Students

CURRENT STUDENTS  (5 PhD, 4 MSc)

PhD Students

DAVEY, Sarah

PhD (in progress):  Reconstructing supercraton Superia: Comparative analysis of ca. 2.7 Ga greenstone belts and metallogenic provinces in formerly adjacent pieces of Canada and Finland/Russia (Department of Earth Sciences, co-supervised with Brian COUSENS; plus Wouter BLEEKER (GSC) on advisory committee) 

 

KASTEK, Nico

PhD (in progress):  Geochronology and geochemistry of Cape Smith belt magmatism, and comparison with coeval mafic magmatism in northern Labrador Trough and the Nain province  (initially with Memorial University, Newfoundland;  co-supervised with Paul SYLVESTER; now (since Sept 2014) at Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Brian COUSENS)

 

BETHELL, Erin

PhD (in progress):  Evaluation of circumferential graben-fissure systems on Venus and their links with Corona (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

ES SAHRAOUI, Halima

PhD (in progress):  Central Iapetus Magmatic Province, Morocco (Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco; co-supervised with Nasrrddine YOUBI)

 

EL JANATI, M'Hamed

PhD (in progress):  Precambrian dolerite dyke swarms of Anti Atlas Morocco (Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco; co-supervised with Nasrrddine YOUBI)

 

MSc Students

KHAWJA, Sara

MSC (in progress) Identifying stratigraphic units and structural features on Salus Tessera, Venus (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON) 

 

LEE, Jennifer

MSc (in progress): Source identification of lava flows in selected regions of Venus with comparisons to terrestrial analogues (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

MALLOZZI, Skyler

MSc (in progress): Geophysical surveying of lava tubes at Lava Beds National Monument. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

BROWN, Chris

MSc (in progress): Geophysical methods to aid with the characterization of lava tubes (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

 

COMPLETED STUDENTS (9 PhD, 12 MSc, 14 BScH, 1 DSRI)

[DSRI = Dean’s Summer Research Internship]

 

PhD Students (completed)

 

ROGERS, Chris

PhD (completed 2017):  Geochemistry and U-Pb Geochronology of the 1450-1425 Ma Large Igneous

Province of Eastern Laurentia and 2480-780 Ma Large Igneous Provinces of Western Laurentia (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Brian COUSENS)

 

XIA, Ying

PhD (May 2017):  The c. 130 Ma Comei LIP of Tibet China University of Geosciences, Beijing (co supervised with Di-Cheng ZHU; visiting scholar at Carleton University from October 2014 to November 2015).

 

KINGSBURY, Cole

PhD completed Dec 2016):  Hot Rocks from Cold Places: A Field, Geochemical and Geochronological Study from the High Arctic Large Igneous Province (HALIP) at Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Brian COUSENS; plus Marie-Claude WILLIAMSON (GSC), Jeff HARRIS (GSC) and Steve BERGMAN (Shell) on advisory committee)

 

NILSSON, Mimmi

PhD (completed 2016):  New constraints on paleoreconstructions through geochronology of mafic dyke swarms in North Atlantic Craton (Lund University, Sweden; co-supervised with Ulf SÖDERLUND)

 

EL BAHAT, Abdelhakim

PhD (completed 2014):  Geochronology and geochemistry of dykes, Anti Atlas Inliers, Morocco (Department of Geology, Ibnou Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco; co-supervised with Moha IKENNE & Nasrrddine YOUBI)

 

KOUYATÉ, Djiky

PhD (completed 2014):  Geochronology and geochemistry of dykes, Anti Atlas Inliers, Morocco (Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco; co-supervised with Nasrrddine YOUBI)

 

OLSSON, Johan

PhD (completed 2012):  Precise U-Pb dating of Major Dyke Swarms in Southern Africa. (Lund University, Sweden; co-supervised with Ulf SÖDERLUND)

 

MINIFIE, Matthew

PhD (completed 2012):  1880 Ma Large Igneous Province of the Superior craton. (Cardiff University, UK; co-supervised with Andrew KERR)

 

CIBOROWSKI, Jake

PhD (completed 2013):  2.5-2.45 Ga LIPs of Superior, Karelian and Wyoming cratons (Cardiff University, UK; co-supervised with Andrew KERR)

 

MSc Students (completed)

 

LIIKANE, Dusty

MSc (2017):  Characterization of the mafic/ultramafic suite of southern Baffin Island and assessment of its ore potential. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; plus GSC scientists, Marc ST-ONGE & Bruce KJARSGAARD on advisory committee)

 

GRAFF, Jamie R.

MSc (2016):  A tectono-magmatic history of a 1500 km-long section of the Parga Chasma rift system, Venus. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON).

 

BLANCHARD, Jennifer

MSc (completed Dec. 2015):  Geophysical investigation of plume centre regions to identify and characterize associated layered intrusions (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

LU, Wenzhe

MSc (completed Dec. 2014):  Mapping of circumferential graben-fissure systems on Venus.  (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

MACKINDER, Alana (now PODLESNY)

MSc (completed 2014):  Geochemical characterization of the 780 Ma Gunbarrel LIP (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Brian COUSENS)

 

CEDERBERG, Julia

MSc (completed 2013):  U-Pb geochronology of dyke swarms of the São Francisco craton (Lund University, co-supervised with Ulf SÖDERLUND & Elson OLIVEIRA) 

 

DAVEY, Sarah

MSc (completed 2013):  Mapping radiating graben-fissure systems and pit crater chains on Venus. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

SILVEIRA, Eduardo

MSc (completed 2011):  U-Pb baddeleyite dating of dyke swarms in the São Francisco craton. (Lund University, Sweden; co-supervised with Ulf SÖDERLUND & Elson OLIVEIRA)

 

STUDD, Duncan

MSc (completed 2010):  Radiating graben-fissure systems in Ulfrun Regio, Venus. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

NILSSON, Mimmi

MSc (completed 2009):  U-Pb baddeleyite dating to define magmatic barcode for North Atlantic Craton in Greenland.  (Lund University, Sweden; co-supervised with Ulf SÖDERLUND)

 

BARNES, Jason

MSc (completed 2006):  AMS data on the Holyoke flow of Connecticut. M.Sc. thesis. (Wesleyan University; co-supervised with Jelle DE BOER)

 

SMITH, Darren

MSc (completed 2005):  Non-destructive characterization of stony meteorites. Department of Earth Sciences.  (Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

BScH Students (completed)

 

KIRUPAKARAN, Luxshni

BScH (completed April 2016): Pit chains associated with giant radiating dyke swarms of Yunya-Mana Mons and Perchta Corona, Venus. (Department of Geography and Environment, Carleton University)

 

OLIVER, Peter

BScH (completed April 2015):  Magnetic susceptibility measurements and the frequency dependence of magnetic susceptibility for stony meteorites. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON) 

 

BETHELL, Erin

BScH (completed April 2015):  Mantle plume centers on Venus based on the global distribution of graben fissure systems (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co- supervised with Claire SAMSON) 

 

GRAFF, Jamie R.

BScH (completed April 2014):  Mapping and analysis of the tectono-magmatic features along the Hecate Chasma rift system, Venus. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

SAWFORD, William C.

BScH (completed April 2014):  Mapping pit crater chains in the Bell Regio quadrangle on Venus. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

DRYSDALE, Ronan, M.

BScH (completed April 2014):  A petrographic, geochemical and geothermobarometic study of the Shabogamo gabbros, near Gabbro Lake southwest of Churchill Falls, Labrador, Canada.  (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University).

 

LEUNG, Alexandria.

BScH (completed April 2013):  Mapping graben-fissure systems on Venus (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON).

 

MCCELLAND, Steven

BScH (completed April 2013):  Geochemistry of 1750 Ma intraplate magmatic event in Siberia. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Brian COUSENS)

 

GUPTA, Vishal

BScH (completed April 2007):  Venusian canali : geological and topographic relationships. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

STUDD, Duncan

BScH (completed April 2006):  Mapping of the canali of the Nsomeka Planitia and eastern Aino Planitia on Venus.  (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Claire SAMSON)

 

SMITH, Darren L.

BScH (completed April 2003):  Magnetic susceptibility of stony meteorites from the National Collection of Canada. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with Keith BELL & Richard HERD)

 

TAYLOR, C.L.

BScH (completed April 2002):   Mapping of the graben systems in the Beta Regio region of Venus. (University  of Ottawa; co-supervised with A.D. FOWLER)

 

HARRIS, Brett

BScH (completed April 2001):  Detailed mapping of fracture/fissure/graben systems in southern Sedna Planitia/ northern West Eistla Regio, Venus: identification and interpretation of giant radiating dyke swarms and associated volcanic centres. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with B. COUSENS)

 

HOLMES, K.

BScH (completed April 2000):   Magnetic fabric study from the Mafika Lisiu and Oxbow Passes, Lesotho, Africa. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with B. COUSENS)

 

DSRI (Dean’s Summer Research Internship) (completed)

 

PATTERSON, Calder

DSRI (summer 2015): The Formation of Pit Crater Chains in Radiating Graben-Fissure Systems. (Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University; co-supervised with C. SAMSON)

 

 

Last updated: 9 July 2018