Mason Frauhiger is a Field Geologist at Creek Run and is responsible for quarterly groundwater sampling, creating groundwater flow and contaminant plume maps, technical report writing, and surveying monitoring wells.
Mason graduated with a B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education – Earth & Space Science and a minor in Geology from Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) in May 2017. As an undergraduate, Mason was employed as a research assistant and worked in the paleontology and sedimentology labs within the Geosciences Department at IPFW. Mason’s research has focused on the paleoenvironmental parameters influencing the relative abundances of fossil taxa from the type Cincinnatian strata (Upper Ordovician) near Madison, Indiana. More recently, Mason has worked on projects involving Upper Middle Triassic phosphatic steinkerns from the Kleine Terrebratelbank of the Muschelkalk in Bavaria, Germany. Mason has presented his research at the GSA Annual Meeting 2017, GSA North-Central Section 52nd Annual Meeting 2018, and also at the Indiana Academy of Science 131st & 132nd Annual Academy Meeting.
Mason thoroughly enjoys spending time in nature, playing & performing music, and cats.