Oil Patch Bits: Carr joins US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said it has hired Megan Carr, Ph.D., as the supervisor of the Alaska regionís resource evaluation office, where she will supervise a team of about 20 geologists and geophysicists.
Carr is a certified professional geologist and comes to BOEM with more than 15 years of experience in the environmental sciences, geological sciences and academia. She holds a bachelorís degree in geology, with focus on hydrologic modeling, from Baylor University; and a masterís in environmental science with focus on soils and natural resource management, also from Baylor. Her Ph.D. is in geophysics from the University of Tennessee, with her dissertation concentrating on how to quantitatively combine data sets for improved subsurface imaging and discriminating targets of interest.
Carr is a triathlete who also volunteers as the service unit manager of Alaska Girl Scouts, where she supports the development of 56 troops in South Anchorage and leads her own troop of 8th-grade girls.
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