vegetational and climate change? – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Frank Pavia - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Dorothy Peteet and Jonathan Nichols

Reconstructing paleoclimate and carbon storage of Alaskan Peatlands during the Holocene – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Samuel Phelps - Brown University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Pratigya Polissar

Did Cooling of Subthermocline Waters Help Establish Modern Upwelling Regions? Evidence from ODP Site 716 in the Indian Ocean – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Molleigh Preefer- Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Pratigya Polissar

Delta D Precipitation Record from Laguna Blanca, Venezuela over the past 11,000 Years: Not So Black and White – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Alan Seltzer - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Qiang Yang and Dave Goldberg

Assessing the Accuracy of the NUTMON Model on Agricultural Nitrogen Balances in Sub-Saharan Africa – Abstract and Slide 

 

 

  Kerri Sidebottom - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Clare Sullivan and Jonathan Hickman

Paleohydrography south of Africa:How did the position of the Subtropical Front (STF) change and what is its role in regulating Agulhas Leakage since the Last Glacial Maximum? – Abstract and Slide

  

 

  Alexandra Skrivanek - University of Michigan, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Allison Franzese

Chemical composition of core samples from Newark Basin, a potential carbon sequestration site – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Philipp Stoelting - Columbia Engineering, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Cantwell Carson, Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park, and Martin Stute

Carbon Dioxide Accounting-Sulfur Hexafluoride-Tagging of Supercritial CO2 to demonstrate Viability of 14CO2-Tagging for Carbon Sequestration – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Jaclyn Testani - Columbia College, Earth Intern Program


Mentor(s) - Neil Pederson and Dario Martin

Do temperate deciduous forests experience synchronous disturbances? – Abstract and Slide

 

 

  Marissa Wright - University of South Carolina, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Sidney Hemming and Dave Barbeau

Characterizing Cretaceous Glaciation Events: K-Ar Ages of Southern Ocean Sediments – Abstract and Slide 

 

 

  Catherine Yeh - Hofstra University, NSF REU Sites Program


Mentor(s) - Trevor Williams and Dallas Abbott

What is the Age and Origin of the Spherule Bearing Layer in some Ross Sea Cores? – Abstract and Slide