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
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?
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?
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
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The lab is brimming with good news this month! Check out the Lab's March newsletter here: March 2015 … [Read more...] about Basin & Reservoir Lab March Newsletter
Tired of looking at a screen? Check out the newest editions of your favourite geology periodicals IN PRINT, available for borrowing now from the Basin & Reservoir Lab Special Collection. Visit the BRL office to sign out a copy! … [Read more...] about Need a break? Read the latest in petroleum geology news in print!
Last January, the lab welcomed the arrival of M.Sc. candidate Micael Pereira Jorge from Coimbra University, Portugal. Co-supervised by Lab member Dr. Ricardo L. Silva, as well as Dr. Luis V. Duarte, of Coimbra University, Micael spent a month in Halifax using the Lab’s petrographic microscope and x-ray fluorescence, as well as Dalhousie’s Microprobe facility to further his research. Micael has been analysing several samples from the organic-rich intervals of the Lower Jurassic of the Lusitanian Basin, Portugal, contributing to his research that focuses on the multiproxy cha … [Read more...] about Lab attracts International student from Coimbra University, Portugal
Next week, Prof. Grant Wach and M.Sc. candidate Natasha Morrison will lead a team of 11 students to Trinidad, as part of the upper level Earth Sciences course, Petroleum Geoscience Field Methods (ERTH 4157/5157). The team will be joined by a dozen young professionals from the Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Hasley Vincent of the University of the West Indies and BP Trinidad and Tobago, also a Dalhousie graduate, will help lead the course. Over the course of seven days, the students will gain hands on field experience in petroleum geology, basin analysis, source rock eva … [Read more...] about Petroleum Geoscience Field Methods & the Trinidad Basins