Summer Research 2015: First Update!


The first few weeks of research have gone by fairly quickly, but I’m happy to report great progress! Since I work full time, I have been assigned several projects that I work on throughout the week, let me quickly go over them.

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Working with arcGIS in the BlueRidge: Week Three of Summer Research


Today marks the third consecutive week of my summer research focused on uncovering the past history of the Appalachian mountain range. The first week of the summer was spent examining the current literature. I focused on reading articles related to my research methods of stream profile analysis (e.g Gallen et al. 2011) and cosmogenic radionuclide dating (Bierman et al. 1996). Reading through these helped prepare me for lively discussions with my research team: my advisor Greg Hancock and research partner Tiff Choi.

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