Eric C Cross
10263 Gandy Blvd N Apt 603
Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
Phone: (727) 244-6974
á University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, MS in chemical oceanography (projected graduation date: Spring 2004). Thesis title: ÒCompound Specific D/H Analysis of Late Holocene Lacustrine Sediments In Sub-Tropical North America: Implications for Reconstructing Atmospheric Circulation and Hydrologic Conditions.Ó
á Duke University Class of 2000, B.S. in Earth and Ocean Sciences.
á Teaching Assistant, Chemical Oceanography Ð University of South Florida, 1/04 Ð present. Provide aid to students, grading, interact with professors. Supervisor Ð Dr. David Hollander (contact info listed under references).
á Research Assistant Ð University of South Florida, 8/02 Ð present. Geochemical laboratory analyses, scientific writing, lab management, training and supervision of undergraduate summer intern. Supervisor: Dr. David Hollander.
á Summer Intern Ð Woods Hole Group Environmental Consulting Firm, summer 2002. Coastal management and engineering projects. Supervisor: Jeffrey Tabar (contact info listed under references).
á Laboratory Technician Ð 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.
á Research cruises to Orca Basin, Gulf of Mexico, summers of 2002, 2003. Water column and sediment analysis.
á Field Studies in Tropical Marine Geology, spring 2000. Geologic field work in South Florida.
á Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association Geologic Field Camp, summer 1999.
á Professional Organizations and Presentations
á Member, Geological Society of America.
á Member 2002-2003, American Geophysical Union.
á Geological Society of America, Fall 2003 Conference Ð oral presentation, ÒCompound Specific D/H Analysis of Late Holocene Lacustrine Sediments In Sub-Tropical North America: Implications for Reconstructing Atmospheric Circulation and Hydrologic Conditions.Ó
á American Geophysical Union, Fall 2003 Conference Ð poster presentation, title same as above.
á International Limnogeology Congress, Spring 2003 Ð poster presentation, title same as above.
á Technical Proficiency
á ThermoFinnigan Delta Plus Continuous Flow Mass Spectrometer.
á ThermoFinnigan Elemental Analyzer (combustion) and TC/EA (pyrolysis) peripherals.
á ThermoFinnigan Gas Chromatograph coupled to Delta Plus MS.
á Hewlett Packard Gas Chromatograph with flame ionization detector.
á UIC, Inc. Coulometer (combustion and acidification).
á X-ray diffraction analysis.
á Organic lipid extractions.
á PADI open water SCUBA certification.
á Field experience with oceanographic research equipment (including CTD and niskin bottle deployment, box-coring, piston coring, in-situ water filtration devices).
á Computer literacy (Apple and PC operating systems, Microsoft Office programs, Isodat NT software, MatLab, Canvas).
á Dr. David Hollander, Chemical Oceanography, University of South Florida College of Marine Science 140 7th Ave. S, St. Petersburg FL, 33701, (727) 553-1019.
á Dr. Terrance Quinn, Geological Oceanography, University of South Florida College of Marine Science 140 7th Ave. S, St. Petersburg FL, 33701, (727) 553-1017.
á Jeffrey Tabar, Environmental Engineer, PBS&J 5300 W. Cypress St. Suite 300 Tampa, FL 33607, (813) 282-7275.