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December 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hi Everyone,

This Friday is the last Rockfest of the term! Like last week, students in the graduate seminar course (ESS1101) will be presenting their research proposals. Each talk will be 8 minutes with 2 minutes for questions. Rockfest will run from 2:30 to 5 pm this week (in ES2093) to accommodate all the talks.  We will start 2:30 pm SHARP! Following the talks there will be PIZZA!


The schedule this week is as follows:



Talk Title

2:30 – 2:40 pm

Brock Edwards

Shear densification of bacteriogenic iron oxides: mechanisms and implications

2:40 – 2:50 pm

Camille Malcolm

Determining the δ13C Signatures of CFC Compounds for Use in Environmental Remediation

2:50 – 3:00 pm

Mitchell McMillan

Lithosphere removal on the Puna Plateau of the central Andes (NW Argentina)

3:00 – 3:10 pm

Jordan Poitras

Spectral Characteristics of a Martian Analogue

3:10 – 3:20 pm


3:20 – 3:30 pm

Nabila Rahman

Mercury Isotopes as a Tracer of Pollution in Downstream Ecosystems

3:30 – 3:40 pm

Rachelle Robitaille

Emissions of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds from Alberta’s Oil Sands Tailing Ponds

3:40 – 3:50 pm

Natalie Szponar

Understanding Mercury Cycling in the Peruvian Amazon Using Mercury (Hg) Stable Isotopes

3:50 – 4:00 pm

Cairan Tirona

Helping constrain ureilite petrogenesis via analysis of NWA 7059

4:00 – 4:10 pm


4:10 – 4:20 pm

Hao Wang

Understanding mantle flow patterns by using Machine learning and Deep learning algorithm

4:20 – 4:30 pm

Joanna West

A Geochemical Analysis and Methane Investigation on Groundwater-Fed Streams on the Niagara Escarpment, Simcoe County, ON

4:30 – 4:40 pm

Emmet Wisnicki

Joint inversion of gravity and seismic data to determine depth to bedrock

4:40 – 4:50 pm

Mandy Moore

Lithosphere removal on the Puna Plateau of the central Andes (NW Argentina)

Hope to see everyone there!



December 1, 2017
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


ES 2093
22 Russell ST
Toronto, ON, M5S 3B1