Theses in Progress

Master of Science Theses
(Environmental Science and Geology)

Jesse Demaries-Smith (Geology)
Integrated mapping of Windsor Group carbonate and evaporite units in the Windsor-Kennetcook subbasin, NS
Supervsirs: M. Snyder and J. Waldron

Rachel Everest (Geology)
Metamorphic gradients in the eastern Meguma terrane, Nova Scotia
Supervisors: S. Barr and D. van Rooyen

Kyle Kucker (Geology)
Petrology, age, and tectonic implications of the Western Highlands Shear Zone, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada
Supervisors: S. Barr and D. van Rooyen

Mitch Maracle (Geology)
Vineyard terroirs
Supervisor: I. Spooner

Chelsea Renaud (Environmental Science)
An assessment of the sources, pathways and sinks for Se, Cr, and Sr in MacAskill Brook watershed, Nova Scotia: application for effective water treatment and watershed management
Supervisors: I. Spooner, R. Jamieson (Dalhousie)

Amanda Smith (Geology)
Geology of ironstone, Cobequid Mountains
Supervisors: S. Barr

Jessie Wilson (Environmental Science)
Transport of microplastics by aquatic organisms to land: experimental and field studies
Supervisors: M Mallory, Jennifer Provencher


Bachelor of Science (Honours) Theses
(Environmental Science, Environmental Geoscience and Geology)

Mia Doncaster (Biology/Environmental Science)
Bioaccumulation of methylmercury in a wetland impacted by herring gull guano and water table restoration on Brier Island, Nova Scotia
Supervisors: N. O'Driscoll, K. Hillier

Jara de Hoog (Environmental Science)
Can green growth save us? The politics of Nova Scotia's Climate Change Plan
Supervisors: A. Cohen, A. Biro

Leah Mymin (Environmental Science)
Implementation gaps in environmental policy: the case of invasive species
Supervisors: A. Cohen, A. Biro

Holly Turner (Biology/Environmental Science)
Temporal trends in mercury and water quality from a restored bog and bioaccumulation in invertebrates
Supervisor: N. O'Driscoll

Jack Carnochan (Geology)
Petrology, mineralization potential, and tectonic setting of late Devonian plutons in the central Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia
Supervisor: S. Barr

Tilda Hughes (Geology)
Sinkhole assessment at Irishmans Road Recreation Site, Hants County, Nova Scotia
Supervisor: M. Snyder

Jonathan Koulouras (Geology)
Petrography, contact metamorphism, and geochronology of mafic sills in the Wolfville and Bear River areas
Supervisor: D. van Rooyen

Keaton Markham (Geology)
Spectral analysis and classification of ore and ore-adjacent rocks of the Windsor Group at Walton, NS
Supervisor: M. Snyder