Jan. 27, 2012
Public Affairs Office
HANOVER, N.H. — Five Dartmouth College students and four ERDC-CRREL researchers are set for intern- and mentor-ships during the college's 2012 spring semester.
Researchers Jay Clausen, Biogeochemical Sciences Branch; Maggie Knuth, Force Projection and Sustainment Branch; Dr. Susan Taylor, Biogeochemical Sciences; and Carrie Vuyovich, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems and Water Resources Branch will serve as mentors.
Intern projects include Utility of field x-ray fluorescence, Ellen Choi and Evelyn Maldonado; Testing of an extraterrestrial wheel and tool model, Michelle Egeolu; Breakdown of propellants in the environment, Catherine Ledna; and Passive Microwave detection of snowmelt and runoff, Danielle Moore.
A poster exhibition and student presentation of their work is scheduled in May at Dartmouth's Karen E. Wetterhahn Symposium.
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