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Faculty of Science School Of Geography & Earth Sciences
Faculty of Science

School Of Geography & Earth Sciences

Joe Boyce
Joe Boyce

Contact Info

Associate Professor
General Science Building, Rm 232
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24188
(905) 546-0463
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Summary

Environmental (near-surface) geophysics; Climate and paleoenvironmental reconstruction using magnetic proxys; Environmental magnetism, paleomagnetism; Geophysical methods in archaeology; Neotectonics, intraplate seismicity.

Courses

  • Earth Sc/Envir Sc 3FE3 (Course Outline): Field Camp, (Term One) 2017-18
  • Earth Sc/Envir Sc 3V03: Environmental Geophysics, (Term One) 2017-18
  • Earth Sc 3Z03 (Course Outline): Structural Geology, (Term One) 2017-18
  • Earth Sc 760: Exploration Seismology, (Term One) 2017-18

Publications

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Molon, M, Arain, M.A. and Boyce, J.I. (submitted) Quantitative, non-destructive estimates of coarse root biomass in a temperate pine forest using 3-D ground-penetrating radar (GPR), J. Geophysical Research (Biogeosciences)

Hrvoic, D. and Boyce, J.I. (submitted) High-resolution near-shore geophysical survey using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with integrated magnetometer and side-scan sonar. J. Applied Geophysics.

Doughty, M., Eyles, N., Eyles, C.H., Wallace, K. and Boyce, J.I. (2014) Lake sediment as natural seismographs: earthquake-related deformations (seismites) in central Canadian lakes. Sedimentary Geology , 313, 45-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2014.09.001

Eyles, N., Boyce, J.I . and Putkinen, N. (2014) Neoglacial ( 3000 years) till and flutes at Saskatchewan Glacie, Canadian Rocky Mountains, formed by subglacial deformation of a soft bed. Sedimentology . DOI: 10.1111/sed.12145

Sonnenburg, E.P., Boyce, J.I. and Reinhardt E.G. (2013) Multi-proxy lake sediment record of prehistoric (Paleoindian-Archaic) archaeological paleoenvironments at Rice Lake, Ontario, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews , 73, 77-92, DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.05.012

Sonnenburg, E.P., Boyce J.I. and Suttak, P. (2012) Holocene paleoshorelines, water levels and submerged archaeological site potential of Rice Lake (Ontario, Canada). Journal of Archaeological Sciences . 39, 3553-3567. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.05.035

Sonnenburg, E.P., Boyce, J.I . and Reinhardt, E.G. (2011) Microdebitage analysis of lake sediments: new evidence for submerged Paleoindian sites at Rice Lake, Ontario. Geology , 9, 631-634. DOI: 10.1130/G31964.1

Tartaron, T.F., Pullen, D.J., Dunn, R.K., Tzortzopoulou-Gregory, L., Dill, A. and Boyce, J.I . (2011) The Saronic Harbors Archaeological Research Project (SHARP): Investigations at Mycenaean Kalamianos, 2007-2009. Hesperia , 80, 559-634. DOI: 10.2972/hesperia.80.4.0559

Pilarczyk, J.E, Reinhardt, E.G., Boyce, J.I. , Schwarcz, H.P., Donato, S.V. (2011) Assessing surficial foraminiferal distributions as an overwash indicator in Sur Lagoon, Sultanate of Oman. Marine Micropaleontology , 80, 62-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2011.06.001

Eyles, N., Eyles, C., Menzies, J. and Boyce, J.I. (2010) End moraine construction by incremental till deposition below the Laurentide Ice Sheet: Southern Ontario, Canada. Boreas , 40, 92-104. DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00171.x.

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca