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GARY MESKO                   

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7 West Quay Road, V&A WaterfrontCape Town, South Africa 

61 Route 9W, PO  Box 1000, Palisades NY, 10964, USA 


GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES                                                                                                                               2015-2020

M.A. 2013 | M.Phil. 2015 | Ph.D. 2020, Geochemistry                                                                                                                      

DISSERTATION: Magmatism at the southern end of the East African Rift System – origin and role during early stage rifting

Advisory Committee: Corneila Class, Sidney Hemming, Donna Shillington

COLUMBIA COLLEGE                                                                                                                                                                         2005-2009

B.A. 2009, Environmental Science, Special Concentration: Sustainable Development


FIELDWORK: Rungwe Volcanic Province, Tanzania                                                                                                                July – August 2012

                           SEGMeNT Seismic Array Deployment and Maintainance, Malawi & Tanzania                                                     December 2014

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: TA, EESC W2200 Solid Earth Systems                                                                                       Spring 2013, 2014

                                                           EESC W1010y Geological Excursion to DeathValley                                                                 Spring 2015

                                                           EESC G6111x Modern Analytical Methods in Geochemistry                                                     Fall 2015

                                                           EESC W2100 Earth's Environmental Systems: The Climate System                                          Spring 2016

COURSEWORK: Geodynamics, Global Assessment: Remote Sensing, Quantitive Methods of Data Analysis, Isotope Geology, Plate Tectonics, Igneous Petrology, Geologic Mapping: Catskills NY, Field Geology: Mono Lake CA, Geochronology & Thermochronology, Sedimentary Geology, Mineralogy, Alternative Energy Resources, Modern Analytical Methods in Geochemistry, Environmental Data Analysis, Terrestrial Paleoclimate, Environmental Risk & Disasters