I work in the Marine Geophysics Lab with Dr. Del Bohnenstiehl. Our group is using real-time data from the NSF's Ocean Observatories Initiative cabled-array to investigate the effects of mantle plumes or mantle melt anomalies on mid-ocean ridges. My current project focuses on submarine vulcanism and earthquake seismology at Axial Seamount in the Juan De Fuca Ridge off the coast of Washington and British Columbia. I am generating moment magnitudes and analyzing the frequency-magnitude distribution for a catalog of over 70,000 micro-earthquakes.
BS, Geology, NCSU (2009)
MS, Geophysics/Seismology, NCSU (2017)