Initial Publication Date: March 16, 2016

Jenny Nakai, Geophysicist

Rio Grande Rift Project - 5:25

Jenny describes her research, which involves using data from the EarthScope Transportable Array to study seismicity in the Rio Grande Rift region.


Meet Jenny Nakai - 4:41

Jenny talks about her interest in engineering and science as a means to be useful and solve problems and the importance of education in the Navajo culture in general. She explains how resource extraction such as coal mining has had a negative environmental impact on the Navajo land and how, in the past, few tribal members have had the knowledge and training to deal with these problems or to educate the public about ways to solve them.