Dr. Mo Snyder

Assistant Professor

Earth and Environmental Science

Office location: HSH 329.3
Phone: 902-585-1858
Email
: morgan.snyder@acadiau.ca

Teaching

GEOL 1033 – General Oceanography

GEOL 2213 – History of Life

GEOL 3303 – Sedimentary Petrology

 

Scholarly Interests and Expertise

  • Soft-sediment deformation
  • Salt tectonics
  • Geoscience education
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Field Mapping
  • Sedimentology

Education

PhD (Geology) – University of Alberta 2019

BSc (Specialization in Palaeontology) – University of Alberta 2010

Journal Articles

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2018. Fracture overprinting history in a sedimentary basin: using a Markov chain analysis in the Windsor-Kennetcook subbasin, Nova Scotia, Canada. Journal of Structural Geology 108, 80-93.

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2016. Unusual soft-sediment deformation structures in the Maritimes Basin, Canada: possible seismic origin. Sedimentary Geology 344, 145-159.

Books

Waldron, J.W.F. and Snyder, M.E. 2020. Geologic structures: a practical introduction. University of Alberta Open Education Resource Read Here

Manuals

Gingras, M., Lecumberri-Sanchez P., Rostron, B., and Snyder M. 2019. EAS 234 Field Course – Guidebook

Conference Presentations

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2020. Watch where you're stepping: evaporites and sinkholes in Nova Scotia. Paper presented at the Atlantic Geoscience Society Annual Meeting, Truro, NS.

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2018. Salty Stuff: integrating seismic, bathymetry, aeromagnetic, and field data to understand deformation in Bay St. George, southwest Newfoundland. Paper presented at the Resources for Future Generations Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2016. That’s how those got there! Microbasins and other unusual soft-sediment deformation structures in the Horton Group, Windsor-Kennetcook subbasin, Nova Scotia. Paper presented at theAtlantic Geoscience Society Annual Meeting, Truro, NS.

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2014. Preliminary interpretation of onshore and offshore data, Bay St. George subbasin. Paper presented at the Western Newfoundland onshore/offshore bedrock correlation workshop, St. John’s, NL.

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2013. Origin of soft-sediment deformation structures in Mississippian Horton Group, Nova Scotia. Paper presented at the Canadian Tectonics Group Workshop, Victoria, BC.

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2012. Fracture studies in the Horton Group, Windsor-Kennetcook subbasin, Nova Scotia. Paper presented at the Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Conference, St. John’s, NL.

Snyder, M.E. and Waldron, J.W.F. 2012. Fracture studies in the Horton Group, Windsor-Kennetcook subbasin, Nova Scotia. Poster at the Atlantic Geoscience Society Annual Meeting, Wolfville, NS.

Service

WISE Acadia

Supervision

I am currently accepting MSc and Honours students. If you are interested in soft rock geology or vertebrate palaeontology, send me an email!