Dishing the dirt on top ORNL scientist


Source: The Ledger


Summer vacations came with a given for Colleen Iversen and her family: Every time they spotted a road cut while driving to their destination, her geologist parents would undoubtedly pull off the busy highway to survey the exposed layers of rock in the ground.


“But while we were out looking at rock faces and monuments and national parks, I was always way more fascinated by all of the living things that are lush and green, or things that moved,” says Iversen, 42, senior staff scientist at the Climate Change Science Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


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