Education

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2017-2022 (expected)

Ph.D. in Earth, Environmental & Planetary Sciences, 2017-2022 (expected)
Adviser: Dr. John F. Mustard

Stanford University, Stanford, California, 2011–2017

M.S. in Geological & Environmental Sciences, 2015–2017
Thesis: Stratigraphic architecture and sediment provenance of the deep-water lower Puchkirchen
Formation, Molasse Basin, Austria (working title). Adviser: Dr. Stephan Graham

B.S. in Geological & Environmental Sciences, with honors and distinction, Phi Beta Kappa,
minor in History, 2011–2015
Thesis: Geochemical conditions and source fluid composition of base metal sulfide
mineralization in the Lón District, southeastern Iceland. Adviser: Dr. Dennis Bird

Honors

Chancellor Tisch Fellowship, Brown University, 2017
Certificate for Outstanding Mentoring, Stanford University, 2016
Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University, 2015
Stanford Deans’ Award for Academic Achievement (9 awarded to senior class of ~1700), 2015
Stanford School of Earth Sciences Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Academic Achievement, 2015
Stanford Department of Geological Sciences Outstanding Senior Award, 2015
AIPG National Undergraduate Scholarship, 2015
Stanford President’s Award for Academic Excellence (98th percentile, freshman class), 2012

Peer-Reviewed Publications

C. H. Kremer, J. F. Mustard, and M. S. Bramble. A widespread ultramafic ash on Mars, In Review.

A. C. Pascuzzo, J. F. Mustard, C. H. Kremer, and E. Ebinger. 2019. The formation of irregular polygonal ridge networks, Nili Fossae, Mars: Implications for extensive subsurface channelized fluid flow in the Noachian. Icarus 319, 852-868. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2018.10.020

C. H. Kremer, T. R. McHargue , L. Scheucher, and S. A. Graham. 2018. Transversely-sourced mass-transport deposits and stratigraphic evolution of a foreland submarine channel system: Deep-water Tertiary strata of the Austrian Molasse Basin. Marine and Petroleum Geology 92, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.01.035 

C. H. Kremer and D. K. Bird, 2018, Fluid origin and evolution of Cu-Pb-Zn mineralization in rhyolite breccias in the Lón area, southeastern Iceland. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 349, 177-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.01.035

Conference Proceedings

*C. H. Kremer, M. S. Bramble, and J. F. Mustard. 2018. A hemispherically integrated sedimentary geological system at Nili Fossae, Mars. GSA Annual Meeting, paper 15–11, abstract 323706, doi:10.1130/abs/2018AM-323706 (abstract)

*C. H. Kremer, J. F. Mustard, and M. S. Bramble. 2018. A widespread ultramafic sandstone on Mars. GSA Annual Meeting, paper 15–3, abstract 320588, doi:10.1130/abs/2018AM-320588 (abstract)

*C. H. Kremer, JF Mustard, and MS Bramble. 2018. Possible clastic origin for olivine-rich rocks in the Nili Fossae region: Implications for NE Syrtis, Midway, and Jezero landing site science. 4th landing site workshop for the 2020 Mars rover mission (talk).

C. H. Kremer, J. F. Mustard, M. S. Bramble. 2018. Origin and emplacement of the Circum-Isidis Olivine-Rich Unit. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLIX, abstract 1545. (abstract)

C. H. Kremer and D. K. Bird, 2015. Sulfide mineralization in the Lon district, Southeastern Iceland, Goldschmidt Annual Meeting.

(*indicates talks)

University and Industry Talks

C. H. Kremer, J. F. Mustard, and M. S. Bramble. 2018. A widespread ultramafic ash on Mars. CoRE Center Seminar, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO. 

C. H. Kremer, J. F. Mustard, and M. S. Bramble. 2018. A widespread ultramafic sandstone on Mars. Sedimentary Research Group Seminar, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

C. H. Kremer, T. R. McHargue , L. Scheucher, and SA Graham. 2017. Hydrocarbon reservoir opportunities in large channelized mass-transport complexes. ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company.

Other Research Talks

J. F. Mustard, M. S. Bramble, C. H. Kremer, and A. C. Pascuzzo. 2018. Outstanding Mars and Planetary Science Questions from Returned Samples Collected from NE Syrtis, Midway and/or Jezero Delta. 4th landing site workshop for the 2020 Mars rover mission (talk).

M. S. Bramble, J. F. Mustard, and C. H. Kremer. 2018. Geological Continuity Between the Midway and NE Syrtis Candidate Landing Sites for the Mars 2020 Rover Mission. 4th landing site workshop for the 2020 Mars rover mission (talk).

Grants

Mel Lane Grant Award, Stanford University, 2017
McGee and Levorsen Research Grant, Stanford University, 2016
Shell Fund Grant, Stanford University, 2015

Teaching and Outreach

Splash Teacher (Grades 9-12), Linguistics, Energy Resources, Planetary Science Stanford University, 2012, 2017
Head Teaching Assistant, GS 55Q: The California Gold Rush, Stanford University, 2016
Course Assistant, GS 55Q: The California Gold Rush, Stanford University, 2014, 2015

Industry Courses

Hydrocarbon Resource Plays, Exxon Mobil/Stanford University, 2016
Bighorn Basin Field School, Exxon Mobil, 2016
Deep-Water Depositional Concepts, Royal Dutch Shell, 2015

Professional Experience

Geoscience Intern, Exxon Mobil Corporation, 2017
Vice-President, AAPG Student Chapter, Stanford University 2015-2016
Research Intern, Rohol Aufsuchungs-Aktiengesellschaft (RAG), Austria, 2015

Languages

English (native), German (professional), Latin (intermediate), Mandarin (basic)