Students

Visiting Scholar, Graduate Student, Undergraduate Honours Student

 

VISITING SCHOLAR
Linh Anh Cat, Ph.D. Student, University of California, Sept-Dec 2015.
Project: Does Climate Change and Human Activity Increase Blastomycosis Incidence? Scholar funded by an FQRNT visiting scholarship

Linh Anh Cat, Ph.D. student, University of California, summer 2014.
Project: Sampling and monitoring of fungal spores in Sherbrooke, Qc.

 

GRADUATE STUDENT
Simone Sandercombe M.Sc. McGill University, Department of Geography 2009-2011
Thesis title: The Marine Record of Abrupt Climate Change at Bay of Islands, Newfoundland.

Thomas Neulieb M.Sc. McGill University, Department of Geography 2010-2013
Thesis title: Refining the marine reservoir effect in the Northwest North Atlantic

Amina Hassan Khan M.Sc. McGill University, Department of Geography 2010-2012
Thesis title: Potential impacts of climate change on ranges of commercial marine species in the Northwest Atlantic.

 

UNDERGRADUATE HONOURS STUDENT (Honours thesis)

Amy Gibbons, Undergraduate honours thesis in Environmental Studies and Geography, 2015-2016
Thesis title: Investigating the occurrence of poor air quality and its relation to main sources of air pollution and weather systems.

Claire Kryczka, Bishop’s U., Dept. of Environmental Studies and Geography, 2010-2011
Thesis title: Effects of recent global climate change on three migratory passerine land bird species’ spring migration arrival dates in southern Ontario.

Evelyne Gilbert, Bishop’s U., Dept. of Environmental Studies and Geography, 2010-2011
Thesis title: Perception of Global Warming viewed by local residents of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada and Yamaguchi City, Japan.

Thomas Neulieb, Bishop’s U., Dept. of Environmental Studies and Geography, 2009-2010
Thesis title: The use of 14C from pollen grains to determine the marine reservoir age along the eastern Canadian Margin.

Vanessa Stretch, Bishop’s U., Dept. of Environmental Studies and Geography, 2008-2009
Thesis title: Rural airborne pollen fluctuations: an aeropalynological study of Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), Quebec

Simone Sandercombe, Bishop’s U., Dept. of Environmental Studies and Geography 2007-2008
Thesis title: The role of weather patterns on the production of allergenic airborne pollen in Lennoxville, Quebec.

 

Research Assistant and Independent Studies

 

Undergraduate Research Scholarship Recipients, Youth Horizon program, funded by Environment Canada

Adree DeLazzer, Funding: Environment Canada, Youth Horizon program, Summer 2005
Halifax Pollen Monitoring Experiment.

Brent LaPierre, Funding: Environment Canada, Youth Horizon program, Summer 2005
Halifax Pollen Monitoring Experiment. 

 

Undergraduate Research Scholarship Recipients (USRA) funded by NSERC

Christopher Mills, summer 2007
Title: Deglaciation records from marine sediment cores from the Eastern Canadian Margin

Vanessa Stretch, summer 2008
Title: Detecting meltwater discharge from the St. Lawrence River system in a palynological record from the Scotian Slope

Lorna Murison, summer 2008
Title: Meltwater signature in sediments from Newfoundland and the Maritimes

Vanessa Asselin, summer 2009
Title: Long distance pollen transport to the High Arctic

Eric Fortier, summer 2009
Title: Comparing heavy liquid separation techniques with traditional acid digestion for the preparation of palynological samples

Kathleen Chan, summer 2010
Title: fly sampling of Ericaceae shrubs, Baker Lake area (Nunavut)

Rebecca Pelletier-Allard, summer 2012

Vincent Anderson, summer 2015.
Title: Sources and causes of air pollution in a small urban center

 

Other Research Assistants

Amber Ashley   summer 2006

Thomas Neulieb    summer 2009, 2010

Amy Gibbons   summer 2016

 

Undergraduate Research Scholarship Recipients (others)

Cynthia Breault, Tomlinson Intern, 2010-2011
Title: analysis of fly pollen content from Baker Lake (Nunavut)

 

Undergraduate Independant Studies

Janet C. Ritchie Winter 2015
Sustainable Aquaculture: Reducing the Environmental Footprint

Herminie Rocan Winter 2015
L’effet de l’agriculture sur les bassins versants du Québec: Politique, histoire et influence des groupes environnementaux

Chris Brown Winter 2015
North Atlantic Sharks

Ryan Thomson  Winter 2015
The environmental impacts of beach mining

Eric Fortier  Spring 2011
Mid-Latitude meteorology:  Factors that contribute to transport of aerosols in the boundary layer from local to synoptic scales.

Cynthia Breault  Spring 2011  title: Pollen mapping

Annie Chouinard Spring 2010

Glacier mass balance variability in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, and its link to the large-scale climate circulation.

Vanessa Asselin Fall 2009
Dynamics of periglacial environments on Canada’s geomorphology

Kristin Westman Fall 2006
A review of Scandinavian postglacial forest history in light of new evidence