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Disaster Hunter

To many, boulders scattered on the ground are nothing more than big rocks. But for Tina Niemi, Ph.D., geosciences professor and undergraduate geology adviser at UMKC, boulders often tell a story. It’s an opportunity for her to uncover the underlying geological and environmental history. “Most large boulders require a high-energy event to move them,” Niemi … Continue reading Disaster Hunter