Cheyenne Cox

Cheyenne Cox is a Physical Science Technician with the USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center in Reston, Virginia. She conducts geologic mapping for the Appalachian Basin Geologic Mapping Project and the Nationwide Geologic Synthesis Project. She also researches geologic controls in karst.

Biography

Cheyenne began her career with the USGS in 2018 as a National Association of Geologic Teachers (NAGT) intern at the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) in Reston, Virginia. During the internship she assisted with geologic mapping for the Appalachian Basin Geologic Mapping Project (ABGMP). In 2020, she returned to the FBGC as a PATHWAYS Recent Graduate intern where she continued to make geologic maps for the ABGMP and to further research on geologic controls in karst.

Education:

Master of Science (2020) in Environmental and Urban Geosciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Kansas City, MO

Bachelor of Science (2017) in Geology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Kansas City, MO (Magna Cum Laude)

Professional Experience:

Physcial Science Technician (2020-present). U.S. Geological Survey, PATHWAYS Recent Graduate Program, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Reston, VA

Geologist (2018). U.S. Geological Survey, USGS/NAGT Cooperative Field Training Program, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Reston, VA