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Scott is a Research Geologist who uses diatoms, chrysophytes, testate amoebae, and foraminifera to reconstruct the past environments of lakes, estuaries, and the ocean. In addition to these biological proxies, he uses sediment geochemistry (biogenic silica, inorganic geochemistry, grain size) data to provide a more complete picture of paleoenvironmental conditions.
2009-Present, Research Geologist
1996-2010, Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco State University, Berkeley City College, College of San Mateo, and Canada College
1996-2002, Physical Science Technician
1990-1995, Geologist, Technical Reports Unit
1989-1990, Field Technician, Utah Geological and Mineral Survey
1983-1987, Senior Museum Preparator, University of California Museum of Paleontology
1981-1983, Geologist, Bechtel Civil and Minerals
2004-Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley-Geography
1989-M.A. University of California, Berkeley-Paleontology
1981-B.A. Whitman College-Geology/Chemistry
1981-B.A. Whitman College-Biology
U.S. Geological Survey scientists who study trends in climate change will be presenting the results from new studies at a workshop held in Pacific...