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Elmira Wan

Elmira is Project Chief of the Tephrochronology Project at Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Ctr. She studies tephrochronology & micropaleotonology, specializes in geochronostratigraphy of volcanic ash and planktic foraminiferal biostratigraphy. Afer joining USGS in 1985, her research focuses on marine to terrestrial sites in the Pacific Ocean, mainland U.S., Hawai'i,