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Jayson Blankenship

Medina, OH, USA

Jayson Blankenship

Bachelors of Science in Geology, Chinese minor
625 Oak Street
Medina, OH 44256
(330) 635-3243

Medina Municipal Airport (1G5) Medina, OH Technician
April 2020 - PRESENT
Maintain and comply with FAA Safety standards on the runway, hanger and light regulations
Help service aircraft, lawn mowers and cars

Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH Geology Tutor
Sept 2018 - May 2020
Encourage learning and help students understand introduction level geology course material

Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH B.S Geology, Chinese Minor
August 2016 - May 2020

Senior Thesis: Joint Patterns in Ohio (Fall 2019-May 2020), Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
Discuss ideas with Dr. Trexler and create the research question; How did joints in Ohio form
Collect structural data in the field and plot data on a stereonet
Use ArcGIS to further process and visualize data

Death Valley National Park: Neotectonics and Petrology
Class trip (Feb 2020), Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
Investigate Mesozoic rocks and Cenozoic structures
Collaborate with classmates and professors to learn about the deformation of the region.

Central Pennsylvania Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Class trip (Fall 2019), Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
Investigate the stratigraphy of the valley and ridge province
Identify depositional environments by observing rock facies

ArcGIS Project: Population change in the Four Corner
States from 1900 to 2019 (Fall 2019), Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
Collect a csv file containing total populations in each state for each decade
Import csv file into ArcGIS and decide what is the best way to visualize the data
Post frequent blogs about my progress using wordpress

Python libraries: Numpy, MatplotLib, Seaborn, Scikit-learn.
Geographic Information Systems: ArcGIS, QGIS
Microsoft: Excel, Word, Powerpoint
Adobe: Premier, After Effects, Illustrator

Relevant Coursework
GEOL 491 - Directed Reading
GEOG 353 - Cartography & GIS
GEOL 340 - Structural Geology
GEOL 330 - Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
GEOL 310 - Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology
GEOL 300.2 - Active Tectonics & Natural Hazards
GEOL 320 - Paleontology
GEOL 290 - Mineralogy
GEOL 275 - Paleontology
CS 210 - Intermediate Computer Science & Data Structures

OWU Track and Field: Division III
NCAC Indoor Field Athlete of the Year (2019)
All Region Pole Vault (2019indoor/outdoor)
Heptathlon (2016-2019)
All-Ohio Pole Vault (out2019)

English - Native Language
Chinese - Mandarin

Jayson Blankenship

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