Theses in Progress

Master of Science Theses
(Environmental Science and Geology)

Molly Bradford (Environmental Science)
Title: "The Effects of Sediment Geochemistry on Methylmercury Bioaccumulation in Invertebrates in the Minas Basin, Bay of Fundy"
Supervisors: N. O'Driscoll, M. Mallory

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

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

Jessica Beckwith (Geology)
Possible biogenic sedimentary structures in the Cambrian Goldenville Group, Nova Scotia
Supervisor: M Snyder

Jesse Demaires-Smith (Geology)
Interpreting basin connectivity using seismic data from the Scotian Basin, offshore Nova Scotia
Supervisor: M Snyder

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

Yuzhe Gan (Geology)
Chemistry and origin of xenocrysts in the Eastern Shore lamprophyre dykes, Nova Scotia
Supervisor: S Barr

Cameron Greaves (Environmental Geoscience)
Late Quaternary geochronology and stratigraphy of St. Anne's basin, offshore NS
Supervisors: J Eamer (BIO), E King (BIO), I Spooner

Josie Rogers (Environmental Science)
Mercury bioaccumulation in mussels in the Minas Basin: A comparison of soft tissues and shells as bioindicators
Supervisor: N O’Driscoll

Monet Streit (Geology)
Carboniferous volcanic stratigraphy in the Cobequid Highlands, Nova Scotia
Supervisor: S Barr