Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Clara J. Brennan

B.S., Geology, Central Michigan University, 2017
B.S., Chemistry, Central Michigan University, 2017
M.S., Geology, University of Texas at Austin, expected 2019

Office: JGB
Mailcode: C9000

Supervisor


My research focuses on the systematic exploration of single grain 4He/3He thermochronometry in order to recover continuous thermal histories of samples from crustal sections located in the Wassuk Range of western Nevada and the KTB borehole in Germany.

Graduate Student Research Grant - Geological Society of America (2018)

Bailiwick Award for Undergraduate Research - Central Michigan University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science (2017)

Undergraduate Presentation Grant - Central Michigan University Office of Research and Graduate Studies (2016)

Undergraduate Travel Grant - Central Michigan University College of Science and Engineering (2016)

Hubert Dixon Scholarship - Central Michigan University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science (2015)

Thomas S. Knapp Alumni Field Camp Scholarship - Central Michigan University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science (2015)

Bailiwick Award for Undergraduate Research - Central Michigan University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science (2015)

Centralis Scholar Award - Central Michigan University (2013 - 2017)

Zircon 4He/3He thermochronometry: Recovery of 4He concentration profiles across the zircon He partial retention zone and implications for thermal history reconstruction, Brennan C.J., Stockli, D.F., Jackson School Student Research Symposium, Austin, TX. Poster presentation. (2018)

Measuring molybdenum speciation using ion chromatography coupled to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry., Brennan C.J., Student Research and Creative Endeavours Exhibit, Central Michigan University. Poster presentation. (2017)

Measuring thiometallates speciation across the oxic-sulfidic boundary, Hlohowskyj, S, Israel, S.J., Brennan C.J., Vorlicek, T.P. and Chappaz. A., Aquatic Toxicity Symposium, Bar Harbor, Maine. Poster presentation. (2016)

Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions, Brennan C.J., Cameron, S.M., Sirbescu, M.C., Foord Pegmatite Symposium, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado. Poster presentation. (2016)

Measuring molybdenum speciation in natural sulfidic waters, Hlohowskyj, S, Brennan C.J., Vorlicek, T.P. and Chappaz. A., Midwest Geobiology Symposium, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Poster presentation. (2016)