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2007 CGCS Graduate Awards

Project Title 
Heather Coiner
(Prof. Rowan Sage)
Ecology and
Evol. Biology
Towards a mechanistic model predicting the
effect of climate change on the performance
and distribution of the invasive plant kudzu
(Pueraria lobata) in North America
Kate Edwards
(Prof. R.L. Jefferies)
Ecology and
Evol. Biology
Soil microbial and nutrient dynamics in a
changing Arctic environment
Xiaojuan (Yvonne) Feng
(Dr. Myrna Simpson)
 Geography Isotope analysis of soil organic matter 
components - visit with Dr. Greg Slater, 
McMaster University
Robert Field
(Prof. Kent Moore)
 Physics Ice core records from the St. Elias mountain
Research visit to U. Alaska, Fairbanks
Annemarie Fraser
(Prof. Kim Strong)
 Physics Measurements of the Vertical Distribution of 
BrO at PEARL - travel to the Arctic
Research Station, Eureka
Ajit Govind
(Prof. Jing Chen)
 Geography Biogeochemical cycles (BGCs) - visit to
Oregon State U., Watershed Hydrology Lab
of Prof. Jeff McDonnell
Torsten Meyer
(Prof. Frank Wania) 
Behaviour of organic chemicals during
snow melt - visit to U. Grenoble,
Glaciology Lab. of Dr. Florent Domine
Oliver Sonnentag
(Prof. Jing Chen)
   Geography Peatland hydrology and carbon cycle
analysis. Internship with Dr. Nigel Roulet
at McGill University
Dmitry Vyushin
(Prof. Paul Kushner)
    Physics Multidecadal to Centennial Global Climate
Variability - to attend workshop at U.
Hawaii for interaction with Prof. Axel