People

Neitzke Adamo, Lauren C.

Position: Co-Director of the Rutgers Geology Museum
Office: Rutgers Geology Museum
Email: mailto:lneitzke@eps.rutgers.edu

Education

  • 2016 Ph.D.
    Rutgers University, Graduate School of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ

  • 2006 M.S.
    Rutgers University, Graduate School of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ

  • 2004 B.S. with Honors
    Geological sciences with high honors, Rutgers University, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ

Research Interests

  • Paleoceanography and Stable Isotope Stratigraphy
  • Geoscience and informal educational research

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

Recent Abstracts

  • Criscione, J., Neitzke Adamo, L., and Irizarry-Barreto, P., 2018. Crafting for science education. Session 252, Booth 112. Geological Society of America, GSA 2018 Indianapolis Annual Meeting, Vol. 50, No. 6.
  • Hu, E., Neitzke Adamo, L., Wright, J., and Mortlock, R. A., 2018. A chronology of the climatic changes in the North Atlantic Ocean established from sedimentologic and isotopic records from southern Gardar Drift. Abstract ED13E-1781 presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, AGU, Washington D. C. Annual Meeting.
  • Irizarry, P., Neitzke Adamo, L., and Setera, J., 2018. Science on the Move: Partnerships between Industry, Academia, and K-12 schools to improve STEM Education using a mobile lab. Abstract ED53B-06 presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, AGU, Washington D. C. Annual Meeting.
  • Kozachek, C., Neitzke Adamo, L., Irizarry-Barreto, P., and Criscione, J., 2018. Exploring the Ice Age period at the Rutgers Geology Museum: An informal learning experience. Geological Society of America, GSA 2018 Indianapolis Annual Meeting, Vol. 50, No. 6, Paper 229-2.
  • Neitzke Adamo, L., Irizarry, P., and Criscione, J., 2018. Small Museums, Big Impact. Abstract ED51E-0623 presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, AGU, Washington D. C. Annual Meeting.
  • Neitzke Adamo, L., Huffman, L., and Rousseau, T., 2018. Frozen in time: A hands-on ice core, pollen, and climate change session plan for middle school, high school, and introductory college classes.  Geological Society of America, GSA 2018 Indianapolis Annual Meeting, Vol. 50, No. 6, Paper 229-1.
  • Sarkar, R., Neitzke Adamo, L., and Wright, J., 2018. A high-resolution study of the Erik Drift across the last deglaciation using planktonic and benthic foraminiferal proxies. Session 111, Booth 238. Geological Society of America, GSA 2018 Indianapolis Annual Meeting, Vol. 50, No. 6.
  • Sarkar, R., Neitzke Adamo, L., and Wright J., 2018. Characterizing the Formation of North Atlantic Deepwater through Marine Proxies. Abstract PP21E-1378 presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, AGU, Washington D. C. Annual Meeting.
  • Setera, J., Neitzke Adamo, L., and Irizarry, P., 2018. Benefits of Conducting Outreach at the Rutgers Geology Museum: A Graduate Student's Perspective.  Abstract ED51E-0622 presented at 2018 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, AGU, Washington D. C. Annual Meeting.
  • Neitzke Adamo, Lauren, 2017. Magma, Mounds, and Milkshakes: Exploring Concepts in Viscosity and Volcanic Eruptions, Geological Society of America, GSA 2017 Annual Meeting, Paper 33-8.
  • Patricia Irizarry-Barreto, and Lauren Neitzke-Adamo, 2017. Changing perceptions: How to engage diverse communities in Geosciences, Geological Society of America, GSA 2017 Annual Meeting, Paper 17-8.
  • Lauren Neitzke-Adamo, and Patricia Irizarry-Barreto, 2017. From basic observations into modern technology: A hands-on approach to teaching taxonomic classification, Geological Society of America, GSA 2017 Annual Meeting, Paper 76-7.
  • Sarkar, Ria, Lauren Neitzke-Adamo, and James D. Wright, 2017. Variations in Planktonic Foraminifera Assemblages Across the Last Deglaciation: A High-Resolution Examination of a North Atlantic Deep-Sea Sediment Core, Geological Society of America, GSA 2017 Annual Meeting, Paper 378-9.
  • Sotomayor, Sebastian, Lauren Neitzke-Adamo, James D. Wright, and Thomas M. Cronin, 2017. Examining faunal changes in deep-sea ostracod in glacial and interglacial regimes: Implications for variations in North Component Water flow across Eirik Drift, North American Micropaleontology Society, 2017 Annual Meeting.
  • Sarkar, Ria, Lauren Neitzke-Adamo, and James D. Wright, 2017. Evaluating Deep Water Variations in the North Atlantic Ocean Using Planktonic Species Counts and Benthic Faunal Assemblages, North American Micropaleontology Society, 2017 Annual Meeting.
  • Bailey, R., and L. Neitzke-Adamo, 2016. Introduction to Mapping and Geocaching: A Primer to Visual Literacy and Spatial Comprehension in an Informal Educational Setting, Geological Society of America, GSA 2016 Annual Meeting, Paper 66-2.
  • Neitzke-Adamo, L., A. J. Blandford, Ericka Gordor, and Richard K. Olsson, 2016. The Rutgers Geology Museum and its role in the evolution of the 19th and 20th century geoscience classroom, Geological Society of America, GSA 2016 Annual Meeting, Paper 41-3.

Publications

  • Neitzke-Adamo, L., A. J. Blandford, J. Crisione, E. Gordor, and R. K. Olsson, 2018. The Rutgers Geology Museum: America's first geology museum and the last 200 years of geoscience education. Museums at the Forefront of the History and Philosophy of Geology: History Made, History in the Making, Geological Society of America Special Edition Paper, (2018).
  • 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, Volume 8.