EPS Senior Honors Theses Annual Awards Ceremony

The EPS Department held its annual award ceremony for undergraduate honors on Thursday, April 25, 2019, in the Ginsburg Atrium. Graduating seniors from the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department are awarded the Ernest L. Ohle Jr. Prize and the Courtney Werner Memorial Prize.

The Ernest L. Ohle Jr. Prize, awarded annually to an outstanding senior in Earth Sciences was presented to Benjamin Tiger. The Courtney Werner Memorial Prize, awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement in Earth Sciences was presented to Sydney Dybing.

All senior thesis presentations are listed below:

  • Hammy Sorkin: Isotopic responses in precipitation to weather systems in the Okavango Delta
  • Ben Strozewski: Low temperature plasticity of quartz investigated by nanoindentation
  • Ethan Kuehl: Experimental liquid line of descent of the L’Enfer norite pluton
  • Sydney Dybing: Characteristics of spatial variability of wind noise on near-surface broadband seismometers
  • Jake Tarr: Raman spectroscopic and visual characterization of lead pipe scale from Providence, Rhode Island
  • Benjamin Tiger: Preliminary biogeochemical characterization of sediments from Lake Sibinacocha, Peruvian Andes

Plaques displaying previous awardees can be found in the Earth and Planetary Sciences Library.

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