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Xavier Comas, PhD :

Associate Professor

Department of Geosciences

xcomas@fau.edu

Ph.D. Rutgers University, 2005
B.Sc. Universitat de Barcelona (Spain), 2000

Research interests: Application of near-surface hydrogeophysical methods to environmental studies with emphasis in: peatlands geophysics, karst geophysics, and studies of the critical zone.

FAU Geosciences webpage

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Current Graduate Students:

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William Wright :

PhD Student, Graduate Research Assistant

Department of Geosciences

wwrigh19@gmail.com

 

Main research interest: "Peatlands Geophysics: Carbon flux dynamics and biogenic gas distribution in the Everglades"

FAU Geosciences webpage

Personal webpage

 
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Matt McClellan :

PhD Student, Graduate Research Assistant

Department of Geosciences
mmcclellan2013@fau.edu
 
Main research interest: "Peatlands Geophysics: Carbon Cycling in the Northern Everglades"
 
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Matt Sirianni :

PhD Student, Graduate Teaching Assistant 

Department of Geosciences
matt.sirianni@icloud.com
 
Main research interest: "Peatlands Geophysics: effects of sea level rise on carbon dynamics in peat soils"
 
 
 
 
 
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Finn Whiting :

PhD Student, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Department of Geosciences
fwhiting2015@fau.edu
 
Main research interest: "Critical Zone Geophysics: characterization of subsurface weathering processes in the Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory (CZO), Puerto Rico, using near-surface geophysical methods"
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Chris Davenport :

PhD Student, (part-time)

Department of Geosciences

chrisddavenport@gmail.com

 

Main research interest: "Archaeological applications: characterization of native American mounds using electromagnetic methods"

 
 
 
 
Mario Job

Mario Job

MSc Student, Research Assistant

Environmental Geophysics Lab
mjob@fau.edu
 
Main research interest: "Peatlands Geophysics: the effect of temperature on biogenic gas fluxes in peat soils"

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Undergraduate Students :  

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Alex Garcia

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Environmental Geophysics Lab
Honors College
alexandergar2013@fau.edu
Mitchell Collins

Mitchell Collins

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Environmental Geophysics Lab
mcolli43@fau.edu
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Zack Freeburg

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Environmental Geophysics Lab
zfreebur@my.fau.edu

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Affiliates:

Jorge A. Ramirez, PhD :

Research Affiliate; Postdoctoral Researcher 2015

Department of Geosciences

ramirez08063@alumni.itc.nl

 

Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Bern, Switzerland, Institute of Geograph y

Personal webpage 

 

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Lab Alumni:

       

Greg Mount, PhD:

PhD Geosciences, May 2014, Department of Geosciences
Post-doc, May-August 2014, Environmental Geophysics Lab
Thesis: "Multi-scale characterization of dissolution structures and porosity distribution in the upper part of the Biscayne aquifer using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)"
 
Current position: Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Department of Geoscience
IUP Geoscience webpage

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Cali Munzenrieder :

MSc Geology, August 2016

Department of Geosciences

Thesis: "Understanding variability of biogenic gas fluxes from peat soils at high temporal resolution using capacitance probes"

 

Current position: Hydrogeologist, JLA Geosciences

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Anastasija Cabolova, PhD:

MSc Physics, January 2011
Department of Physics FAU; PhD Cornell University 2015
 
Current position: Geophysicist, Shell
 
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     Diego Quiros:
MSc Physics, pending
Department of Physics
 
Current position: PhD student at Cornell University
EAS at Cornell webpage 

 

 

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Mario Mustasaar:

PhD Student Intern 2012-2013
Environmental Geophysics Lab
 
Current position: PhD student at University of Tartu (Estonia), Department of Geology
 
 
 
 

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Gerhard Heij:

Undergraduate research assistant 2012
Environmental Geophysics Lab
 
Current position: Graduate student at Southern Illinois University, Department of Geology

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Paul Monahan:

 
Undergraduate research assistant summer 2011
Environmental Geophysics Lab
 
Current position: Geologist at Silver Creek Oil & Gas
 
 

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Environmental Geophysics Lab
Department of Geosciences; Florida Atlantic University
3200 College Ave, Davie West bldg. DW - 339
Davie, Florida 33314

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