2018 Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

Spring 2018 Virtual Poster Showcase Awardees

Graduate Showcase Awardees

First place goes to Nick Richmond, a master’s student from University of Maine, whose project was titled “3D Bedrock Channel Evolution with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Coupled to a Finite Element Earth.”  Poster (PDF) | Video

Second place goes to Veronica Ruiz-Xomchuk, a Ph.D. student from Texas A&M University, for her work entitled “Tracing Variability in the Budget Balance of Bottom Water Dissolved Oxygen In the Texas-Louisiana Shelf.”  Poster (PDF) | Video

Third place goes to Daniel Beverly, a PhD student from University of Wyoming for his project entitled “Blame it on the Moon: How Vegetation Responded to the 2017 Solar Eclipse.” Poster (PDF) | Video

Honorable Mention: Sarah Hall, master’s student from Texas A&M University, for her work entitled “Analysis of Symbiodinium Adaptations Within Coral in Relation to Earth’s Increasing Ocean Temperatures. Poster (PDF) | Video

Undergraduate Showcase Awardees

First place goes to Andy Kasun, a senior from Northland College, whose project was titled “Measuring Geomorphological Changes from Recent Flood Events in North Fish Creek, Wisconsin.”  Poster (PDF) | Video

Second place goes to Zane Grissett, a sophomore from University of Rhode Island, for his work entitled “An ~1000 year Sedimentary Record of Past High-Energy Wave Events From Conanicut Island, Rhode Island, USA.” Poster (PDF) | Video

Third place goes to Cora Watts, a senior from University of British Columbia, for her project entitled “Rotavation of Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) and its Impact on Internal Phosphorus Loading in Wood Lake, BC.” Poster (PDF)| Video

Honorable Mention: Marisa Ulman, a senior student from Northland College, for her work entitled “Quantifying the Distribution of Phosphorus Fractions in Sediment of Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior.” Poster (PDF) | Video

High School Showcase Awardees

First place goes to Liam Nolan, a senior from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, whose project was titled “A Statistical Tool for Black Hole Location.”

Second place goes to Zulekha Tasneem, a senior student from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, for her work entitled “The Effect of Heavy Metals on Cephae cephaeand Chrysaora chesapeakei Polyps Metabolic Rates.”

Third place goes to Sean Clancy, a senior student from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, for his project entitled “The Effect of Different Shoreline Designs on Beach Erosion and Flooding.”

Honorable Mention: Rachel Ma, a senior student from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, for her work entitled “Refining Models of Atmospheric Diatomic Oxygen Using Stellar Occultation.”