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Cheryl E. Cameron

Cheryl E. Cameron

Alaska Volcano Observatory geologic database, hazard communications, petrography, and volcanology

Education and/or Training

M.S. 2000, University of Alaska Fairbanks: Geology
B.A., cum laude, 1997, Smith College: Geology and English

Projects and/or Research Interests

Project manager of the Geologic Database of Information on Volcanoes in Alaska (GeoDIVA) - a comprehensive relational database of information on Alaska volcanoes, which also serves as the back-end to AVO's public website (http://www.avo.alaska.edu). Manage AVO database projects from design to publication; currently incorporating detailed tephra information into the database (https://www.avo.alaska.edu/about/tephra.php)

Hazard communications: AVO website, AVO's social media platforms, and author AVO's annual reports of volcanic activity and response

Professional Experience

2001-present, Geologist, State of Alaska, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Fairbanks AK
2001, Geologist, Northern Associates, Inc., Fairbanks AK
1998-2000: Intern, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys in the winter; exploration geologist for Kinross, Placer Dome, or Avalon Development Corp. during the summer
1997-1998: Teaching Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Selected Professional Activities

2015 Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section meeting Technical Program co-chair
American Geophysical Union
First place, Digital Cartographic Project, Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference, February 2002
Student Research Grant, Society of Economic Geologists, 2001
Graduate and undergraduate scholarships and awards from Smith College, Sealaska Corporation, Shee Atika Corporation, Alaska Pulp Corporation, and the National Youth Science Foundation

Selected Publications


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