Author: mmette

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Closing a chapter at Ingøya and looking to the future

SIPERG’s recent August 2018 visit to Ingøya (Finnmark, Norway) marked an important step towards wrapping up previous projects and planning future ones.  Since 2013, members of SIPERG, led by Dr. Alan Wanamaker and many accompanying students and collaborators, have ventured to Ingøya for one very special reason: Arctica islandica.  This species of marine bivalve happens … Continue reading Closing a chapter at Ingøya and looking to the future

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Congrats to Maddie Mette for earning her PhD!

SIPERG member, Madelyn Mette, recently successfully defended her PhD. Her thesis was titled “Arctica islandica shell growth and geochemical records from northern Norway as North Atlantic marine climate proxies for the last millennium.” Maddie earned a PhD in Geology with a co-major in Environmental Science at Iowa State University under Dr. Alan Wanamaker. She will … Continue reading Congrats to Maddie Mette for earning her PhD!

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Congrats to Diana Thatcher!

Diana Thatcher has recently sucessfully completed her PhD preliminary exams. This makes her an official “PhD Candidate!” Diana will continue her work studying Portuguese speleothem records as proxies for Holocene Paleoclimate.