Benjamin T Cardenas
B.S., Geology, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2012
Ph.D., Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, expected 2019
sedimentary geology | geomorphology | planetary science
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)