Erica Clites has accepted a Museum Scientist position at UCMP to lead the NSF-funded collections improvement grant to rehouse and digitally image the USGS Menlo Park collection housed at the Regatta facility. Erica has an outstanding record, with a Bachelor’s in Geology from The College of Wooster and a M.S. in Geological Sciences from UC Riverside, having completed a study on the Ediacaran fauna under Mary Droser. She also has extensive experience with the National Park Service, including an award for her role in launching the first National Fossil Day. She is currently managing the paleontology/geology collection at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area as well as leading the parks’ GIS/Data Management Committee and will be joining us in December.
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