Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Michelle Pedrazas

Michelle Pedrazas
B.S., Geophysical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2017
M.S., Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, expected 2020


I study the systematic behavior of weathered bedrock in sedimentary bedrock and how weathering relates to the magnitude and distribution of water that can be stored in hillslopes using a variety of geophysical and geochemical techniques. My work takes place in arid hillslopes in California, where forest fires are prone and the impact of understanding near-surface water dynamics is primordial.