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Nora Nieminski

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"I am fascinated by how little we know about the ocean and captivated by the infinite discoveries that continue to be made, given that such a relatively small proportion of the ocean has been explored. We can still learn so much about the past, present, and future of our ocean – whether related to climate, biology, or geological processes recorded on the ocean floor." - Nora Nieminski

Nora is a research geologist at the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center who studies stratigraphic and tectonic characterization of ocean basins (both modern and ancient). She is currently studying the dispersal of offshore sediment to understand the
relationships between submarine mass failure events and sediment supply/source when tectonic or climatic changes impart imbalance on the stability of continental shelves.

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