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Durkin receives award for outstanding presentation from the European Geosciences Union

Monday, July 9, 2018

Wiliiam "Joey" Durkin was selected to receive an Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018 in Vienna, Austria, where only 1 out of 33 students receive this award.

The assembly took place in April with 4,776 oral, 11,128 poster, and 1,419 PICO presentations. 666 unique scientific sessions together with 68 short courses and 294 side events. At the conference 15,075 scientists from 106 countries participated, of which 53% were under the age of 35 years.

Durkin shares authorship of his winning presentation, "Impact of different crustal elastic models on interpreting regional GIA deformation in southeast Alaska" with Sam Kachuck and his advisor, Matt Pritchard.


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