Decommissioning a broadband station in Yosemite National Park, September 2007.

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to and xo coordinates: September 1, 1982; St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A.

Alma Maters: University of South Carolina (B.S. 2004), University of Arizona (Ph.D. 2009)

Likes: baseball, Belgian ales, fieldwork, film scores, linux, matlab, photography, teaching, wilderness

Dislikes: /bin/csh, buggy software, byte swap errors, canned peaches, clowns, consumerism, Disney, spoiled fruit


Listen to what Morgan Freeman says about me:




My geosciences recruitment pose at Eyjafjallaj√łkull in April 2010. Our group walked across mud, snow, and ice for 16km to the vent which ceased erupting mid-hike. We departed from Reykjavik the next day and missed the main eruption by hours. It is probably for the best...


I am currently employed as a seismology "swiss army knife" at the IRIS HQ office in Washington, DC

Last Updated: November 2012