Laura C Walkup

Laura C. Walkup at the Geology, Energy, Minerals, and Geophysics Science Center. Laura received a
bachelors degree in geology from West Virginia University and a masters degree in volcanology from
Miami University. Since joining the USGS in 2015, she has worked in the tephrochronology lab and
specializes in volcanic glass geochemistry and tephra correlation.

Biography

    Professional Experience:

    • 2019 – Present, Geologist, Geology Minerals Energy and Geophysics Science Center, Menlo Park, CA.
    • 2015 – 2019, Physical Science Technician, Geology Minerals Energy and Geophysics Science Center,
      Menlo Park, CA.
    • 2014 – 2014, Physical Science Technician, Yosemite National Park, CA
    • 2014 – 2014, Education Technician, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
    • 2013 – 2014, Park Ranger (Interpretation),Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument and Minidoka National Historic Monument, ID
    • 2012 – 2013, Physical Science Technician, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
    • 2012 – 2012, GeoCorps Guest Scientist (Volcanologist), National Park Service Geologic Resource Division, VA
    • 2010 – 2011, GeoCorps Geomorphology Technician, Mount Rainier National Park, WA
    • 2007 – 2007, Geology Intern, NiSource Columbia Gas, WV
    • 2006 – 2006, Geology Intern, Energy Corporation of America, WV
    • 2004 – 2005, Field Work Assistant, West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, WV

    Education:

    • M.S. in Volcanology, Miami University, 2013
    • B.S. in Geology, West Virginia University, 2006

    Non-USGS Partners:

    • Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument

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