Eric C Cross

10263 Gandy Blvd N Apt 603

Saint Petersburg, FL 33702

Email: ecross@marine.usf.edu

Website: http://www.marine.usf.edu/PPBlaboratory/

Phone: (727) 244-6974

 

 

Education

 

  University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, MS in chemical oceanography (projected graduation date: Spring 2004). Thesis title: Compound Specific D/H Analysis of Late Holocene Lacustrine Sediments In Sub-Tropical North America: Implications for Reconstructing Atmospheric Circulation and Hydrologic Conditions.

  Duke University Class of 2000, B.S. in Earth and Ocean Sciences.

 

Experience

 

  Teaching Assistant, Chemical Oceanography University of South Florida, 1/04 present. Provide aid to students, grading, interact with professors. Supervisor Dr. David Hollander (contact info listed under references).

  Research Assistant University of South Florida, 8/02 present. Geochemical laboratory analyses, scientific writing, lab management, training and supervision of undergraduate summer intern. Supervisor: Dr. David Hollander.

  Summer Intern Woods Hole Group Environmental Consulting Firm, summer 2002. Coastal management and engineering projects. Supervisor: Jeffrey Tabar (contact info listed under references).

  Laboratory Technician United States Geological Survey, 10/00 - 2/02. Sediment core analysis and chemical prep work for isotopic dating. Supervisor: Dr. Charles Holmes, Research Scientist, 727-803-8747 ext. 3056.

  Research cruises to Orca Basin, Gulf of Mexico, summers of 2002, 2003. Water column and sediment analysis.

  Field Studies in Tropical Marine Geology, spring 2000. Geologic field work in South Florida.

  Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association Geologic Field Camp, summer 1999.

 

  Professional  Organizations  and Presentations

 

  Member, Geological Society of America.

  Member 2002-2003, American Geophysical Union.

  Geological Society of America, Fall 2003 Conference oral presentation, Compound Specific D/H Analysis of Late Holocene Lacustrine Sediments In Sub-Tropical North America: Implications for Reconstructing Atmospheric Circulation and Hydrologic Conditions.

  American Geophysical Union, Fall 2003 Conference poster presentation, title same as above.

  International Limnogeology Congress, Spring 2003 poster presentation, title same as above.

 

  Technical Proficiency

 

  ThermoFinnigan Delta Plus Continuous Flow Mass Spectrometer.

  ThermoFinnigan Elemental Analyzer (combustion) and TC/EA (pyrolysis) peripherals.

  ThermoFinnigan Gas Chromatograph coupled to Delta Plus MS.

  Hewlett Packard Gas Chromatograph with flame ionization detector.

  UIC, Inc. Coulometer (combustion and acidification).

  X-ray diffraction analysis.

  Organic lipid extractions.

PADI open water SCUBA certification.

  Field experience with oceanographic research equipment (including CTD and niskin bottle deployment, box-coring, piston coring, in-situ water filtration devices).

  Computer literacy (Apple and PC operating systems, Microsoft Office programs, Isodat NT software, MatLab, Canvas).

 

  References

 

  Dr. David Hollander, Chemical Oceanography, University of South Florida College of Marine Science 140 7th Ave. S, St. Petersburg FL, 33701, (727) 553-1019.

  Dr. Terrance Quinn, Geological Oceanography, University of South Florida College of Marine Science 140 7th Ave. S, St. Petersburg FL, 33701, (727) 553-1017.

  Jeffrey Tabar, Environmental Engineer, PBS&J 5300 W. Cypress St. Suite 300 Tampa, FL 33607, (813) 282-7275.