Graduate/honor student advisees of Dr. Passchier


Dan Ciarletta (B.S. Oceanography, Florida Institute of Technology)
M.S. Geoscience (in progress)
Thesis topic: TBD, now working on Eocene-Oligocene of IODP Exp. 318, Antarctica
Publications and presentations:
in progress

Melissa Hansen
M.S. Geoscience Completed 2011
Ph.D. Environmental Management (in progress)
Thesis topic: TBD, now working on Pliocene ice dynamics, IODP Site U1359, Wilkes Land margin, Antarctica
Publications and presentations:
Hansen, M., Passchier, S., Prins, M.A., Song, B., Khim, B.-K., Katsuki, K., Williams, T.J., 2012. Early Pliocene record of ice-rafted debris from ice-proximal site U1359 (IODP Exp 318), Wilkes Land continental rise, Antarctica, AGU PP23A-2033 (Poster).
Hansen, M., Passchier, S., 2011. Determining middle Miocene through Pliocene changes in provenance and basal ice conditions through sedimentological analyses of subglacial diamictites in AND-2A, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Abstract PS1.9, International Symposium for Antarctic Earth Sciences, Edinburgh, U.K. (Oral).
Hansen, M., Passchier, S., 2010. GSA NE-SE meeting, Baltimore MD, 73-2 (Oral). Abstract

Nadine Orejola
B.S. Geoscience Completed 2012 - now on to Iceland through the graduate program at Plymouth State University NH
Honors research topic: Pliocene ice dynamics IODP Site U1358, Wilkes Land margin, Antarctica
Publications and presentations:
Orejola, N., Passchier, S., 2012. Study of the Antarctic Wilkes Land margin diamicts from Site U1358 to determine Pliocene ice sheet dynamics, GSA Northeastern Section - 47th Annual Meeting (18–20 March 2012), Paper # 200296 (Oral).
Orejola, N., Passchier, S., Escutia, C. Brinkhuis, H., Klaus, A., IODP Expedition 318 Scientific Party, 2011. Poster Abstract PO13.7, International Symposium for Antarctic Earth Sciences, Edinburgh, U.K.

Dan Hauptvogel
B.S. Geoscience Completed 2008 (with Independent Study), M.S. Geoscience Completed 2010 - now in Ph.D. program at CUNY Queens College
M.S. thesis topic: Ice dynamics in the past 17 Myr in Southern McMurdo Sound: a heavy mineral analysis.
Publications and presentations:
Hauptvogel, D.W. and Passchier, S., 2012. Early-middle Miocene (17-14 Ma) Antarctic ice dynamics reconstructed from the heavy mineral provenance in AND-2A, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Global and Planetary Change, vol. 82-83, 38–50.
Hauptvogel, D., Passchier, S., 2011. Poster Abstract PO3.3, International Symposium for Antarctic Earth Sciences, Edinburgh, U.K.
Hauptvogel, D., Passchier, S., 2010. Poster presentation. ANDRILL-SMS Workshop, Erice, Italy.
Hauptvogel, D., 2010. GSA NE-SE meeting, Baltimore MD, 73-2 (Oral). Abstract
Hauptvogel, D., Darley, J., Passchier, S., 2008. Abstract, 43rd GSA Northeastern section meeting, Buffalo NY (Poster).Abstract

Candice Falk (B.A. Geology, Hofstra University)
M.S. Geoscience Completed 2009 - now in New Jersey School System
M.S. Thesis topic: Paleoenvironment and paleoclimate of coastal East Antarctica during the middle Miocene: Particle size results of the ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project.
Publications and presentations:
Passchier, S., Falk., C.J., and Florindo, F., 2013. Orbitally-paced shifts in the particle size of the Antarctic continental shelf in response to ice dynamics during the Miocene Climatic Optimum. Geosphere, doi:10.1130/GES00840.1, Abstract
Falk, C. and Passchier, S., 2009. Paleoenvironment and paleoclimate of coastal East Antarctica during the Middle Miocene: particle size results of the ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound project. Abstract, First Antarctic Climate Evolution Symposium, Granada Spain, 2009.

Efe Erukanure (B.S. Geoscience, Montclair State University)
M.S. Geoscience Completed 2009 - now at Federal Bureau of Land Management, CA
M.S. Thesis topic: Stratigraphy and inorganic geochemistry of the Squantum Tillite, Boston Bay Group.
Publications and presentations:
Passchier, S., and Erukanure, E., (2010). Paleoenvironments and weathering regime of the Neoproterozoic Squantum “Tillite”, Boston Basin: no evidence of a snowball Earth. Sedimentology. Abstract
Erukanure, E.J., Passchier, S., Brachfeld, S., Gorring, M., 2008. Stratigraphy and geochemistry of Squantum Tillite, Boston Bay Group:Using field log and ICP analysis. Abstract, 43rd GSA Northeastern section meeting, Buffalo NY (Oral). Abstract