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Dr. Lauren Neitzke Adamo

Chief Outreach Officer

Dr. Adamo’s primary role on PUFINS is the organize all the outreach and education activities for this project.  She is excited to work with K-12 educators, graduate students, and an international team of research scientists to help bring this exciting science to the public.  Dr. Adamo has over a decade of experience communicating science to the public in her role as the Director of the Rutgers University Geology Museum.  She is also a paleoceanographer by training and her research focuses on understanding the mechanisms and underlying causes of the abrupt climate change in the North Atlantic Ocean over the last 200,000 years.  Dr. Adamo will be examining the changes in deep-water circulation by creating downcore sedimentological, geochemical, and paleontological records for the cores collected on this cruise.