Kirsten Nicolaysen, associate professor of geology, awarded a National Science Foundation Grant

September 16, 2013

Kirsten Nicolaysen, associate professor of geology, was awarded an $85,655 National Science Foundation Grant to study the impacts of geologic disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, on prehistoric human and ecological systems of the northern Pacific Rim with her students and colleagues. The volcanic island of Mt. Carlisle (pictured) is part of the collaborative research site.