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Alessandro Ielpi

Alessandro Ielpi

Assistant Professor of Sedimentology; Coordinator of the M.Sc. program

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2676; Email: AIelpi@laurentian.ca


Education

BSc, MSc, PhD, University of Siena, Italy

 

Courses

GEOL 3217 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

GEOL 4226 - Pleistocene & Glacial Geology

GEOL 5216 - Advanced Sedimentology

GEOL 5336 - Sedimentary Geology in the Field

 

Alessandro is a fluvial sedimentologist currently investigating Precambrian to Palaeozoic river morphodynamics in various areas including Arctic and Atlantic Canada, UK, and northern Europe. He is also interested in the study of extra-terrestrial landscapes and modern-analogue modelling of rivers that predated the greening of continents. Alessandro has authored 34 peer-reviewed publications and currently serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Sedimentary Research.

 

Areas Of Expertise:

Sedimentary Geology; Precambrian rivers; Fluvial geomorphology

 

Areas of study:

Arctic and Atlantic Canada; British Isles; Horn of Africa

 

Current Research Projects:

Sedimentary geology; Precambrian rivers; Fluvial geomorphology

 

Research Themes

Sedimentary Geology

Current M.Sc. Students

Natasha Cyples 

Morphodynamic evolution of the Kicking Horse River, BC; An integration of ground-penetrating radar, remote sensing and gauging record analysis

Lorraine Lebeau 

Precambrian sedimentology and geochronology of the Torridonian succession, NW highlands of Scotland

Robert Meek

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the Husky Creek Formation, Nunavut Canada. Co-Supervisor, with Dr. Rob Rainbird (GSC)

Sophie Michel 

Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and economic potential of the Kimerot Group, Kilohigok Basin (Bear Creek Hills, Bathurst Inlet, Nunavut)

Mollie Patzke

Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and provenance of the Fury and Hecla Group, Northern baffin Island, NU, Canada

aielpi@laurentian.ca

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Assistant Professor, Sedimentology, MSc Program Coordinator

BSc, MSc, PhD, University of Siena

Topics: Sedimentary geology; Precambrian rivers; Fluvial geomorphology.

Areas of study: Arctic and Atlantic Canada; British Isles; Horn of Africa.

 

Teaching

GEOL 3217 - Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

GEOL 4226 - Pleistocene and Glacial Geology

GEOL 5216 - Advanced Sedimentology

GEOL 5336 - Sedimentary Geology in the Field

 

 

 

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