Celebrating recent student successes

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in Inspiration, Research | No Comments

We’ve had a string of recent successes in the group in recent weeks. Congratulations to Zachary (Zach) Morse won 3rd place in the Fallona Familty Research Showcase Interdisciplinary poster presentation competition for his poster on mapping the Tsiolkovsky Crater on the Moon. Cassandra (Cass) Marion is the recipient of a prestigious Mineralogical Association of Canada 2018 Travel ...

New research published on the Sudbury impact structure

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Research | No Comments

A major focus for my group over the past 5 years has been understanding the origin, emplacement, and economic significance of “offset dykes” and “Sudbury Breccia” within the Sudbury impact structure. Through a collaboration with Wallbridge Mining Company Ltd. PhD student Eric Pilles (now a post-doc in my group) has published two papers on offset ...

Modeling concentric crater fill in Utopia Planitia, Mars, with an ice flow line model

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Research | No Comments

Congratulations to post-doctoral fellow Nora Weitz whose paper modeling concentric crater fill on Mars has been published in the journal Icarus. Click here for the paper. Here is the abstract: Impact craters in the mid-latitudes of Mars are commonly filled to variable degrees with some combination of ice, dust, and rocky debris. Concentric surface features ...

New morphological mapping and interpretation of ejecta deposits from Orientale Basin on the Moon

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Inspiration, Research | No Comments

Congrats to PhD student Zach Morse whose paper on the Orientale Basin on the Moon has just been published in the journal Icarus. Check out the paper here.

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