Student Research Projects

EBSD

Rachel Eveleth '11, "Formation of Elongated Garnets in the Spring Point Amphiboite, Harpswell, Maine." Supported by Rusack Coastal Studies Fellowship and Grua/O'Connell Research Award. http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2011NE/finalprogram/abstract_185043.htm

Alex Robert-Pierel '12 and Emma Beck (Colby '12), "Quartz Crystallographic Fabrics from the Northern Mylonite Zone of the Cheyenne Belt, SE Wyoming." Supported by Colby-Bates-Bowdoin Collaborative Faculty Enhancement Grant (Mellon Foundation). http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2010AM/finalprogram/abstract_177248.htm

Forrest Horton '08 (Maine Space Grant Consortium fellowship) "EBSD and HRXCT Analysis of Elongated Garnets of the Spring Point Formation, Casco Bay, ME" Arthur M. Hussey Award http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2008NE/finalprogram/abstract_134250.htm

Astrid Rodriguez '07 (Maine Space Grant Consortium fellowship)
"Pigeonite Microstructures in Martian Meteorite EETA 79001" Arthur M. Hussey Award http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2006AM/finalprogram/abstract_114414.htm


Owen McKenna '07 (Keck Geology Consortium project)
"Field and Microstructural Analysis of a Dike Swarm and a Deformed Composite Dike in the Vinalhaven Intrusive Complex, Maine"

John Carpenter '05 (Surdna Fellowship)
Effects of Growth Conditions on Gallium Nitride (co-advisor M. Msall, Physics)

Coastal Maine

Astrid Rodriguez '07 (NSF grant). Volcanics of South-Central Maine.

Jeremy Huckins '06 (NSF grant). Developing a GIS data base for bedrock studies in Maine.

Scott Drew '05 (NSF grant) Geochemical Analysis of the Metavolcanics of South-Central Maine. Received 2005 Arthur M. Hussey Award and the Geological Society of Maine Walter Anderson prize for outstanding student poster.

Brandon Levy '03 (NSF grant):The Peaks Island Member of the Cushing Formation interpreted as a sub-aqueous volcanic flow succession in southern Maine. Received 2003 Arthur M. Hussey Award.

Lindsey Szramek '02 (Doherty Fellowship): Field and petrographic study of igneous rocks on Vinalhaven Island. This is part of a Keck Geology Consortium project. Received 2002 Arthur M. Hussey Award.

Kelly Lawrence '01 (NCUR Fellowship):Petrologic and geochemical study of the Casco Bay Amphibolites.

Ed Meyer '01 (NCUR Fellowship):Pressure and temperature estimates for metamorphism of the Spring Point amphibolites, Casco Bay, Maine.

Clayton Salem '02 (NCUR Fellowship): Field and geochemical study of the Tunk Lake pluton combined with a GIS analysis of the Coastal Maine Magmatic Province.

Western Maine

Harriet Van Vleck '01 (Surdna Fellowship): Geochemical and petrographic study of mafic and ultramafic blocks in the Hurricane Mountain mélange, west-central Maine. Received 2001 Arthur M. Hussey Award.

David Thomas
'00 (Surdna Fellowship): Structural analysis of Penobscottian deformation in the Hurricane Mountain Melange and Dead River Formation, northwest Maine. Received 2000 Arthur M. Hussey Award.


Keck Geology Consortium Project: Tectonometamorphic Evolution of Cycladic Subduction Zone Rocks, Syros, Greece.