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January 21, 2020

Planning And Conducting Field Campaigns Abroad – Tips And Tricks

Planning and conducting field work campaigns in new study areas abroad can be challenging. In October 2019, we conducted an extensive field season in tropical West Sumatra within the framework of our project “The impact of precipitation changes on terrigenous sediment export to the Indian Ocean” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). This is our research group’s first project in Indonesia. There are a lot of logistical needs to …


January 16, 2020

Mentors Have The Power To Shape Your Life: AGU Interns Share Their Experiences for Thank Your Mentor Month

January is Thank Your Mentor Month and we wanted to highlight some of the personal mentorship experiences from two of our AGU interns, Christina Martinez and Perri Silverhart. Christina I was fortunate to meet my mentor this past June during SAGE (Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience). I was on the verge of completing my undergraduate degree and she had just finished defending her PhD. I met Andy Crieghton when I …