Geological Science and Engineering

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

Daniel Canas

MSc Geological Sciences

Office: Miller 218
Thesis Topic : Sedimentology of the fluvial-tidal transition in Book Cliffs, Utah
Supervisor: Dr. Robert Dalrymple

Research Interests

Sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, petroleum geology, clastic and carbonate depositional systems

Brief Biography

BScH Earth and Environmental Science, 2015 at McMaster University and Minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Completed honours thesis under the supervision of Dr. Alan Dickin studying Archean tectonic windows in the Mesoproterozoic Allochthonous Belt of the Grenville Province (western Quebec) using Nd isotopes.


McMaster Scholarship Honour Award

McMaster Deans’ Honour List


Canas, D., Chan, W.M., Chiu, A., Jung-Ritchie, L., Leung, M., Pillay, L., Waltham, B. 2015. Potential Environmental Effects of Expanding Lake Jökulsárlón in Response to Melting of Breiðamerkurjökull, Iceland. Cartographica 50(3), 204–213.

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