Digital Varves

Personnel

Staff

Jack Ridge, Principal Investigator, Director of the Project

Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Tufts University
BS (1977), MS (1983) Lehigh University
PhD (1985) Syracuse University
Glacial and Quaternary Geology (varve chronology, paleomagnetism of varves)

Jacob Benner, Website, Paleontology

Senior Lecturer, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Tufts University
BS (1997) Cornell College, MS (2002) University of Utah
Paleoecology and Ichnology (paleontology of varves)

Student Investigators

2012

Katie Lowe (from Golden, Colorado), Junior majoring in Geological Sciences
Tufts University Core Collection, Preparation, and Measurement Varve Size Analysis and Be-10 Sample Collection

Sarah Strand (from San Anselmo, California) Junior majoring in Geological Sciences
Tufts University Core Collection, Preparation, and Measurement Varve Size Analysis

Lily Fisher (from Newport, Rhode Island)
Core Preparation and Measurement Varve Size Analysis

2009

Jeremy Wei (from Sudbury, MA), BS, Geology (2011) Tufts University
Deep core drilling, Preparation and Varve Measurement

Laura Carter (from Falmouth, ME) BS, Geology (2011) Tufts University
Deep core drilling, Preparation and Varve Measurement

Chris Smith (from Bryn Mawr, PA) BS, Geology (2012) Tufts University
Deep core drilling, Preparation and Varve Measurement

2008

Jody Dean (from Baltimore, Maryland) BS, Geology (2009) Tufts University
Core Preparation and Varve Measurement

Robert Bayless (from Denver, Colorado) BS, Mechanical Engineering (2009) Tufts University
Core Drilling and Preparation

2007

Catherine Beck (from Brookline, New Hampshire) BS (2008) Tufts University
Core Analysis, Westmoreland, NH

Emily Voytek (from Oakland, California) BS (2008) Tufts University
Core Analysis, Perry Hill basin, Charlestown, NH

Field Assistants 2006-Present