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Congratulations to all of our 2015 Joseph A. Cushman Award for Student Travel recipients!

All awardees will be presenting at this year’s #GSA2015 meeting in Baltimore, MD, USA on November 1-4, 2015.

The following is a list of the awardees and their associated university:

Erin Balas, "Reconstructing past relative sea-level and environmental change during MIS 5A: micropaleontological analysis of Gomez Pit, VA (~70-80 KA).” Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.

Serena Dameron, "Creating a Maastrichtian benthic and planktic foraminiferal and isotopic record at Shatsky Rise, the latest Cretaceous." UMass Amherst, USA.

Andy Fraas, "Recent findings from ODP Site 744 the Southern Ocean, the Mi1 event at the Oligocene/Miocene boundary.” UMass Amherst, USA.

Megan Fung, "Exploring Early Eocene Hyperthermals from an onshore corehole on the New Jersey Paleo-Continental Shelf (ODP 174AX)." Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.

Krysia Kornecki, "Using microfossils to reconstruct water quality history in Lake George, NY." Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.

Ben Ross, "Dormancy in the foraminifera: implications for the past, present and future." University of South Florida, USA.

Maria Sider, "Benthic Foraminifera of a Tropical Mangrove-Seagrass-Coral Reef Ecosystem, Caribbean Panama." Florida International University, USA.

Marleen Stuhr, "Acclimatization potential of Amphistegina spp. and their symbionts to long- and short-term thermal stress." Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen, Germany.

Zoe Verlaak, “Vertical distribution of living (stained) benthic foraminifera in the everglades, South Florida, USA.” University of South Florida, USA.



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