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MGU Student Research Symposium Awards 2017

Posted: April 11, 2017

MGU Student Research Symposium Awards 2017 (l-r) Kimberly Channell, Jamie Ward, Carolyn Wendeln, Ryan Dewey

Congratulations to the Climate & Space first place winners for the Michigan Geophysical Union Student Research Symposium – Kimberly Channell and Ryan Dewey! Jamie Ward and Carolyn Wendeln earned second place awards.

Thank you to everyone who organized, presented and attended the MGU Student Research Symposium!

Please read below for more information about the awards.



Category: Atmospheric and Climate Sciences

1st: Kimberly Channell
Advisors: Drew Gronewold (GLERL) and Ricky Rood (CLaSP)
Title: "Variability of Great Lakes water level forecasts due to bias correction of climate model projections"

2nd: Jamie Ward
Advisor: Mark Flanner
Title: "Modeled Response of Greenland Snowmelt to the Presence of Biomass Burning-Based Absorbing Aerosols in the Atmosphere and Snow"

Category: Space and Planetary Physics 

1st: Ryan Dewey
Advisors: Jim Raines and Jim Slavin
Title: "Energetic electron acceleration during dipolarization events in Mercury's magnetotai" 

2nd: Carolyn Wendeln
Advisor: Enrico Landi
Title: "Detecting Spectroscopic Signatures of Magnetic Reconnection Along the Boundary of Coronal Holes"