Clara Margaret Flood ’18

(she/her/hers)

  • Instructor and Lab Manager

Areas of Study

Education

  • BA, geology, Oberlin College, 2018
  • MS, cartography and Geographic Information Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2019

Biography

Clara Margaret Flood is a geologist, GIS web developer, and cartographer. While an undergraduate at Oberlin, she conducted research in the Department of Geology using oxygen isotopes, mineral assemblages, and computational modeling to study subduction zones.

At the University of Madison-Wisconsin, she studied GIS and cartography, and brought her passion for those subjects back to Oberlin with her, where she now enjoys working in the lively geology department, managing the labs and geological collections, and teaching GIS.

In addition to her work at the college, she partners with local community members to conduct spatial analyses and other research.

Fall 2021

Ind Study in Geology-Full — GEOL 199F
Ind Study in Geology-Half — GEOL 199H
GIS for Natural and Social Sciences — GEOL 234

Spring 2022

Ind Study in Geology-Full — GEOL 199F
Ind Study in Geology-Half — GEOL 199H
Applied GIS — GEOL 235