March 2018 Luncheon
Dr. Jeni McDermott - Solving a Norwegian Geological Mystery
Dr. Jeni McDermott, originally from California, received her M.S. in hydrogeology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her Ph.D. in geology at Arizona State University. She taught geology for two years at Colgate University in upstate New York before beginning at the University of St Thomas in 2013. Jeni's research interests lie in understanding how fluvial systems interact with and shape our world, both at the orogen scale through the interplay between surface processes, deformation, and tectonics, as well as at a smaller scale where surface water and groundwater dynamically interact with our human environment. This interest has drawn Jeni to Norway where she hopes to "read" the rivers to reveal what tectonic motions caused that country's mountainous terrain.
|03-03-2018 11:00 am
|Cut Off Date
|02-26-2018 8:00 pm