Mary Caperton Morton is a freelance science and travel writer with degrees in biology and geology and a masters in science writing. A regular contributor to EARTH
magazine, where her favorite beat is the Travels in Geology column, she also pens a blog, Travels With the Blonde Coyote
. Her first book, a photo-rich flyover of Aerial Geology of North America
is due out in October from Timber Press. When she's not at the keyboard, she can be found outside, hiking, climbing, skiing and living in the mountains.