Kathryn Turner is a Geology Major at UMass Amherst. She is working with MSc student Rebecca Smith to investigate the Plio-Pleistocene history of the Indonesian Throughflow from an IODP drill core collected from the NW Australian Shelf. Kathryn is also a member of Commonwealth Honors College.
Geoff Small is a Chemical Engineering major at UMass Amherst. He is working with former PhD student Greg de Wet and using organic geochemical proxies to reconstruct the past climate and environmental history of the Faeroe Islands. Geoff is currently pursuing a CHC Honors Thesis on this work.