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Sarah Wheatley

M.S. Student/Research Assistant

Sarah Wheatley

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Sarah's will be defending her thesis "Extraction and analysis of microscopic volcanic tephra from Antarctic ice cores" on July 25 and graduating in August 2017.

Research interests

Sarah Wheatley is a graduate research assistant for Andrei Kurbatov at the University of Maine Climate Change Institute; she is a Master degree student in Quaternary and Climate Studies.  She studies tropical tephra found in ice cores.  Her research interest mainly reside in method development, particle and nanoparticle capture, and experimentation.


In Press

  • Koffman, B.G., Dowd, E.G., Osterberg, E.C., Ferris, D.G., Hartman, L.H., Wheatley, S.D., Kurbatov, A.V., Wong, G.J., Markley, B.R., Dunbar, N.W., Kreutz, K.J., Yates, M., 2017. Rapid transport of ash and sulfate from the 2011 Puyehue-Cordón Caulle (Chile) eruption to West Antarctica. JGR Atmospheres. In Press.


B.A. Mount Holyoke College 2015

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