Jennifer Trout

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Jennifer L. Trout
Staff Geologist
(269) 387-8633
(269) 387-8669
MGRRE (Core Lab) - 5272 W Michigan Ave, Mail Stop 5241
Mailing address: 
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
Western Michigan University
5272 W Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49006-5241 USA
  • M.S., Geosciences, Western Michigan University, 2012
  • B.S., Biology, Western Michigan Univeristy, 2009
  • B.S., Earth Science, Western Michigan University, 2009

Jennifer Trout is a staff geologist at the Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education (MGRRE) facility in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Western Michigan University. She manages the daily operations at MGRRE and is responsible for rescuing, identifying, and archiving donated cores, cuttings, and associated data. She trains and supervises students who enter information in databases, in addition to digitizing documents and box cores to ensure data integrity. Trout responds to requests for data and core examinations from academic, industrial, and government institutions, and organizes sampling for clients. She also assists in describing cores and conducting reservoir characterization with industry partners.