Alisha Ellis is a Geologist at the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.
As a geologist, Alisha Ellis' work been focused on analyzing coastal environmental change using geological and ecological data. She has experience with foraminifera microfossils, lithologic core logs, various physical sediment parameters, radioanalytical spectroscopy and the development of geochronologies using uranium series isotopes. She uses these proxies to assess short-term and long-term changes in marsh and estuarine environments to assess system feedbacks and how these environments are impacted by natural events and anthropogenic activities.
Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Geology Science Center, 2014 to present
Researcher, Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions contracted to U.S. Geological Survey at St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Geology Science Center, 2013 to 2014
Education and Certifications
M.S. Geology, East Carolina University
B.S. Geology, East Carolina University