Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Benjamin T Cardenas

Benjamin T Cardenas
M.S., Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014
B.S., Geology, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2012
Ph.D., Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, expected 2019

Office: EPS 3.124D
Mailcode: C9000

Supervisor


sedimentary geology | geomorphology | planetary science

Publications

Cardenas, Mohrig, and Goudge, 2018, Fluvial stratigraphy of valley fills at Aeolis Dorsa, Mars: Evidence for base-level fluctuations controlled by a downstream water body. GSA Bulletin, 130, 484-498.

Goudge, Mohrig, Cardenas, Hughes, and Fassett, 2018, Stratigraphy and paleohydrology of delta channel deposits, Jezero crater, Mars. Icarus, 301, 58-75.

Kocurek, Martindale, Day, Goudge, Kerans, Hassenruck-Gudipati, Mason, Cardenas, Petersen, Mohrig, Aylward, Hughes, and Nazworth, in press, Antecedent aeolian dune topographic control on carbonate and evaporite facies: Middle Jurassic Todilto Member, Wanakah Formation, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, USA. Sedimentology.

Hughes, Cardenas, Goudge, and Mohrig, in press, Deltaic deposits indicative of a paleo-coastline at Aeolis Dorsa, Mars.

Travel Grant to the Fifth Planetary Dunes Workshop - NASA/Mars Exploration Program (2017)

JSG Seed Grant - Jackson School of Geosciences (2016)

JSG Planetary Science Theme Scholarship - Jackson School of Geosciences (2015)

JSG Off-Campus Research Grant - Jackson School of Geosciences (2013)

JSG Entry Fellowship - Jackson School of Geosciences (2012)

Best Talk Award, Minority Opportunities for Research in Engineering and Science Colloquium - University of Texas at San Antonio (2011)

Organizer of Soft Rock Seminar, JSG, (2016 - 2017)

Graduate Student Representative for the Planetary Science Research Theme at the JSG, (2015 - 2017)