In this pre-Thanksgiving episode of Office Hours, Kevin Yeager of Geology and Julia Johnson of English swing in to tell us about their work. Being a husband and wife team, there are interesting ways in which the research they each do intertwines! And then, before we go, Professor Johnson tells us all about the MFA in Creative Writing now available at UK!
UK's Yeager Part of Team That Finds Missing Deepwater Horizon Oil
Since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, also referred to as the BP oil spill, occurred in 2010, scientists have been searching for millions of gallons of unaccounted oil — 11 to 30 percent of the oil estimated to have been spilled — in the Gulf of Mexico.trra223 Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:19 pm
Kevin Yeager's lab can measure the rate of coastline loss in Louisiana or document the effects of exposure to radioactive fallout.
Thanks to the growth of women in STEM fields over the past few years, this dream career is possible for a growing number of women.