2 Worlds, The Real Venezuela: Living on the Edge of the Jungle and the Rise of Hugo Chavez

2 Worlds, The Real Venezuela: Living on the Edge of the Jungle and the Rise of Hugo Chavez

by Jeff Wynn, Louise Wynn

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ISBN-13: 9780615428444
Publication date: 12/04/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 449,557
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Jeff Wynn is a research geophysicist with the US Geological Survey. He has worked for private industry and served in rotational management assignments in the USGS, most recently as the Chief Scientist for Volcano Hazards during the 2004-2007 eruption of Mount St Helens. He holds a PhD in Geophysics from the University of Arizona, and has lived with his family for many years as a USGS science mission leader in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia. Wynn has published over 200 articles, books, and maps in fields as diverse as geophysics, mineral resource appraisal, archeology, hydrology, ocean geoscience, and asteroid-impact physics (http://profile.usgs.gov/jwynn). Wynn is a past president of the Environmental & Engineering Geophysical Society (http://www.eegs.org), is a Sensei, and holds a 5th degree black belt in Japanese-origin Jujitsu. He teaches women’s self-defense and advanced Jujitsu as a community service in northern Virginia and southwestern Washington (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Wynn).

Louise Wynn earned an MA in Linguistics and an MS in Biology. She is a former instructor (English, linguistics, and literature) at George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College, and King Abdul-Aziz University (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia). She has taught middle-school and high-school students in Venezuela and conducted naturalist tours at the National Volcanic Monument on Mount St. Helens in Washington. She has taught biology labs and has been a lecture teaching assistant in physics and chemistry classes at Washington State University Vancouver. She has worked at research stations in the canyon lands of Utah and the High Canadian Arctic, worked as a USGS field assistant in northern Mexico and southeastern Alaska, and conducted research on the biologic recovery of the Pumice Plain of Mount St. Helens. She has worked as a technical writer and editor, as a Washington, DC, reporter, and as a communications specialist for a credit union association on Capitol Hill. Her volunteer work includes serving as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for the Clark County (WA) court system, and teaching self-defense and jujitsu classes; she holds Shodan (1st degree black belt) rank.

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