Mackenzie Schoemann

Research

Masters Thesis Title: “Reconstructing Seawater pH, Carbonate ion Concentrations, and Nutrient Chemistry using Deep-sea Corals from Mid-Atlantic Canyons”

Research Interests

  • Oceanography
  • Paleoceanography
  • Deep-sea Corals
  • Stable Isotopes
  • Radiogenic Isotopes
  • Geochemistry
  • Paleoclimate

Research Experience

  • Research Vessel, Sikuliaq (Fall of 2014)
  • The Australian National University, Research School of Earth Sciences : Radiocarbon dating, Accelerated Mass Spectrometer Laboratory
  • Research Assistant – Mid-Atlantic Canyons Grant (Fall of 2013 – Spring 2014)

Education

M.S. in Geography at Texas A&M University (Fall 2013-Current)
Masters Thesis Title: “Reconstructing Seawater pH, Carbonate ion Concentrations, and Nutrient Chemistry using Deep-sea Corals from Mid-Atlantic Canyons”

B.S. in Environmental Geosciences Minors in Geology and Oceanography at Texas A&M University (2010 - Fall 2012)
Undergraduate Thesis: “Deep-sea Sediment Transport in South Atlantic Ocean.”

Associates Degree: AS Chemistry – Blinn Jr. College (2008 – 2010)

Awards

National Science Foundation – East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship in Summer of 2014
Additional Notes: Award Amount: $11,770

Courses

Teaching Assistant for GEOS 405 –Spring of 2015

Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Roark

Professional Development

  • Teaching Assistant Training (Spring 2015)
  • Mentoring Undergraduate Students in Research (2014)

 Affiliations/Memberships

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)

 

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