Geology Department Thesis Defense Presented by Monica McCullough

Event Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:00am EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3031
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Andrew Conly
Event Contact E-mail: 

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY
Thesis defense presented by:

MONICA McCULLOUGH
Master of Science in Geology Candidate

"Sedimentology and Paleogeographic Reconstruction of the Strata in and Adjacent to the Sudbury Impact Layer in the Northern Paleoproterozoic
Animikie Basin"


Monday, OCTOBER 31, 2016
10:00 am
CB 3031

Geology Seminar Series 2016-2017 guest speaker: Dr. Philip Fralick, Professor, Geology Department

Event Date: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:00am EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3031
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Mary Louise Hill
Event Contact E-mail: 

GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT 2016-2017 SEMINAR SERIES
guest speaker:

DR. PHILIP FRALICK
Professor, Department of Geology

"Exploring Earth and Mars in Deep-Time:  Atmosphere-Hydrosphere-Biosphere Evolution 3.0 to 1.5 Ga

Recent publications investigating water on Mars point to the existence of a large ocean in its northern hemisphere, or at least a series of lakes, at approximately 3.8 Ga. Due to Mars' small size its gravitational field could not hold atmospheric gases and it leaked water vapour into space. The ocean grew smaller and smaller, with increasing salinity and decreasing pH. It is in deposits formed in these fresh to saline water bodies that the rovers are searching for evidence of ancient microbial life. However, knowing what to look for as evidence of ancient life is difficult to ascertain. This talk will look at the Earth from 3,000 Ma to 1,500 Ma and explore our work on the development of photosynthesis and how it changed the chemistry of the surface of the planet. The use of proxies to discover if free oxygen was present in the ocean or atmosphere at various times in the Earth's deep past will be discussed. Some of these proxies are or will be used in the search for life on Mars.

Monday, October 3, 2016
at 10:00 a.m. in CB 3031

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Geology Seminar Series - 2016-2017 Howard Street Robinson Lecturer - Dr. Rebecca Jamieson

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3031
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Mary Louise Hill
Event Contact E-mail: 

GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTS
Geological Association of Canada
2016-2017 Howard Street Robinson Lecturer 

 DR. REBECCA JAMIESON
Dalhousie University

"How Large Hot Orogens Work:  Lessons from the Middle Crust"

Wedneday, September 28, 2016
at 4:00 p.m.
in CB 3031

The Howard Street Robinson Lecturer is chosen by the Mineral Deposits Division and the Precambrian Division of the GAC in alternate years. It is funded by the Robinson Fund of the GAC that was established in 1977, following the bequest to GAC from the estate of Howard Street Robinson, a founding member of GAC. The bequest was “for furtherance of scientific study of Precambrian Geology and Metal Mining.”

The 2016-17 Lecturer is Dr. Rebecca Jamieson of Dalhousie University, named by the Precambrian Division of the GAC.

Geology Seminar Series 2016-2017 - reports on sponsored educational field trips SIFT and SIMEW

Event Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:00am EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3031
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Mary Louise Hill
Event Contact E-mail: 

GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT 2016-2017 SEMINAR SERIES
Report on sponsored educational field trips by:

AMY CLEAVER
 Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Student Industry Field Trip (SIFT)

SAM METTEER
Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (SIMEW)

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
at 10:00 a.m.
in CB 3031

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Department of Geology 2016-2017 Seminar Series - student presentations of summer work experiences

Event Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:00am EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3031
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Mary Louise Hill
Event Contact E-mail: 

GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT 2016-2017 SEMINAR SERIES

At this week's seminar, students will be telling us about their summer work experiences in Geology, Water Resource Science
or Environmental Science.

If you have a summer work experience to present, please contact Dr. Mary Louise Hill at: mlhill@lakeheadu.ca to get on the schedule of presenters. (Each presenter is asked to limit their presentation to 5 slides/5 minutes. Please bring your presentation in PowerPoint on a USB.)

at 10:00 a.m. in CB 3031

Geology 2016 Honours Thesis Presentations by: J. Daniels, K. Arnold, V. Smith and J. Cenedese

Event Date: 
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:30am EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3031
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Shannon Hay
Event Contact E-mail: 


THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY 2016 HONOURS 
THESIS PRESENTATIONS
By:

JEFF DANIELS
"The physics of Archean atmospheric composition"

KIRA ARNOLD
"An investigation of assimilated syenites cross-cutting lamprophyric dykes at
Ney's Lookout, Marathon, ON"

VITTORIA SMITH 
"Mineralogy and petrology of the Anderson Lake Pegmatite occurrence" 

JOHN CENEDESE
"Assessing acid generation of mine waste materials with low net-neutralizing
and net-acid producing potentials"

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MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016
10:30 am to 12:00 noon
CB 3031

Geology Honours Thesis Presentations by: A. Hughes, S. Davis, R. Super and S. West

Event Date: 
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:30am EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3031
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Shannon Zurevinski
Event Contact E-mail: 


THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY 2016 HONOURS 
THESIS PRESENTATIONS
By:

ALEX HUGHES
"Petrology and Geochemistry of the McKenzie Granite, Northwestern Ontario"

SARAH DAVIS
"Petrology and Geochemistry of the Wolf Camp Basalts"

ROBIN SUPER
"The Mineralogy and Beneficiation of PGM-Cu-Ni Ores" 

STEPHEN WEST
"Paleoweathering Effects of the Albany Graphite Deposit"

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MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016
10:30 am to 12:00 noon
CB 3031

Research Innovation Week - Lakehead University Distinguished Researcher Dr. Peter Hollings

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:00am EST
Event Location: 
ATAC 5036
Event Contact Name: 
Research Office
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8283


Research & Innovation Week
Lakehead University Distinguished Researcher Presentation

DR. PETER HOLLINGS
"Research That Rocks: 15 Years of International Collaboration, Enhancing
Exploration and Resource Development"
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THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
ATAC 5036
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 

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