Lauren C. Neitzke

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Lauren C. Neitzke
Graduate Student/Annuals and Adjuncts

Rutgers University
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Geology Museum
85 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 U.S.A.

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Education

  • Ph.D Student (Currently)
    Rutgers University, Graduate School of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ
    Research Focus: Paleoceanography, North Atlantic Deep Water Reconstruction
    Anticipated Graduation Date: Summer/Fall 2009
  • 2006 M.S.
    Rutgers University, Graduate School of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ
    Research Focus: Paleoceanography (Advisor: Dr. James D. Wright)
    Thesis: Late Pleistocene Sedimentation on Eirik Drift: Implications for North Atlantic  Deep Water
    Variability
  • 2004 B.S. with Honors
    Rutgers University, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ
    Major: Geological Sciences with high honors
    Senior Honors Thesis: Abrupt Climate Changes in Thermohaline Circulation during the last Glacial
    Cycle

Research Interests

  • Paleoceanography
  • Stable Isotope Stratigraphy

Professional Organizations

  • 2007-present American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • 2006-present Union of Concerned Scientists
  • 2005-present American Geophysical Union
  • 2005-present Geological Society of America
  • 2005-present North American Micropaleontology Section

Honors and Awards

  • 2007-2008 National Science Foundation GK-12 Teaching Fellow 
  • 2007 Gretchen L. Blechschmidt Research Grant Award
  • 2007 Geological Society of America Research Grant
  • 2007 Graduate School of New Brunswick Special Study Award
  • 2006-2007 Rutgers University Graduate Fellowship
  • 2005 Rutgers University Graduate School Travel Grant Recipient
  • 2004-2005 Rutgers University Graduate Fellowship
  • 2004 Vinton Gwinn Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
  • 2002-present National Society for Collegiate Scholars

Advisor and Dissertation Committee

  • Dr. James D. Wright (Primary Advisor)
  • Dr. Kenneth G. Miller
  • Dr. Gregory G. Mountain

Abstracts

  • Neitzke, L.C. and J.D. Wright, 2007. Variations in Deep-Water Circulation on Eirik Drift from the Last Glacial Maximum to early Holocene. Geological Society of America, GSA 2007 Denver Annual Meeting, Vol. 39, No. 6, Paper 114-20. 
  • Wright, J.D., DiGioia, D., Neitzke, L.C., Henderson, S.S., and A.C. Elmore, 2007. Stable Isotope Stratigraphy of IODP Site U1306. Post-Expedition Meeting of IODP Expeditions 303 and 306: North Atlantic Climate I and II, Kona, Hawaii, May 14-17, 2007.
  • Wright, J.D., Henderson, S.S., Hillaire-Marcel, C., McKay, J., Neitzke, L.C., and A. de Vernal, 2007. Contrasted sedimentation regimes during the late Quaternary on South Greenland slope and rise from stable isotope stratigraphies at IODP Sites U1305 and U1306. Post-Expedition Meeting of IODP Expeditions 303 and 306: North Atlantic Climate I and II, Kona, Hawaii, May 14-17, 2007.
  • L.C. Neitzke and J.D. Wright, 2006. The Imprint of NADW on the Eirik Drift during the Younger Dryas. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, AGU 2006 Fall Meeting Supplement, Vol. 87, No. 52, Paper PP23C-1766.
  • L.C. Neitzke, Wright, J.D., and A.C. Elmore, 2006. Deep-Sea Sedimentation on Eirik Drift as Controlled by Bottom Water Currents. AAPG/SEG Student Expo, Houston, Texas, October 9-10, 2006.
  • L.C. Neitzke, Wright, J.D., Mountain, G.S., and P.L. Manley, 2005. Straddling the Eirik Drift: Implications for the History of Lower NADW. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, AGU 2005 Fall Meeting Supplement, Vol. 86, No. 52, Paper PP21C-1587.
  • A.C. Elmore, Wright, J.D., Manley, P.L., Mountain, G.S., Earley, R.J., and L.C. Neitzke, 2005. Gardar mudwave accumulation history as a proxy for variability of NCW flux since Marine Isotope Stage 5e. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, AGU 2005 Fall Meeting Supplement, Vol. 86, No. 52, Paper PP21C-1587.

Publications

  • Evans, H.F, Channell, J.E.T., Stoner, J.S., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Wright, J.D., Neitzke, L.C., and G.S. Mountain, 2007. Paleointensity-assisted chronostratigraphy of detrital layers on the Eirik Drift (North Atlantic) since marine isotope stage 11. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, (in press).