- Rutgers University, NJ, M.S. Student, Speciality: Hydrogeology, Coastal Climate Change Risk and Resilience (C2R2) Trainee
- Thesis title: "A closer look at wetlands from a Geologist's perspective: from small-scale framework to large-scale facies"
- Beloit College, WI, B.S. Major: Geology; Minor: Biology, 2015
- Thesis title: "A hydrogeologic conceptual model of the geologic and topographic controls of the Evansville Wildlife springs, Rock County, Wisconsin"
Rutgers University Earth and Planetary Sciences
- Teaching Assistant for Environmental Geology - Spring 2019
Honors and Awards
- Rutgers Graduate Program in Geological Science Excellence Fellowship - 2017/2018
- Rutgers Graduate School Off-Campus Dissertation Development Award - Summer 2018
- GSA Northeastern Section - Kenneth N. Weaver Student Travel Award - Fall 2018
- Climate Change
- Springs in the Ngorongoro Volcanic Highland: Geology, Geomorphology, and Hydrology
- Wetland Facies Across Biomes of the World
- A reconstruction of global wetlands from the Last Glacial Maximum to present: Insights from the past to project future climate change on wetlands
Advisor and Dissertation Committee
- Dr. Ying Fan Reinfelder (advisor)
- Dr. Gail Ashley (chair)
Meetings / Abstracts
Posters Presented at Fall 2018 Meetings:
- Norton, M.N., G.M. Ashley, and M.O. Cuthbert (2018) Springs in the Ngorongoro Volcanic Highland: Geology, Geomorphology, and Hydrology [Poster]. Geological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN
- Norton, M.N. (2018) Wetland Facies Across Biomes of the World [Poster]. American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.