Geoscience Graduate Students awarded 2016 Tinker Field Research Grants

James Amato

The UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), in partnership with the UWM Master in Sustainable Peacebuilding Program (MSP), announced that Kate Pauls, Nick Fedorchuk, and James Amato were selected for this award. This award is funded through support from the Tinker Foundation and the J.M. Kohler Foundation. James was awarded a grant for his proposal “Using AMS to help differentiate between glacial and mass transport deposits of the late Paleozoic Ice Age” to work in Brazil. James’ project is supervised by Dr. Julie Bowles and Dr. John Isbell.

Kate Pauls

Kate was awarded the grant for her proposal “Connections between tectonic activity and the comparatively early disappearance of glacial ice during the late Paleozoic ice age (LPIA) in the Paganzo Basin in Northwestern Argentina.”

Nick was awarded the grant for his proposal “Examining the provenance and sequence stratigraphy of late Paleozoic glaciomarine deposits in the Paranà Basin, Brazil. Nick and Kate are supervised by Dr. Isbell.

Nick Fedorchuk