Brad Pitcher receives NAGT-USGS Internship for Summer 2012
Congratulations to Brad Pitcher who received a summer 2012 NAGT-USGS Internship. He will work with Dr. Jake Lowenstern at the USGS in Menlo Park, CA and in the field at Yellowstone. Brad will work on a research project entitled "Quantifying Past and Present Output of Magmatic Volatiles at the Yellowstone Volcanic System."
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers and the US Geological Survey started the NAGT-USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program in 1965 and more than 1500 students have participated.
Past CWU recipients of this internship include:
Brett Shurtleff, Summer 2010, " Field Characterization and Instrumentation of Active Landslides Located in Southwestern Colorado and Along the Central Coast of Oregon." Dr. William Schultz, USGS, Golden, CO was Brett's mentor.
Corey Dimond, Spring 2009, "Building Understanding of Great Earthquake Potential Through Construction of a Global Seismic Profile Database." Dr. Joan Gomberg, USGS, Seattle, WA was Corey's mentor.
Angie Diefenbach, Summer 2005, "Volcano geodesy at the Cascades Volcano Observatory" under the mentorship of Dr. Daniel Dzurisin, USGS Cascade Volcano Observatory, WA.