FIU Geosciences presentations at recent Geological Society of America annual meeting

Follow the links below to read their GSA abstracts!

FIU Geoscience undergraduates Katherine Herleman spoke on measuring rock permeability, and Evelyn Nunez presented a poster on the Carpathian Mountains.

FIU Geoscience graduate students presented several talks and posters: Sade Garcia spoke on permeability in the Biscayne Aquifer, Noosha Mahmoudi spoke on sediment transport in wetlands, Estefania Sandoval spoke on water flushing in the Everglades, Yosmel Sanchez's poster was on Cretaceous geochemistry of the Pyrenees, Nicole Tucker spoke on freshwater of the Florida Keys, and Albert Yeboah-Forson spoke on secondary porosity in the Biscayne Aquifer.

FIU Geoscience alumni Alex Manda spoke on managing North Carolina groundwater resources, and Adriana Potra presented a poster on the derivation of ore-bearing rocks in Mexico.

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Students and postdocs at the FIU booth, from left to right: Nicole Tucker, Adriana Potra, Noosha Mahmoudi, Evelyn Nunez, Sade Garcia, Estefania Sandoval. (Photo by Albert Yeboah-Forson)

FIU Geoscience faculty also spoke: Laurie Collins on the benthic response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Rene Price on hydraulic gradients of the Everglades, and Mike Sukop on managing coastal karst aquifers.

Other FIU geoscientist coauthors of these abstracts are grad students Kimberly Beck and Crystal Pletka, alumni Virginia Walsh and Xavier Zapata-Rios, and professors Rosemary Hickey-Vargas, Assefa Melesse, Florentin Maurrasse, Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, and Dean Whitman.