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Jennifer Newman

Ph.D. Geology/Planetary Science

Department
(Working) Thesis Title

(Working) Thesis Title

Impact breccia dykes and shocked carbonates from the Tunnunik and Haughton impact structures, Canadian High Arctic

 

Publications

Journal Publications

Newman J.D. and Herd C.D.K. 2015. Mineralogy, Petrology and Distribution of Meteorites at the Whitecourt Crater, Alberta, Canada. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50: 305-317.

Recent Abstracts

Conference Presentations and Abstracts

Newman J.D. and Osinski G.R. 2018. Investigation of Carbonate-rich Breccias and their Emplacement in the Central Uplift of the Decaturville Impact Structure, Missouri. 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract #2880.

Flemming R.L., Newman J.D., Botor R.J., Cao F., Caudill C.M., Galarneau M.R., Geiger J., Houde V.L., Jenkins L.E., Li Y., Maris J.M., Tolometti G.D., Rupert A.N., McCraig M.A., and Osinski G.R. 2018. Preliminary Investigation of Shocked Carbonates from the Haughton Impact Structure, Devon Island, NU using X-Ray Diffraction and Rietveld Refinement. 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract #3000.

Newman J.D. and Osinski G.R. 2017. Characterization of breccia dykes in the deeply eroded Tunnunik impact structure, Canada. 80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, Santa Fe, NM, abstract #6248.

Newman, J.D., Cross, M.D.G., Pilles, E.A., Francis, R., and Osinski, G.R. 2017. Resource Utilization and Efficiency for the CanMars 2016 Mars Sample Return Analogue Mission. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract #2521.

Pilles, E.A., Francis, R. Newman, J.D., Cross, M., Battler, M., and Osinski, G.R. 2017. To Hel and Back – Strategic Planning for the CanMars 2016 Mars Sample Return Analogue Mission. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract #2022.

 Newman J.D. and Osinski G.R. 2016. Geological mapping of the Tunnunik impact structure, Victoria Island, Canadian High Arctic. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract #1591.

Christofferson P.A., Newman J.D., Morse Z.R., Tornabene L.L., and Osinski G.R. 2016. Geologic map and stratigraphy of the Yggdrasil quadrangle from the 2015 CanMars MSR Analogue Mission. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract #2225.

 Newman J.D. and Herd C.D.K. 2013. Possible impact origin of amorphous carbon spherules found in the soil surrounding the Whitecourt Meteorite Impact Crater. 76th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, Edmonton, AB, abstract #5332.

Newman J.D. and Herd C.D.K. 2013. Whitecourt Meteorite Impact Crater: Distribution, texture, and mineralogy of meteorites and the discovery of carbon spherules possibly associated with the impact event. 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract #2316.

 

Degrees Obtained

Degrees Obtained

 

M.Sc. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

 

University of Alberta

 

Thesis title: Detailed examination of iron meteorites and impact generated carbonaceous spherules associated with the Whitecourt Meteorite Impact Crater, Alberta, Canada

 

B.Sc. Specialization in Environmental Earth Science (2007)

 

University of Alberta

 

B.Sc. Biological Sciences with Earth Science minor (2004)

 

University of Alberta

 

Awards & Scholarships

Awards and Scholarships

2017 NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship

2016 Doctoral Excellence Research Award

2016 NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship

2016 Western Graduate Research Scholarship

2016 Northern Scientific Training Program Award

2015 Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology

2015 NSERC CREATE Ph.D. Fellowship

2013 Graduate Students’ Association Professional Development Grant

2013 ASTRO/CPSX Graduate Student Travel Award

2013 Graduate Student Scholarship