Christina Bakowsky – M.Sc. student, uOttawa
Deformation processes in subaerial back-arc basins
Christina’s research focuses on deformation processes in metamorphic core complexes. She uses a combination of low-temperature geochronometers, mineral chemistry and (micro-)structural analyses to better understand the Miocene exhumation history of high-pressure rocks in the Aegean. This work will continue to elucidate the formation of detachment zones and the architecture of rifted margins.
Christina finished her bilingual BSc Hon. Geology in 2022 at the University of Ottawa before starting her MSc under the supervision of David Schneider at the University of Ottawa. During her BSc program, Christina worked as a field assistant at the Ontario Geological Survey and was an active member of the Undergraduate Geoscience Association. She received several recognitions including the Faculty Plaque for the highest standing in Honours Bachelor in Geology (2022) and the Carsen/Lalonde Achievement Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Earth Science.