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Norton, Monica

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Office: 114 Geological Sciences Lab
Phone: (848) 445-2044
Email: monica.norton@rutgers.edu

 

 

 

Education

  • 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 CollegeWIB.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"

Courses/Instruction

  • Rutgers University Earth and Planetary Sciences

    • Teaching Assistant for Environmental Geology - Spring 2019

Honors and Awards

Fellowship:

  • Rutgers Graduate Program in Geological Science Excellence Fellowship - 2017/2018

Travel Grants:

  • Rutgers Graduate School Off-Campus Dissertation Development Award - Summer 2018
  • GSA Northeastern Section - Kenneth N. Weaver Student Travel Award - Fall 2018

Research Interests

  • Hydrogeology
  • Climate Change
  • Wetlands
  • Springs

Thesis Projects:

  • 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.