Bethell and Graff Win Planetary Geology Awards at AESRC

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Erin Bethell receives award from Nawaf Nasser  Jamie Graff receives award from Nawaf Nasser

AESRC Executive Nawaf Nasser presents (left) Erin Bethell and (right) Jamie Graff with awards


Erin Bethell and Jamie Graff, both doing M.Sc. degrees on Venusian geology under the co-supervision of Dr. Richard Ernst (Scientist-In-Residence) and Dr. Claire Samson, were awarded prizes at the 2016 AERSC Conference. The awards, for the best presentation and the best poster in planetary geology, were sponsored by the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration at Western University. Erin presented her recent research on the geological history of Tinatin Planitia. Jamie made a poster on the tectonic-magmatic history of a section of the Parga Chasma rift system.