Andrew Alden is a writer, photographer, editor, and geological tour guide who spent six years with the U.S. Geological Survey, which included research excursions on land and at sea. He has been a writer on geological subjects since 1981 and host of the earthquakes conference on the online discussion platform The WELL (Whole Earth ‘Lectronic Link ) since 1992. He wrote hundreds of articles for ThoughtCo over the course of more than 17 years. Alden is a longtime member of the Geological Society of America and AGU.
Andrew Alden holds a bachelor's degree in earth science from the University of New Hampshire.
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