Theses in Progress

Master of Science (Geology) Theses

Origin and inter-relationships of silicic magmas of the Coldbrook Group and associated plutons, Caledonia terrane, southern New Brunswick, Canada
Alicia Escribano Leiva
Supervisor: S. Barr
Petrology and age of metamorphic rocks in the Cheticamp Lake - Glasgow Brook area, northeastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Caleb Grant
Supervisors: S. Barr, D. Archibald (St.F.X.)

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

Development of a Geomorphometric Approach to Seafloor Morphology Classification of the Manicouagan Peninsula using High-Resolution Topo-Bathymetric LiDAR
Daniel Mutton
Supervisors: T. Webster, I. Spooner


An applied paleolimnological assessment of the impacts of hydroelectric reservoir development and anadromous fish (Alosa pseudoharengus) visitation on productivity in Gaspereau Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada

Lauren Muzak Ruff
Supervisors: I. Spooner, M. Mallory

Age and petrology of dioritic rocks in Meguma terrane, Nova Scotia: Implications for tectonic models
Shae Nickerson
Supervisors: S. Barr, D. Archibald (St.F.X.)

Paleolimnology in MacAskills Reservoir, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia
Chelsea Renaud
Supervisors: I. Spooner, M. Mallory

Field relations and metamorphic history in the Aspy terrane in the central Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia
Évelyne Sunatori
Supervisors: S. Barr, D. van Rooyen (CBU)


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

* asterisk indicates proposal is complete

Jessica Armstrong (Environmental Science)
Supervisors: A. Biro, A. Cohen

* Brianna Bowes (Environmental Science)
Collection of conifer tree cores and soil samples to examine mercury and arsenic contamination at historical Nova Scotia gold mine sites
Supervisor: N. O'Driscoll, L. Campbell (SMU)