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Overseeing the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) – the country’s largest water, earth and biological scientific and civilian mapping agency — seems a natural fit for Marcia McNutt. She’s a Navy Seals-trained underwater demolition and explosives expert, earthquake scientist, avid lover of the ocean — and a leading geophysicist who brings vast academic and scientific background…

In her quest to study the fundamentals of climate change, prominent geochemist and climatologist Kim Cobb has sailed on six oceanographic research voyages and led five caving expeditions to the rainforests of Borneo. Her challenge: working out of her primary research base in the tropical Pacific, how to better understand and reconstruct climate variability of…