The American Geosciences Institute’s (AGI) Status of Recent Geoscience Graduates 2015 provides an overview of the demographics, activities, and experiences of geoscience students that received their bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree during the 2014–2015 academic year. This research draws attention to student preparation in the geosciences and their education and career path decisions, as well as examines many of the questions raised about student transitions into the workforce.
Danielle earned her bachelors degree in Geology from University of Kansas where she specialized in structural geology. Her thesis focused on mapping a region in the Southeast Owlshead Mountains in Death Valley National Park. At AGI, Danielle is focusing on the research and policy implications of the ongoing drought in the western United States. She is currently applying to graduate progarms where she hopes to continue her focus in structural geology.
The fiscal year (FY) 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1356), which normally focuses on the Department of Defense, included provisions supporting scientific research and collaboration among all federal science agencies.
In a bipartisan letter addressed to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Reps. Mark Sanford (R-SC) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) called for a halt in seismic testing on the outer continental shelf of the Atlantic Ocean.