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Earth Science | Past AUGC Winners

Science Atlantic Best Paper Award

2019

Miguel Vaccaro, Acadia University

Petrology, age, and tectonic setting of the Gunshot Brook pluton, eastern Cobequid Highlands, Nova Scotia

Imperial Oil Best Poster Award

2019

Andrew Wagner, Saint Mary’s University

Characterization of apatite-hosted silicate melt inclusions in magmatic rocks associated with the Cantung (W-Cu-Au) skarn deposit, Northwest Territories

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) Award

2019

John Mishael Dooma, Saint Mary’s University

Paleoenvironment reconstruction of the Cambrian-Ordovician boundary of Western Newfoundland using petroleum biomarkers and carbon isotope chemostratigraphy

The Frank S. Shea Memorial Award in Economic Geology

2019

Natalie McNeil, Saint Mary’s University

The mineralogy, paragenesis, and petrogenesis of the polymetallic (Co-Ni-As-Au) veins of the Nictaux Falls Dam Occurrence in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia

Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Best Geophysical Presentation

2019

Alex Bugden, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Detailed seismostratigraphy and well log analysis of the Saglek Basin, offshore Labrador, using regional seismic reflection profiles and intersecting wells

Atlantic Geoscience Society (AGS) Environmental Geoscience Award

2019

Kayla Lawrence, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Examining CO2 sequestration potential and subsequent mineral carbonation in ultramafic rocks from the Baie Verte, NL area1

2018

Kazuhito Mizutani, Memorial University

Effects of solid-to-solution ratio on copper (II) and zinc (II) adsorption onto natural sediment: an experimental and modeling study

2017

Fiona Henderson, Dalhousie University

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

2016

Kirklyn Davidson, Acadia University

Spatiotemporal assessment of metal concentrations of pre-effluent estuarine sediments in a freshwater kraft pulp mill tailings pond using paleolimnological methods

2015

Kayla Lawrence, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Examining CO2 sequestration potential and subsequent mineral carbonation in ultramafic rocks from the Baie Verte, NL area