James Amato is a native of Wisconsin. He received his B.S. and M.S degree from the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee with an emphasis in sedimentology, glacial geomorphology, and geophysics. His research has spanned across Quaternary glaciation in Iceland and Wisconsin, to Late Paleozoic glaciation in Brazil. He is proficient in field geology and the application of GIS.
James joined the UW-Oshkosh Department of Geology as their Instrumentation Specialist in 2017. He co-instructs the UWO Geology Field Camp and helps lead other interim field courses. He is involved in procuring and cataloguing rock/mineral specimens, and maintains all laboratory instruments and field equipment. James is currently working on publishing several manuscripts from his graduate research, and continues to broaden his knowledge of GIS.
Dept. of Geology / Harrington Hall
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
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