2016, April 7th-8th
Dr. Christie Rowe
McGill University, Montréal, Canada
April 7, Tory 3-36, 12:00pm:
"How earthquakes are preserved in the rock record, and what the rock record can teach us about earthquakes"
April 8, ED N2 115, 5:00pm:
"Megathrust earthquakes: Insights from Japan and lessons for Canada"
Graduate Student Talks and the Undergraduate Student Poster Session are held in Tory 3-36
Schedule of Speakers & Events
Thursday, April 7th
8:30 - Coffee and Snacks
.: Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology :.
9:00 - Eric Timmer: Streamlining data collection and interpretation of quantitative process ichnology databases
9:20 - David Herbers, Murray Gingras: Shorefaces through time and space: Integrated ichnological and sedimentological models for early Cambrian shoreface environments
9:40 - Olga Kovalchuk, George Owttrim, Kurt Konhauser, Murray Gingras: Dessication cracks: Microbially induced compared to sterilized sediment
10:00 - Hilda C. Gutierrez Paredes: Deep-water depositional settings, process and depositional elements of the Miocene in the Southern Part of the Gulf of Mexico
10:20 - Coffee Break
.: Remote Sensing :.
10:40 - Phil Lypaczewski, N. Gaillard, S. Perrouty, B. Rivard, R.L. Linnen: Vectoring towards mineralization using hyperspectral imaging at the Canadian Malartic Gold Deposit, Quebec, Canada
11:00 - Ran Wang: How well can remote sensing detect biodiversity?
11:20 - Cosette Gilmour, CDK Herd, EA Cloutis, M Cuddy, and P Mann: Water abundance in the Tagish Lake meteorite from TGA and IR spectroscopy: Evaulation of aqueous alteration
11:40 - Lunch
12:00 - Dr. Christie Rowe: How earthquakes are preserved in the rock record, and what the rock record can teach us about earthquakes
.: Geochemistry (I) :.
13:30 - Stephanie Nichols: Identifying geologically meaningful U-Pb ages in fossil teeth
13:50 - Alex Sheen, Heaman, L.M., Ootes L., and Kjarsgaard B.: Union Island Group, East Arm Basin: A record of continental rifting prior to 1.9 Ga
14:10 - Ijaz Ahmad: Platinum Group Element concentrations of Chilas Complex Gabbros, Kohistan arc lower crust, Pakistan
14:30 - Coffee Break
14:50 - Darcy Cordell, Martyn Unsworth, Daniel Diaz: Magnetotelluric studies of the Laguna del Maule Volcanic Field, Central Chile
15:10 - Danny Hnatyshin, Vadim Kravchinsky, and Wubshet Alemie: Computation of magnetic anomalies caused by two dimensional structures of arbitrary shape: New formula and Matlab implementation
16:00 - 18:00 Undergraduate Poster Session
Friday, April 8th
9:00 - Coffee and Snacks
.: Hydrogeology :.
9:30 - Daniel Skoreyko, Ben Rostron: Regional hydrogeology of the Bakken Formation across the Williston Basin
9:50 - Sean P Funk, D. Hnatyshin, D.S. Alessi: HYDROSCAPE: A new versatile software program for predicting contaminant transport in groundwater
10:10 - Ramin Safaei, Ben Rostron: Simulation of the physical impacts of large scale CO2 sequestration (at the Aquistore injection site, near Estevan, SK)
10:30 - Judit Déri-Takács, Carl Mendoza, Ben Rostron: Evaluation of groundwater flow systems in Wood Buffalo National Park using field chemistry, hydrochemical facies and groundwater flow models
10:50 - Coffee Break
.: Human Geography :.
11:10 - Charlene Nielsen, Carl Amrhein, Alvaro Osornio-Vargas: Mapping outdoor maternal health hazards and babies born too small
11:30 - Nurmaiya (Maiya) Brady, Sandeep Agrawal: An exploration of self-help groups as an alternative mode of public service delivery in rural India
12:00 - Lunch
.: Quaternary Geology :.
13:30 - Hector A. Martinez De La Torre, Alberto V. Reyes, Robert A. Creaser, Grant D. Zazula, Michael J. Suitor: Tracking Pleistocene mega-faunal migration using dental enamel
13:50 - Sasiri Bandara, Duane G. Froese, Trevor J. Porter, Fabrice Calmels, and Paul Sanborn: Stable isotope climate records from drained thermokarst lake basins in northern Yukon, Canada
14:10 - Robin Woywitka and Duane Froese: Geoarchaeology of the mineable oil sands region, northeastern Alberta
14:30 - Coffee Break
.: Geochemistry (II) :.
14:40 - Siwen Wei: The origin of dissolved sulfate in deep fracture water of Witwaterstrand Basin, South Africa
15:00 - Martin Schwangler, Nicholas B. Harris, John F. Waldron: Oil to source rock correlation and implication for petroleum system analysis
15:30 - Merilie Reynolds: The power of a good plot: Customized plots of downhole bulk geochemical data tell a new story about a "boring" black mudstone
17:00 - Dr. Christie Rowe: Megathrust earthquakes: Insights from Japan and lessons for Canada
(ED N2 115)
18:30 - ATLAS Symposium Banquet