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Mosaics in Science Internship Products


Mosaics in Science Internship: At a Glance

  • Established in: 2013
  • Number of GIP positions: 33
  • NPS units assisted: 32 parks and several central offices
  • Assistance: 9,264 hours

Mosaics in Science Project Summaries

Program participants are asked to present the results of their work at the end-of-summer career workshop. The following tables show the positions, participants, and include a link to those presentations.

Project Disclaimer: The following documents, created by a National Park Service (NPS) volunteer, are made possible by the Mosaics in Science Internship Program (MIS) and its partner. MIS products are generally not peer-reviewed. Quality may vary significantly, and the products may not be finalized. Specific information may have been redacted in the document to protect proprietary information regarding cultural and paleontological sites, and threatened and endangered species locations. Views and conclusions expressed in these documents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the National Park Service, NPS-Geologic Resources Division, and its partners. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use by the National Park Service. Please be aware that products produced under the MIS Program do not authorize the collection of, or damage to park resources. The NPS specifically prohibits the damaging or collecting of natural, cultural, and archeological resources on federal lands under 36 CFR §2.1.

2013 Project Summaries

Park Position Presentation
Catoctin Mountain Park (CATO) - Thurmont, MD GPS/GIS Technician (Kristan Culbert)

Summary Slides
[PDF 5.3MB]

[PDF 1.1 MB]

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (CHOH) - Hagerstown, MD Hydrogeologist / Wetlands Scientist (Ivan Carabajal) Summary Slides [PDF 3.7MB]
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (FLFO) - Florissant, CO Paleontology / Museum Intern (Selva Marroquin) Summary Slides [PDF 3.7MB]
Gateway National Recreation Area (GATE) - Staten Island, NY Geology - GIS Specialist (Carlos Carvaljal) Summary Slides [PDF 1.2MB]
Grand Canyon National Park (GRCA) - South Rim, Grand Canyon Village, AZ Geologist - Geohazards (Kaytan Kelkar) Summary Slides [PDF 5.2MB]
Mammoth Cave National Park (MACA) - Mammoth Cave, KY Karst Geoscience Reseach Assistant (Jay Kim) Summary Slides [PDF 4.3MB]
Mount Rainier National Park (MORA) - Ashford, WA Interpretation Specialist (Marissa Reis) Summary Slides [PDF 3.5MB]
National Capital Parks East (NACE) - Washington DC and Maryland Resource Assistant (Juana G. Aguilar) Summary Slides [PDF 5.3MB]
National Capital Parks East (NACE) - Washington DC and Maryland Resource Assistant (Rebecca Fraker) Summary Slides [PDF 5.3MB]
Prince William Forest Park (PRWI) - Triangle, VA Digital Science Interpretation Intern (Leyla Farshipour) Summary Slides [PDF 5.4MB]
Prince William Forest Park (PRWI) - Triangle, VA GIS Tech/Natural Resource Science Intern (Javar Henry) Summary Slides [PDF 3.3MB]
Rock Creek Park (ROCR) - Washington DC Biologic Inventory and Monitoring Assistant (Zenovia Mitchell) Summary Slides [PDF 3.9MB]


2014 Project Summaries

Park Position Presentation
Biscayne National Park (FL) Archaeological Impacts of Climate Change (Jeneva Wright)

Summary Slides [PDF 6.8MB]

Congaree National Park (SC) Field Research Technician (Binal Rana) Summary Slides [PDF 4.5MB]
Coronado National Memorial (AZ) Speleologist (Rachel Lopez) Summary Slides [PDF 1.7MB]
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (OH) Water Quality Research Assistant (Yeyzy Vargas) Summary Slides [PDF 1.5MB]
Denali National Park (AK) Digital Research Communicator (Chelsea Lewis) Summary Slides [PDF 22.4MB]
El Malpais National Monument (NM) Bat and Cave Biology Research Assistant (Roxanne Pourshoushtari) Summary Slides [PDF 7.2MB]
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (CO) Paleontology / Museum Assistant (Gabriella Rossetto)

Summary Slides 1 [PDF 4.5MB]

Summary Slides 2 [PDF 1.8MB]

Fort Union National Monument and Pecos National Historical Park (NM) Natural Resources Intern (Madeleine Pluss) Summary Slides [PDF 5.7MB]
Grand Teton National Park (WY) Interdisciplinary Science and Education Technician (Anton Yelk) Summary Slides [PDF 2.6MB]
Great Basin National Park (NV) Paleontology Inventory Assistant (Kaytan Kelkar) Summary Slides [PDF 6.6MB]
Guadalupe Mountains National Park (TX) Phenology Monitoring & Climate Change Phenology and Climate Change Intern (Salvador Armador) Summary Slides [PDF 4.3MB]
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (OH) Natural Resources Assistant (Stephen Roethle) Summary Slides [PDF 6.7MB]
Lava Beds National Monument (CA) Science Communications Assistant (Sarina Patel) Summary Slides [PDF 11.0MB]
Manassas National Battlefield Park (VA) GIS/Viewshed Technician (Nyambura Njagi) Summary Slides [PDF 1.0MB]
North Cascades National Park (WA) Science Engagement Specialist (Justin Tran) Summary Slides [PDF 12.1MB]
Ozark National Scenic Riverways (MO) Cave and Karst Interpreter (Alianora Walker) Summary Slides [PDF 18.6MB]
Petrified Forest National Park (AZ) Paleontologist (Shelby Matsuoka) Summary Slides [PDF 2.3MB]
Prince William Forest Park (VA) GIS / Stream Morphology Technician (Darius Naraine) Summary Slides [PDF 3.7MB]
Saguaro National Park and Sonoran Desert Network (AZ) Desert Hydrology Research Assistant (Kristan Culbert) Summary Slides [PDF 6.4MB]
San Juan Island National Historical Park (WA) Prairie Restoration Assistant (Graham Crawbuck) Summary Slides [PDF 2.0MB]
Valley Forge National Historical Park (PA) Natural Resource Conservation Assistant (Sidney Mathis) Summary Slides [PDF 1.4MB]


Last Updated: October 22, 2015