Abstract: Modeling and Assessing Transpressional Tectonics on Europa through General Shear

A glimpse of the surface of Europa

In the outer solar system, large planets have accrued a sum of moons which orbit them and vary in size from only a few kilometers across to roughly the size of the Earth’s moon. The four largest and most recognizable moons of Jupiter are Ganymede, Io, Callisto, and Europa, “discovered” by Galileo in 1610 with […]

An Abstract: Using Spatial Data and Causal Trees to Analyze the Effectiveness of Environmental Aid Allocation


By conservative estimates, hundreds of millions of dollars of international aid is allocated to environmental protection each year. Despite the growing global importance of environmental conservation and many local case studies, the impact of this aid is poorly understood on a global level. This lack of information is due to the vast diversity of geographic […]

Beginning Wrap Up

These last couple of weeks have been INCREDIBLY busy. I finally got the government data on first response times in different areas of the city, but it took a lot longer than expected. I had requested the data through a Freedom of Information Act request in early July, thinking it would be no problem since […]