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Trevor L.

Metz
308 Ashley Rd

Newark, DE 19711

(302) 245-5064

metz@udel.edu

EDUCATION
University of Delaware
, Newark, DE
8/2012 5/2015
M.S., Geological Sciences. Advisors: Dr.s Art Trembanis and John Madsen
Thesis, Shallow Stratigraphy of the Mid-Atlantic Bight: Constraints on Siting for Offshore Wind Projects.
University of Delaware
, Newark, DE
8/2003 - 5/2007
B.A., Earth Science Education. Advisor: Dr. John Madsen

EXPERIENCE
Research
:
Delaware Geological Survey
University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Research Associate
1/2015 - Present
Evaluate and synthesize both existing and newly acquired geophysical and geotechnical data from offshore
Delaware to produce a geological map and address coastal resiliency and restoration concerns.
Coastal Sediments, Hydrodynamics and Engineering Lab
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant
6/12- 5/15
Facilitate successful lab operations and field research, plan and instruct undergraduate lab sections.
Professional
:
Camp Arrowheads Carmine Environmental Center
Lewes, DE
Informal Educator, Curriculum Developer
4/2014-Present
Utilize education background and community relationships to develop environmental education programming
to address national and state standards, as well as local and regional educational needs.
UTEC Offshore Survey
Houston, TX

AUV Survey Team Internship


7/2013
Assisted in demobilization, inventory, module shakedown, and subsequent mobilization for survey effort.
Caesar Rodney School District, Fred Fifer III Middle School
Camden, DE
7th
grade science teacher
8/2007-5/2012
Collaborated in a Co-Teaching, Inclusion setting planning, implementing, and assessing lessons and student
learning. Advised Science Olympiad team, Assistant Coach of the boys basketball team, and served 4 years on
the Math/Science Curriculum Council (1 as Council Chair).
Leadership
:
Camp Arrowhead
Lewes, DE
Administrative Staff
6/2001-6/2013
Held numerous positions at this sleep-away summer camp. Initially as a counselor, guiding and caring for
children ages 8-16. Advanced to administrative positions managing the climbing wall, high-ropes course, senior
counseling staff, and environmental center. Excelled in leadership and interpersonal skills along with applying
practical experience in problem solving. Gained proficiency using light to medium equipment and machinery (i.e.
chainsaws, outboards, watercraft, large vehicles, tractors, excavators).

PROFICIENCIES
Computer Skills
: SonarWiz, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office Suite, Exposure to Fledermaus, CARIS HIPS and
SIPS, Matlab
Attributes
: Personable; cooperative; communicate well; follow directions; able to facilitate field ops;
intuitive learner; problem solver; improvise novel solutions; basic carpentry/mechanic skills; boat
operator license
Interests
: Marine Research Technology, Human Impacts on Coastal Environments, Informal Education

Trevor L. Metz
308 Ashley Rd

Newark, DE 19711

(302) 245-5064

metz@udel.edu
EDUCATION
:
May 2015

M.S., Geological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.


Advisors: Dr.s John Madsen and Art Trembanis

May 2007

B.A., Education, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.


Advisor: Dr. John Madsen

RELEVANT INTERESTS:
Marine research technology (Acoustics, AUV, ROV); sea floor mapping; shoreline and coastal geology; coastal
geomorphology; barrier island evolution; sea level rise; effects of sea level transgression; human impacts on coastline
morphology; coastal management; sub-bottom sediment classification; offshore wind; public outreach; informal
education.
FIELD EXPERIENCE:
2015 June 1: (1 Day)
Research cruise: R/V Daiber, Ocean City, MD
Assisted in mooring assembly and deployment of ADCP/Rotary Sonar bottom mounts. (P.I. Carter
DuVal)
2014 September 8: (1 Day)
Research cruise: R/V Daiber, Lewes DE
Assisted in navigation sensor calibration of GAVIA AUV. (P.I. Art Trembanis)
2014 September 2: (1 Day)
Research cruise: R/V Daiber, Assateague, VA
Assisted in the deployment of bottom mounts, sensors and collection of biology/sediment
samples. (P.I. Doug Miller)
2014 August: (8 Days)
Autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Bootcamp, New Castle, NH. One day aboard the survey vessel
Meriel B. assisting in AUV operations. Survey industry conference hosted by University of
Delaware, University of New Hampshire, and Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint
Hydrographic Center.
2014 July: (8 Days)
Research cruise: F/V Christian and Alexa, Point Pleasant, NJ. Tasked with AUV Operations and biology
sampling. (P.I. Art Trembanis)
2014 July: (7 Days)
Research cruise: R/V Daiber, R/V Lookdown
Facilitated survey mobilization, sensor deployment, biology/sediment sampling, Outland ROV
operations, multibeam data acquisition. (P.I. Art Trembanis)
2013 November 2013 March - 2012 October: (12 Days)
Research Cruise: R/V Hugh R. Sharp, Offshore Delaware
Directed geophysical survey sub-bottom data acquisiution. Assisted in AUV survey operations,
biology/ sediment sampling, ADCP deployment, Outland ROV operations, and multibeam data
acquisition/processing. (P.I. Art Trembanis)
2012 September: (2 Days)
Research Cruise: R/V Hugh R. Sharp, Offshore Delaware
Assisted in AUV survey operations, biology/sediment sampling, multibeam data
acquisition/processing, sidescan sonar processing. (P.I. Art Trembanis)
2012 August: (5 Days)
Autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Bootcamp, New Castle, NH. Assisted in AUV survey operations,
maintenance, mission planning, and sidescan sonar data processing/analysis. Survey industry
conference hosted by University of Delaware, University of New Hampshire, and Center for
Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center.

2012 June: (1 Day)


Research Cruise: R/V Donna M., Lewes, DE
Assisted in deploying towed sidescan, data collection/processing, and VideoRay ROV
deployment. (P.I. Art Trembanis)
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
2001 June Present (15 years, Predominantly Summers)
Summer Camp Staff, Offseason Conferencing Staff, Camp Arrowhead, Lewes, DE.
Engaged in informal education and leadership through a variety of positions and topics ranging from
camp craft to boating and team building to spirituality for sleep-away campers and staff. Worked with
local and regional community members, educators, and students to develop environmental education
programming. Interpreted subsequent environmental lessons for grade-school aged groups.
2012 September 2014 May (4 Semesters)
Teaching Assistant, University of Delaware
Courses assisted over four semesters include:
- Geological Hazards
- General Geology
- Structural Geology
2007 August 2012 June (5 Years)
7th
Grade Science Teacher, Caesar Rodney School District, Camden, DE.
Collaborated in a Co-Teaching, Inclusion setting planning, implementing, and assessing lessons and
student learning. Led Science Olympiad team, Assistant Coach of the boys basketball team, and served 4
years on the Math/Science Curriculum Council, (1 as Council Chair).