AUGC Winners 2016 2017-11-29T15:19:07+00:00

66th Atlantic Universities Geological Conference (AUGC)

October 27-29, 2016, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS

AUGC 2016 Conference Program (.pdf) (with abstracts)

AUGC Photos (on Science Atlantic’s Flickr)

Science Atlantic Best Paper Award (Award Description)

Award Winner: Sean Murphy (left), Memorial University of Newfoundland


Three-dimensional morphological characterization of the trace fossil
Parahaentzschelinia ardelia, Atoka Formation, Oklahoma

Imperial Oil Best Poster Award (Award Description)

Award Winner: Christopher Williams (right), Memorial University of Newfoundland


Rifted margin and sedimentary structure of the Porcupine Abyssal Plain,
outboard of Goban Spur, southwest Ireland

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) Award (Award Description)

Award Winner: Erin Anderson (right), Dalhousie University


Diagenetic effects and fluid flow along erosional boundaries in the Triassic
Wolfville Formation at Rainy Cove, Nova Scotia

The Frank S. Shea Memorial Award in Economic Geology (Award Description)

Award Winner: Taylor Chew (left), Acadia University


Geological setting of Au-Cu-Ni-Pb occurrences in the Second Gold Brook
area, southwestern Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia

Best Geophysical Presentation (CSEG Award) (Award Description)

Award Winner: Nickolas Lynch (center), Memorial University of Newfoundland


Geophysical detection of reducing springs: a new approach

Atlantic Geoscience Society (AGS) Environmental Geoscience Award (Award Description)

Award Winner: Fiona Henderson (right), Dalhousie University


Predicting zones and potential sampling methods for elevated metal
concentrations in urban soils, Halifax, Nova Scotia