2015 Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

December 2015 – AGU Undergraduate Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

First Prize

Yuxi Suo, a senior from UCLA for her work entitled ”An Open Source, Cross-Platform Tool for Implementing River Discharge Algorithms for the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Satellite Mission.”

Second Prize

Aldwin Vazquez, a senior from University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez for his work entitled “Hunting for Ultra-Low Velocity Zones using SKS and SKKS Differential travel time residual.”

A linked thumbnail image of Aldwin Vazquez's poster for his research titled, Hunting for Ultra-Low Velocity Zones using SKS and SKKS Differential travel time residual.

Third Prize

Ariel Pezner, a junior from UCLA for her work entitled “Drought Influence on Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Evergreen and Drought Deciduous Plant Species of Southern California.”

A linked thumbnail image of Ariel Pezner's poster for her research titled, 'Drought Influence on Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Evergreen and Drought Deciduous Plant Species of Southern California'

December 2015 – AGU Graduate Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

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First Prize

Elliot Vaughan, a graduate student from University of Wisconsin- Madison for his work entitled “The influence of land use and soil order on soil carbon storage in Puerto Rico.”

A linked thumbnail image of Elliot Vaughan's poster for his research titled, 'The influence of land use and soil order on soil carbon storage in Puerto Rico'

Second Prize

Graeme MacGilchrist, a graduate student from University of Oxford for his work entitled “Chaos in Ocean Ventilation.”

A linked thumbnail image of Graeme MacGilchrist's poster for his research titled, 'Chaos in Ocean Ventilation'.

Third Prize

Yu-Chen Ling, a graduate student from University of Melbourne for her work entitled “Microbial Distribution and Activity in a Coastal Acid Sulfate Soil System.”

A linked thumbnail image of Yu-Chen Ling's poster for her research titled, 'Microbial Distribution and Activity in a Coastal Acid Sulfate Soil System'

November 2015 – Multi-society Undergraduate Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

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Sponsored by the American Geophysical Union, Geological Society of America, Council on Undergraduate Research, and American Geosciences Institute

First Prize

Kaitlin Frei, a sophomore from University of Notre Dame for her work entitled “You are what you dine from your fins to your spines: Pterois volitans dietary habits.”

A linked thumbnail image of Kaitlin Frei's poster for her research titled, 'You are what you dine from your fins to your spines: Pterois volitans dietary habits'

Second Prize

Hitomi Okada, a junior from Colorado State University for her work entitled “Using Photosynthetically Active Radiation as a Proxy to Estimate the Impact of NEON’s Tower Infrastructure on Microclimate Measurements.”

A linked thumbnail image of Hitomi Okada's poster for her research titled, Using Photosynthetically Active Radiation as a Proxy to Estimate the Impact of NEON's Tower Infrastructure on Microclimate Measurements.

Third Prize

Emma Scott, a junior from North Carolina State University for her work entitled “Freshly Falling Snow: Identifying New Snowflake Geometries from Photographs.”

A linked thumbnail image of Emma Scott's poster for her research titled, 'Freshly Falling Snow: Identifying New Snowflake Geometries from Photographs'

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