GSA Earth Sciences Student Symposium (GESSS)

GESSS is an initiative of the Geological Society of Australia. Student conferences organised by students for students in NSW, QLD, SA, TAS & WA. Registration is free for Students and Non Student GSA Members.
 
GESSS 2017 Abstract Volume

This abstract volume represents the collective work of undergraduate and postgraduate geoscience students from New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania and Queensland presented at the inaugural Geological Society of Australia Earth Sciences Student Symposiums (GESSS) held in respective states throughout November 2017. Each abstract was given as an oral or poster presentation by the student, and the work forms part of their own research.

In 2017, the inaugural GSA Earth Science Student Symposia were launched across four Australian states including:

1 November 2017 - GESSS QLD
Location: The University of Queensland, Brisbane
Committee: Nick Dyriw (QUT) - Chairperson; Kat Gioseffi (QUT) - Secretary; Kasia Sobczak (QUT) - Treasurer; Matthew Campbell (UQ) - Program and abstracts;  Astrid Hentschek (UQ) - Sponsorship and advertising; Jack Ward (UQ) - Sponsorship and advertising; Michael Miller (QUT) - Website and advertising

10 November 2017 – GESSS NSW
Location: Macquarie University, Sydney
Committee: Stephanie Kovach (MQ) - Co-chair; Tasman Gillfeather-Clark (MQ) - Co-chair; Anthony Lanati (MQ) - Treasurer; Hannah Scott (MQ) - Abstracts and Program; Anthony Finn (MQ) - Logistics; Bronwyn Campbell (MQ) - Logistics; Cait Stuart (MQ) - Abstracts and Program; Steph Hawkins (MQ) - Social media; Melinda Deacon (MQ Grad & GSA) - Social media; Carmen Braz (USYD);  Annabel Payne (MQ)

16 November 2017 – GESSS TAS
Location: Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, Hobart
Committee: Matthew Ferguson (UTAS) - Chair; Laura Jackson (UTAS); Naomi Potter (UTAS); Tristan Wells (UTAS); Jodi Fox (UTAS); Sally Watson (UTAS); Tom Ostersen (UTAS)

24 November 2017 – GESSS SA
Location: The South Australian Core Library, Adelaide
Committee: Morgan Blades (UniAde) - Chair; Drew Lubiniecki (UniAde) - Vice-Chair; Natalie Debenham (UniAde-ASP) - Secretary; Brandon Alessio (UniAde) - Treasurer; Romana Dew (UniAde); Siân Howard (UniAde); Kailah Thorn (Flinders); Sheree Armistead (UniAde); Eline Baudet (USA)