Kelsa Anne Warner, a Sewanee senior Geology Major from Fayetteville, TN, will present Breakout Mechanisms in Experimental Pahoe-hoe Lava Flows at the KECK Geology Consortium at Union College, NY on April 25th. Kelsa is the fifth Sewanee geology student selected for the KECK program in the past 15 years. Her summer research included field studies of lava flows in Iceland and also the design and study of small lava pours at Syracuse University. She spent this academic year working with advisor Bran Potter, analyzing and recording her findings. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and plays flute in the Sewanee Folk Music Collective. She will work this summer and fall as a Geologist/GIS Technician for GeoCorps America in Fairplay, Colorado.
Kelsa is pictured here in the Grand Canyon in May, 2014