The AIPG National Annual Conference Student Poster Contest was held September 15-17, 2019 in Burlington, Vermont.
1st Place - $500 - Juliana Flint, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY - Predicting Nitrogen Removal in Agricultural Wetland Buffers using Traits of the Plant Community.
2nd Place - $200 - Monike Distefano, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO - The Role of Crystal and Soil Geochemistry for the Formation of Ore Deposits.
3rd Place - $100 - Kevin Hatton, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY - Uranium-Lead Dating of Petrified Wood in the Turkana Basin.
1st Place - $600 - Israel Olaoye, Kent State University, Kent, OH - Assessing land Use/Land Cover (LULC) Change and Climate Change Vulnerability Using Machine Learning, Markov Chain Model and GIS: A Case Study on Old Woman Creek (OWC) Watershed, OH.
2nd Place - $250 - Hasan Al-Saedi, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO - Smart Water-CO2 Flooding in Low-Permeable Bartlesville Sandstone Cores Bearing Heavy Oil: Experimental and Simulation Study.
The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 7,800 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia. AIPG emphasizes competence, integrity and ethics. AIPG is an advocate for the profession and communicates regularly to federal and state legislators and agencies on matters pertaining to the geosciences.