Miss RACHEL OIEN

Miss RACHEL OIEN

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Miss RACHEL OIEN
Miss RACHEL OIEN

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The University of Aberdeen School of Geosciences
St. Mary's Building, G14
Old Aberdeen
AB24 3UE
 
 

Biography

Current:

Ph.D. student at University of Aberdeen

Funding by Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society since Fall 2017

 

Previous:

Masters of Science in Geology          

University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana, 2013-2016

Dissertation: Modeling the glaciological inception of the Fennoscandian Ice Sheet

Advised by Dr. Alison Anders

Harriet Wallace Outstanding Woman in Geology Award 

 

BA in Geology and Environmental Studies   

Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN, 2009-2013

Thesis: Mapping Depth to Bedrock in a Tropical Pre-Montane Wet Forest, Costa Rica

Advised by Dr. Laura Triplett

Chester Johnson Geology Scholarship

Research

Research Interests

Quaternary geology | Glaciology | Palaeoclimates | Glacial Geomorphology

 

 

Current Research

(1) Evaluating Climatic Influences on the Equilibrium Line Altitude of Modern and Palaeo Cirque Glaciers in Scandinavia

(2) Climate at the onset of the Antarctic ice-sheet growth: a detailed analysis of ice-buried glacial cirques

Research Grants

The North Research Grant to attend the Urbino Summer School of Palaeoclimatology

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Teaching Assistant for ArcGIS, Level 3 (Fall 2017, Fall 2018)

Teaching Assistant for Global Worlds, Local Changes, Level 1 (Spring 2018)

Teaching Assistant for Geography SPSS stats, Level 2 (Fall 2018)

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