The Association for Women Geoscientists
announced the 2016 winner of the "Brunton Award
" in its quarterly newsletter GAEA
. This year, it went to Emily White, PhD. candidate at the University of Idaho
in their Tectonics and Basin Analysis Group. The AWG Brunton Award promotes the future of field mapping and data acquisition for the upcoming generation of women geoscientists. The award will go to a female geoscience student at the senior level or in her early graduate studies who has been a summer intern, excelled at field camp, or performed field data collection that leads to a senior or graduate thesis. Read Emily's statement below.