The UQAR-ISMER, in partnership with the University of New Brunswick, Dalhousie University, Laval University and the Geological Survey of Canada, is recruiting six students to undertake master and doctoral research projects in the fields of oceanography, coastal geoscience, creative writing and geopoetics.

Funded by the Réseau Québec maritime (RQM) and the Marine Environmental Observation, Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) network, these projects focus on a submarine canyon system located in the St. Lawrence Estuary.

Five projects at the master’s level and one project at the doctoral level are available. Research projects will begin in the fall 2020 or winter 2021. Project descriptions are available below.

Master Projects (2 years)
Hydrodynamic and sediment transport in the Pointe-des-Monts submarine canyons

Supervisor: Daniel Bourgault
Co-supervisors: Urs Neumeier et Alexandre Normandeau
Place: Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (Rimouski)

Description

PhD Project (3 years)

Late Holocene sediment dynamics and distribution of harmful algae in a submarine canyon system of the Lower St.Lawrence Estuary

Supervisor: Jean-Carlos Montero-Serrano
Co-supervisors: Audrey Limoges, André Rochon et Guillaume St-Onge
Place: Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (Rimouski)

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