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Everett Lasher

PhD Candidate

M.S. Earth & Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 2015
B.S. Geology, Dickinson College, 2011
Curriculum Vitae


My research interests include: reconstruction of Holocene climate records in northwest Greenland using geochemical proxies in lake sediments, and using spatial and temporal datasets to better understand global dynamics, particularly as they relate to the earth sciences.

Academic Awards

Horace A. Scott Graduate Award for Outstanding Research, Northwestern University, 2016-2017
William Vernon Prize for Excellence in the Earth Sciences, Dickinson College, 2011

Funding Awards

Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN) Cluster Fellowship, 2015-2016
Graduate Student Research Grant, Geological Society of America, 2014
Marcus Fund Award w/ Dr. Yarrow Axford, American Association of Geographers, 2013
Undergraduate Collaborative Research Grant, Dickinson College, 2010

Selected Publications

Lasher, G.E., Axford, Y., McFarlin, J.M., Kelly, M.A., Osterberg, E.C., Berkelhammer, M.B., 2017. Holocene temperatures and isotopes of precipitation in Northwest Greenland recorded in lacustrine organic materials. Quaternary Science Reviews 170, 45-55.

Corbett, L.B., Bierman, P.R., Lasher, G.E., Rood, D.H., 2015. Landscape chronology and glacial history in Thule, northwest Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews 109, 57-67.

Niemitz, J., Haynes, C., Lasher, G.E., 2012. Legacy sediments and historic land use: Chemostratigraphic evidence for excess nutrient and heavy metal sources and remobilization. Geology 41, 47-50.

Teaching Assistantships

EARTH 105: Climate Catastrophes in Earth History, 2014 – 2018
EARTH 101: Earth Sciences in the 21st Century, 2017
ISEN 220: Introduction to Energy Systems for the 21st Century, 2016
EARTH 105: Climate Catastrophes in Earth History, 2014

Community Service

Northwestern University Project EXCITE, 2013 - Present
US EPA Game Day Challenge - 2014

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