Nathan Moore
2100 Douglas Av ~ Apt A ~ Bellingham, WA 98225 ~ USA
3602442335 ~
Bachelor of ...
Nathan Moore
• Managed three assistants over the course of eleven months
• Cooperated with Port of Bellingham to ensure ac...
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Nathan Moore's Resume

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  • 1. Nathan Moore 2100 Douglas Av ~ Apt A ~ Bellingham, WA 98225 ~ USA 3602442335 ~ EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, minor; English, Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University (WWU), Bellingham, WA, December 2015 Sustainable Ithaca Study Abroad Program, Athens and Ithaca, Greece, July 2014 • Designed a creative new public plaza for the small Greek village of Kioni, Ithaca, with use of Athenian concepts and ideas • Researched historic flourmills and proposed renovations for mill ruins in Kioni, Ithaca • Communicated with Greek citizens to survey well-being and satisfaction First Aid and CPR training planned for late December 2015 RELEVANT COURSEWORK / TRAINING Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment Environmental Policy General Chemistry Series w/ labs (1 year) Toxicology Lecture and Lab Introductory Biology Series w/labs (1 year) Organic Chemistry (1 year) and lab (1 qtr) RESEARCH EXPERIENCE Lead Researcher, Huxley Tree Ring Laboratory, WWU, Bellingham, WA, September 2015 - Present • Conduct dendroclimatological research on Alaskan Yellow Cedars to develop a millennial-length temperature reconstruction for the western Cascade Mountains • Collect samples (tree cores) from specific high-elevation sites • Record data using MeasureJ2x software program • Analyze data with the statistical software R to produce a regional climate model • Work with minimal supervision and the help of nine assistants • Review relevant scientific literature to learn about dendroclimatology Laboratory Technician, Institute for Watershed Studies, WWU, Bellingham, WA, January 2014 - June 2015 • Sampled and analyzed Lake Whatcom tributaries to monitor drinking water quality • Used Sutron 8210 Data logger and FlowTracker to monitor Lake Whatcom tributary stream flows • Adhered to strict EPA standards to retain the laboratory's EPA certification • Used QA/QC procedures, pH meters, conductivity meters, fluorometers, turbidimeters, titrations, total suspended solids analysis, dissolved oxygen analysis, automatic pipets, and vacuum filtration • Created samplings plans to remove bias from sampling • Learned about factors contributing to watershed health • Operated company truck • Maintained water quality databases in Excel Lead Researcher, Marine Mammal Ecology Laboratory, WWU, Bellingham, WA, March 2013 - June 2014 • Collected and analyzed data on harbor seal behavior as waterfront was redeveloped • Presented results at two scientific conferences
  • 2. Nathan Moore • Managed three assistants over the course of eleven months • Cooperated with Port of Bellingham to ensure access to study sites Laboratory Technician, Wetlands Ecology Laboratory, WWU, Bellingham, WA, May 2013 - September 2013 • Assisted in research on carbon sequestration in the Snohomish River basin • Processed sediment cores by sawing the frozen cores, measuring the core-cookies' mass and volume, then drying and grinding them • Collected some of the sediment cores • Worked late nights, often until midnight, due to the 20 class credits I was taking simultaneously Research Assistant, WSU Long Beach, Long Beach, WA, summers of 2010-12, 2015 • Mapped successional area of marsh grass post-Spartina alterniflora invasion and eradication in Willapa Bay, WA • Created photo identification booklet of Willapa Bay's burrowing invertebrates • Assisted in agricultural, aquacultural, and wetlands ecology research • Collected many types of environmental data in conditions ranging from splendid to inclement • Prepared and assisted in the execution of large-scale imidacloprid experiments • Maintained grounds and cranberry bogs EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE Editor-In-Chief, Occam's Razor, WWU, Bellingham, WA, September 2014 - June 2015 • Edited and published some of WWU's best student academic writing • Managed two editors and two graphic designers to meet regular deadlines • Maintained a work environment conducive for productivity Science co-Editor, Coastal Watershed Institute, Port Angeles, WA, December 2014 - June 2015 • Wrote proceedings for biological research for the 2015 9th annual Elwha Nearshore Consortium • Collaborated orally and in writing with consortium speakers from UW, DOE, NOAA, CWI, DNR, and USGS to accurately write the proceedings • Co-edited with Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, former NASA astronaut • Gained a thorough understanding of the dynamic Elwha ecosystem with emphasis on matters of riparian ecology, water quality, and sediment transport SELECTED AWARDS Tommy Gaines Research Stipend ($1000) • To conduct dendroclimatological research within and without the Canyon Lake watershed PRESENTATIONS Variations in Numbers of Harbor Seals Relative to Human Development, Poster • 18th Northwest Student Chapter Meeting of The Society of Marine Mammalogy, May 2014 • Scholar's Week, WWU, May 2014

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