This project involved the simulation of pore-pressure distributions at the Chuquicamata open-pit mine slope in Chile, which is the largest copper mine by excavated volume.
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Dr. Hughes graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a Ph.D. in Geology. Her graduate research focused on stable water isotope analysis of Greenland ice core records as a proxy for polar climate over the last 50,000 years. She has extensive field experience collecting ice core samples and completing experimental work in the field and has a strong background in data analysis. Dr. Hughes has her bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Applied Mathematics from Ohio Northern University.
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