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!
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
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!
Are you always running across items of interest online, but never have the time to go back and read them? Between news articles, journal articles, blogs, and vlogs, there can be plenty that catches your eye throughout the day, yet so little time to read it all. Instapaper might be just what you need to stay on top of things this semester. It'll help you read what you want when you want, on whichever device you want. Just add it to your browser and start adding items to review when you have the time. "Instapaper lets you save anything you want to read or watch later, and transforms it into … [Read more...] about Research blues? Save time and energy with Instapaper
Academic journals each have their own set of guidelines for authors. Still deciding where to publish? Since you can usually only submit the same paper once, along with a journal's impact factor, you should also consider readership, the types of articles the journal regularly publishes, as well as the requirements for submission. Here are links to just a few author guidelines to get you started. Marine and Petroleum Geology Basin Research Bulletin of the AAPG Geophysical Prospecting Sedimentology Paleoceanography Bulletin of GEOSciences Facies Need more gu … [Read more...] about Submission requirements: Getting Published – Part 2
Last fall, I joined the lab team as an information systems librarian. Since then, over 1600 items have been processed as part of the Lab's Special Collection. The collection consists of theses, maps, atlases, textbooks, handbooks, conference publications, journals, and a variety of unpublished material on a wide range of geological topics. Although a catalog of the collection is not yet available online, it is completely searchable and items are available for loan. Message me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are looking for a particular item, or are interested in a specific subject -- I'd be hap … [Read more...] about Basin & Reservoir Special Collection