As the Fall semester speeds by us, read our October Newsletter to catch up on what the Lab has been up to since the start of term! Highlights include: Two Lab members crossed the stage at this year’s fall convocation At the annual Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference, Lab member Erin Anderson won the CSPG Award for best presentation of a petroleum geology related paper, "Diagenetic effects and fluid flow along erosional boundaries in the Triassic Wolfville Formation at Rainy Cove, Nova Scotia" M.Sc. Candidate Charlie Carlisle traveled to Dublin, Ireland to present his res … [Read more...] about Read our October Newsletter!
Where has the time gone? Read our Summer June/July 2016 newsletter to find out what we've been up to! Highlights include: Carla Skinner's successful M.Sc. Defence Lusitanian Basin Field Seminar and Field work H2O Conference AAPG Ace in Calgary Dal Earth Sciences Alumni Field Seminar ARISE & GaSP Workshops were held at Dalhousie University Ph.D. Dissertation by Leslie. S. Eluik … [Read more...] about Summer 2016
Last summer, Lab members gained international recognition when they won 1st place in the international EAGE Field Challenge competition in Madrid, Spain. The team also won €3000 for the Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter. With the winnings of the competition, over twenty news books were purchased on behalf of the Dalhousie University EAGE Student Chapter. The books are available for borrowing from LSC rm 3060. A full list of the new items can be viewed at basinlab.libib.com … [Read more...] about New Books!
At this year's annual AGS Colloquium in Truro, Dalhousie University's Earth Sciences Department was overwhelmingly well represented. With over 30 students attending, and several presenting on their research, Dalhousie Earth Sciences students walked away with several wins. The Basin Lab's own J.Carlos Wong won the first ever Encana Award, presented for Offshore Research, and the Graham Williams Award was presented to Earth Sciences student Cody Page for the best graduate student poster. Addionally, Prof. Wach delivered a session on petroleum systems and risk elements of the offshore Atlant … [Read more...] about AGS Colloquium 2016
As always, there is plenty happening in the Basin and Reservoir Lab. Back from a relaxing holiday break, students and staff alike have been busy. From industry visits, to field seminar planning, the Lab has been bustling. Several of our Masters and Ph.D. students work towards defending their theses this spring, while new students are just commencing theirs. Find out the latest about Basin and Reservoir Lab activity - read our most recent newsletter here: Basin Lab Newsletter_January 2016. … [Read more...] about Read our January Newsletter!
There are numerous events, conferences, competitions, and seminars planned for Basin and Reservoir Lab members this year! Here are just a few of the events scheduled for 2016: The Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium (AGS) 2016, will take place February 5-6th in Truro, Nova Scotia. The 14th annual Petroleum Field Methods trip to Trinidad, The group will leave for Trinidad with 10 students from the ERTH 4157 Petroleum Geoscience Field Methods course this February 12-20th. AAPG IBA competition will take place virtually on March 11th. Lusitanian Basin Field Seminar will t … [Read more...] about What’s in store for 2016?
So much has happened this month! Read our November Newsletter to find out the latest! Some of the highlights include: Prof. Wach was featured in the news SEVERAL times this past November - find the links to videos and articles on our website! M.Sc. Candidate Carlos Wong returned from Houston, Texas, where he spent 5-days in a NEXT Course learning all about PetroMod. This course will help him further his research for his Master's thesis, as well as support the Source Rock of the Atlantic Conjugate Margins Project. Adjunct Prof. Yawooz Kettanah, and Prof. Wach et al … [Read more...] about Read our November Newsletter!
Check out our June Newsletter! Some June highlights include: Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter travels to Madrid, Spain The Source Rock and Geochemistry of the Central Atlantic Margins Consortia Field Seminar of the Wessex Basin of Southern England Field work in Morocco Megan Glen on her SIFT experience this past May … [Read more...] about What’s up this JUNE?
From Prof.Grant Wach: Tuesday evening in Madrid it was announced that Dalhousie Earth Science students Darragh O’Connor, Charlie Carlisle and Connor Wentzell finished first of 45 university teams from around the World in the EAGE FIELD competition! The FIELD competition is hosted by the European Association of Geologists and Engineers and pits universities from around the world in an intense competition where teams have seven weeks to assess a geological and engineering database and complete an evaluation of a petroleum field. They then present their results in front of a panel of i … [Read more...] about Dalhousie WINS 1st in EAGE FIELD Challenge
Even though the Winter 2015 term has ended, plenty has been happening in the Basin & Reservoir Lab. Read our May Newsletter for the latest here! Dr. Ricardo Silva’s paper, “Organic matter production and preservation in the Lusitanian Basin (Portugal) and Pliensbachian climatic hot snaps”, was accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal, Global and Planetary Change. Congratulations to Prof. Grant Wach who successfully completed the requirements to become a registered Professional Geologist in Nova Scotia! On May 4th lab member Kenneth Martyns-Yellowe presented his poster on … [Read more...] about May Newsletter