Outflow from the Pu’u’ O’o vent, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, close up

Student Grant Recipients for 2017

Congratulations to the following 2017 Evolving Earth Student Grant recipients:


Thomas Boag

Stanford University

“Calibrating the global redox and productivity records during the dawn of animal life: integrated uranium isotope, carbonate chemostratigraphy, and geochronology of Ediacaran strata in the Cariboo Mountains, British Columbia, Canada”


Max Cunningham

Columbia University

”Glacial control on tropical mountain height in the Finisterre Range, Papua New Guinea”


Sara ElShafie

University of California, Berkeley

“Morphological and ecological responses in reptile assemblages of the North American interior to climatic transitions through the Paleogene”


Emily Geyman

Princeton University

“How do carbonates record sea level and seawater chemistry? The Bahamas as a modern analogue for climate records preserved in ancient carbonates”     


Ingrid Lundeen

The University of Texas at Austin

“Comparison of basin-margin and basin-center fossil assemblages from Wyoming: implications for species diversity related to paleoenvironmental differences in the Middle Eocene”


Daniel Morel

University of California, Santa Barbara

“Chronology and deformation of the Gaviota Coast near Santa Barbara, California”


Federico Moreno

University of Rochester

“Paleoecological Drivers of the Great American Biotic Interchange”


Adam Riffle

Central Washington University

“Rock glaciers in the eastern Cascades, Washington: Geomorphological and hydrogeological implications”


Robert Spielbauer

University of Florida

“Plane old Platanus revisited: morphology and systematics of North American Miocene representatives”


Shelly Wernette

University of California, Riverside

“Late Cambrian trilobites of Sibumasu: a biostratigraphic and paleogeographic solution”