Act now and contribute to climate change mitigation. This MSc project will study the CO2 sequestering ability of ultramafic rocks that have been serpentinized. This project is in collaboration with NALCOR and is funded by the Canadian Government. This project will require field work in remote areas of Newfoundland, laboratory experiments, as well as analytical analyses. I am looking for a student with the followingqualifications:•expertise in aqueous and hard rock geochemistry•field work experience•experience writing scientific documents (e.g., an undergraduate thesis)•a competitive GPA ,as the student will need to secure Memorial’s SGS Baseline funding•GIS experience is a benefit, but not requiredAdmission into a Master's degree program in Earth Sciences (Geology) and Earth Sciences (Geophysics) is restricted to candidates holding at least a B.Sc. degree with second class Honours. When circumstances warrant, this requirement may be waived by the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of the Department. The candidate will be assigned a multi-member supervisory committee. This committee shall consist of the Supervisor and at least one other member.Within two weeks of registration in the M.Sc. Degree program, a candidate will meet with his/her supervisory committee.Within six months, the student and the supervisory committee will agree on a written thesis proposal outlining the objectives, methods, timetable and funding for the project, and provide the proposal (signed by the student and supervisory committee) to the Head for inclusion in the student's file.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,536|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$1,947|
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