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Rebecca Wilks

M.Sc. Geology/Planetary Science

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(Working) Thesis Title

(Working) Thesis Title

The role of impact melt on central uplift formation at the Lac a l'Eau Claire impact structure

Recent Abstracts

Presentations and Abstracts

Wilks R. P. A., Applin D. M., Cloutis E. A., and Bandfield J. L. (2014) Spectral properties of shocked and unshocked granites: Implications for detection on Mars [abstract #2579] 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.The Woodlands, TX, March 2014.

“Sourcing excess sulphate (SO42-) concentrations in Dead Horse Creek, Manitoba, Canada,” Wilks, R. and Buhay, B. Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, September 21, 2013. 

“Strangling a Dead Horse: The effects of sewage effluent on Dead Horse Creek dissolved oxygen,” Wilks, R and Buhay, B. Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Winkler, Manitoba, September 29, 2012.

 

Publications

Carlson, J.C. Julie C. Anderson, Jennifer E. Low, Pascal Cardinal , Scott D. MacKenzie, Sarah A. Beattie , Jonathan K. Challis, Renae J. Bennett , Stephanie S. Meronek, Rebecca P.A. Wilks, William M. Buhay, Charles S. Wong, Mark L. Hanson. (2013). Presence and hazards of nutrients and emerging organic micropollutants from sewage lagoon discharges into Dead Horse Creek, Manitoba, Canada. Science of the Total Environment; Vol. 445 - 446: 64-78.

Degrees Obtained

Degrees Obtained

 

M.Sc. Geology/Planetary Science

University of Western Ontario

London, Canada

Expected 2016

Thesis Title: The role of impact melt on central uplift formation at the Lac a l'Eau Claire impact structure

 

B.Sc. Honours Geography

University of Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Canada

June 2014

Thesis Title: Sourcing the origin of excess sulphate concentrations in Dead Horse Creek, Manitoba, Canada.

Awards & Scholarships

Awards and Scholarships

2014 NSERC CREATE M.Sc. Fellowship

2014 ASTRO Undergraduate Research Award