2016 Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

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

December 2016 – AGU Undergraduate Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

First Prize

Stephanie Schneider, a senior from the University of Alberta, whose project was titles “The Photoreactivity of Atmoshperic Dust: Quantifying Hydroxyl Radical Production Using Molecular Probes.”

Second Prize

Rushana Karimova, from Jacobs University Bremen, for her work entitled “Characterization of surface roughness of ASGUAD Rover test terrains and correlation with mobility on the Vulcano Island planetary analogue ROBEX site (Italy).”

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Third Prize

Third place goes to Kimberly Diep, a junior from Western Washington University, for her project entitled “How do Temperature and CO2 affect the anemone Anthopleura elegantissima and its green symbiont Elliptochloris marina?”

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December 2016 – AGU Graduate Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

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First Prize

First place goes to Leo Lemordant, a Ph.D. candidate from Columbia University, whose project was titled “Modification of land-atmosphere interactions by CO2 effects: implications for summer dryness and heatwave amplitude.”

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Second Prize

Second place goes to Amanda Gerotto, a masters student from the Federal University of Paraná, for her work entitled “The South China Sea mixed layer depth changes in response to the East Asian Monsoon since the Last Glacial Maximum: A planktonic foraminiferabased reconstruction.”

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Third Prize

Third place goes to Samuele Papeschi, a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Pisa, for his project entitled “Ductile to Brittle Shear Localization in the Upper Crust During Thermal Anomaly: the Calamita Complex (Elba Island, Italy).”

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May 2016 – Multi-society Undergraduate Virtual Poster Showcase Winners

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First Prize

Trista McKenzie, a senior from University of Hawai’i at Manoa, for her work “Quantifying Atmospheric Fallout of Fukushima-derived Radioactive Isotopes in the Hawaiian Islands.”

A linked thumbnail image of Trista McKenzie's poster, Quantifying Atmospheric Fallout of Fukushima-derived Radioactive Isotopes in the Hawaiian Islands

Second Prize

Stephanie Gardiner, a sophomore from Westminster College in Utah, for her work “New 40Ar/39Ar sanidine dates for the Green Canyon Flow, Yellowstone Volcanic Field, and implications for a revised volcanic stratigraphy.”

A linked thumbnail image of Stephanie Gardiner's poster, New 40Ar/39Ar sanidine dates for the Green Canyon Flow, Yellowstone Volcanic Field, and implications for a revised volcanic stratigraphy

Third Prize

Timothy Chui, a senior from University of British Columbia, for his work “On the Use of Multiple Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization Schemes for Forecasting Temperature and Precipitation in Complex Terrain.”

A linked thumbnail image of Timothy Chui's poster, On the Use of Multiple Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization Schemes for Forecasting Temperature and Precipitation in Complex Terrain

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