Four from EAPS awarded for their AGU 2015 presentations.
Congratulations to Chawalit Charoenpong, Madison Douglas, Michael McClellan, and Jaap Nienhuis, each of whom has been awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) for their poster at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in San Francisco in December.
Undergraduate major in EAPS Madison Douglas '16 presented not one but two posters: She receives a Planetary Sciences OSPA for Analysis of Volcanic Deposits on Venus Using Radar Polarimetry work she undertook with Lynn Carter at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. A second poster Climatic and tectonic influences on ocean island erosion inferred from a global dataset reported with Perron Group mentor gadutae student Kimberly Huppert.
Jaap Nienhuis PhD '15 receives an Earth and Planetary Surface Processes OSPA for his poster Wave-driven tidal inlet migration: mechanics and effects on barrier morphology. Nienhuis is a former marine geology and geophysics MIT-WHOI Joint Program student advised by Andrew Ashton (WHOI) and Taylor Perron (MIT). He is now a postdoctoral fellow at Tulane University continuing to study coastal geomorphology, coastal hazards, and modelling of waves and sediment transport.
You can read about all the 2015 AGU OSPA winners in Eos.