Sierra Heimel

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  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
SRB 309
(719) 313-8529
M.S. Student and Research Assistant

Research Interests:

  • Karst
  • Hydrogeology
  • Speleogenesis
  • Geomorphology
  • GIS

Education:

B.S. in Geology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. 

 

I am a second year Geology Master's student and teaching assistant (TA). I study the speleogenesis of sulfuric acid caves in Grand Canyon National Park, using a combination of geospatial, structural, and geochemical methods and applications. My research holds implications for better characterizing and understanding the evolution of water resources in the Grand Canyon aquifer.