Defences, Thesis Proposals, and Ph.D. Candidacy Exams

M.Sc. Thesis Proposals, Ph.D. Candidacy exams, and Thesis defences for both M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees occur throughout the year, and are open to the general public.  If you'd like to attend any of the "Online" events, please contact the EASC Graduate Secretary ( for information on how to join.

Ph. D. Thesis defences

August 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m. Online Stephanie Hunter “Reconstructing Groundwater Levels from Tree Ring Widths in the North American Cordillera”

M. Sc. Thesis Defences

August, 23 2021, 9:30 a.m. Online Taylor Piller "Characterizing Checkerboard Creek Rock Slope using a Combined Remote Sensing – Numerical Modelling Approach"
August, 19 2021, 8:30 a.m. Online Andrew Allen "Geochemical Compositions of Subsurface Materials and the Potential Impacts on Groundwater Quality from Fugitive Methane within the Peace Region, British Columbia"
August, 16 2021, 9:00 a.m. Online Bryn Johnson "Mapping the Likelihood of Flowing Artesian Conditions in the Okanagan Basin and Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia"
August 6, 2021, 9:00 a.m. Online Adam Mitton
"An Ecological Assessment of Aquifer-Stream Connectivity in a Groundwater Dependent Stream"

M.SC. Thesis Proposals

August 12, 2021 1:30 p.m. Online Easton Elia
“ Mapping mineral dispersal trains in subglacial tills from remotely piloted aircraft systems”