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Elizabeth Westby

As a geologist and communications specialist at the Cascades Volcano Observatory, I focus on volcano hazards awareness, preparedness, and science learning by developing education and outreach materials, conducting group trainings and teacher workshops, participating in community outreach events, responding to the media, and writing social media for USGS Volcanoes.

Professional Experience

  • USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory 2011-present

    Prior professional experience in the legal field

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. Geology, Portland State University

    B.S. Geology, Portland State University

    B.A. Economics, University of Washington

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