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November 24, 2017 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm


Rockfest this week will have the first 11 students from the graduate seminar course (ES1101) present their proposal presentations. Each talk will be 8 minutes with 2 minutes for questions. Because there are quite a few students to present, Rockfest will run from 3-5 pm this week in the seminar room (ES2093). Talks will start at 3 pm sharp! Following the talks there will be PIZZA!


The schedule is as follows:




Talk Title

3:00 – 3:10 pm

Saif Al-Silwadi

Dinoflagellate cyst analysis across the Pliocene-Pleistocene boundary of IODP core U1426A, Sea of Japan

3:10 – 3:20 pm

Francisco Bucchi Morales

How much mangrove forests have we lost? Estimating the original mangrove cover in NE Brazil

3:20 – 3:30 pm

David Bysouth

Testate Amoebae as a Proxy for Reconstructing Paleohydrology, Ecosystem Dynamics 

3:30 – 3:40 pm

Kristina Da Silva

Investigating paleoclimate and carbon storage in a Hudson Bay Lowlands Bog

3:40 – 3:50 pm


3:50 – 4:00 pm

Margaux Daly

Taphonomic investigation into the Neoproterozoic sponge-fossil gap

4:00 – 4:10 pm

Julia Field

Determine Absolute Ages of El Gallo Host Rocks using U-Pb Dating, Sinaloa, Mexico

4:10 – 4:20 pm

Yun Fung

Development of a Vs30 site characterization map for the city of HKSAR

4:20 – 4:30 pm

Cailin Gallinger

Thermophysical properties and evolution of regolith on lunar impact melts

4:30 – 4:40 pm


4:40 – 4:50 pm

Erkan Gun

Investigating Tectono-Metamorphic Evolution of the Aegean and Western Anatolia by Numerical Geodynamic Modelling

4:50 – 5:00 pm

Camille Hebert

Investigation of Density properties for Base Metal Mineralization

5:00 – 5:10 pm

Natasha Leclerc

Reconstructing past Arctic sea ice cover and shipwreck histories with coralline red algae

Hope to see everyone there!


November 24, 2017
3:00 am - 5:00 pm
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