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Alexandra Kushnir

Alexandra Kushnir
Alexandra Kushnir

EMRP Earth Magnetism & Rock Physics

The 2015 Outstanding Student Poster (OSP) Award is awarded to Alexandra Kushnir for the poster/PICO entitled:

What about temperature? Measuring permeability at magmatic conditions (Kushnir, A.; Martel, C; Champallier, R.; Reuschlé, T.)

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Alexandra Kushnir is a PhD candidate at l’Institut des Sciences de la Terre d’Orléans (ISTO) in Orléans, France. She is a volcanologist studying the development of permeable gas networks in deforming two- and three-phase rhyolitic magmas. In particular, her research focuses on the in-situ measurement of permeability at conduit pressures and magmatic temperatures during deformation. The awarded poster tracks the permeability evolution of basaltic andesites from Merapi, Indonesia as a function of temperature and highlights the technical challenges associated with these types of measurements.