Savannah Harris joined SREL as a research technician in John Seamanís lab in January 2013 after completing her B.S. in biology in December 2012 at the University of South Carolina- Aiken. She also earned a cognate in geology and conducted her senior research project on the effects of geologic substrates and residuum soils on plant communities at Heggies Rock and Burks Mountain in Georgia, which integrated concepts from geology, soil science, and biology. Savannah enjoys spending time outdoors, and especially going fishing and camping. Savannah has been working on projects concerning contaminant transport in soils and began an M.S. in the Crop and Soil Science Department at UGA in May 2013.