Kiri Hargie

MS Geology, in progress  – Portland State University, OR
BS Geology – Portland State University, OR
BS Biology – Clarkson University, NY

I am a currently a masters student at Portland State University working with Dr. Max Rudolph. I am studying the geophysical and geochemical properties of springs within Harney Basin in SE Oregon.

Research Projects

MS Research

2016 – Harney Basin, SE OR

Undergrad Geology Research

2016Lightning Stroke Rate, Distribution and Energy Release During Volcanic Eruptions at Kelud, Indonesia, and Calbuco, Chile (PDF – Poster)
Presented at Sigma XI PSU Spring Symposia
Presented at Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists OR Section
Awarded Best Undergrad Poster at 2016 AEG OR Section student night

Coding & Electronics Projects

2016Waterproof Temperature Data Logger v. 1.0 (PDF Brochure)
Arduino based temperature data logger. Logs to SD card. Potential to transmit data over ham radio.

Python for Geologists (Juypter Notebooks and Python Scripts)
Tutorials to get geologists and other scientists working with Python for data analysis.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assitant, 2016-2017
G202 Dynamic Earth: Surface (General Geo II) Lab (Fall 2016)
G324 Computer Applications and Information Technology Lab (Winter 2017)
G326 Numerical Modeling of Earth Systems Lab (Spring 2017)


Student Committee Member, 2016-2017 – Geothermal Resources Council