Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Benjamin T Cardenas

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

Email: benjamin.cardenas@utexas.edu

Office: EPS 3.124D
Mailcode: C9000

Supervisor


sedimentary geology
stratigraphy
fluvial and aeolian processes
Mars

Current Research Projects

Stratigraphic architecture of compound channel-fills: Earth analog to martian sinuous ridges

The Jurassic Page Sandstone: stratigraphic architecture of a minor sand sea

Past Research Projects

Evidence for changes in coastline-controlled base level from fluvial stratigraphy 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)