Christine Barszewski

Christy snags an oriented sample of deformed diamictite on Fremont Island, Utah.

Christy snags an oriented sample of deformed diamictite on Fremont Island, Utah.

Christy joined the MS program at UWM after finishing her undergraduate degree at Grand Valley State. She has joined Team Utah and is studying the deformed diamictites. In particular, Christy is studying the microstructures using a petrographic microscope and SEM-scale cathodoluminescence.
Christy presents her poster at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.

Christy presents her poster at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.



For more information, go to Christy's abstract from the 2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.

Christy was also featured as the department's Geoscience student of the Month in September 2011!

Justin Calhoun

Justin acts as scale for gneiss in the Quetico Subprovince of northern Minnesota.

Justin acts as scale for gneiss in the Quetico Subprovince of northern Minnesota

Justin joined the MS program at UWM after finishing his undergraduate degree at Illinois State. He will be studying granite emplacement in the beautiful Scottish Highlands using magnetic fabrics and microstructural analysis.
Justin gets style points for demonstrating refolded folds at the famous Soudan Iron Formation outcrop in Minnesota.

Justin gets style points for demonstrating refolded folds at the famous Soudan Iron Formation outcrop in Minnesota.


Andrew Parisi

Andrew likes gneiss rocks in the Quetico Subprovince of northern Minnesota.

Andrew likes gneiss rocks in the Quetico Subprovince of northern Minnesota.

Andrew joined the MS program at UWM after finishing his undergraduate degree at Hartwick College in New York. He will be studying methods to determine strain from multiple dike and vein intrusions, using the Rainy Lake (Ontario) area as his field locale.
Andrew illustrates two different xenolith fabrics

Andrew illustrates two different xenolith fabrics


Ernest Thalhamer

Ernie with the sheared gabbros in Ontario!

Ernie with the sheared gabbros in Ontario!

Ernie joined the MS program at UWM after finishing his undergraduate degree at Buffalo State University. He has been studying the geometry of shear zone networks within the Grassy Portage Sill in Ontario (Rainy Lake District).
Ernie presents his poster at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.

Ernie presents his poster at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.



For more information, go to Ernie's abstract from the 2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.




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