2017 AGS Scholarship Award Recipients

Recipient Project
Selva Marroquin, PhD
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Investigating the biogeochemical record of the Late Triassic-Early Jurassic from Alaska
Felix Ziwu, PhD
University of Texas El Paso
Using integrated geophysical methods to investigate the structure and tectonics of Cook Inlet Basin, Alaska
John Barefoot, MS
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Rock and age relationships of the Talkeetna forearc subduction complex in the Nelchina area, southern Alaska
Nathanial Bootes, MS
University of Cincinnati
Offshore sedimentary record of exhumation in SE Alaska using detrital zircon fission track analysis
Austin Carter, BS
University of Michigan
Chemical Constraints on Water-Balance Partitioning on Wolverine Glacier, Alaska
Molly Johnson, MS
Western Washington University
Correlation of wells for evaluating geothermal potential on Akutan Island

2017 Pacific Section AAPG (PSAAPG) Matching Grant Scholarship Awards

Recipient Project
Veselina Yakimova, MS
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Are there remnants of subduction fabrics along the Border Ranges Fault system?
Ibrahim Ilhan, PhD
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Chukchi Edges Project: Geophysical constraints on the tectonic development of the Amerasia Basin, Arctic Ocean
Patrick Terhune, MS
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Thermochronological constraints for vertical tectonics along the Castle Mountain Strike-Slip Fault System: Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

2017 Don Richter Memorial Scholarship Award Recipient

Recipient Project
Nathan Graham, PhD
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Linking Current Volcanic Activity to the Explosive 1929 Eruption of Mount Gareloi, Alaska through Petrology and Volatile Geochemistry





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