Cool Job: Paleoclimatologist Rocks On Land And At Sea


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by Amy Mayer

Maureen Raymo spent her childhood exploring the outdoors. By the age of seven she'd also developed an obsession with Jacques Cousteau, which fostered a fascination with the oceans. So by the time she got to Brown University in Providence, R.I., she had a passion for geology and oceanography and knew she'd have a science career. She says a campus job working for a paleoclimatology professor in the geology department introduced her to her life's work.

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