Lindsay Worthington

Lindsay Worthington

UNM Earth and Planetary Sciences assistant professor Lindsay Lowe Worthington, center, conducts a seismic survey in San Ysidro, NM, in the summer of 2016 with two students. Her research focuses on deformation and structural evolution of the Earth’s crust at a variety of scales from individual faults to mountain belts.

Honor:

2016 Women In STEM award winner

Title:

assistant professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science

Winning project:

What Lies Beneath the Dunes? Geophysical Modeling of Subsurface Structure in White Sands National Monument

Project focus:

The project examines the influence of subsurface geology and earth structure on dune migration patterns in the world’s largest gypsum sand dune field.