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Kelly Carroll
 

     
 

Ambassador Since 2011

 
   
Baker, Nevada 89311
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Biographical Information:

 

 
Photo of Ambassador Kelly Carroll Kelly Carroll, a geologist and park ranger for Great Basin National Park, grew up backpacking and hiking in the Appalachian Mountains. Interested in the outdoors, he was curious how the great vistas he was seeing were created. Kelly decided to change from a successful career in the corporate world to pursue a career in environmental geology. After years with the US Geological Survey, Kelly entered a graduate program in hydrogeology at The Ohio State University, where his interest in polar research began. He studied lake ice in Dry Valleys, Antarctica and discovered an interest in teaching and sharing science with the public. Kelly returned to National Park Service in 2009 as an interpretative ranger and coordinator of astronomy at Great Basin National Park. Kelly's interest in astronomy, like geology, is grounded in the fact "...that as we gain a little knowledge about our night sky a whole new world opens up to us..." Kelly likes to share this interest with thousands of visitors per year.
 

 

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