The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Ruth A. Costley
Ruth A. Costley Research Associate Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: ruth.costley@beg.utexas.edu Telephone: 512-471-4874 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Geographical Information Systems

Remote Sensing (Hyperspectral, multispectral, LiDAR)

Water Resources

Coastal Geology
Education
M.S. GIS, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA 2007

B.S. Marine Science, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, 2003
Professional History
Research Scientist Associate III - Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin (2011-present)

Research Scientist Associate II—Institute for Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009–2011

Research Assistant-Department of Crops and Soil Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 2008-2009

Geospatial Analyst – University of Redlands, 2008
Selected Publications
Costley, R.C., Mann, P., Vargas, C., Bingham, L., and Escalona, A., 2011, GIS database for research on active tectonics and basinal studies in Colombia and its offshore Caribbean and Pacific margins (abs.) in Neotectonics of arc-continent collision, January 17-21, 2011, Manizales, Colombia.

Costley, R.C., and Flewelling D., 2007, Versioning for Groundwater Modeling (abs.), in Annual Conference for the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, October 20, 2007, Long Beach, CA.
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