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Science-A-Thon 2021 Participants

Welcome to Science-A-Thon 2021! As individuals register, we will post their name and information below. Scroll through the table to learn about this year's amazing team of participants. Champions (๐Ÿ…) and Laureates (๐Ÿ†) are designated as such.

First name
Last name
Field of science
Social media
State/Province
Country
Molly
Paul
geochronology, geochemistry
@mollypaul_ on Twitter; @joysofgeology on Instagram
United States
Christina
Wells
atmospheric chemistry
@christinawell53 on Twitter
Nova Scotia
Canada
๐Ÿ… Department of Environmental Health
Boston University School of Public Health
environmental health
@buspheh on Twitter
MA
United States
Allison
Bender
science outreach
@A_dot_ben on Twitter
WI
United States
Jess
Hillman
marine geoscience
@hillman_jess on Twitter
Megan
McCabe
atmospheric sciences
@mcbabe15 on Instagram; @MeganMcCabe15 on Twitter; Megan McCabe on Facebook
WY
United States
Christine
Renfrew
wildlife biology; K-12 education
@CRenfrew
OR
United States
๐Ÿ… Danica
Roth
geomorphology, geoscience
@danicalir on Twitter
Tara
Clark
marine paleoecology, geochemistry
@Clark1Tara on Twitter
QLD
Australia
Yiying
Xiong
hydropower engineering, bioenergy
@yiying_xiong on Twitter
WI
United States
Mauricio
Tejera
plant biology
@perennialDr on Twitter
WI
Untied States
Tracy
Campbell
agroecology
@tracy_campbell on Twitter
WI
United States
Vanessa
Sun
atmospheric science
@vanessainstem on Twitter
MA
United States
Michelle
Chung
science communication, prairie ecology
@mich_chung on Twitter
United States
Steffi
Diem
fusion energy
@SteffiDiem on Twitter, @starshippinโ€™ at Instagram
WI
United States
Tiffany
Fourment
science education and communication
@UCARSciEd on Twitter, @UCARscied on Facebook, @ucarscied on Instagram
CO
United States
Olivia
Sanderfoot
ecology
@osanderfoot on Twitter
Julieta
Juncosa
atmospheric science
@julieta-juncosa on Twitter
CO
United States
Janelle
Sherman Randle
geology
@iamjanellerenee on Twitter
Stephanie
Shaw
environmental aspects of energy systems
Stephanie Shaw on Facebook
CA
United States
Ali
Zahorec
entomology, soil ecology
@AllisonZahorec on Twitter
MI
United States
Caitlin
Carlson
microbial ecology
@uwcurrielab on Twitter
WI
United States
Elise
Penn
atmospheric chemistry
@ElisePennRocks on Twitter
MA
United States
๐Ÿ… Kimberly
Ayers
mathematics
@kimdayers on Twitter
CA
United States
Gaige
Kerr
atmospheric sciences
@weathergaige on Twitter
๐Ÿ… Asli
Gocmen
geography, environmental studies, and urban and regional planning
@science-a-thon on Facebook
WI
United States
Yesenia
Arroyo
earth science (geology)
@_vividreams on Twitter
FL
United States
GSU
Geosciences
geosciences
@GSUGEOS on Twitter; @gsugeosciences on Instagram
Munira
Raji
geological sciences
@TheDroneLady on Twitter
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
Allison
Viator
genetic research
@ncptt.nps on Instagram
LA
United States
Jordan
Nutting
chemistry, science writer
@NuttingJordan on Twitter
WI
United States
Caryn
Wadler
microbiology
WI
United States
MJ
Dodds
orthodontic dental assistant
@AdvocacyWarrior on Twitter
Ontario
Canada
Alex
Marmo
meteorology, social science
@alex_marmo on Twitter and Instagram
OK
United States
๐Ÿ… April
Hiscox
boundary layer meteorology, geography
@dr_rini on Twitter and Instagram
SC
United States
Julia
Potocnjak-Overn
integrative physiology, behavioral genetics
linkedin.com/in/julia-potocnjak-overn-81163793
CO
United States
Dianne
Williams
@di100 on Twitter
Victoria
Australia
Hannah
Power
coastal geoscience
@DrHannahPower on Twitter
New South Wales
Australia
Alex
Huffman
aerosol science
@HuffmanLabDU on Twitter
CO
United States
๐Ÿ… Ankur
Desai
atmospheric science
@profdesai on Twitter
WI
United States
Sabrina
Valencia
molecular biology
@beancaps on Instagram
WI
United States
Melissa
Scruggs
volcanology, geology
@VolcanoDoc on Twitter, Twitch, and TikTok; @TheVolcanoDoc on Instagram
WA
United States
Melissa
Leone
geology
@mrsleonescience on Instagram
WA
United States
Jill
Olson
meteorology
@jillolsonn on Instagram
OK
United States
Claire
Doyle
meteorology
@claire.doyle.wx on Instagram; @claire.doyle_ on Twitter
OK
United States
๐Ÿ… Rachel
Gabor
watershed biogeochemistry
@RiverChem on Twitter
OH
United States
๐Ÿ… Sarah
Schanz
geology
@SarahSchanz1 on Twitter; @sarah.schanz on Instagram
CO
United States
Michelle
Gevedon
geology
@Chelleluvsrox on Instagram
Co
United States
Angie
Larsen-Gray
ecology
@angielg19 on Twitter
VA
United States
๐Ÿ… Laura
McBride
climate science
@LauraMcBride01 on Twitter
MD
United States
๐Ÿ… Rachel
O'Brien
atmospheric chemistry
@Rachel_E_OBrien on Twitter
VA
United States
Melissa
Burt
atmospheric science
@Dr_MelissaBurt on Twitter; @Dr_MelissaBurt on Instagram
CO
United States
๐Ÿ… Cyrena
Arnold
meteorology
@wxcyrena on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
NH
United States
Nikki
Camlin
molecular biology
@DrNicoleCamlin on Twitter
IN
United States
๐Ÿ… Jessica
Blois
paleoecology
@jessicablois on Twitter
CA
United States
Sarah
Benish
atmospheric chemistry
@SarahEBenish on Twitter; sarahebenish on Instagram
NC
United States
Rosey
Hart
coastal science
@rosey_hart on Twitter
NSW
Australia
Samuel
Nyarko
geoscience
@DrSCNyarko on Twitter
IN
United States
Yee Lian
Chew
neuroscience
@wormychew on Twitter
South Australia
Australia
Claire
McLeod
geoscience
@RockinPlanets on Twitter
OH
United States
๐Ÿ… Maura
Hahnenberger
atmospheric sciences
@DrMaura_Science on Twitter
UT
United States
๐Ÿ… Dan
Goldberg
atmospheric chemistry
@DGoldbergAQ on Twitter
MD
United States
Emily
Fairfax
ecohydrology
@EmilyFairfax on Twitter
CA
United States
Catherine
Cooper
conservation science
@ncptt.nps on Instagram; @ncptt on Twitter; @ncptt on Facebook
LA
United States
๐Ÿ… Rachel
Edie
atmospheric science
@definitely_edie on Instagram; @AQ_Edie on Twitter
UT
United States
Yeneneh
Terefe
VR, 3D laser scanning
@ncptt.nps on Instagram; @ncptt on Twitter; @ncptt on Facebook
LA
United States
David
Watt
archaeology
@ncptt.nps on Instagram; @ncptt on Twitter; @ncptt on Facebook
LA
United States
Ellen
Wagner
molecular biology, genetics
@future_dr_ellen on Twitter; @ellenwags on Instagram
WI
United States
Victor
Oyiboka
geoscience
@PlanetaryVictor on Twitter
Lagos State
Nigeria
๐Ÿ… Daphne
LaDue
social science
@fcst70 on Twitter
OK
United States
๐Ÿ† Denise
Hills
geoscience
@honu_girl on Twitter; @dakine_honu on Instagram
AL
United States
Steven
DeCaluwe
mechanical engineering
@DrDeCaluwe on Twitter
CO
United States
Clara
Jackson
environmental science
@ClaraJackson015 on Twitter, @clarajackson on Instagram
WI
United States
Emily
First
earth and planetary science
@EmilyScience on Twitter; @thermo_couple on Instagram
NY
United States
Meredith
Garofalo
certified broadcast meteorologist (CBM)
@GarofaloWX on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
CO
United States
๐Ÿ… Laura
Edwards
climatology
@SDSUclimate on Twitter
SD
United States
๐Ÿ… Christine
Wiedinmyer
atmospheric science, chemistry, engineering
@cwiedinm on Twitter
CO
United States
๐Ÿ… Peter
DeCarlo
atmospheric science, environmental engineering
@ProfPeteD on Twitter
MD
United States
Paul
Wilson
nuclear engineering
@gonuke on Twitter, @gonuke on Instagram
WI
United States
Maria
Val Martin
atmospheric science
@MValMartin on Twitter
Yorkshire
United Kingdom
Mary Immaculate
Neh Fru
applied geology
@BlkinGeoscience @IEEE_GRSS @GRSS_IDEA @SGA_Geo
Center
Cameroon
Isabella
Jones
historic preservation
@ncptt.nps on Instagram; @ncptt on Twitter; @ncptt on Facebook
LA
United States
Marjahn
Finlayson
climate and atmospheric science
@MarjahnF on Twitter and Instagram
Eleuthera
Bahamas
Megan
Reed
historic preservation
@ncptt.nps on Instagram; @ncptt on Twitter; @ncptt on Facebook
LA
United States
Vrinda
Jariwala
material and building preservation
@ncptt.nps on Instagram; @ncptt on Twitter; @ncptt on Facebook
LA
United States
Jason
Church
conservation science
@ncptt #ncptt #nps on Twitter
LA
United States
Kaitlyn
Eldredge
archaeology
@ncptt.nps on Instagram; @ncptt on Twitter and Facebook
LA
United States
Rachel
Lupien
geology, paleoclimatology
@loopdlupien on Twitter; @loopdlupien on Instagram
NY
United States
Ken
Brown
geosciences
@DePauwRockDoc on Twitter
IN
United States
๐Ÿ… Tim
Schmit
remote sensing
@goesguy on Twitter
WI
United States
Christine
Shields
atmospheric and climate science
@catswx on Twitter
CO
United States
Lacie
McIntire
geologist
@_lacie__anne_ on Instagram
MS
United States
Alexandria
Johnson
atmospheric science, planetary science
@avblanch on Twitter; @johnsoncloudlab on Twitter
IN
United States
๐Ÿ… Jessica
Hellmann
ecology and climate change
@jessicahellmann on Twitter
๐Ÿ… Rebecca
Barnes
biogeochemistry
@waterbarnes on Twitter; @beccatbarnes on Instagram
CO
United States
๐Ÿ… Susan
Anenberg
environmental health
@SusanAnenberg on Twitter
MD
United States
Andrea
Dutton
geology/paleoclimate
@DrAndreaDutton on Twitter
๐Ÿ… Katharine
Hayhoe
atmospheric science
@KHayhoe on Twitter; @katharinehayhoe on Instagram; @katharine.hayhoe on Facebook
Stephanie
Spera
environemtal science
@steph_spera on Twitter and Instagram
VA
United States
๐Ÿ… Robin
Tanamachi
meteorology
@tornatrix on Twitter
IN
United States
๐Ÿ… Lauren
McPhillips
water resources engineering
@PSUstormwater on Twitter
PA
United States
Jill
Marshall
geomorphologist and a Critical Zone scientist
@jillmarshalling on Instagram; @happygeojill on Twitter
AR
United States
Karen
Smith
biology and neuroscience
@KarenMSmith_bio on Twitter
LA
United States
Steve
Glazier
meteorology
@SteveGlazier on Twitter
Lauren
Haygood
biogeochemistry
@La_U_Re_N on Twitter; @la_u_re_n on Instagram; @Lauren Haygood on Facebook
OK
United States
๐Ÿ… Lisa
Beal
oceanography
@LetsTalkOceans on Twitter
๐Ÿ… Andrea
Lopez Lang
atmospheric science
@alopezlang on Twitter
NY
United States
๐Ÿ… Michelle
Yun
chemical engineering
@michyunbart on Twitter and Instagram
Diana
Benz
geology
@takomexplore on Twitter
BC
Canada
๐Ÿ… Beth
McLarty Halfkenny
geology, geoscience education and outreach
@beth_halfkenny on Twitter and Facebook
Ontario
Canada
๐Ÿ… Amanda
Frossard
atmospheric chemistry
@amanda_frossard on Twitter
GA
United States
Raychel
Nelson
atmospheric science/meteorology
@RaychelNelsonwx on Twitter
NE
United States
๐Ÿ… Sonya
Legg
physical oceanography and climate science
@SonyaLegg on Twitter
๐Ÿ… Erin
Hotchkiss
ecology and freshwater science
@FluvialBenthos on Twitter and Instagram
VA
United States
Sarah
Bassing
wildlife ecologist
@S_Bassing on Twitter
WA
United States
Dyani
Taff
environmental humanities
@DyaniJTaff on Twitter
ME
United States
๐Ÿ… Jennifer
Fehrenbacher
oceanography
@deepseadrifter on Twitter
OR
United States
๐Ÿ… Anita
Avery
atmospheric chemistry
@AtmosAvery on Twitter
MA
United States
Mandy
Limiac
environmental science, education
@mandyenvpurdue on Twitter
IN
United States
Asmeret Asefaw
Berhe
soil science, biogeochemistry
@aaberhe on Twitter and Instagram
CA
United States
Joel
Singley
hydrology and biogeochemistry
@singleysci on Twitter
CO
United States
๐Ÿ… Ann Marie
Carlton
atmospheric chemistry
@amgcarlton on Twitter and Instagram
DC
United States
๐Ÿ… Alexandria
McCombs
atmospheric science
@alexandria_dawn__ on Instagram; @amccombsphd on tiktok; @adgartside on Twitter
MD
United States
Emily
Bernhardt
ecology and biogeochemistry
@DrBioGC on Twitter
Admin
Husic
water resources engineering
@ecohydraulics on Twitter
KS
United States
๐Ÿ… Sarah
Ledford
hydrology
@Sledford_ on Twitter
GA
United States
Pacifica
Sommers
microbial ecology
@pacificsummer Twitter, @sommerspacifica Instagram
CO
United States
๐Ÿ… Adam
Ward
environmental science
@WardHydro on Twitter
IN
United States
Victoria
Chraibi
paleolimnology
@DrChraibi on Twitter
TX
United States
๐Ÿ… Marissa
Tremblay
earth science
@TremblayMarissa on Twitter; @purduethermochron on Instagram
IN
United States
Hazel
Anderson
ecology
@HazelJ_Anderson on Twitter
MI
United States
Holly
Olivarez
ocean biogeochemistry
@holivarez19 on Twitter and Instagram
CO
United States
Kristin
Larson
atmospheric science and energy
@storm80303 on Twitter
CO
United States
Christine
Parisek
freshwater ecology
@caparisek on Twitter
CA
United States
Cianna
Wyshnytzky
geology, geomorphology, earth science, agriculture
@cia_wysh on Twitter; @moremoraines and/or @cia.wysh on Instagram
UT
United States
Ogochukwu
Ozotta
petroleum geomechanics
@ogo_ozotta on Instagram; @OhGee_nature on Twitter
ND
United States
๐Ÿ… Adam
Kalai
computer science
@adamfungi on Twitter
MA
United States
Daisy
Shearer
condensed matter physics
@QuantumDaisy on Twitter; @notesfromthephysicslab on Instagram
Surrey
United Kingdom
๐Ÿ… Amy
Burgin
aquatic ecology, biogeochemistry
@burginam Twitter
KS
United States
April
Abbott
ocean geochemistry
@April__Abbott on Twitter
NY
United States
๐Ÿ… Cara
Burberry
geology
@DeformationRox on Twitter
NE
United States
Ashley
D'Antonio
recreation ecology
@AshRecEco on Twitter and Instagram
OR
United States
๐Ÿ† Andrew
Wentland
atmospheric science, data science
@djcentos6 on Twitter
CA
United States
Wendy
Bohon
geology
@DrWendyRocks on Twitter and Instagram
MD
United States
๐Ÿ† Laura
Guertin
marine geology
@guertin on Twitter; @drlauraguertin on Instagram
PA
United States
Valeria
Nogales
geology
@valesalito_nh on Instagram
Pichincha
Ecuador
Mattie
Bindl
energy, computer modeling
@MattieBindl on Twitter; @mattie_bindl on Instagram
WI
United States
๐Ÿ… Tracey
Holloway
air quality
@tracey_holloway on Twitter
WI
United States
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