Penelope Boston

Earth and Environmental Science

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Living Learning Community: Spaceship Earth Research Course part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
Freshmen enrolled in the Spaceship Earth Living Learning Community conduct research on a real project that is formulated and conducted during a 2-semester academic year.

Co-evolution of Life and Minerals part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
Based on the 2010 Scientific American paper by Hazen, and the more technical 2008 paper of Hazen et al, both of which explore the effect of the biosphere on the tremendous number of mineral species that occur on ...

Course (1)

Geobiology part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Courses
This course is designed to provide a broad perspective on the ongoing effects of biological processes and entities on the development of Earth as a geological object. Very early in the history of Earth, life ...